Saturday, February 22, 2020

Comment: Loyalty that pays

In an increasingly competitive market place and unstable economic climate, securing loyal custom is of course critical for success. Recent research from Avios, one...

Retailers no more trusted than banks

A startling majority of consumers don‘t trust retailers any more than banks to handle their personal finances, new research released today reveals. According to...

Responsible shopping on rise despite downturn

UK shoppers are seeking responsible and ethically sourced products despite the squeeze on finances, new data released today reveals. Shopper research agency Shoppercentric found...

Amazon considering Asos bid

Pure play e-tailer Amazon is considering a bid on fashion e-tailer Asos, according to reports, with the former seeking to strengthen its position in...

Consumer sentiment strongest in a year

Consumer sentiment in the UK is at its strongest level in a year, according to data released today. Business advisory firm Deloitte‘s Consumer Tracker...

Disposable income continues to rise

UK families‘ disposable incomes rose for the fourth consecutive month in September as well as recording the largest rise in nearly three years, according...

Sainsbury’s in supplier Hall of Shame

Supermarket chain Sainsbury‘s has today been criticised over its move to more than double payment times to all of its non-food suppliers. Last month,...

Mothercare LFLs up amid turnaround

Parent & child products retailer Mothercare has seen like-for-like (LFL) sales creep up 0.3 per cent in its second quarter though total sales plummeted...

M&S under fire for “real women” campaign

High street stalwart Marks and Spencer (M&S) has come under fire for using “real women” in a new advertising campaign, with critics taking to...

Q&A: Head of Retail at Quintain Phil Cottingham

Phil Cottingham operates as Head of Retail at Quintain and is leading the development of the London Designer Outlet (LDO) in Wembley. He spoke...

Feature Resource

Is your business prepared as fraudsters focus on loyalty programmes?

Is your business prepared as fraudsters focus on Loyalty  Programmes? Great news as Forter launches its Loyalty Programme Protection solution to protect  programmes from fraud...