Economic growth and rapid urbanisation are swiftly expanding the number of people in the affluent global middle classes. New research from Collinson Group reveals distinct motivations and attitudes amongst this group which go beyond traditional demographic and geographical boundaries.
Today’s affluent consumers place a higher priority on family, altruism and enriching experiences (69%) ahead of luxury products and short-term satisfaction. [more…]
Lingerie as a category is booming and Victoria's Secret is leading the way by tapping into the trends shaping the shopping habits of today's female consumers, says Louise Flett, co-founder of strategy and research unit Inkling London. [more…]
The latest BCSC/ LDC vacancy monitor has found the number of shops in UK shopping centres trading as ‘multiples’ has increased in the last year, with the data showing a rise of 1.3 per cent in the number of ‘multiples’ and a corresponding 1.3 per cent drop in the number of independent shops.
Only 16 per cent of Millennials said that searching social media for good or bad reviews of products was an important factor in influencing the purchase of insurance.
Price (70 per cent) was confirmed as the top reason for selecting particular insurance brands
In UK, online sales through price comparison websites drove about 10% of all ecommerce retail sales, according to recent statistics.