The UK has become a nation of digital shopkeepers during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Experian’s analysis of the changing shape of the business population.
Bricks-and-mortar retailers have barely seen a week pass by in the last few years without another bad news story hitting the headlines. Stagnant high streets, currency fluctuations, political uncertainty, stuttering consumer confidence, CVAs, disruptive competitors – you name it, retailers
Mobile, privacy and customer experience were top themes at Experian’s 2016 Global Fraud & ID Conference
Experian’s global fraud and Identity business, the leader in customer-centric identity and fraud solutions, attracted many of the leading security professionals from around the globe at Fusion Summit 2016, its annual client event.
University of Edinburgh Business School has announced a new partnership with Europe's leading specialist electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, Dixons Carphone. The educational tie-up will champion and develop the role of data science and analytics in business education.
UK businesses look set for their best ever spending boost from university students in the coming academic year, according to new figures revealed by Experian. Following a quiet summer, the return of the student population and their disposable income, will
Tyco Retail Solutions, the retail performance and security business of Tyco has acquired FootFall, a global retail intelligence leader, from Experian for £38.5m (US$6m) in cash. Headquartered in the UK, FootFall provides thousands of retailers and retail property owners with
A surge of interest in Black Friday saved monthly footfall during November, as retail traffic increased by +7.8% in the UK and +18.2% in Ireland, according to Experian. The sharp upturn in activity towards the end of the month led
December 23 is tipped to be the busiest shopping day with footfall predicted to be up 53% on the daily average, according to Experian. So called Panic Monday – 22 December – is when online shopping is predicted to fall away as consumers take to the
Boris Huard, managing director of Experian Data Quality, on the role that data has played in driving the adoption and reliance on ecommerce in the run-up to Christmas this year “This year Black Friday surpassed everyone’s expectations with British consumers spending an estimated £810m in
Consumer spend on Manic Monday – 8 December – hit an estimated £666m as a result of online deals to drive interest combined with consumer concerns about delivery dates, according to data from Experian and IMRG. Researchers also found online traffic on Manic Monday saw
Retail Times has rounded up the black Friday and cyber Monday predictions and expectations for retail sales on the days set to launch the Christmas shopping season Experian: online retailers should brace themselves for the busiest December on record, as UK
As millions of students get set to return to university, businesses across the UK will be gearing up to see how they can benefit and attract a potentially new set of customers. With an average estimated individual spend of over
Experian Footfall: UK retailers must keep their eye on the ball to score increased footfall during 2014 World Cup
With the World Cup in Brazil about to start, Experian FootFall, the retail intelligence company, is warning UK retailers to prepare for the impact of customer footfall, due to various kick off times in the tournament. This advice is based
Experian, the global information services company, has today announced online shopping predictions for this year’s festive period, anticipating 45 million hours to be spent shopping online over Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. So far December 2013 is already
Experian, the global information services company, has today revealed for the first time ever the second Monday of December (9 December 2013), coined “Middle Cyber Monday”, was the biggest online shopping day of the year, eclipsing Cyber Monday (2 December 2013), the previous record holder.
Experian, the global information services company, has today revealed the scale of online retail shopping this Cyber Monday (2 December 2013). Insight from Experian Hitwise, the online competitive intelligence tool, shows that Cyber Monday 2013 was the biggest and busiest day ever for online retailers in
Given the ongoing financial squeeze on many households, tolerance, convenience and security are now three critical issues of acute importance for retailers and e-commerce sites, claims Nick Mothershaw, director of identity and fraud at Experian The dilemma retailers face is
Consumer behaviour analyst Experian has released shopper footfall data for the week commencing 6 Feburary 2012. It reveals: Experian FootFall Retail Index – UK National Weekly: Change for week 06 (6–12 February 2012): +4.3% Change for week 06 year-on-year: -7.3%
Shopper activity during December 2011 increased by 3% compared to December 2010 driven by retailers’ promotions and heavy discounting, the Experian Footfall Index reveals. The positive growth was an expected result given the adverse weather conditions of snow throughout the
Consumer behaviour analyst Experian has released shopper footfall data for the week commencing 2 January 2012 and for the overall footfall in 2011 versus 2010 in the UK. It reveals: Experian FootFall Retail Index – UK National Weekly: Change for
New data from footfall analyst, Experian, shows shopper patterns in Europe chime with the current economic crisis in the euro zone. The findings for six key European markets are: UK Financial pressures have reduced the volume of customers on the
Experian’s UK National Retail FootFall Index for August shows an overall year-on-year fall in shopper visits of 3.2%. The disappointing performance was expected given the challenging start to the month for retailers when stores were looted and set alight,
Consumer behaviour analyst Experian has released shopper footfall data for the week commencing 8 August 2011 in the UK. It reveals: Experian Retail FootFall Index – UK National Weekly: Change for week 32 (8–14August 2011): -1.6% Change for week 32 year-on-year:
Retail footfall figures for July 2011 were down 2.2% compared with the same month last year, according to the Experian Retail Footfall Index. While figures rose 1.6% between June and July 2011, the increase falls some way short of
Consumer behaviour analyst Experian has released shopper footfall data for the week commencing 18 July 2011 in the UK. It reveals: Experian Retail FootFall Index – UK National Weekly: Change for week 29 (18–24 July 2011): +2.5% Change for week 29