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With COVID-19 lockdown measures around the world easing, just under three-quarters of global consumers (71%) now report feeling comfortable returning to physical stores since local lockdowns have eased, according to research published today by Mood Media, the world’s leading
Confidence among food and grocery shoppers remained stable in August, with some uplift, according to the latest IGD Shopper Confidence Index. The slight increase has been supported by the summer holidays and the Eat Out to Help Out Government scheme,
Rationing could be an effective measure for governments to introduce in future pandemics, new research from Durham University Business School finds, alongside a number of recommendations revealed by a pioneering forecasting model.
New research commissioned by Mars Food UK has revealed that 77% of UK adults are worried about the negative impact the Coronavirus pandemic may have on poverty and children’s access to healthy meals. Just under a third of UK adults
AS Watson Group, the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, has announced the findings of a Global COVID-19 Survey conducted by WISE in April. Over 22,000 consumers across over 20 markets in Asia and Europe shared their shopping intentions
Latest data from retail experts Springboard reveals that footfall across all UK retail destinations rose by +6% over the week up to Saturday, leading to an annual decline of -26.1%, a noticeable improvement on the year on year drop of
A new survey commissioned by Weetabix has found that that almost a third of UK consumers admit the Covid-19 pandemic has made them realise how important locally sourced products are to the UK economy, with 48% of Brits actively looking
Life after lockdown looks greener in the UK with 66% of Brits planning on making more eco-conscious choices to lead a more sustainable life after complete lockdown lifts, according to international research from bags and computing accessories brand Targus. Expectations
New research released today by IGD reveals there is still a significant appetite for change among UK consumers to shift towards healthy and sustainable diets, as they continue to grapple with the impact of COVID-19.
The discount scheme encouraging diners to bars and restaurants in August has contributed to a 27% increase in footfall to Liverpool’s city centre streets, compared with July. Footfall data from Liverpool BID Company, which manages two main areas in the
M&S is currently listing more than seven times the number of beers, wines and spirits products than Waitrose on Ocado, as it begins to ramp up its product lines and activity ahead of its launch on the e-commerce site on
UK consumers have grown more comfortable with returning to the shops, according to the latest EY Future Consumer Index, which finds comfort levels with traditional shopping behaviours – such as going to a shopping mall and trying on clothes or
New research from PayPoint highlights a new wave of ‘convenience converts’ as our shopping habits have changed during the pandemic. Over half (56%) of people visited their local convenience store for the first time since lockdown started on 23 March,
The COVID-19 epidemic has affected nearly every business and has reshaped the landscape for marketing organizations across a range of industries. PowerChord, a leading technology and marketing company offering digital solutions for multi-location brands, is releasing results from its COVID-19
Small businesses across the UK in the retail and hospitality industries are expected to see their combined revenues increase by £46 million over the Bank Holiday weekend in a boost attributed to ‘staycation’ trade from an increase in domestic tourism,
According to new research conducted from proSapient, a machine learning executive research platform, eight out of ten (81%) of UK consumers said they have already returned or expect to return to the office this year and will buy lunch out
One in four (27%) consumers plan to set fresh intentions this September, to mark the start of a new school year. That’s according to new research published today by eBay Advertising, which is advising retailers to tap into the ‘back
New data analysis reveals that the carbon emissions resulting from six key consumer spending categories fell by almost a third during the national lockdown, with year-on-year emissions remaining much lower than in 2019.
Royal Mail today reveals the areas in the UK where residents have been returning the most unsuitable and ill-fitting items ordered online during lockdown as restrictions ease. Royal Mail has seen a 25% increase in returns traffic, in comparison with
More than half of UK retailers have made no preparations for a second wave of Covid-19, according to a new survey.
Charting the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on commerce trends, Collinson today reveals a new look at how COVID-19 is affecting online shopping habits in Europe.
Local businesses are core to our communities, but the impact of Covid-19 has been tough on business owners and the surrounding community. As part of Google's commitment to supporting local businesses in the UK, new research conducted by YouGov on
PayPoint is set to launch a survey of its network of 27,000 convenience retailers on 1 September. The survey will provide the opportunity for PayPoint’s retailer partners to feedback on what could be improved, what works well and how they
The latest figures from Kantar show that take-home grocery sales growth in Ireland slowed to 18.0% year on year during the 12 weeks to 9 August 2020. While still significantly higher than pre-pandemic levels, grocery spend of €930 million
Research released by Initial Washroom Hygiene has found that over half of Brits (51%) believe they could catch Coronavirus in a business or public washroom, as anxiety around cross contamination affects the return of the hospitality trade.