Consumer spending still being squeezed as christmas approaches

Consumer spending still being squeezed as christmas approaches

Commenting on the ONS Labour Market data published today, Rachel Lund, Head of Retail Insight & Analytics from the BRC said: “While there are signs that the rate of job creation is now slowing, with total numbers employed falling in Q3 from Q2, the unemployment rate held at a record low of 4.3 per cent. […]

Amazon Introduces a New Way for Teens to Shop on Their Own While Parents Stay in the Know

Amazon Introduces a New Way for Teens to Shop on Their Own While Parents Stay in the Know

Amazon introduced a convenient way for teens 13 through 17 years old to shop on Amazon with their own login. For the first time, teens can independently use the Amazon App, allowing them to shop or stream content while still keeping their parents informed. Parents can approve all orders or set pre-approved spending limits per […]

One in five Brits shops with independent retailers, study reveals

One in five Brits shops with independent retailers, study reveals

One in five Brits shop with independent retailers more than they did one year prior, ascending to very nearly one in three (30%) for the 18 to 24-year-old bunch, new research shows. The study, led by The Leadership Factor for myHermes, surveyed 2,000 grown-ups from over the UK to understand shopping propensities and demeanors towards […]

Shoppers saved £1.5 billion; thanks to supermarket price wars

Shoppers saved £1.5 billion; thanks to supermarket price wars

The grocery store price wars might not end any sooner, but it brings along good news for the shoppers. The market rivalry has been one of the major reasons for the constantly falling supermarket prices for over 12 months. According to analysts Kantar Worldpanel, shoppers have saved around £1.5 billion in their supermarket bills, thanks […]

Moody Monday, the worst shopping day of the season

Moody Monday, the worst shopping day of the season

The 28th of December is turning out to be the most awful day of the festive period, as indicated by a new study report. “Moody Monday”, as it is being named, is the day families are well on the way to contend over the holiday period. It is likewise the day that more than 33% […]

Christmas Day breaks online shopping record as spending takes off to £728m

Christmas Day breaks online shopping record as spending takes off to £728m

On Boxing Day it is relied upon to be the high road’s swing to be inundated, with a tremendous £856m anticipated to be spent. Record numbers were estimated to spend a considerable proportion of their Christmas Day shopping online, spending an expected £728m, almost 11 percent more than the previous year’s figure of £658m, as indicated […]

£1.8bn expected to be spent tomorrow, the last Saturday before Christmas shopping

£1.8bn expected to be spent tomorrow, the last Saturday before Christmas shopping

Frenzy Saturday expects to see £1.8bn spent on last Saturday for Christmas shopping. Stores are preparing themselves for a surge on the last big shopping day before Christmas with a new round of price cuts of up to 80% to support spending. More than 12 million deal seekers will be hitting the high road on […]

Supermarkets have plenty to play for as a third remain undecided where to do their Christmas food shopping

Supermarkets have plenty to play for as a third remain undecided where to do their Christmas food shopping

Supermarkets have plenty to play for as a third remain undecided where to do their Christmas food shopping New research suggests the retail multiples have a lot to play for in the run up to Christmas with a third of shoppers saying they remain undecided as to where they will do their main Christmas food […]