Friday, January 21, 2022
Consumer confidence

Consumer confidence drops amid rising prices and stock shortages

New research has shown that rising prices and shop shortages have knocked consumer confidence back to levels previously seen when the economy was emerging from lockdown.
jobs

Jobs market recovery remains below pre-pandemic levels, ONS warns

New research has shown that employers have added a record 241,000 staff to their payrolls in August, taking the total number of payroll employees to 29.1 million.
store closures

50 shops a day closed in first half of 2021

New research has found that 50 shops a day closed in first half of 2021, with fashion retailers being the worst affected.
New West End Company

London’s West End footfall improves as Brits return to offices

New research has found that footfall in London's West End has risen by 12 per cent between the first and last weeks in August.
Food shortages

Over half of Brits experiencing food shortages

New research has found that over half of Brits have experienced food shortages in their local supermarkets or shops over the past few weeks.
shop prices

Shop prices rise following HGV driver shortages and Brexit red tape

New research has shown that UK shop prices have risen last month by 0.4 per cent, with non-food items rising 0.6 per cent.
83% of UK department stores lost in 5 years

83% of UK department stores lost in 5 years

New research has shown that more than 80 per cent of department stores in the UK have been lost in the five years since the collapse of BHS.
Retail sales

Retail sales grow at sharpest pace in 7 years

New research has found that retail sales rose in August at the sharpest pace in nearly seven years as consumer spending drove economic recovery.
UK consumers are keen to buy more vegan-verified fashion when buying new clothes, a study from the Vegan Society has shown.

Brits want more vegan fashion, new study reveals

UK consumers are keen to buy more vegan-verified fashion when buying new clothes, a study from the Vegan Society has shown.
GfK

Consumer confidence drops as Brits save more and spend less

Consumer confidence in the UK edged down in August but remained at pre-pandemic levels as households lost some confidence in the economy.

Feature Resource

The State of Digital Marketing

Mapp is running a 5-min survey to assess how companies in the UK have reshaped their marketing strategies during 2021 and their priorities for 2022. Why should...