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The shift towards online shopping risks alienating older consumers in the event of another lockdown, according to research by global commerce agency 5874 Commerce.
New research from Whistl, the leading delivery management company in the UK, has found that 36% of online shoppers increased their frequency of online retail purchases during the Covid lockdown period. Interestingly while 49% of over-65s increased their online
The UK Government’s proposed ban on off-shelf promotions of food and drink products high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) will have a major impact on FMCG manufacturers and retailers, according to new figures released by IRI, a global leader
September saw a slight drop in shopper confidence as tighter restrictions and uncertainty over the EU exit led the news agenda, according to the latest IGD Shopper Confidence Index.
Q4 2020 will see one of the longest and most competitive periods of discounting that British retail has ever experienced, with more deals over a longer period, vying for a share of decreasing consumer spending.
Britain has become a nation of stay-home style gurus during the covid crisis - as new data from Fiverr reveals searches for online fashion designers are up 125% in the last six months.
half of the UK would try plant-based products for their positive health benefits
According to a recent study commissioned by centre:mk, one of the UK’s top 10 shopping centres, 49% of adults now own more ‘relaxed’ clothes than ever before. The poll of 2,000 adults revealed that Britain has become a nation of
Eco-conscious children believe we’ll be eating very differently in the future, new research today shows. According to a study of 1,000 5-12-year-olds, four in 10 (44%) believe we’ll eat less meat in 50 years’ time, instead opting for plant-based alternatives
Secondmind, The Decisions Company, today released new research indicating that 82% of supply chain decision-makers have been left frustrated by AI-powered systems and tools during the COVID-19 crisis. Secondmind commissioned independent global research firm Censuswide to survey over 500 supply
A new survey of UK consumers indicates that COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the ways that people are paying for goods and services offline. The survey, commissioned by global technology mounting solution experts, Ergonomic Solutions, shows how ‘in-person’
Research released today reveals that home delivery charges have become a key influence on which retailers shoppers choose, according to research released ahead of Amazon Prime Day on 13-14 October and the upcoming Christmas buying rush.
Two thirds (66%) of shoppers in the UK are now more likely to shop in their local communities than they were a year ago, according to new research released by Mastercard.
There may have been a small uplift in economic recovery recently, but research shows consumers do not believe this will last. Over two-thirds (69%) of consumers have less confidence in the economy for 2021 than they do right now, Epsilon-Conversant’s
Sustainability is a hot topic for the fashion industry and is now starting to enter the conscience of UK consumers, with high street brands such Zara and H&M bringing out successful sustainable collections.
The Covid-19 pandemic has triggered a deep, widespread and likely permanent shift to buying goods and services online rather than in-person across a wide range of sectors and age groups, a new survey of British consumers has found.
Online retail and take-away brands Ocado, Deliveroo and Just Eat are the UK’s fastest growing brands according to the 2020 BrandZ™ Top 75 Most Valuable UK Brands report, launched today by WPP and Kantar.
Mud orange, the award-winning creative agency helping brands to connect with diverse audiences, today launches findings from its first m.economy research on food and drink. The never previously explored insights reveal British Muslims’ motivations, behaviours and attitudes towards dining, grocery
In a sweeping survey of employees and business leaders across 11 nations, The Workforce Institute at UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) found only a fraction of employees (20%) felt their organisation met their needs during the initial months of the COVID-19
Latest data from retail experts Springboard reveals that footfall across UK retail destinations declined by -3% last week from the week before, however, all of this decline was driven by a -6.8% drop in activity in high streets whilst in
A lack of training has left frontline retail associates underprepared to perform during the pandemic, research from the latest report from Axonify, the modern training and communication solution for frontline associates, has revealed.
One third of e-commerce companies are choosing to opt-out of participating in peak season campaigns this year: an unprecedented rise from only 6% in 2019, according to research published by Yieldify. However, consumer demand is trending in the opposite direction,
The UK food-to-go market has experienced significant challenges in 2020 and will continue to be impacted by COVID-19 over the next three years, according to the latest forecast from IGD. The new research, formed in consultation with the industry, predicts
Fragrance sales are leading the recovery in the UK prestige beauty market according to The NPD Group. The prestige fragrance market reported sales of £1.3 billion in 2019 and post-lockdown, since the reopening of non-essential retail stores, fragrance has recovered
Selligent, the intelligent omni-channel cloud technology company, today published its third annual Selligent Global Connected Consumer Index, a global study of 5,000 consumers focused on brand interactions and expectations. This year’s study finds seismic shifts in consumer behaviour and changing