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Research has revealed how the UK’s shopping habits have transformed over the past six months of coronavirus. In fact, the number of Brits who think their shopping habits have changed permanently has gone up from 60% in April to 81%
Take-home grocery sales growth in Ireland slowed to 13.7% year on year during the 12 weeks to 6 September 2020, the latest figures from Kantar reveal. Slowing growth suggests shoppers are starting to return to more normal habits following the
Latest data from retail experts Springboard reveals that footfall across UK retail destinations rose by +2.4% last week from the week before. This week marked the first full week of the "rule of six" being in force, but appeared not
A new survey conducted by global packaging leader Smurfit Kappa has revealed that British consumers are making a statement by demanding more sustainable packaging from brands before making online fashion purchases. The survey, which was conducted with consumers across four
Twinings, McCain and Mars are among the top FMCG product innovators in the UK, reveals a new list released today by Nielsen BASES. The Top 25 Breakthrough Innovations list celebrates recent product innovations across various FMCG categories in Europe.
New data released today by Adyen, the global payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, underscores the importance of omni-channel retail in mitigating sector and wider economic turbulence caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
In a recent survey, over half of customers polled revealed that they tend to buy from a brand with a big personality.
As the retail industry looks to get back on its feet, one third (33%) of UK retail workers have admitted that they’ve found dealing with shoppers more difficult than before the COVID-19 outbreak. This according to the latest ‘Work Different’
Investment in sustainable innovation will help brands win a growing Eco-Active consumer group. With $1 in every $5 spent on fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) products coming from an environmentally conscious consumer, Kantar’s Who Cares Who Does study demonstrates green
Apparel retailers are launching a range of new online services as a response to Covid-19 and in a bid to lure shoppers to make more online orders.
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar show take-home grocery sales rose by 10.8% during the 12 weeks to 6 September 2020. While it marks the sector’s fifth consecutive period of double-digit growth, sales slowed in August as
Threepipe Reply, a brand performance agency, can reveal that brands are planning to invest more heavily into their e-commerce strategies across the key UK grocery retailers – this festive season – despite lingering concerns over digital investment strategies.
Over 50% of products in Morrisons’ recent wave of price cuts are now cheaper than products listed in Asda’s recent roll back of prices, reveals new data from analysts at Edge by Ascential’s e-commerce analytics SaaS platform, Digital Shelf.
Aside from being a traumatic time for all, COVID-19 has changed the trajectory of the world. For one, before the pandemic, it had finally seemed possible to imagine a future without plastic. But, with a global pandemic on our hands,
New Royal Mail research reveals the items that the nation has been ordering online during lockdown; with clothing, drinks and plants emerging as some of the most popular products delivered to British homes.
Department stores, electrical brands and telecommunications providers all bucked the trend to show a notable increase in consumer confidence last quarter, according to a recent study by tech research platform, Glow.
Latest data from retail experts Springboard reveals that footfall across UK retail destinations declined by -6.3% last week from the week before. As the final wave of schools started their autumn term, UK retail destinations saw the first week on
Lockdown may have encouraged more consumers to support businesses closer to home, yet, new findings suggest that this isn’t likely to be top of mind when it comes to buying habits this Christmas. Just 15% of UK shoppers plan on
Global information company The NPD Group says spend in the British out-of-home (OOH) foodservice market during the week ending Sunday August 30th reached 63% of the level seen pre-COVID at the start of the year. This means the market was
Online sales growth continued to slowly slide in August, falling against July by -4.1%. While overall sales remained strong – growth was up +43.5% Year-on-Year (YoY) – this result dipped below the rolling three-month average of +49.95%. That’s according to
A survey of current UK marketing priorities from the Chartered Institute of Marketing reveals that brand reputation remains key in coping with COVID-19. Six in ten marketers rank this as their number one priority, in contrast to discounts and promotions
Echoing the trends witnessed across consumer industries more broadly, lockdown resulted in an added focus on digital channels and offerings across the gift card sector in the first half of 2020.
British workers are struggling to keep on top of distracting and confusing digital communication tools, causing them to miss important work emails or messages, according to a new report.
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,