With Omicron on the rise and many people still wary of big festive parties, new data has shown that Christmas 2021 saw a sharp downturn in interest for traditional fizzy favourites champagne and Prosecco.
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The latest research by cosmetic surgery education site Tajmeeli reveals what beauty products have been the most in-demand for 2021.
Shopper traffic over the Christmas bank holiday remained almost a third down on pre-pandemic levels, falling to -27.8% compared to 2019 across all retail settings on Monday 27 December, the latest data from Sensormatic Solutions showed. However, footfall saw
The latest study of 5,000 consumers in the UK by NerdWallet, a leading financial comparison website, found that the biggest motivation for shopping in the seasonal sales was “affordability”, with a third (33%) of respondents claiming that even better discounts
Digital shopping saw a Super Saturday uptick, but the surge in online shopping peaked a week earlier as consumers looked to get ahead with festive gift buying, the latest data from Wunderkind, the leading consumer engagement platform that scales one-to-one
With Christmas just around the corner, new internal data from Klarna reveals the UK’s hottest Christmas gifts this festive season. One of the fastest- growing categories is children's products as families get ready to make Christmas day even more exciting
kers made us sad — all according to Facebook emoji reactions. In truth, it’s an accurate reflection of everyone’s life in another year of the pandemic, with too much time spent indoors and too many failed attempts at maintaining healthy
Over three quarters (78%) of DTC retail brands ignore customers following order dispatch, new parcelLab investigation finds
With retailers warning the UK’s supply chain crisis could put the timely delivery of Christmas presents in jeopardy, new data reveals that the UK’s leading DTC brands consistently fail to offer communication regarding delivery dates or order tracking after a
With Dry January now just a few weeks away, ShelfNow, Europe’s first intelligent B2B online marketplace, has seen a 450% increase in sales of low and no alcohol products over the past year as Brits put more value on health
With £200bn estimated to be spent on Christmas, the UK is set to have a bumper year of wrapping and sharing physical gifts. However, with all eyes on the environment following COP26, only one in five (17%) will be more
The NPD Group today reveals the top 10 best-selling toys in the last reported week of sales data it will publish pre-Christmas, the all-important season for the toy sector.
More than a third of Brits to cater for vegetarians and vegans this festive season, Premier Foods reveals
New research commissioned by Premier Foods, home to Bisto gravy and Paxo stuffing, has found that over a third of Brits (38%) are planning to cater for vegetarian or vegan diets this year, with meat-free alternatives to Christmas ingredients becoming
We all know how important it is to be prepared and ready, especially during the festive season where laying the perfect dinner table, Christmas shopping, and food arrangements takes over the lives of many for a few weeks. According to
Third of businesses have taken no action to reduce environmental impact of their supply chain, report shows
Nearly a third of UK businesses have failed to take any action to reduce the environmental impact of their supply chain operations, according to a report.
The Chartered Institute of Marketing today reveals the top nine brands voted Britain’s worst packaging offenders, with Amazon leading the way for a second consecutive year.
According to tastecard consumers and chefs, chickpea is crowned the ultimate winning flavour, ingredient, and all-around top addition to dishes-to-come in 2022. The chickpea was revealed to be a clear favourite amongst Brits, with the versatility of this humble pea
Next has uncovered what the perfect Christmas looks like - from the amount to spend on in-laws right through to the number of Brussels sprouts to have on your dinner
Following the news that UK Omicron variant cases are skyrocketing; Ryan Whittaker, Consumer Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “In light of the influx of government recommendations, including recent advice to avoid unnecessary socialization
Retail sales volumes rose by 1.4% in November 2021 and were 7.2% higher than their pre-coronavirus (COVID-19) February 2020 levels, according the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.
Supermarkets bear brunt of shelf gaps as supply chain disruption drives out-of-stocks, Pricer’s data reveals
Supermarkets have been the worst retail vertical hit by shelf gaps as supply chain disruption sees shoppers faced with poor stock availability at the shelf edge in the run up to Christmas, the latest research from Pricer, the world’s most
UK supermarkets gear up for surge in Christmas spending as Brits set to spend £6.8bn on groceries in the next two weeks, NielsenIQ reports
British shoppers are set to spend £6.8bn at UK supermarkets in the next two weeks leading up to Christmas Eve, up from £6.7bn in 2020, as shoppers prepare to celebrate Christmas at home with family and friends, reveals new data
Dreaming of a green Christmas: over half of UK adults are thinking about a more environmentally-friendly Christmas
New research from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) reveals that over half (53%) of UK adults who celebrate Christmas think it is important to do so in a more environmentally-friendly way this year. This compares to just 34 per
Irish grocery market sales declined by 6.4% over the 12 weeks to 28 November, the latest figures from Kantar show. However, growth remains strong compared with pre-pandemic times and grocery sales were up 8.9% versus the same period in 2019.
Checkout-free stores set for rapid international expansion, the addition of more non-food stores, and increased competition for Amazon, says GlobalData
Also known as ‘ambient commerce’, checkout-free shopping allows customers to walk straight out with the items they want as a range of technology tracks their movements and automatically charges their accounts. According to company filing analytics by GlobalData, the number
Last year at this time, The NPD Group reported a year-on-year growth in demand for toys in the run up to Christmas. However, the latest research from NPD to the end of November shows a different picture for 2021. Compared