Screwfix research reveals that More than half of UK tradespeople (57%) struggle to find skilled labour

More than half of tradespeople (57%) struggle to find skilled labour – 37% think apprenticeships are not respected as much as university and 31% believe school leavers are put off by a poor perception of trade careers Yeovil, United Kingdom, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — UK tradespeople are optimistic about the future, with 82% […]

New Research: Consumers Expect to Spend $422 on Holiday Gifts in 2016

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2016 — /EPR Retail News/ — New research undertaken by Fit Small Business has revealed trends around projected holiday spending this year. The study included questions on how much consumers expected to spend, their willingness to shop at small businesses, and reasons they may choose larger companies. The findings identified room for […]

Bose and Currys PC World research reveals top music genre London commuters listen to

Bose and Currys PC World research reveals top music genre London commuters listen to   London, 2016-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — If you thought that your fellow commuters were starting the day with an upbeat dance track, you’d be wrong. New research by Bose and Currys PC World reveals that the top genre to listen […]

NCR and Wells Fargo to cooperate on research and development in ATM and retail banking customer experience

Wells Fargo to tap dedicated NCR R&D resources for reimagined ATM and banking store customer experiences DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) today announced a collaboration agreement with Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) to drive unparalleled consumer innovation and dramatically reinvent self-service technology in Wells Fargo’s retail stores. As part of the […]

Accenture research: retailers’ inflexible operating models are hindering their ability to be competitive and achieve growth

NEW YORK, 2016-Jul-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) shows that retailers’ inflexible operating models are hindering their ability to be competitive and achieve growth. The findings highlight the need for retailers to become more agile – constantly learning about their customers and flexing to deliver relevant, engaging and useful interactions with […]

Argos research reveals Irish shoppers still favour quality in store experience

-Over a third (33%) of Irish consumers visit their high street/town centre frequently compared to 9.4% who frequently shop on tablet – 2016 Irish consumers are bargain hunters and opportunistic – 63% love the thrill of finding a bargain – It appears Irish mammies don’t know best with only 13% of people trusting their mother’s […]

New Research Reveals That 31 Million (73%) Shoppers Are Taking Matters Into Their Own Hands By Opting For Supermarket Own Brand Labels In Order to Save Money

As food price increases start to slow down, it’s not just the supermarkets that are busy battling the pricing war. New research from uSwitch.com reveals that 31 million (73%) shoppers are taking matters into their own hands by opting for supermarket own brand labels in a bid to save money on the weekly shop. This figure […]