Wednesday, March 20, 2019

DFS sales down due to expansion

Sales have decreased for the nine months ending 28 April 2012 for the upholstered furniture retailer DFS it was announced today. Total sales compared...

UK retail industry ‘still vulnerable to shocks’

Real estate firm, CollIiers has today provided an overview of the UK that despite recent boosts such as the Jubilee; the retail sector is...

Contactless payment deters 95% of consumers

Currently only five per cent of shoppers are utilising the contactless payment method due to concerns of their security being breached according to a...

Waitrose and Lidl take large share of pre-Jubilee sales

Despite a momentary period of jubilation for supermarkets over the Queen‘s celebration, Lidl and Waitrose report a strong share of inflation compared to the...

Shoppers seek genuine ‘value‘, says research

Supermarket giant Tesco is the retailer most associated with good overall value by UK consumers, according to research released today. Despite controversy over its...

Majestic Wine total sales rise 8.9%

UK wine specialist Majestic Wine saw total sales increase 8.9 per cent to £280.3 million, according to figures released today. Preliminary results for the...

Comment: The lipstick effect – why we still look gorgeous in a downturn

As I wander around London, it is difficult to believe we are experiencing the sort of gloomy economic crisis the papers suggest. Stylish Ladies...

Lidl to be next super brand

Budget supermarket Lidl is set to be the next ‘super brand‘ by 2015, according to research released today. Once voted the seventh most hated...

Lumley hails M&S ‘schwop‘ campaign a success

High street retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) has hailed its ‘schwopping‘ campaign a success today, with over half a million items exchanged in six...

Tesco signs deal to exit Japan

Supermarket giant Tesco has today announced a development in its plans to leave the Japanese market, confirming an agreement with retailer Aeon. This follows...

Feature Resource

Retailers Guide to Consumer Behaviour in Peak Season Trading

Poq's latest research sheds light on online consumer behaviour during the “Golden Quarter” in 2018. From acquiring users to nurturing them to be the...