Archive: British Retail Consortium

Thumbnail-Photo: Continued price cuts cheer cash conscious consumers...
11.09.2014   #consulting

Continued price cuts cheer cash conscious consumers

BRC Nielsen Shop Price Index August 2014

Overall shop prices reported deflation for the sixteenth consecutive month, decelerating to 1.6% in August from 1.9% in July. The deceleration in the overall SPI figure has broken the four month declining trend. Food inflation remained at 0.3% in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: August sales growth best since January
09.09.2014   #consulting

August sales growth best since January

BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor August 2014

UK retail sales were up 1.3% on a like-for-like basis from August 2013, when they had increased 1.8% on the preceding year. On a total basis, sales were up 2.7%, against a 3.6% rise in August 2013. This is the best performance since January, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Shop prices fell at fastest rate for more than six years in June...
05.07.2013   #consulting

Shop prices fell at fastest rate for more than six years in June

Figures released by the British Retail Consortium and Nielsen have shown that overall shop prices fell at their fastest rate for more than six years in June, Shop prices dropped by 0.2% in June on the same month last year, marking the second ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail searches on tablets up 198%
22.04.2013   #mobile shopping

Retail searches on tablets up 198%

During the January Sales, total retail search volumes were at their highest

The BRC-Google online retail monitor for this year's first quarter showed total retail search volumes grew 16% overall compared with the same quarter a year earlier. In the first quarter, search volumes on tablet devices outpaced those on ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Unseasonable weather hindered fashion sales
12.04.2013   #consulting

Unseasonable weather hindered fashion sales

'Snow and the prolonged cold were not ideal but not a disaster', says the BRC

UK retail sales values were up 1.9% on a like-for-like basis from March 2012, when they had risen 1.3% on the preceding year. On a total basis, sales were up 3.7%, against a 3.6% rise in March 2012.Growth was inflated by the timing of Easter, ...

06.08.2012   #data warehouse management

RC-NIELSEN SHOP PRICE INDEX JULY 2012:

FOOD INFLATION - TWO YEAR LOW

Overall shop price inflation slowed to 1.0% in July from 1.1% in June. Food inflation fell to 3.1% in July from 3.5% in June. Deflation in non-food was unchanged at 0.3% in July. Stephen Robertson, British Retail Consortium Director General, ...

22.06.2012   #services (sales promotion, PoS marketing) #marketing planing

Convenience stores welcome government report on shopping parades

A new government report on shopping parades has been welcomed by the trade association representing convenience stores.

The Parades to be Proud Of: Strategies to Support Local Shops report, launched by Communities Secretary Eric Pickles MP, aims to make parades of local shops safer, to restore community pride in parades, and to make parades important in their ...

03.11.2011   #online trading #mobile shopping

BRC-GOOGLE ONLINE RETAIL MONITOR Q3 2011

1 IN 10 RETAIL SEARCHES ON MOBILE

Total retail search volumes grew at their fast rate this year increasing by 35% in the third quarter compared with the same quarter a year earlier. The increase was driven by a rise in mobile search volumes of 168% year-on-year. The growth of retail ...

13.09.2011   #data warehouse management

BRC-KPMG RETAIL SALES MONITOR AUGUST 2011: AUGUST RETAIL SALES SHOW SECTOR DIVIDE

UK retail sales values were 0.6% lower on a like-for-like basis from August 2010, when sales had risen 1.0%. On a total basis, sales were up 1.5%, against a 2.8% increase in August 2010. Food sales growth was similar to that in July. Non-food sales ...