Saturday, October 31, 2020

Asda ‘sexist’ Christmas ad cleared

Supermarket Asda has been cleared by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over its controversial Christmas advert which was deemed “sexist” by complainants, it has...

Mothercare Australia enters administration

Parent & child products retailer Mothercare‘s Australian business has entered administration, it has been announced today. Following what the group called “the deterioration of...

ACS urges review of “ill-conceived” alcohol plan

Government proposals to encourage local authorities to restrict new off licences should be scrapped as they undermine small business investment and job creation, experts...

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...

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...

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...

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Get Ready for the Seasonal Surge

How Smartphone Scanning can help Deal with Seasonal Surges in Demand Whether it’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday or the Holiday Season, Covid-19 restrictions are set...