Tag : consumer confidence
Black Friday footfall forecast to drop Subscription
Footfall is predicted to drop by 4.5% year on year this Black Friday as shoppers are “unlikely to make trips to physical stores” for the event, new research has found.
Low consumer spending to hit Christmas tradingSubscription
Retailers have been warned that trading could be slower this Christmas, as less than half of consumers (47%) are confident they will be able to spend as much as normal.
Fashion industry sources hope a snap general election would create “some certainty for UK businesses”, as ongoing political manoeuvring delays Brexit and continues to distract from wider market concerns.
Consumer confidence down in third quarterSubscription
UK consumer confidence dropped one percentage point to -9% in the third quarter of 2019, and retailers have been warned to expect a further decline next year.
Consumers 'tread water' ahead of BrexitSubscription
Consumer confidence edged up in September, although consumers continue to “tread water” in the run-up to Brexit.
Brexit nerves erode consumer confidenceSubscription
Consumer confidence slid across all five measures in August as political upheaval continues to make shoppers feel nervous.
Shop prices fell by 0.4% in August, marking the fastest rate of decline since June 2018.
Consumer confidence edges up Subscription
Consumer confidence crept up in July as some of the concerns about the country’s economic situation eased. However, the overall confidence score remains firmly negative.
Fashion survives dip in consumer confidenceSubscription
UK consumer confidence dropped by four percentage points year on year in the second quarter of 2019, as uncertainties around Brexit continue.
Consumer confidence dropsSubscription
Consumer confidence in the UK dropped by three points in June, signalling a “turbulent time” ahead for retailers.