Tag: online shopping

Online Shopping Not Fazing Shopper’s Support of Town Centres

Uk high street takes biggest hit in April since 2008
Posted on 17 June, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy

Despite online shopping dominating the retail market, the majority of shoppers still favour town centres, new research has revealed. The survey of 2,000 UK shoppers, conducted by Bracknell Regeneration Partnership, 50:50 joint venture partnership... Read More

The Uncertain Future of High Street Retail

The uncertain future of high street retail
Posted on 18 January, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy, Industry News

The Uncertain Future of High Street Retail High Street stores have always been there when we need them. If you ever need a DVD, video game, greeting card or item of clothing, you could guarantee a successful acquisition when you visit a shop in your... Read More

Black Friday Will Spark Demand for More Catered Super-sized Warehouses

Black Friday will spark demand for more catered super-sized warehouses
Posted on 25 November, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy

With Black Friday set to cause a frenzy amongst shoppers and companies alike, a logistics expert at Colliers has said that the event will highlight a new need for super-sized warehouses. Head of EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) industrial and... Read More

Consumers prefer visiting Shops to Online Retail South African Survey reveals

Posted on 13 September, 2014 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

Despite an increase in use of digital devices in South Africa, most consumers appear to be using them to make choices before visiting bricks and mortar shops, according to the results of Broll Property Group's Retail Consumer Survey 2014. The results... Read More

Brighton Shopping Centre trials Store to Door Delivery Service

Posted on 11 April, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Uncategorised

Changes in consumer habits have meant that retailers need to be increasingly adept at picking up on new trends and technological advances in order to keep pace with a fast moving market. Consumers are now more pressed for time than ever before, so... Read More

Click and Collect set to Double in UK by 2017 says Survey

Posted on 10 April, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Internet shopping is doubtlessly one of the key drivers of the recent growth in the retail industry, with more consumers than ever before choosing to have everything from groceries to home ware items delivered straight to their doors or reserving items for... Read More

TNT Post to open Four New Delivery Units in London

Posted on 22 February, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

With internet shopping increasingly gaining in popularity, the postal service has become hugely important in the UK’s retail industry. In order to keep up with high levels of demand, a number of independent companies are being forced to expand rapidly in... Read More

The Rise and Rise of the Dark Supermarket

Posted on 20 February, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News

In many ways they are the perfect supermarket. There are no queues at the checkouts. There is no Muzak. And there are no customers. The only people you’ll see are “pickers” selecting groceries for on-line orders. These are Britain’s growing network... Read More

Morrisons finds Midlanders reluctant to Shop Online

Posted on 13 February, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

In the highly competitive supermarket race, Morrisons has for some time now lagged behind its main competitors and lost market share to even discount brands such as Aldi and Lidl. Industry experts believe that this is largely due to the chain falling behind... Read More

Going Underground -Tesco and Waitrose follow Asda in Tube Venture

Posted on 3 February, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

The rise of click and collect shopping has revolutionised the retail industry, with a growing number of grocery retailers in particular seeking new ways to aid their customers in juggling the weekly shop around their busy lifestyles. Recently, Asda trialled... Read More