Tag: research digest

donkey
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69% of employees ‘can do their boss’s job better’

Managers should seriously consider giving their employees the reins for a day to test new research that indicates...

Heinz Beanz
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Brits ‘stockpile £4bn’ in preparation for no-deal Brexit

Brexit uncertainty resulted in British retail sales flatlining in August, as shoppers cut back on non-essential products. Yet...

Brexit: unzipping Britain from EU
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Quarter of retailers worried about post-Brexit food shortages, says HIM

Just over a quarter (27%) of independent and symbol retailers are concerned about food shortages when the UK...

Spar Havannah St
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Convenience market set for ‘£6.9bn growth in next five years’

Despite the turmoil of Brexit and a raft of other challenges, new forecasts from IGD reveal that the...

Blonnie Walsh
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Impulse sales falling as younger shoppers look elsewhere

Impulse purchases are declining in the convenience channel as younger shoppers turn to other channels for their food...

empty shelves
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Shoppers braced for post-Brexit food shortages, says HIM

Almost two-thirds (61%) of shoppers expect there to be food shortages as a result of Brexit. That’s according...

Shoppers
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CBI: Retail sales fall for longest period since 2011

The latest CBI monthly survey shows that sales fell for the third consecutive month, the longest period of...

woman vaping
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Human lung tissue ‘unimpacted by vapour’

Despite delivering more nicotine than cigarette smoke, scientists from blu owner Imperial Brands conclude that vapour didn’t trigger...

Shoppers
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Scottish high street retail jobs ‘fell by 8.6%’ in five years

A new report from the Office of National Statistics has shown that retail jobs on Scotland’s high streets...

Credit cards
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Debit cards remain UK’s preferred in-store payment method

New analysis of the billions of payments processed by Worldpay has revealed that debit cards remain the UK’s...