More time at home has led many of us to understand the importance of self-care, both mentally and physically. In fact, searches for the term self-care increased by 50% at the beginning of lockdown and have continued to remain high
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Footfall increases fourfold in UK as growth accelerates in London and South East, Springboard reports
Latest data from retail experts Springboard reveals that footfall in UK retail destinations rose by +4.1% last week from the week before, a significant acceleration in the rise in the previous week of +0.8% and +1.8% in the same week
Yieldify research finds retention as key driver for personalization in wake of e-commerce industry’s growth
E-commerce companies are placing their bets on website personalization to continue their success following the industry’s acceleration during the COVID-19 crisis. According to research published today by Yieldify, 74% of eCommerce sites have now adopted website personalization, with this number
From meal kit deliveries to entertainment platforms, new research reveals the UK is a ‘Subscription Society’, with the growing subscription economy currently worth £323 million.
The pandemic has given an impressive boost to convenience store sales this year helping the market grow by more than double the rate achieved in 2019. According to the latest Mintel research, convenience sales will grow by almost 8% in
The UK food and grocery market is set to grow by 10% - or by £19.1bn to £211bn - between 2019 and 2022, according to the latest market and channel forecast research from IGD. The new report reveals the impact
Pent-up consumer demand was released in June as the UK lockdown was eased. Slow and steady improvements in retail sales and footfall figures show that UK retail is on the long road to recovery, according to the latest UK Retail
More than half of e-commerce platforms won’t be fit for purpose next year, Wunderman Thompson Commerce reveals
New research by Wunderman Thompson Commerce has revealed that over half (57%) of businesses believe their current commerce platform will only support them for the next 12 months.
The vast majority of UK consumers will avoid shopping in stores this Black Friday, which is exactly 100 days away, instead preferring to take advantage of deals online, according to consumer research from Emarsys.
A study of children aged between four and 11 revealed that the average youngster will enjoy four snacks a day, with 41% more likely to graze in the afternoon.
Eye make-up increases share of prestige beauty market as mask wearing reduces demand for lip colour, NPD Group reports
Eye make-up increased its share of the prestige make-up market by 3% during and after lockdown, according to The NPD Group. In contrast, the lip segment of prestige make-up decreased its share from 14% pre-lockdown to 12% post lockdown. The
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar show take-home grocery sales growth slowed to 14.4% year on year during the 12 weeks to 9 August 2020. The market is beginning to move away from the heady heights of the
As the pandemic confined people to their homes, home fitness has taken a starring role. Issues with home gym equipment have become apparent, but so are the digital alternatives individuals are exploring in order to replace or replicate the gym.
People’s refocus on their local community in light of the COVID-19 pandemic will be long-term, bringing about the “decade of the home” and forcing retailers and consumer goods companies to tailor their products and services to drive a more local
Heatwave caused a slump in high street footfall but benefitted tourist hotspots, Springboard reports
Latest data from retail experts Springboard reveals that footfall across UK retail destinations rose marginally last week, by +0.8% from the week before, a far more muted result than the rise of +3.8% in the previous week. Despite the hot
According to a recent study commissioned by centre:mk, one of the UK’s top 10 shopping centres, 57% of women now think it's important to take time out for self-care. The poll of 2000 British female adults revealed this desire for
Covid-19 has caused Christmas to begin earlier than usual in the UK, with over a quarter (27%) of consumers planning to start Christmas shopping and preparations earlier than they did last year. That’s according to new research published today by
Four in 10 Brits will change the way they buy and use clothes in bid to reduce impact on environment
Three quarters of Brits (75%) are planning to make at least one lifestyle change over the next year to reduce their impact on the environment, according to personal finance comparison website finder.com.
Tech-driven consumer appetite for digital is reshaping retail’s next normal, finds Periscope by McKinsey report
A new report commissioned by Periscope by McKinsey reveals how tech-driven consumers are reshaping retail’s next normal, with coronavirus concerns helping to accelerate consumers’ demand for digital. Periscope by McKinsey is a suite of marketing and sales analytics solutions that
Brand mislabelling or contamination alters buying habits of half of British consumers, GS1 UK reports
New research conducted for GS1 UK by YouGov, reveals that a colossal 45 per cent of consumers would change their future shopping habits following cases of product mislabelling or contamination.
As businesses worldwide begin coming out of lockdown into uncharted territory, adapting and surviving the economic and social impacts of COVID-19 is imperative as consumer behaviour, namely spending habits, continue to rapidly change. Alongside a 200% rise in “first-time” online
New research shows almost three quarters of large businesses believe remote working policies introduced to help stop the spread of COVID-19 are making their companies more vulnerable to cyberattacks
The global pandemic introduced obstacles many workplaces had never anticipated, including the question of flexible working.
A snap poll has found 53% of Britons intend on making the most of the Eat Out To Help Out scheme and over three fifths of these individuals plan to pay a visit to Nando’s.
Worried microbusiness owners in retail estimate that, despite lockdown now being eased, they have an average of just nine weeks left before they will be forced to stop trading.