Tag: research digest

Credit cards
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Almost half of shoppers still face card surcharges as deadline looms

With only days until the UK ban on levying surcharges on shoppers who pay by credit card, some...

Paying by contactless card
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Shoppers keen to set their own contactless card limit

Nearly half (48%) of shoppers would like to customise their contactless card transaction limit, or would like to...

Smartphone
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Smartphone ‘most life-changing tech’ of past 25 years

The launch of the smartphone and wider “connectivity” are seen as the most significant technology breakthroughs during the...

Deep discounting sign
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Deep discounting ‘attracts cherry-pickers who don’t buy again’

Retailers’ deep discounting strategies to acquire new customers can prove a costly mistake, according to fresh research. Customers...

online grocery store
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Online grocery threat set to escalate

New research from IGD suggests that online grocery is set to be the fastest-growing segment of all UK...

shoplifting
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Shops ‘losing £800m a year to shoplifting’

Data collated on behalf of security firm Checkpoint Systems from a survey of English and Welsh police forces...

Organic produce
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Organic sales to hit £2.2bn this year

The organic market continues to grow, up 6.3% in the 52 weeks to August 13 (Kantar Worldpanel), and...

no sugar waffles
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Netmums report reveals parents struggle to find low/no sugar lines in-store

Research by parenting website Netmums and Sugarwise has revealed that 80% of parents regularly search for low/no sugar...

iris scan
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Shoppers give thumbs-up to in-store biometrics

Local retailers will face growing consumer pressure to deploy new technology that breaks down barriers between physical and...

Cheese slices
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Food-to-go ‘to hit £23.5bn by 2022’

The latest IGD research predicts that food-to-go will continue to be the key driver in retail sales growth...