Public Health England was the UK’s biggest spender in traditional advertising during the lockdown period, reveals Nielsen AdIntel data released today. Unilever takes second place, spending £29.4m, followed by Procter & Gamble at £27.7m.
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Modest uplift in footfall as face coverings become mandatory at retail destinations, Springboard reports
Latest data from retail experts Springboard reveals that footfall across all retail destinations throughout the UK rose by +2.8% last week from the previous week; a more modest uplift from the week before when face coverings were only mandatory on
e.fundamentals, an industry-leading digital shelf analytics provider, has revealed the results of a comprehensive and exclusive new survey in partnership with YouGov. Commissioned to uncover how the coronavirus outbreak has changed the way shoppers purchase grocery products, the e.fundamentals /
Revitalised local high streets will be vital in the UK’s economic and societal recovery, researchers say
Neighbourhood shopping districts and local high streets will only meet the needs of a post-coronavirus society through the development of local strategies and better collaboration between businesses, councils and community groups, according to university research.
More than a third of UK and Irish consumers are now more conscious of how their online shopping habits impact the environment
A new ‘conscious consumer’, more aware of the environmental impact of their purchases, has emerged from the coronavirus lockdown, a new research report by PFS and LiveArea, has found.
People are putting more value and time into their home for an improvement in lifestyle, research shows
Latest research conducted by Love Home Swap, a leading members-only, global home-sharing platform, has revealed how Brits took to DIY during lockdown, resulting in a surge in demand for the home retail sector that is expected to continue as people
E-tailers and their customers facing increasing costs because of sustainability and supply and demand issues, new research shows
Research, undertaken by Colliers International, of over 240 occupiers, landlords and real estate professionals with an estimated real estate asset value under management in excess of $900 billion, has revealed that 76 per cent believe the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated
More British SMEs than ever are trading online in the Home & Garden sector, according to the latest figures from GS1 UK.
Being ‘neighbourly’ hasn’t always been an active experience amongst many UK communities, but new research conducted amongst 2,000 UK consumers by parcel locker firm InPost, has uncovered a growing sense of care and community spirit during COVID-19. Overall, more than
New data fromeBay UK reveals June saw the biggest year-on-year spike in new businesses joining the platform, up 335%, as the trend of setting up a lockdown start-up became more mainstream.
Nearly half of the British population (43%) say that where they live impacts the styling choices they make and fashion trends they follow, with as many as a third of young people (18-24) confident they could pinpoint where someone is
Brits almost halve alcohol intake in lockdown despite spending additional £1.9bn on drink at UK supermarkets
Brits consumed 1.3bn litres of alcohol during the UK’s lockdown period, almost half the 2bn litres figure recorded during the same time period last year, reveals new data from Nielsen Scantrack and CGA. This is despite UK consumers spending an
Subscriptions exist today for a whole host of products and services, from getting washing tablets delivered, to accessing entertainment, to driving a new car every three months. Seen by many as a convenient way to make regular payments seamlessly without
The latest figures from Kantar reveal that take-home grocery sales in Ireland increased by 23.2% during the 12 weeks to 12 July 2020. Three months of increased spending meant an additional €577.7 million passed through tills while the nation continued
As we face the greatest economic crisis of our lifetime, for the 5th year running the ‘Women Count 2020’ has today revealed that gender diversity at the top levels of British business needs urgent attention, with data proving that companies
Latest data from retail experts Springboard reveals that footfall across all UK retail destinations rose over the week by +4.4%, a similar rise to the week before when footfall rose by +4.5%. In England footfall rose by +4% versus +6.4%
Our weekly shop may never be the same according to brand new research which shows lockdown may well have permanently changed Brits’ buying habits.
Although nail bars, beauty and tanning salons have opened their doors, new research has revealed that Brits are set to save nearly £1,500 by continuing to do their beauty and grooming at home.
Motorway service station visits leapfrog pre lockdown figures as restrictions ease, new figures reveal
Leading management and technology specialist for parking and visitor insight, GroupNexus, has identified that during the first week in July, motorway service station visits have now surpassed pre lockdown figures from the same period four months ago, showing an increase
Digital technologies are increasingly exerting pressure on incumbents across industries to fundamentally reconsider their business models while giving rise to smaller, agile players that are enabling innovation and disruption in many aspects of the business, says GlobalData, a leading data
Companies less committed to customer service, despite customer expectations being higher than ever, HubSpot reports
HubSpot, a leading growth platform, today revealed that 31% of customer service professionals believe that their organisations view customer service as an expense rather than an opportunity for growth, up from 23% last year. With 86% of customers experience experts
Retail health at an all-time low but pent up demand may offer a lifeline for retailers, KPMG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank shows
Following its latest health assessment, the KPMG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank (RTT) has determined that retail health worsened severely in the second quarter of 2020. The RTT’s Retail Health Index (RHI) – a quantitative and qualitative assessment of demand, margin and
Adaptive pricing is needed to ensure grid stability as demand for Electric Vehicles increases, according to research by the University of Cologne.
UK business leaders scale back plans to invest in digital transformation, new Cheil UK survey reveals
More than half (56%) of UK business leaders have said they’re not planning to invest more in digital transformation - with 39% saying their plans have remained the same and 17% have even rolled back their plans - despite COVID-19
Global information company The NPD Group says there is clear evidence of a slow but encouraging recovery in the British out-of-home (OOH) foodservice market. Weekly spend to the end of week 28 (Sunday 12 July) recovered to 50% of the