October retail sales

October retail sales slow to six-month low

Retail sales growth slowed to a six-month low in October as retailers experienced a pre-Christmas lull.

UK grocers accused of selling 59bn single use plastic items a year

The top seven major food retailers in the UK are responsible for selling 59 billion pieces of plastic every year, according to new research...
October inflation

Inflation steady as food & clothing prices drop

Overall inflation in the UK remained steady in Oct as a drop in food and clothing prices helped offset higher petrol, utilities.

New Bond Street crowned Europe’s most expensive high street for rent

New Bond Street fought off competition from Paris’ Avenue des Champs Elysees and Milan’s Via Montenapoleone to be named the most expensive shopping street...
small retailers mobile

UK mobile commerce market set to nearly double in by 2022

Mobile commerce is set to overtake desktop sales globally by 2023 while the UK’s market is expected to nearly double.
CVA landlords

85,000 retail jobs lost this year

85,000 retail jobs have been lost across Britain’s high streets in the first nine months of the year.
October footfall

Footfall dips 2% as consumers hold out for Black Friday & Christmas

UK retail endured its 11th month of footfall decline as consumers held out for the Black Friday and Christmas sales.
Online sales tax

Online shoppers to spend almost £300 at Christmas

British shoppers are set to spend almost £300 purchasing goods online at Christmas, according to recent research.

Cost of consumer disloyalty rises to £147.2bn

The total cost of consumer defection in the UK’s retail industry has risen to £147.2 billion this year.
Waitrose food drink report

Wellbeing & environment influence food shopping trends more than ever: Waitrose

The environment and wellbeing of individuals and their families is reshaping the way Britons do their grocery shopping.

Feature Resource

The New Age of Consumer Behaviour in Retail 2019 Report

Is retail experiencing a moment of transformation or chaos? The answer to this question depends on who is framing it. Too long has our...