Saturday, December 4, 2021
Consumers have been warned to “think twice” before buying gift cards this Christmas thanks to a survey from Which?

Which? warns shoppers to ‘think twice’ about gift cards this Christmas

Consumers have been warned to “think twice” before buying gift cards this Christmas thanks to a survey from Which?
retail

26% retail workers considering quitting jobs due to stress

New research has found that retail employees are considering leaving their jobs because of excessive stress suffered during the last year.
BRC data October footfall retail park high street

“UK leading the way for footfall in October”

// The UK's footfall figures are the strongest among the major European economies //  A rise in consumer activity shows retail park footfall is almost...
footfall

UK footfall bounces back thanks to half-term

New research has found that footfall across the UK has bounced back in October despite the colder weather.
Food price inflation

Food inflation to accelerate towards Christmas, BRC says

New research has found that food price inflation accelerated in the first week of October compared to September.
Consumer confidence

Consumer confidence drops for third consecutive month

New research has found that consumer confidence in the UK has taken a turn for the worse after dropping four points to -17 this month.
footfall

Retail footfall improves in September

New research has shown that retail footfall continued to improve in September with the gap from the same month in 2019 narrowing to 17.4 per cent from 18.6 per cent in August.
shortages

Food shortages could last until Christmas, Boris Johnson warns

Retailers have been warned that food and fuel shortages could continue until Christmas as the government seeks to resolve the ongoing matter.
rent

Retailers struggling to pay rent, research says

New research has found that fewer retailers are paying their rent on time than at the height of the pandemic last year.
ONS

UK economy grows faster than expected, ONS says

New research has shown that the UK economy has grown faster than expected in the second quarter, thanks to a stronger performance from the healthcare sector.

Feature Resource

E-commerce payments after the pandemic

Ecommerce sales saw the equivalent of five years of growth in just 12 months last year. As retailers race to create seamless online shopping experiences, where...