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New research conducted by social media management platform, Maybe has found that 90% of consumers plan to return to their high streets when shops re-open today.
Over seven in 10 (72%) independent retailers that closed their doors in March plan to reopen in mid-June (where they are allowed to do so), according to research from American Express.
Research from global consultancy partnership Kearney has revealed that amid the disruption of COVID-19, most UK business leaders have low confidence about their supply chain’s ability to adapt.
While online shopping has been booming during the lockdown, new data reveals the top ten products that Brits have been splurging on since late March - and some of the best sellers are rather unusual.
Cooking from scratch, gardening and keeping in touch virtually with friends and family are among the ways people have been keeping motivated during lockdown, a new survey carried out by a national retailer has revealed.
Over a third of Americans (34%) state they’re going to eat out in restaurants less due to the COVID-19 pandemic but consumers are shopping more online and willing to pay more. Those are among the key findings of the Toluna
With shops preparing to re-open their doors, car dealerships back in business and some limited leisure activities available to the public, a consumer spending bounce-back can be expected, according to new research published by Radiocentre.
Statistics released today from Swiss tech company meepl reveals that the already declining UK high street revenues could be on the backfoot before the doors even open on Monday with one in five UK consumers (20%) saying they will avoid
Savvy shoppers are happy to buy food that is past its best before date – especially when comes with a 50% discount.
Persistent safety concerns, financial pressures and sticky new behaviours mean consumers will not return to pre-pandemic behaviour any time soon. Marketers will need to pivot to finding growth in recession; delivering increasing value in the short-term to address growing economic
Support for the local community, as well as their own staff and frontline workers emerged as the most important thing a business or brand must demonstrate in order to win customers back into pubs, bars, restaurants, cafés and stores.
Bloomreach releases key findings today from ‘The State of Commerce Experience’, an independent research study conducted by Forrester Consulting across business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) market segments. This intensive global study by Forrester, commissioned by Bloomreach, examines what’s important to
Rural and older communities are as ready to join the cashless payments revolution as their younger and city-dwelling counterparts, new research from Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC has found.
While the majority of UK consumers plan to prioritise spending time with friends and family when lockdown restrictions are lifted, 16.0% aim to spend time shopping for non-food items, with over two-thirds looking forward to purchasing clothing items, as they
Global information company The NPD Group says publicans and bar operators have an opportunity post lockdown to focus on the contribution of off-premise visits to their businesses. In the year to March 2020, 9.9% of all British pub visits were
Whistl, the leading delivery management company in the UK, has undertaken a survey to understand the international online purchasing behaviour of consumers in key ecommerce markets.
E-commerce transactions in the UK retail sector have seen a 168 percent increase in May compared to the same period last year, driven by rising online sales of electronic items, DIY supplies, home furnishings and sportswear, according to an analysis
Shepper, the UK start-up specialised in crowd-sourced data collection for businesses, has released new research on the level of abuse towards UK supermarket staff amid the coronavirus pandemic. Using its nationwide network of local people called ‘Shepherds’ who use a
With lockdown measures gradually easing towards a new normality, tastecard the UKs largest dining club, has conducted a nationwide survey of 8,266 of its members to identify the change in consumer dining habits and the future of the restaurant industry.
The world’s leading community for makers has reported huge growth since lockdown was imposed on the 23 March, indicating that crafting has become a popular activity while people stay at home.
With fewer than half of UK adults (41%) saying they would be comfortable returning to retail environments, even with social distancing measures in place, it’s clear the pandemic has accelerated the shift from shopping in-store to online. With e-commerce sales
Three in five (59%) consumers have used more local stores and services to help support them during the lockdown, according to new research from Deloitte Digital analysing the impact of the pandemic on customer experience.
Shopper confidence remains at one of the lowest levels on record, according to the latest results from the IGD Shopper Confidence Index. Despite overall confidence staying low there are significant differences in confidence between regions, with shoppers in London feeling
This World Environment Day, second-hand marketplace Shpock has partnered with the IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute to calculate the total CO2 emissions saved by Brits opting to buy second-hand items, including fashion, electronics and furniture, instead of new.
COVID-19 continued to reshape the retail landscape in May, as consumers acclimatised to the enforced shift of shopping online. The UK’s second month under lockdown saw online retail sales swell to a twelve-year high, up a staggering +32.7% Year-on-Year (YoY)