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Clearpay, a leader in “Buy Now, Pay Later” payments known as Afterpay outside the UK and Europe, is encouraging Brits to get organised this festive season. The company has declared November 19 as ‘Done Day’, the official day to
New research (across 1,000 UK shoppers) from leading retail and shopper marketing agency, Savvy, has today revealed how social media is fast emerging as a key retail channel. The findings indicate that shopping using social platforms will pick up pace
According to e-commerce experts Wunderman Thompson Commerce, overall spend during the Black Friday peak period (Friday November 12 to Monday November 29) is expected to hit £6.25bn in 2021 with shoppers on the hunt for deals earlier to avoid the last-minute Christmas rush.
Despite expectations that an early start to festive spend might herald a return to growth in October, online retail sales have continued to remain low, falling by -11.2% Year-on-Year (YoY). This is according to the latest IMRG Capgemini Online Retail
A first of its kind study has revealed how the brain responds to common online retail frustrations - and underscored the importance of developing a seamless customer experience.
Despite the backdrop of inflation concerns and rising household bills, overall consumer card spending grew by 14.2% in October, compared to the same period in 2019. While growth slowed in some non-essential categories, such as clothing and hospitality, it was
Ever wondered if the rest of the world thinks as highly of your favourite beauty brand as you do? Now you can find out.
Take home grocery sales fell by 1.9% over the 12 weeks to 31 October 2021, according to the latest figures from Kantar. Although in decline compared with the same 12 weeks in 2020, sales are still 7.3% higher than in 2019.
Businesses must adopt circular economy models to meet consumer demands and mitigate future supply chain risk. As consumers become more discerning and more demanding of businesses to be responsible, they’re pivoting towards companies that engage in circular practices. According to
Google Cloud releases more data about the costs of search abandonment—when a consumer searches for a product on a retailer’s website but does not find what they are looking for—including its ongoing impact on brand loyalty. As found by a
A new report has revealed how the future of London’s retail sector will be in its local centres, with the pandemic reversing the fortunes of previously ailing high streets.
New research out shows that testing in-store is still instrumental when buying beauty and personal care products.
Adobe today announced new research revealing British businesses face losing a large portion of their customer base, with 71% of UK customers willing to stop purchasing from a company altogether if their trust is broken – but the data also
Nearly one-fifth (16%) of consumers now list the environment as their main motivator for healthy and sustainable eating – a significant increase from 2020 – while more than three-quarters (77%) have increased, or are thinking about increasing, their fruit and
New research has revealed that Manchester Christmas Market is the most Instagrammable in the UK.
New data has shown that the UK started preparing for Christmas significantly earlier than usual this year. People began researching their Christmas purchases online as early as mid-July, a good five to six weeks ahead of the traditional uptick in
A dramatic shift in UK consumer spending over the pandemic will leave high street apparel stores with a £14.5bn (€17bn) hole in sales by 2025 if changes are not made, according to research by Retail Economics commissioned by Eversheds Sutherland.
Data from Kantar shows consumers are over twice as likely to think Christmas is more important this year than usually.
One-in-ten (8%) UK adults say they would be more likely to shop with a retailer that offers Buy Now, Pay Later services at checkout, according to a new survey commissioned by payments company Zip. The research highlights that Buy Now,
This year, the major retail discounting period, Black Friday, is officially on 26th November (the day following Thanksgiving in the US). But, since Thanksgiving is not celebrated in the UK, there has always been scope for extending when Black Friday
Only a third of UK consumers stayed loyal to brands during the pandemic, shows the latest research from antuit.ai, the leader in SaaS Artificial Intelligence (AI) demand forecasting solutions.
By Dan Graziano, director of media relations at Profitero Now’s the time of year when retailers begin heavily promoting their hottest toys for the holiday season. With global supply chain problems driving up toy manufacturing and shipping costs, however, consumers
Bazaarvoice, Inc., the leading provider of product reviews and user-generated content (UGC) solutions, today announced the results of its latest global study, exploring the holiday shopping habits of consumers in Europe, North America, and Australia during this years’ Golden Quarter. The
Consumer confidence fell by one percentage point in the third quarter of 2021, according to the latest Deloitte Consumer Tracker. Overall confidence was dented by reduced optimism around personal finances, specifically in the level of debt (down two percentage points
Half of UK retailers anticipate a spike in fraud attacks on their businesses in the Q4 shopping period, new research commissioned by Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world's leading companies, has found.