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2023 Women’s World Cup Semi Final hospitality sales set to peak at £32m as fans flock to local pubs

15th August 2023|Latest News, Trends|

2 million consumers plan to tune in to the games from hospitality venues, boosting sales by £32m – the highest of all stages throughout the competition  Hospitality [...]

2023 Women’s World Cup Quarter Finals’ retail and hospitality spending set to reach £145m

11th August 2023|Latest News, Trends|

Retailers are expected to earn £116.3m in sales as consumers stock up for the Quarter Finals 1.9m consumers are set to visit hospitality venues, boosting sales by [...]

Live entertainment, holiday bookings and summer socialising boost hospitality and leisure sector in July

8th August 2023|Latest News, Trends|

Supermarkets saw less growth in July as the rate of food price inflation slowed and Brits continue to look for ways to reduce the cost of the [...]

Working patterns cause footfall to double on Tuesdays in popular London shopping locations compared to 2022

8th August 2023|Latest News, Trends|

Place Informatics, a provider of footfall and location visitor behaviour data, has seen a surprising new trend across popular London shopping destinations as changing working patterns are [...]

Fortnight of tennis gives 23 percent uplift in visits to shopping district

28th July 2023|Company News, Latest News, Trends|

Visits to Wimbledon Village saw a 23 percent net uplift during the two weeks of the Wimbledon tennis tournament, while the town centre experienced an equivalent uplift [...]

Retail and hospitality sectors set to make £17.3 million as The Lionesses Take on Denmark this Friday

27th July 2023|Company News, Latest News, Trends|

Retailers set to make £15.2m as 1.5m fans tune into England’s second group stage game from home Retailers expected to make £11.3m from food and drink sales [...]

Supermarket sales slow as Brits readjust spend ahead of summer holidays

25th July 2023|Company News, Latest News, Trends|

Total Till growth slowed in July following the unusually high growths in June, brought on by the heatwaves and peak inflation Discounts and promotions account for 22.5 [...]

Hottest June on record gives stronger than expected uplift in retail sales

21st July 2023|Company News, Latest News, Trends|

The latest ONS figures show retail sales volumes have increased by 0.7 percent in June 2023, driven by a rise in department stores (up 1.9 percent), household [...]

Women’s World Cup set to inject £579m into retail and hospitality sectors

17th July 2023|Company News, Latest News, Trends|

Retailers set to see £464m boost as consumers stock up ahead of the game  Hospitality venues expected to see £115m worth of sales from 4.9m pub goers  [...]

Personalised digital engagement key to driving luxury purchases for 89 percent of UK shoppers

12th July 2023|Company News, Latest News, Trends|

Amid economic uncertainty in the market, consumers’ luxury habits appear largely unaffected 89 percent of consumers expect to maintain or increase their online luxury purchases this year [...]

June’s warm weather boosted spending on clothing, pubs and outdoor retailers, yet restaurants continued to struggle as Brits cut back on dining out

11th July 2023|Company News, Latest News, Trends|

Spending on clothing saw its highest growth in almost a year, as shoppers snapped up new summer outfits Restaurants fell at their sharpest rate since January, yet [...]

Consumers driven online to save money on health and beauty as cost-of-living crisis bites

5th July 2023|Company News, Latest News, Trends|

Consumers are now increasingly shopping online to find cheaper health and beauty products as the ongoing cost-of-living crisis drives shoppers away from preferred brands. The survey of [...]

Boohoo taps global icon, Barbie® to launch limited edition collection

3rd July 2023|Company News, Latest News, Trends|

Boohoo, global e-tailer has announced that they have teamed up with global icon Barbie®  to launch a limited edition capsule collection that is equal parts feminine and [...]

Younger Brits leading rise in second-hand electronics sales, finds eBay Ads

3rd July 2023|Company News, Latest News, Trends|

New insights from eBay Ads show that while Black Friday is still important for electronics sales, interest in second-hand and refurbished tech is surging across the year, [...]

Supermarket sales heat up for ice-cream, soft drinks and treats as British shoppers embrace sunny days

28th June 2023|Company News, Latest News, Trends|

Brits spend £1.1bn more on groceries in-store than this time last year, as online grocery sales slow. Convenience stores benefit with 11.3 percent growth in the last [...]

The store is now the most impulsive shopping channel for 54 percent of UK consumers, ADvendio’s research shows

27th June 2023|Company News, Latest News, Trends|

The store is now the channel where consumers are most likely to make impulse purchases, according to the latest research from ADvendio, the omnichannel advertising solution provider. Original [...]

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