Category: Retail

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2020 Vision : 12 insights for Christmas

FOOD: ‘HANGRY’ KIDS On average there are 12 hours between a teenager’s first and last meal eaten at home.  One in five teenagers, aged 12-14, eat their dinner after 7pm, 46% of them having eaten their breakfast and left home for school before 8am.  There’s a 10-hour-gap for younger children too.  Kids fill up with…
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It’s never too late for back up

It’s not too late to boost your pitch to the trade with some real-time insights to increase confidence, distribution and forecasts ready for the next peak season.

Why did Mothercare UK fail?

Whilst internet competition was partly responsible for Mothercare UK’s misfortunes, few retailers will succeed if they manage their customer proposition in silos, each retail channel dealt with within a bubble.

Sharing the cost of R&D

Know your shoppers as well as you know your consumers.
Licensors look to licensees to provide reliably sourced and evidenced insight to support their ideas.

Waitrose drops the plastic

As grocery multiples trial models to reduce plastic in this future landscape plastic-laden packaged goods could become the eyesore at retail.

Plastic Free Toy Packaging

How can we reconcile the need to reduce their environmental impact with the compulsion to grow sales?  It’s a dilemma which no industry can shy away from.