Forty one per cent of UK grocery stores are experiencing a decline in sales volume, despite the rocket-fuelled overall growth in sales in the grocery FMCG sector, reveals new data released today from Nielsen.
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Digital Black Friday sees UK footfall down 77% year-on-year, as covid sees shoppers shun High Streets
The first fully-digital Black Friday saw UK retail footfall down 77% year-on-year, as most non-essential retail remained closed during the second lockdown, the latest ShopperTrak data from Sensormatic Solutions, reveals.
Most people in the UK are looking forward to Christmas because it brings us closer to making a new start in the new year after the hardships of 2020, according to a poll for Poundland.
New research by independent media agency The Kite Factory and YouGov finds almost two in five (37%) UK consumers signed up to at least one new subscription service during lockdown (since 23 March 2020). And the prolonged lockdown measures are
New research from Klarna, the leading global shopping service, has revealed that the vast majority of people (89%) have not yet completed their shopping for Christmas 2020. The results are based on a survey of over 2,000 Klarna users, collected
New research by market research specialists Savanta has revealed that, despite uncertainty about Christmas, Britons still plan on upping their festive spending - but are ambivalent about Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Increased compliance and pent-up demand to shop for Christmas have led to second lockdown having much less impact on consumer movements, CACI finds
The latest movement of people data from CACI and its data partner, Location Sciences, has identified that increased compliance and pent-up demand to shop for Christmas have led to the second lockdown having much less of an impact on consumer
Once a service that was kept behind the scenes, cleaning in public spaces is now proving to be the key factor in regaining consumer confidence. This is especially relevant as the UK looks forward to lockdown restrictions lifting next week.
Global marketing intelligence company, GrowByData, analyses the top Black Friday trends Black Friday sales are a yearly tradition and ritual in the retail world. Consumers await this day to do most of if not all of their holiday shopping, with
More than a quarter of retailers have increased their customer communication efforts compared to pre-COVID-19 levels according to new research, as high street stores pivot their strategies again to navigate the second lockdown.
Quality and value, and not cost savings, have remained the two biggest factors in key procurement decisions during the pandemic.
Food delivery could hit £7.1bn in 2020 – but consumers will be ready to eat out when lockdown lifts, The NPD Group reports
Global information company The NPD Group says amid the severe and unprecedented COVID-19 business pressures affecting Britain’s out-of-home (OOH) foodservice industry, the delivery channel has been a welcome success story. Comparing the January-to-October period this year with the same period
86% of retailers think COVID-19 will affect peaks such as Black Friday and Christmas, with two thirds (66%) of these thinking that changes will be negative. This is according to new research from global logistics company Advanced Supply Chain Group,
Building supply chain resilience is a priority for two-thirds of organizations after COVID-19 disruption, says Capgemini
More than 72% of organizations have reported their supply chains being negatively impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, with a vast majority struggling across all aspects of their operations. This is according to new research from the Capgemini Research Institute, “Fast
Packaging giant DS Smith is warning brands and retailers that the Covid-19 pandemic does not mean they can overlook their environmental efforts after European research shows that shoppers continue to prioritise sustainable packaging.
Eight months have passed since the UK began its first COVID-19 lockdown, closing all but the most essential of retailers and imposing limits to in-store operations for those business that were able to keep their physical locations open.
Quadient a leader in helping businesses create meaningful customer connections through digital and physical channels, today announces the results of a consumer survey examining shopping intentions and parcel delivery challenges as we approach Black Friday and Christmas. The survey of
Footfall across all retail destinations throughout the UK was -55.4% last week in comparison to year before, Springboard reports
Latest data from retail experts Springboard reveals that footfall across all UK retail destinations was -55.4% in comparison to last year. However, this disguises a huge variance between the UK nations; -59.8% in England with the other three nations improving
Despite the end of the Brexit transition period being less than six weeks away, little more than half (54%) of UK retailers believe they are either fully prepared, or will be for Brexit by the end of 2020. These are
Nearly half of UK shoppers won’t miss any UK retail brands that closed down during COVID, research shows
According to research released today, almost half (43%) of UK shoppers will not miss any of the retail brands that have gone into administration since the pandemic began.
With the pandemic driving people to spend more time at home, change their spending habits and avoid air travel, U.K. businesses can expect to see a shift of £134 billion in economic value by 2022, according to Accenture.
Seventy per cent of UK’s business leaders have paused climate and sustainability initiatives due to COVID-19, survey finds
Eighty per cent of sustainability business leaders with children say their corporate sustainability policies have been influenced by thinking about what the planet will look like for their own children, according to new research released today by the UK’s
Strong confidence in on-time fulfilment of record holiday e-commerce orders, XPO Logistics’ survey shows
XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has released findings from an October survey on e-commerce trends during COVID-19. The company expanded the scope of its most recent survey to include retailers and consumers in the
A survey issued today by global architecture, design, and planning firm Gensler indicates that rumours of the demise of the office may be greatly exaggerated. Over 67% of UK workers want a hybrid model of working, spending between one in
Shoppers enthusiasm for Black Friday weakens in lockdown 2, with expected spending decline of £1.6bn, PwC reports
Despite the bounceback for retail following the first nationwide lockdown, interest in Black Friday has fallen dramatically since the closure of non-essential shops in England and Wales, according to research from PwC. Just 38% of UK consumers are either interested