There’s a new free paper here. It’s our 5th annual look back at Christmas, and shows: Read more
We’ve collected some data on car brand choice among UK consumers – available to download for free here. Read more
After the retail excesses of Black Friday and Cyber Monday…it’s Manic Monday – with recent improvements in online ordering and delivery, it is the day now forecast by some analysts to eclipse Black Friday and Cyber Monday retail sales in the run-up to Christmas. Read more
The first Saturday in December is Small Business Saturday UK.
Established in 2013, the UK movement seeks to celebrate and support small businesses – both traditional local ‘bricks & mortar’ retailers and also online equivalents. Read more
Launched in the US in 2012 and promoted by the Charities Aid Foundation in the UK from 2014, Giving Tuesday (December 1st 2015) encourages people and business to give money, time or voice to supporting a good cause. Read more
UK Black Friday is no longer a single day event – promotions spilled in to the days before and in to Cyber Monday, with some retailers calling it a Black Friday ‘week’ or ‘weekend’. Read more
Last week, the media reported that Black Friday (and then Cyber Monday) delivered a massive hike in consumer retail spending in the heady lead-up to Christmas. Read more