The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect across Europe in May 2018 and will apply to the UK despite Brexit. As this is a ‘regulation’ rather than a ‘directive’ it is binding and effectively forms part of UK law as soon as it comes into force. GDPR will apply to every organisation in […]
In the final few trading days before Christmas, thousands of UK retailers continue to desperately slash prices in a bid to attract last minute shoppers through their doors, in the hope of turning around their fortunes ahead of the upcoming Quarterly Rent Day after yet another year of challenging festive trading for the sector.
Retail sales growth accelerated in the year to December, with volumes rising at the fastest pace since September 2015, according to the CBI’s latest monthly Distributive Trades Survey.
Nearly half of retail small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) (48%) are expecting to grow in the next year, but difficulty in adapting to new technologies is damaging their growth potential.
The rise of e-commerce over the past decade has changed the face of retail, with the added choice making it harder for retailers to keep customers loyal. With our research revealing that 55% of consumers often get bored of using the same shops and brands, it’s hardly surprising that they are flitting between retailers and […]
The growth in British retail sales slowed in November as shoppers held off spending until the Black Friday flash sales at the end of the month, according to new figures.
Shoppers trust retailers more if they can see modern technology being used in store compared to those you seem behind the times from a technology point of view, according to new research.
A growing number of British brand owners and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are seeking expert support to break into the French retail space, regardless of Brexit, according to new research.
Over half (59%) of retailers in the UK are still failing to personalise online content for customers across more than one channel, according to personalisation platform, Monetate.
Those of you with kids will know the mixed emotions associated with their children having recently gone back to school. We asked our customers how they felt about it – and they were overwhelming happy about it, almost 75% in fact, yet the majority worried about the cost. With good reason too, as they […]