UK shoppers spent £160 million less in supermarkets this Easter compared to 2019, despite sales going up by 8.9% compared to the same period last year, reveals new data released by Nielsen.
Being the host can be egg-spensive. Over the Easter weekend break Brits will spend an average £127 each hosting festive gatherings, reveals new research from American Express. This equates to over £861 million across the nation.
Brits are planning to spend £1.1 billion on chocolate, gifts and entertaining this Easter weekend, according to a new survey conducted by price comparison site finder.com.
To maximise this year’s Easter opportunity and to take advantage of trading on Easter Sunday, One Stop went all out to ensure franchisees benefited from a strong trade plan, coupled with fun in-store activities for both colleagues and customers. One Stop
As many shoppers start stocking up on Easter essentials for the coming weekend, new research from IGD reveals it may not be the traditional staples in their baskets. Indeed, it seems traditional Easter fare of what shoppers are choosing to
Warmer weather is poised to fuel fashion, barbecue foods and DIY sales, according to Paul Martin, UK head of retail.
Bing Ads has released insights into online Easter shopping behaviour, revealing almost three quarters (69%) of searches will bemade by females as they lead the charge in planning family fun this Easter. Based on data from last year, Bing Ads
More people associate Easter with eating chocolate than anything else - with nearly three quarters likely to buy Easter Eggs and other chocolate novelties - according to new research. Findings from the latest Bridgethorne Shopper Index, from category and shopper management
Easter confectionery sales were up strongly this year, according to data just released by IRI, the retail and FMCG market intelligence company. The figures from IRI’s Retail Advantage solution, which measures sales across all of the major grocery multiples, show that UK retailers
Online salees of Non-Food products in the UK grew 12.3% in March versus a year earlier, when it had risen by 12.8% over the previous year, according to the latest BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor. This month’s growth is the best
As thousands of UK families enjoy Easter half term, over a third (36%) admit that their quality family time is likely to be invaded by work. A survey of 1,000 UK families by leading call answering service alldayPA, reveals that 12%
Green-fingered Brits will spend well in excess of £30m at garden centres in the run-up to Easter, according to Worldpay, with fire-pits replacing decking as the ‘must-have’ garden feature. Figures released today by Worldpay, the UK’s leading payments processing company,
Spar is launching a new Easter section on its spar.co.uk website, to show shoppers what’s in store and help families make the most of the occasion. The Easter pages include fun and creative ‘Easter Eggy’ recipes; how to make chocolate flavoured cocktails and
Shoppers didn’t fill Easter baskets in April, latest US Retail Benchmarks from Euclid Analytics reveals
Euclid, a leader of in-store retail analytics, today releases its monthly retail benchmarks report to analyse US shopper activity and behavior during the month of April. This month’s report measured data from tens of millions of domestic shopping sessions to
With Easter fast approaching, new research by leading e-commerce partner Webloyalty reveals an expected increase in retail spending over the Easter period. Researchers are predicting 3.2% growth in the overall Easter retail market this year, despite continuing consumer concerns about
The Co-operative Food is launching a raft of new products and offers for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and Easter. The retailer claims it is spoiling its shoppers on Valentine’s Day with a Truly Irresistible meal deal for two for only
Food and drink sales at the UK’s leading supermarkets stabilised in the final two weeks of April after a slow start to Q2 (due to Easter falling earlier in 2013 than in 2012), according to the latest retailer performance figures released
Retailers have received a double blow to early April spending from the usual post-Easter slowdown and from the unseasonably cold weather, according to spending data from Barclaycard. Combined, it found these created a 4.8% decrease in overall spending compared to
Despite a slow start to the Easter trading period and the cold weather, Easter falling early provided a welcome boost to March food and drink sales at the UK’s leading supermarkets, according to the latest retailer performance figures released by
The Co-operative Food claims it will be delighting customers this Easter with two Fairtrade Easter eggs and other tasty Easter treats. New for 2013 is The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Fairtrade Raspberry and Pecan Easter Egg (385g). This hand-decorated Fairtrade milk chocolate
An unseasonably warm March, coupled with Mother’s Day and Easter preparations, led to an improvement in sales growths at UK grocery retailers last month,according to the latest retailer performance figures released today by Nielsen. Headline value year-on-year growth at the UK’s grocery
Burger King is putting lamb on its menu for the first time with the launch of a Lamb Flatbread in its flame-grilled range this Easter. The launch will be supported by an integrated marketing campaign, based around the creative of
The Co-operative Food is stocking the Real Easter Egg for the second year running. The Real Easter Egg, made by the Meaningful Chocolate Company, is claimed to be the only Easter egg to explain the Christian understanding of Easter on
What On Earth is launching a range of Easter and springtime organic desserts through online organic store, Abel & Cole, from 8 March 2012. The award winning organic food company’s new range of Easter desserts will include both chocolate and non
The Co-operative Food is launching two new Truly Irresistible Fairtrade Easter Eggs: a hot cross bun-flavoured egg and a butterscotch variant. The two new premium eggs will be in store from 29 February 2012 and are made with 100% Fairtrade