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A new poll by leading furniture retailer DFS conducted by YouGov reveals how significant numbers of brits are increasingly experimenting with a vegan lifestyle.
Amcor, a global leader in developing and producing a diverse offering of responsible packaging solutions, has today revealed new research into how the coronavirus pandemic has changed consumer attitudes to meat and meat alternatives consumption across Europe. The research interviewed
Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) online purchases increased by +17% year-on-year (YOY) as behavioural shifts, formed in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, remained entrenched throughout 2021, the latest data from ESW, the global DTC e-commerce leader reveals.
As UK consumers emerge from the recent wave of restrictions and settle into 2022, 85% of UK consumers claim to have reevaluated their priorities since before the pandemic, as 41% claim to have experienced job or income loss as a
Digital transformation is a key focus for UK businesses in the coming 12 months, research from Studio Graphene has revealed.
Live sporting spectacles will see a 60% boost in new and returning fans this year compared to last – despite varying Covid-19 restrictions across Europe – according to a survey released as part of the Mastercard Sport Economy Index today.
2021 was the year the world got smaller, and this was ever present across the retail industry. Conscious consumerism led to shopping small and local, to consumers identifying diverse brands, and to an increase in choosing sustainable and domestic-made products.
Fresh Relevance today announced the results of new research into how willing UK consumers are to switch brands, what influences their decision and the impact the pandemic has had on brand loyalty. The independent survey was conducted by Censuswide who
The average sales prices of prestige skincare in the UK increased 7% in the period Oct-Dec 21 compared to the same period in 2020, according to The NPD Group. Many sectors of the beauty and personal care markets have been
Half (48%) of UK C-suite leaders now feel less confident making business-critical decisions compared to before the pandemic, according to the latest research commissioned by enterprise customer data platform, Treasure Data.
Cint, a global software leader in digital insights gathering, used its market research technology platform to explore how consumers in the United States, United Kingdom and India are responding to spending more time online as the pandemic enters year three.
Retail leaders’ top industry challenges have changed as they plan for 2022, with remaining competitive against eCommerce now seen as a key obstacle to navigate by over a third (37%) of retailers versus only 26% in 2021, according to market
New data from Barclaycard, which sees nearly half of the nation’s credit and debit card transactions, reveals that 91.1% of all eligible card transactions in 2021 were made contactlessly, with the total value of contactless payments made increasing by 40.2%, year-on-year.
49%) of UK consumers are looking to reduce their carbon footprint through the food choices they make in 2022. This further highlights the impact of brands supporting sustainable causes and implementing those changes into their product portfolio.
The workforce crisis in retail is threatening to drive existing workers away from the industry according to new research released by Deputy, the leading workforce management app.
It was the three month lockdown at the start of 2021 that had a severe impact on the retail sector and its recovery from 2020. Springboard has examined trends over two key periods: Lockdown (January to March 2021) and post
ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time digital payment software, revealed a 28 percent increase in buy now, pay later (BNPL) transactions from October to December 2021 compared to the same period in 2020, according to ACI’s eCommerce intelligence.
In the past year, 42% of British 16-to-24-year-olds used a Buy Now, Pay Later service to help evenly spread the cost of big-budgeted fashion items and expensive tech purchases - according to the latest reporting by Student Beans, the online
More than one in three university students who gamble are borrowing money to do so, new research has revealed.
Research conducted by One Poll on behalf of Manhattan Associates, supply chain and omnichannel commerce experts, shows that Brits are a group of techie fashionistas, with 33% of consumers polled commenting that online shopping would reduce the seasonal malaise; 46%
According to retail experts Springboard,footfall across UK retail destinations rose by +1.5% last week from the week before and was emanated wholly from high streets where footfall rose by +7.2%, indicating the first signs of confidence in returning to the
Kantar, the world’s leading data-driven analytics and brand consulting company today announces the acquisition of all software intellectual property (IP) and the development team from MindIT, the Bologna, Italy-based artificial intelligence (AI) company. MindIT, a spin-out from Bologna University, is
Rising uncertainty surrounding the Omicron variant had a direct impact on how and where shoppers bought their food at Christmas, the latest research by ShopperVista from IGD reveals.
UK shoppers (63%) are almost twice as likely as their German counterparts (38%) to either abandon their online shopping basket or switch retailer if delivery options are too slow or don’t meet their needs, finds a new BearingPoint report today.
Tastes that offer novelty, over-the-top indulgence and targeted health benefits are set to drive consumer preference in 2022, according to Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company.