Christmas

Superdrug reports strong Christmas trading over December

16th January 2024|Christmas, Company News, Latest News, Trends|

Total sales up 9.2 percent and Like-for-like (LFL) sales up 7.1 percent in the four weeks ending 30th December 2023 Double-digit sales growth of 10 percent across Own [...]

SLR deliver record sales at Springfields Outlet & Leisure with four consecutive weeks setting new records, and overall up 11 percent on 2022

21st December 2023|Christmas, Company News, Latest News, Trends|

Record sales results at the outlet as Springfields continues to be a hugely popular destination in the heart of England Week 50 saw record sales up £83.8K [...]

UK retailers set to make £1.37bn on Saturday 23rd December as shoppers stock up on last-minute items

20th December 2023|Christmas, Latest News|

UK retailers are expected to welcome 15 million consumers both online and in-store on Saturday 23rd December, with sales reaching £1.37bn 11.6 million consumers are set to [...]

Festive footfall continues to build as weekend shopper traffic rises +5 percent week-on-week, according to Sensormatic Solutions

19th December 2023|Christmas, Latest News, Trends|

Total retail saw a 5 percent week-on-week improvement in footfall this weekend (16th and 17th Dec 2023) as shopper numbers continue to build ahead of Christmas Christmas [...]

20.1 million consumers to shop today – the busiest day in the lead up to Christmas

18th December 2023|Christmas, Latest News, Trends|

20.1 million people to shop today, a rise of 17.5 percent YoY Consumers to spend £1.13bn in-store and online, down 9.6 percent YoY 12.4 million consumers to [...]

Antalis’ creative papers create “Magical Merriment” in Mount Street Printers’ Christmas window

15th December 2023|Christmas, Company News, Latest News|

Creative Power by Antalis is behind Mount Street Printers’ magical Christmas window installation for 2023. Titled “Magical Merriment”, the window display is a celebration of paper and [...]

Appetite for plastic free Advent Calendars grows among Brits

8th December 2023|Christmas, Latest News, Sustainability, Trends|

Between 2019 and 2022, the production of plastic free advent calendars jumped by over 200 percent as consumer appetite for alternative advent calendars continues to grow DS [...]

Nearly half of online shoppers are choosing preloved gifts this festive season

30th November 2023|Christmas, Company News, Latest News, Trends|

Pre-loved Christmas presents continue to surge in popularity with almost half (44 percent) of online shoppers turning to marketplaces for gifts this festive season, according to a [...]

Oxford Street Christmas lights are helping give the gift of play to children in hospital this Christmas

28th November 2023|Christmas, Company News, Latest News|

Switched on earlier this month to mark the start of the festive season, thousands of brilliant, white stars blanket the sky along London’s Oxford Street, bringing back [...]

The Crown Estate lights up London’s West End with delightful Christmas pigeons OOH spot

27th November 2023|Christmas, Company News, Latest News|

The Crown Estate has unveiled a multichannel animated Christmas campaign, introducing the ‘Christmas pigeons’ to highlight its London West End destinations as the most enjoyable places to [...]

Mountain Warehouse steps up store openings as sales climb to new peak

27th November 2023|Christmas, Company News, Latest News, New Stores|

New stores opening every week until Christmas, creating hundreds of jobs Up to 50 more planned next year, including first shops in Australia Record revenues as business bounces back into the black [...]

Over a quarter of younger shoppers capitalising on Black Friday for Christmas gifts, finds eBay Ads

23rd November 2023|Christmas, Company News, Latest News, Trends|

The latest research  from eBay Ads reveals that as consumers look for value for money this Christmas, certain cohorts are laser focused on using peak season sales to [...]

CitySprint recruiting couriers nationwide ahead of UK peak season rush

23rd November 2023|Christmas, Company News, Latest News|

New recruits will support CitySprint during the 2023 festive season as the business continues to see a surge in logistics demand Roles are available nationwide, with increased [...]

Lone Design Club and Landsec launch their third collaboration of the year to bring a Christmas gifting pop-up experience to One New Change

10th November 2023|Christmas, Company News, Latest News, New Stores|

Lone Design Club, the experiential retail platform, is thrilled to announce its third annual partnership with Landsec, a property company, to unveil a captivating Christmas pop-up store. [...]

Lounge to make city debut with pop-up at Liverpool ONE

8th November 2023|Christmas, Company News, Latest News, New Stores|

Grosvenor has announced that underwear brand, Lounge, is to launch a Christmas pop-up store in Liverpool ONE, marking its city debut. Set to open this December on South [...]

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