Kevin the Carrot has returned to screens for the sixth year in a row with his latest outing proving the most successful so far. According to research by Kantar, which combined consumer survey responses with facial recognition AI technology,
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SAP SE today released research findings that show changing consumer understanding and demands of brands’ supply chains. The survey of 2,000 UK adults, conducted by market research and insight agency Opinium, found that 83% would be more likely to buy
New research released today by American Express Shop Small has revealed that Brits will consume a whopping 201 million festive sandwiches this year. The nation is expected to spend a collective £673 million on the beloved tradition, and yet
Online Black Friday sales struggle to match last year’s lockdown high, IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index reveals
With no lockdown yet enacted this autumn, online retail sales for Black Friday were down -14.3% Year-on-Year (YoY). That is according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index, which tracks the online sales performance of over
New data from Dixa, a leading customer engagement platform, has today revealed that brands are struggling to meet evolving consumer demands and expectations in the realm of customer service.
Consumer confusion risks undermining Government’s Deposit Return Scheme, despite widespread public support, Tetra Pak reports
Despite nearly three years of development, 58% of consumers still don’t understand what the Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) entails. Even more significantly, 59% of people who had a view on the issue would be confused by the DRS unless it
UK consumer sentiment is muted as consumers are set to spend not splurge before the end of the year, according to McKinsey & Company’s 2021 European Consumer Sentiment Survey. Only 33% of UK consumers plan on splurging before the end of
As Brits prepare for Black Friday, new data from Klarna, the leading global retail bank, payments, and shopping service, reveals the most wanted products across the nation.
UK retailers have called for more time and clarity before the government’s laws to restrict where they can sell HFSS (high fat, salt and sugar) food in their shops come into force.
Adobe today released its latest Adobe Digital Economy Index for the UK, revealing that UK shoppers spent £10.4 billion online in October – an increase of 5% on last year’s Covid-driven gains and an indication that many consumers started their
Good news for retailers as one in four shoppers plan to spend more on Black Friday bargains this year – new KPMG UK research reveals
British bargain hunters are bracing themselves for Black Friday sales events this week with one in four shoppers (24%) planning to spend more this year than last, according to new research by KPMG UK.
One in every two UK consumers is planning to ditch their credit card entirely for Christmas shopping this year, with two-thirds of credit card owners wanting to avoid paying credit card interest. Despite credit cards promising interest-free periods, 46% of
Barclaycard: British small and medium businesses predict strong festive trading period as payments volumes rise
British SMEs are starting to feel more confident about the performance and resilience of their own businesses, despite challenges in the wider economy, according to the latest quarterly Barclaycard Payments SME Barometer.
According to retail experts Springboard, footfall in UK retail destinations rose by +4.1% last week from the week before, a considerable improvement from the rise of +1.5% in the previous week. In high streets the increase was even greater at
UK plc has seen year-on-year increases in customer experience over the last four years, even amid the challenging circumstances of lockdown. However, the latest research from the KPMG Nunwood Excellence Centre, now in its twelfth year, has revealed the first
Brits love a bargain and new research has revealed how early many of us plan for Black Friday to get ready to snap up the best deals.
UK supermarkets experience boost to in-store shopping as Brits embrace omnichannel opportunities ahead of Christmas, Nielsen reports
In-store visits at UK supermarkets have grown 6.5% in the last four weeks ending 6th November 2021, equal to 28m more visits compared with the same period last year, as British shoppers embrace omnichannel shopping ahead of Christmas, reveals new
Black Friday spending set to hit record £9.148bn – new VoucherCodes Shopping for Christmas report reveals
Shoppers are set to spend a record £9.148bn this Black Friday Weekend, according to a new report.
Young people are the biggest tech hoarders with an average of six unused devices in their home, according to new research from online electricals retailer AO. Almost half (46%) of people aged 18-24 have between six and 10 electricals gathering
The latest figures from Kantar show grocery sales fell by 4.8% year on year over the 12 weeks to 31 October. However, growth is still strong compared with pre-pandemic levels and sales were up 8.9% versus the equivalent period in 2019.
The pandemic has changed how consumers in the UK do their Christmas shopping and retailers need to start preparing now for a different looking 2021 holiday peak season, new research has found. The study, From Bricks to Clicks: State of
New research has found Charlotte Tilbury’s beauty advent calendar to be the most popular calendar this Christmas season.
Brits could save £1bn by planning Christmas gift shopping and avoiding the last minute rush, says Clearpay
Clearpay, a leader in “Buy Now, Pay Later” payments known as Afterpay outside the UK and Europe, is encouraging Brits to get organised this festive season. The company has declared November 19 as ‘Done Day’, the official day to
New research (across 1,000 UK shoppers) from leading retail and shopper marketing agency, Savvy, has today revealed how social media is fast emerging as a key retail channel. The findings indicate that shopping using social platforms will pick up pace
Black Friday spending set to increase by 15% from 2020 to well over £6bn, Wunderman Thompson Commerce reports
According to e-commerce experts Wunderman Thompson Commerce, overall spend during the Black Friday peak period (Friday November 12 to Monday November 29) is expected to hit £6.25bn in 2021 with shoppers on the hunt for deals earlier to avoid the last-minute Christmas rush.