Tuesday, October 20, 2020

M&S’ Chinese stores miss targets by 30%

High street retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S)‘ Chinese operations are missing sales targets by 30 per cent despite identifying the country as a key...

Confidence falls following GDP decline

Over half of UK consumers expect the economy to weaken in the next six months after the Office for National Statistics (ONS) announced that...

Prudence tops shopper strategy list

Prudence is the most popular tactic among cash-strapped consumers as they battle with restricted household budgets as the recession continues, new data released today...

Co-op launches Christmas savings protection trust

Mutual retail & services business The Co-operative Group is the first retailer to offer a trust protecting customers using its Christmas savings scheme, it...

Disposable income sentiment rises

UK consumers‘ sentiment about their level of disposable income rose six points in the last year to -33 per cent, according to new data...

Waitrose suspends burger sales as Tesco apologises

The horsemeat scandal continues to affect Britain‘s top grocers after both Tesco and Waitrose were found to be selling potentially contaminated burgers, it has...

UK disposable incomes flat in December

UK families‘ disposable income remained flat in December 2012 after six consecutive months of increases, data released today has shown. According to the latest...

UK retail sales beat expectations, says CBI

UK retail sales increased above expectations, data released today reveals, though the pace of sales growth slowed in the year to January. According to...

Greggs appoints new CEO

High street bakery retailer Greggs has today announced the appointment of ex-Punch Taverns CEO Roger Whiteside. Taking up his role from February 4th 2013,...

Cath Kidston’s CEO Kenny Wilson

In an increasingly competitive and fast evolving retail climate, rising sales and ambitious UK and international expansion plans are to be applauded. Fashion and...

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Why Findability Is The Key To 5X Conversions

Site visitors who search are 2X more likely to convert. Yet, nearly 30% of visitors are frustrated with irrelevant product results. In contrast, the...