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Tesco to start Click&Collect

Posted on 29 Aug 2014 in click and collect, News, Retail | 0 comments

Tesco has installed new collection lockers at its stores in Yiewsley and Orpington Extra. The lockers are aimed to reduce the wait time for customers to collect their orders and to make collection available anytime, not only when the customer service desk is open. Currently the lockers are for non grocery items and F+F clothing […]

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Online sales up in July

Posted on 27 Aug 2014 in Food, News, Online, Retail | 0 comments

Retail sales in July 2014 were 0.3% lower than July 2013 but total sales grew by 1.3% in the last year, according to the latest figures from the British Retail Consortium (BRC). Furniture sales recorded their highest growth since the start of 2014 but food sales over the last 3 months saw their biggest decline […]

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UK wine buying trend of 2013

Posted on 22 Aug 2014 in Shopper Marketing, Wine | 0 comments

This infographic highlights what happened in UK last year, concerning wine purchasing behavior. [Source: Vinexpo]

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Current alcohol trends: consumers want premium and unique

Posted on 07 Aug 2014 in News, Shopper Marketing, Wine | 0 comments

William Grant & Sons UK has announced the findings of its annual spirits and Champagne report, revealing current consumer trends in alcohol and seeing how this affects the way the industry should engage with its customers. Check out the whole article on Big Hospitality.

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Menu Trends 2014

Posted on 05 Aug 2014 in Food, News, Shopper Marketing | 0 comments

Chicken dishes and gluten-free labelling are on the rise, while healthy options and calorie information remain limited. And while 76 per cent of casual dining venues still use classic starter/main/dessert segmentation, the growing popularity of small plates is set to shake up menu trends this year. [Source: Bighospitality.co.uk]

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