Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Consumer Confidence

Consumer confidence drops amid personal finance concerns

Consumer confidence has dropped by three points in June, indicating a concern across personal finances, according to the GfK...
June retail sales

June retail sales mark biggest slump since 2009 financial crisis

The British retail industry has endured fastest slowdown in monthly consumer spending since the 2009 financial crisis.
grocery sector

UK cold weather costs grocers £120m in missed sales

The grocery market has continued to slow thanks to the UK's cold weather, as sales saw an uptick of a mere 0.4 per cent in the..

Charged: Amazon to overtake Sainsbury’s as UK’s biggest cooking & baking retailer

Amazon is set to become the largest seller of cooking and baking goods this year, overtaking rivals for the first time.
ONS

UK retail sales suffer slow growth rate due to cold weather

Retail sales in the UK have been affected by the unseasonably cold weather. 
retail insolvencies

20,000 shops have ‘disappeared’ from the high street since 2010

More than 20,000 shops have ‘disappeared’ from the high streets and communities they once served, according to Government data an
Aldi cheapest grocer

Aldi crowned UK’s cheapest grocer for weekly shopping

Aldi has been recognised as the cheapest grocer for weekly shopping, according to a poll based on value for money.

CVAs result in 1000 store closures

New research has revealed the controversial CVA tactic currently favoured by retailers has led to the closure of almost a...
boardroom

69% of UK’s retail board members white & male, new research finds

New research has found that retail boardrooms consist mostly of white males and executives should start diversifying their...
May footfall

Signs of improvement in high street footfall emerge in May

Store visits over the May Day bank holiday grew, allowing footfall figures for the month to show signs of improvement.

Feature Resource

9 Tips for Getting your Retail Display Strategy Right

We are witnessing the digitisation of the entire retail ecosystem. While many have long debated whether online or offline will ‘win’ the retail battle,...