Tag: consumers

DFS Releases Annual Trading Report

Posted on 24 October, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

This year has been tough for many in the UK. Both consumers and retailers have been hit by rising costs of commodities such as gas and electricity, along with a fluctuating rate of inflation and pay freezes lowering the average household’s disposable... Read More

Supermarkets-the Super Banks of the Future

Posted on 22 October, 2012 by MOVEHUT under Business News

According to a new study of UK customer loyalty in 2012, supermarkets could come out on top as customers’ bank of choice.   The research carried out by The Logic Group and Ipos revealed, that while banks top the list for customer loyalty,... Read More

UK Government Pledges Investment to Attract Chinese Tourists

Posted on 16 August, 2012 by Neil Bird under Economy

The government has pledged £8 million in a bid to treble the number of Chinese tourists to the UK over the coming three years.... Read More

Aussie Commercial Property Index Falls in June Quarter

Posted on 12 August, 2012 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

National Australia Bank's commercial property index reported a drop to minus 16 in the second quarter from minus 8 in the first quarter of 2012.... Read More

Are Tesco Commercial Properties Watching You?

Posted on 7 June, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Industry News

Few things are more annoying in life than visiting your local commercial property supermarket only to find that a specific item you need is “out of stock” or “discontinued”.... Read More

Commercial Properties Affected by Further Falls in Spending Power

Posted on 25 April, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy, Industry News

Lloyds TSB’s Spending Power Report has revealed that consumers’ spending power has deteriorated yet again, falling to the lowest level since February 2011.... Read More

Mary Portas Calls for Action to Inject Dynamism into High Street Commercial Property

Posted on 16 December, 2011 by Neil Bird under Business News, Economy, Industry News

The first thing Mary Portas discovered when she was asked to conduct an independent review of the decline of the UK high street was that several had already been published.... Read More