Love for the brand has a huge impact on a customer’s loyalty to a retailer, as well as their likelihood to recommend it to others, according to a new study. People who love a brand are three times more likely
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GWI’s latest research (2,701 UK respondents and 2,812 US) shows that although couples and spouses are still central to the holiday – with 89% celebrating the occasion – almost half (44%) of single, widowed or divorced internet users intend to
Retailers are feeling the love in the run up to Valentine’s Day, with two fifths (41%) expecting to see a sales boost, according to new research from Barclaycard Payments, which sees nearly half of the nation’s credit and debit card
Merchant Machine has taken an in-depth look at payment methods of different countries around the world to find the nations where physical cash still takes precedence despite the increasing popularity of digital payment wallets such as Apple Pay and Paypal.
ith the first lockdown Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it’s no secret that COVID-19 restrictions have put a halt to many of our plans over the last year. However, new research1 from American Express (NYSE: AXP) reveals that over half of
GoDaddy Inc., the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, today releases new research which finds that the Covid-19 pandemic has caused a surge in young people starting their own retail businesses in the UK.
UK shoppers are sitting on a potential £2.4 billion of unreturned goods they have purchased online, as lockdowns restrictions have made returning unwanted items significantly harder for them.
There’s a new food trend emerging in the capital. Latest analysis from The NPD Group shows a significant rise in families in London ordering snacks and coffee delivered to their home. Demand from families for snacking delivered by foodservice operators
Over the past 12 months, millions have started working from home, changing the commercial landscape of work and city life dramatically.
More than 500 young, unemployed people joined IGD’s virtual work experience programme last week (01-05 February), to receive invaluable employability skills training amid a burgeoning unemployment crisis in the UK.
Online grocery sales soar to highest levels ever as British supermarkets deliver exceptional performance in January, Nielsen reports
British shoppers spent £1.4bn on groceries online during the month of January, a growth of 121% in the last four weeks ending 30th January. A large proportion of this expenditure was from new online shoppers who spent an equivalent of
Consumer spending declined 16.3% t year-on-year in January – the sharpest decline since May 2020 – as the retail, hospitality and travel sectors felt the full impact of national lockdown measures.
The latest figures from Kantar show that take-home grocery sales in Ireland grew by 16.4% in the 12 weeks to 24 January 2021. Growth edged up over the past month to 16.8% as the new year brought a full month
Remarkably, UK small business growth forecasts remain unchanged on the previous two quarters, despite the UK starting 2021 in an unprecedented third national lockdown.
Research for Indesser, a joint venture between the Cabinet Office and TDX Group, has shown that over half of Brits (53%) have improved their financial tracking and budgeting during COVID-19.
Shopper confidence has increased to its highest level since February 2020, according to the latest IGD Shopper Confidence Index. The increase is driven by restored confidence within the over-55s, which appears to be a direct result of the vaccine
Even though Veganuary is officially over (with nearly 600,000 taking part this year), a new study by Holland & Barrett found that more than one in four vegans adopted the diet in the last 12 months. This indicates that more
Total central London retail investment in Q4 2020 reached £475m, more than double the total volume in Q4 2019 which saw £200m transacted, according to the latest research from global real estate advisor, CBRE.
As consumers remain closer to home due to the coronavirus pandemic, retailers are closing stores, switching online, or planning to move their city-based bricks and mortar outlets into local high streets in the near future.
The latest lockdown is prompting people to ramp up their fitness programmes and hone their performance, whatever the weather. That’s according to new research and insights from eBay Ads UK, which finds that while many Brits are using their spare
While there’s no disagreement across the UK that wine is the nation’s favourite drink, new research from Wine Drinkers UK shows there is real disparity across the Four Nations as to how we choose that wine.
Online retailers accounted for 77% of the cumulative MCap gain recorded by top 25 global retailers in 2020, says GlobalData
Online retailers had a remarkable year in 2020, seeing a 65% gain in cumulative market capitalization (MCap) in 2020 over 2019, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
Investment into supermarkets surpassed 2019 levels and long term average in 2020 to reach £1.83bn, finds Colliers
Demand for UK supermarket property assets has boomed in the face of the soaring sales volumes experienced by UK grocery operators during the pandemic. The trend has been further driven by the challenges facing other commercial property asset types and
Symphony RetailAI, the leading provider of integrated AI-enabled marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and manufacturers, today announced findings from its Category Planning & Assortment Optimisation Executive Survey, conducted in partnership with Incisiv.
Vegans are here to stay: over half a million signed up to Veganuary 2021, Chicago Town survey reveals
The number of Veganuary participants saw a 45.2% increase this year, with 582,000 people signing up to the plant-based pledge, compared to last year’s 400,000.