I think we can all agree the last 12 months have been challenging in so many ways, for people and businesses alike. But one of the most heart-warming parts since the first lockdown was announced has been seeing how many
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PayPoint is set to launch its annual survey for its 27,700 convenience retailer partners on 30 March. The survey will provide the opportunity for PayPoint’s retailer partners to feedback on what could be improved, what works well and how they
As UK high streets prepare to reopen following a year of chaos, new research reveals that gift cards could be the key to reattracting anxious shoppers back to stores and boosting sales.
dThe UK eats the most junk food in Europe, a new study by meal box delivery company HelloFresh has found.
Retail sales volumes only partly recovered in February 2021 with an increase of 2.1% when compared with the 8.2% fall seen in the previous month, and sales were still down by 3.7% on a year earlier before the impact of
Prestige skincare sales in the UK declined 23% in 2020 as consumers began to adopt the trend for Skinimalism, according to The NPD Group. The total prestige skincare market was valued at £295 million in 2020, a year when brick
Brands should anticipate a surge in spending over the coming weeks, as Monday’s lockdown lifting marks the start of a season of shopping for consumers – with interest in going out garments and holiday accessories set to soar amongst the
Almost half (46%) of the UK public feel that too much multi-use plastic is recycled unnecessarily and believe that local councils (56%) and the government (46%) have a part to play in tackling this issue, according to a new YouGov
The subscription market in the UK has received a major boost over the most recent lockdown as consumers have signed up in droves to digital and physical subscription services to lift their mood, research from Emarsys finds today.
Research by American Express reveals that one third of Brits (33%) feel confident trying new online payment methods. Additionally, one in five (20%) report that the pandemic has made them more open to trying new forms of payment online, with
With 23 March 2021 marking a year since the official start of lockdown in the UK, impartial price and product comparison site, PriceSpy, has examined UK shopping habits over the past year. This reveals UK shoppers have faced an average
Huawei data around most downloaded app categories of past year highlights key trends in consumer habits
New data released today from Huawei AppGallery reveals new trends in Brits’ app habits over the past year as they navigated a turbulent year of lockdown and restrictions. The data, from March 2020 until now, includes the most popular app
Delivery, click & collect, deals, drive-thru, treating and vegan: NPD shows how COVID-19 has changed eating out over last 12 months
It’s 12 months since the UK’s first COVID-19 lockdown, and one of the sectors that has been most heavily impacted is hospitality. Here, The NPD Group picks out eight eating out/eating in trends from the pandemic’s first year (March 2020
Footfall across UK retail destinations rose by +0.5% last week from the week before, Springboard reports
Latest data from retail experts Springboard reveals that footfall across UK retail destinations rose by +0.5% last week from the week before, wholly driven by a +4% increase in high streets while footfall in both retail parks and shopping centres
The purchasing habits of UK shoppers have changed dramatically since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to data from global e-commerce platform Shopify.
With a renewed sense of optimism and purpose, consumers reacted to PM Boris Johnson’s roadmap out of lockdown with a nationwide alfresco cleaning blitz, it has emerged.
Convenience stores have taken on a new importance over the past 12 months as Brits spend more time in their local community. New research commissioned by PayPoint reveals the local newsagent or corner shop is in the top three amenities,
Survey finds business leaders are optimistic about Brexit but fear it will impact resiliency of the supply chain
Avetta (www.avetta.com) surveyed more than 120 business leaders and found they expect Brexit to have the biggest impact on the resiliency of the supply chain in the short term and the future. Avetta partnered with the Executive Network Group to
Ahead of the reopening of non-essential retail next month, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield unveils new research on the impact of the pandemic on the future of retail as it releases ‘Westfield How We Shop: What’s Changed’. The report assesses how five key retail
New research from IGD reveals that variety discounters – Home Bargains, B&M, Poundland, Wilko and smaller players– will be worth £12.6bn by 2022, up from £11.1bn in 2020. The channel will take a 5.8% share of the overall UK grocery
Engagement and insights agency for young people, Beatfreeks has released its new report: 'Institutions of the Future: A National Youth Trends report into Gen Z and the Private Sector', which reveals that ethics and an authentic stance on societal issues
Post COVID-19 spending bounce back set for late summer as consumers delay return to shops until majority vaccinated, EY survey finds
There is significant pent-up demand for consumer spending post-pandemic, with UK consumers prioritising haircuts, holidays and a day out as they emerge from lockdown, according to the latest EY Future Consumer Index.
eFax, the world’s leading online fax solution, today announces the findings of research revealing how UK Retail IT decision-makers are accelerating digital transformation of paper-based processes as a direct result of disruption caused by the UK leaving the EU
UK health & beauty brands’ post-purchase CX in need of a digital makeover, research by parcelLab reveals
While UK health & beauty retailers have vastly improved their e-commerce offerings during lockdown, their post-purchase customer experience (CX) lags behind that of other retail sectors, the latest data from parcelLab, the leading operations experience platform, revealed.
Only 25% of European Businesses set to thrive in post-COVID digital economy, reveals Adobe and LSE research
New research from Adobe and the London School of Economics (LSE) has revealed that 25% of European companies are set to thrive in the post-COVID economy. Based on initial insight of 300 CIOs in the UK, France and Germany,