Shopper behaviour is changing at an unprecedented rate due to the immense level of disruption to the retail landscape. Watch the webinar playback where Sue Temple, Dolly Jitani and Simon Christofi explore shopper trends in more than 60 markets.
With consumer disloyalty on the rise and growth and ROI on everyone’s minds, it’s increasingly important to make sure that every move you make as a retailer or manufacturer counts.
Over the past 10 years, hard discounters have become more experimental retailers, trying out new growth tactics and appealing to a wider buying public.
Total supermarket sales have started to recover, rising by +1% in the last four weeks, following a disappointing spring and early summer performance in which sales declined, falling to -0.5% in July.
Total grocery sales fell by -0.5% in the last four weeks, despite the start of warm summer weather at the end of June and the sporting season in the UK. Shoppers also spent less per visit compared with the same period last year.
Growth in the grocery sector continues to slow, as industry sales increased by just +0.4% in the last four weeks, costing UK supermarkets over £120m in missed sales.
Consumer spending in the grocery sector continues to slow, with sales declining to -1.6% in the most recent four weeks, in the context of the 2018 bumper spring, this spring has been tougher for supermarkets.
Supermarket shoppers in Ireland spent €34.6m on alcohol in the week leading to Easter, a 5.3% increase in sales compared to last year, reveals Nielsen data released today.
Following a slow start to the year, consumer spending in the grocery sector increased in April by +5.9% for the four weeks to 20th April, the highest level since the late Easter in 2014 and the summer heatwave of 2013, according to data released today by Nielsen.
Consumer spending in the grocery sector has continued to slow for the third consecutive month, with sales up +1.2% in the last four weeks, below the CPI rate of +1.9%, and compared to +2.5% this time last month.