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What does 2016 hold for the retail industry? 14th January 2016 From

What does 2016 hold for the retail industry?

Consumers remain the driving force for retail, continuing to demand more choice, quality and transparency. How can retailers respond to these demands and give themselves a strong chance for success in 2016 and beyond?

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The Age of the Discounter – Part 1: challenges 12th August 2014 From

The Age of the Discounter – Part 1: challenges

For a long time, the UK’s supermarket has held to an established pattern: the “Big Four” holding the majority of the market, alongside the high-end retailers such as Waitrose and M&S and smaller operators such as Iceland and Budgens. Yet recently discount stores such as Aldi and Lidl have seen a huge surge in popularity. In this two-part blog, we’ll examine the possible reasons behind this rise and what it means for the industry as a whole.

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Regaining the Trust of the Savvy Shopper – Consumer Research Part 1 4th June 2014 From

Regaining the Trust of the Savvy Shopper – Consumer Research Part 1

Recent Government figures showed that UK households spent £112bn on food and drink in 2013. You would expect any loss of consumer trust that threatens this expenditure, such as the horsemeat crisis, to result in immediate action to regain that trust. However, independent research shows that 63% of consumers still say their trust has been damaged in the wake of food scares such as the horsemeat crisis; meaning any action still isn’t reaching the majority of the population. The old adage still rings true: trust is a hard thing to gain, and a very easy thing to lose. The onus is now on the food industry to regain this trust or miss out on the custom of increasingly savvy shoppers, who are more aware than ever of just what goes into their food.

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