Inside Business

Aldi store
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Discounters now ‘the mainstream’ as loyalty to brands falls

A shopper survey has found that loyalty to food and grocery brands is tumbling as they are “less...

creepy or cool? facial recognition technology
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‘Creepy or cool’ tech survey reveals shopper concerns

RichRelevance, an expert in ‘experience personalisation’, has published its fourth ‘Creepy or Cool’ survey asking consumers to rate...

Credit cards
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37% of people think Scotland will be cashless within 10 years

Online research from credit information provider Equifax has revealed 37% of people living in Scotland believe the UK...

Tom Hall
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Can data help convenience win back the hearts and minds of customers?

by Thomas Hall, Analytics Programme Director, IRI The convenience channel has transformed itself in recent years. We’ve seen...

Customer loyalty graphic
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Send irrelevant information to your shoppers at your peril

As more and more retailers employ active multi-channel customer engagement strategies in a bid to foster loyalty, the...

smiling face
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Tough times for retailers means customer service is back in fashion

A new survey from management system provider Signavio has found that customer satisfaction levels have risen across all...

SWA Conference
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Bridging the gap

The recent SWA Conference in Crieff saw retailers, wholesalers and suppliers come together to work on ‘bridging the...

mortar boards
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Scotland offers ‘highest graduate salaries’

With hundreds of thousands of students graduating this year and retailers always on the lookout for talented management...

Pick 'n mix sweets
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Scotland’s toddlers eating ‘a million sweets a week’

Food Standards Scotland has responded to analysis undertaken by Cancer Research UK which shows Scotland’s toddlers are eating...

Vacany rate increases: shop to let sign
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Vacancy rate rises across the retail board

The latest bi-annual Retail and Leisure Trends Report from the Local Data Company has shown that all retail...