The latest figures from Kantar show that grocery market sales declined by 5.7% year on year during the 12 weeks to 13 June 2021. Sales were down 7.0% in the most recent four weeks as warmer weather and outdoor hospitality
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The growing cohort of midsize fashion shoppers sees apparel brands begin to blur the lines between standard and plus sizing, prompting brands to think about sizing in a wider midsize continuum and promoting greater size inclusivity within the fashion industry,
A research report released today has revealed the innovative new ways retailers are using RFID technology in-store to improve profitability. Authored by Emeritus Professor Adrian Beck from the University of Leicester and the ECR Retail Loss Group and supported by
Two thirds of smartphone users keen to switch to brands with 24/7 antiviral and antibacterial screen protection, study shows
Only nine per cent of mobile users will definitely stay with their current brand if offered an alternative with built in protection against the harmful bacteria and viruses that thrive on screens.
Retail sales were reported as above seasonal norms in June, and to the greatest extent since November 2016, with volumes expected to remain good for the time of year next month, according to the CBI’s latest Distributive Trades Survey. The
Gen Z shoppers leave £6.5bn of items in online shopping baskets each year; £3bn more than the over-65s, new figures reveal.
Symphony RetailAI, a leading global provider of integrated AI-powered marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and manufacturers, today announced research showing that omnichannel grocery shoppers shop more frequently and spend up to 20% more compared to in-store-only
Consumer shifts in how and where people buy products evolved significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic, creating new opportunities for retailers to use new channels, fulfilment strategies and payment options, according to the results of a new survey out today from
Cashflows, the platform that makes it easy for merchants to accept payments, today publishes new research revealing the impact of the pandemic on UK consumer shopping habits. The research shows a marked increase in those who say they feel motivated
Research from Kalibrate shows that, despite growing levels of EV ownership among consumers, more than half (57%) of electric vehicle drivers are still nervous about running out of charge.
Over half of UK adults will interact with retailers more through digital channels post-pandemic, study shows
Over half (55%) of UK adults will interact with brands more through digital and virtual channels than face-to-face post-pandemic, according to new research from Nuance.
Numerator, a data and tech company serving the market research space, has published early read results from the first 32 hours of Prime Day 2021. Data is updated throughout the two-day Prime Day event on Numerator's live Amazon Prime Day
Retailers that use their brand communities to create emotional connections with their customers see a greater ROI from their marketing investment, a new study by loyalty and engagement platform, LoyaltyLion has found.
Economic optimism drives brand values to record levels, Kantar BrandZ’s Most Valuable Global Brands 2021 ranking shows
The world’s most valuable brandshave experienced record growth according to the Kantar BrandZTM Most Valuable Global Brands 2021 ranking, with the total worth reaching $7.1 trillion – equivalent to the combined GDP of France and Germany. The 42% increase,
The latest take-home grocery figures from Kantar show that supermarket sales fell by 1.6% during the 12 weeks to 13 June 2021. While the number of grocery trips remains lower than in pre-covid times, since last year there has been
The newly emerging ‘quick commerce’ channel – which delivers food and groceries to consumers in less than one hour and often sub-30 minutes – is currently worth £1.4bn according to a new report from IGD, the insight and analysis providers
Although the year 2020, marked by COVID-19, posed immense challenges for retailers, the trade in fast-moving consumer goods was able to benefit from the fact that public life was shut down during the lockdowns. The 27 EU countries recorded an
New report reveals surge in demand for digital payments as three in four consumers say they’ll stick to pandemic online shopping levels
New research released today by Checkout.com is a ‘wake-up call’ for online retailers, as the majority predict the shift towards online shopping, accelerated by the pandemic, is here to stay.
Footfall in UK retail destinations declined by -6.7% last week from the week before, a sharp contrast with the rise of +11.6% in the previous week. Activity dipped in all three destination types; high streets lost around half of the
Knowledge, time and fear preventing 72% of UK independent retailers from being active on social media, Maybe* round table finds
Knowledge, time and fear are the key barriers preventing the 72% of UK independent retailers not active on social media on any given day from using platforms like Instagram and Facebook, even though 66% of consumers spend three hours a
Bird & Bird launches sustainability survey report providing insights and recommendations for retail and consumer businesses
International law firm Bird & Bird today launches a sustainability survey report focusing on the impact of sustainability on business priorities, innovation and leadership on retail and consumer businesses. The report aims to provide insights and recommendations to help move
Research finds consumer shopping behaviour post-pandemic offers £74.6bn opportunity for online retailers
Today, leading global payment service provider, emerchantpay, publishes the first instalment of its New World, One Market Report, a new research study examining consumer behaviour when it comes to post-pandemic payment preferences. Chapter One of the study reveals that the
From baking mug cakes to the new craze for crotchet, the past year has seen Brits adopt a whole range of new pastimes to keep themselves busy during the restrictions. New research from American Express Shop Small reveals that over
With crypto fever once again making headlines, a new study reveals that a quarter of students in the UK currently own cryptocurrency.
According to the latest Shopper Confidence Index from IGD, shopper confidence remains strong and financial confidence has reached a new high.