With crypto fever once again making headlines, a new study reveals that a quarter of students in the UK currently own cryptocurrency.
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According to the latest Shopper Confidence Index from IGD, shopper confidence remains strong and financial confidence has reached a new high.
Today, findings from environmental services company Foodsteps, reveal that dinners from leading recipe box Gousto, produce 23% less carbon emissions than equivalent meals from supermarket stores*.
UK expects to be nearly cashless by 2024 as use of digital payments accelerates, new Worldpay from FIS report finds
The use of cash in the UK has significantly reduced, with the COVID-19 pandemic fueling a shift in consumer payment preferences, according to a new report recently released by financial technology leader FIS® (NYSE: FIS).
UK FMCG sales decline in May as hospitality reopens, but Brits continue to shop for groceries online, Nielsen reports
Total Till sales fell 2.7% in the four weeks ending 22nd May 2021, with grocery sales declining by 6.7% during the week ending 22nd May, the first week indoor cafes, pubs and restaurants reopened, reveals new data released today by
The FDF has published their Q1 2021 Business Confidence report, summarising member sentiment, the latest official industry figures, and key opportunities and challenges for the sector.
Britain’s box backlog: more than 135m cardboard boxes stowed in homes as almost half of Brits admit to hoarding them
New data from leading sustainable packaging provider DS Smith shows that 44% of Brits admit to hoarding cardboard boxes – with a massive 135m believed to be sitting in our sheds, garages, and wardrobes.
Over eight in ten (84%) online shoppers would turn their back on a retailer after a bad returns experience. That’s according to new research from Klarna, which highlights the power of returns as a customer acquisition and retention tool, and
Shoplifting in the United Kingdom was slashed during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to an analysis of 2020 police data, with lockdowns and the closure of non-essential retail leading to the first reduction in theft since 2018. However, retailers are being
New research from Bazaarvoice’s Influenster community reveals that shopping on TikTok has grown exponentially in popularity during the pandemic, with a 553% increase in the last 12 months - almost three times the growth of shopping on Instagram (189%) and Facebook (160%).
UK teenagers are fussier with their food than toddlers, a recent survey by HelloFresh has found.
New research* has revealed that footfall and visits in the UK’s hospitality and restaurant sector went up by around a third (32%) in the week immediately following the re-opening of indoor hospitality on Monday 17 May. The data includes the
A shot in the arm for the economy: customers to increase spending once vaccines have been rolled out, SAS research finds
Customers are set to increase their spending once vaccines have been rolled out, according to research by SAS, the leader in analytics. When asked if they would increase their spending, nearly a fifth (17%) said they would, compared to just
Latest figures from retail experts, Springboard, reveals that footfall across UK retail destinations rose by +1.1% last week from the week before, a product of rises in both high streets (+2.4%) and shopping centres (+1%) whilst in retail parks footfall dipped (-1.7%).
Deloitte: forty six per cent of consumers are willing to pay more to shop on high streets, as 33% say online services are not good enough
Almost half (46%) of British consumers say they would be willing to pay more to shop at their local high street, rather than online, so that they can enjoy additional amenities, according to new research from Deloitte Digital analysing the
Britain is a nation of sandwich lovers, with almost half (45%) of people nationwide saying they couldn’t live without sandwiches, rising to 55% of those aged 25 - 44 according to a new survey by OnePoll of 2,000 nationally representative
Mytraffic, the European leader in footfall analysis, and Cushman & Wakefield, a world leader in commercial real estate, publish today a ranking of Europe’s iconic high streets. Although visitor recovery has been evident during the initial phase of the UK
Global self-care company Perrigo, and its hay fever relief brand, Beconase, has revealed that more than a third (37%) of those that suffer from hay fever admit to being concerned about socialising outside this spring and summer as COVID-19 restrictions ease.
Google tops the Conscious Brands 100, Wolff Olins and Hall & Partners’ inaugural list of the UK’s 100 most conscious brands.
Three quarters of customers will stop recommending a retailer following a poor delivery experience, research finds
Poor delivery experiences will significantly impact on whether a recipient recommends a retailer, with almost three quarters (72.5%) of customers who shop online saying they are likely or very likely to stop recommending a retailer following a poor delivery experience.
UK pubs and restaurants without clear indoor safety protocols risk losing out on student spending boom as restrictions ease, UNiDAYS finds
With indoor hospitality set to return in the UK from Monday 17 May, a study into behaviour and spending of more than 8,000 UK students by student benefits platform, UNiDAYS, has revealed that a quarter don’t intend on spending any
The pandemic has transformed the high street, with smaller retail brands having to quickly innovate, and global household names becoming more agile to meet consumer demands and expectations. Exploring the shift from bricks and mortar stores to an increased online
GreyOrange, a global software provider that leverages artificial intelligence, machine learning and smart robots to optimise fulfilment operations, today announces the results of a new study which reveals that almost half (45%) of consumers across EMEA expect online orders to
Younger generations were more likely to visit non-essential retail stores since they re-opened on 12 April, Adyen shows
New data released today by Adyen, the global payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, reveals that millennials were most likely to return to physical stores after non-essential retail opened in England on 12 April.
According to the latest Shopper Confidence Index from IGD, shopper confidence has risen to its highest level in the last five years, driven by the further easing of lockdown restrictions, a sharp decline in COVID-19 cases and the rapid rollout