Sunday, August 19, 2018
July retail sales

Retail sales cool amid heatwave

Retail sales growth cooled down last month as a surge in food and drink spending failed to offset a wider slowdown in spending

HMV and Game show “impressive” sales amid struggling market

HMV and Game have both boosted their physical entertainment market share despite the sector struggling overall.
July footfall

Heatwave burns July footfall on the high street

UK retailers suffered a major set back from the recent spate of hot weather, with footfall in July plunging 10.8 per cent.

High street sales drop for 6th month in a row

The World Cup and heatwave cost the high street sales in July, seeing like-for-like sales drop for the sixth month in a row.
online retail sales

Online retail sales smashes records

Shoppers have been spending more on average online than ever before, with half-year sales growing at the highest rate in 8yrs
July shop prices

Food inflation surges amid lowest overall deflation in 8 months

Overall shop prices decelerated at the lowest rate in eight months.
John Lewis brand health

John Lewis tops UK’s brand health ranking for the second year in a row

John Lewis has taken the top spot of YouGov's UK brand health rankings for the second year in a row.
July consumer confidence

July consumer confidence drops despite World Cup & Wimbledon sales boost

UK consumer confidence stubbornly remained sub-zero in July despite the positive vibes from the World Cup & Wimbledon.
Consumer confidence dives

Is late night shopping the high street’s new saviour?

New research from Visa has found that late-night shopping events are the most popular high street initiative among shoppers. Family and community-focused events and seasonal...

BRC sees “reinvention” in retail employment

The British Retail Consortium has said that there is a seismic shift in retail employment underway after releasing its Retail Employment Monitor today. Examining the...

Feature Resource

The retail CMO’s guide to Christmas 2018

Things are tough in retail right now. Administrations, Amazon, CX, AI, a weak pound...it's a lot. But we’re here to spread some Christmas cheer. The retail...