Visa, the Official Payment Services Partner of FIFA, today announced its final results for the FIFA World Cup, showcasing the positive impact of the tournament throughout the 64 matches played across Russia from June 14 to July 15, 2018. Overall, contactless
Data from retail software company Vend has found that retail sales during the Football World Cup tournament increased by 6% on the days that England played, compared to the same days the previous month. This was despite average retail sales
Over a fifth of Brits (22%) plan to watch the World Cup final on their smartphones and tablet computers this Sunday. That’s according to new research from Experience Analytics firm Clicktale, which examines the types of content that most appeal to
Will Gareth Southgate’s men go on to lift the Jules Rimet trophy after the World Cup final on Saturday? Instead of looking at tea-leaves or balls of the crystal variety to predict a positive outcome, you should perhaps look at
Lidl UK has today promised to adjust its store opening hours, should England reach the World Cup Final on Sunday 15 July.
Budweiser is honouring its promise of giving away free beers to the fans who never stopped believing in their team by increasing its production in preparation of the 2018 FIFA World Cup trophy being won by England.
Data from Barclaycard, which sees nearly half of the nation’s credit and debit card transactions, shows that non-essential spending grew 5.5%, its best performance since October 2016.
The 2014 World Cup in Brazil saw 131 million UK working days lost as people bunked off work or stayed up late to celebrate (or commiserate) England’s performance and missed work the next day.
Making it to the semi-finals of the World Cup hasn’t just made winners out of the England team. Retailers too are cashing in on the astronomic rise in national pride, with official partners being top of the pile. While some
By Craig Smith, Vice President of customer success, Amplience The World Cup is possibly the biggest retail opportunity posed by a sporting event since, well, the last World Cup. As national excitement reaches a fever pitch, retailers need to keep a
As sporting events clashed in this morning’s news – Wimbledon officials say that Murray Mound won’t screen any World Cup matches, even if England make it to the final. With Froome and Murray dramas also hitting the front pages, retailers could
An advanced artificial intelligence solution has analysed every international football match played since 1872, running over 1 million simulations of the World Cup and given England just a 5.7% chance of writing their names into football history this summer. Retail
FMCG suppliers and retailers should be hoping for a successful World Cup tournament for England if they want to experience a consequent retail bounce, according to category and shopper management specialist Bridgethorne
The NPD Group, a global information company, today reveals how World Cup football fever is impacting UK toy market sales. With just under a fortnight to go before the national squad’s opening game on 18 June, £11 million has already
Workplace expert, Acas, has launched new guidance today to help employers prepare for potential issues that could arise over the World Cup period.
The British economy is set to benefit from a £1.33bn boost if England make it through the second round (the round of 16) of the 2018 World Cup, rising to £2.72bn if the team make it through to the final,
Budweiser has globally announced the launch of its biggest integrated campaign to celebrate its sponsorship of the FIFA World Cup™ 2018, which will capture and amplify euphoric fan energy in innovative ways throughout the tournament. The activity kicked off this
A quarter of the UK to switch off from viewing the World Cup once their team is knocked out, finds Oath
UK viewers will switch off from viewing the World Cup as soon as their team is knocked out, according to new research from media and technology company, Oath. One in four (26%) people in the UK will not support any other
KETTLE is the UK’s number one hand-cooked crisp1 and must-stock premium snacking brand for convenience retailers. This spring a new range of price marked packs is being launched to target the growing sharing snacks market. Priced at £1 per bag
In celebration of the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, Visa, the Official Payment Service Partner of FIFA, released travel and spending data for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Throughout official FIFA venues, Visa will enable a