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Online shopping on the rise for Christmas this year

20th December 2016|Christmas Retail, Retail News, Shopping|

Despite a fairly stagnant economy, UK retailers can look forward to a slightly higher level of gift spending from consumers this year with a rise of just under 2%, according to Webloyalty’s 2016 report on UK Christmas Trends. Overall, shoppers are expected to spend £16.7 billion this Christmas with many opting for online solutions. On average, it will take consumers 9.7 hours to spend their overall budget of £459, which is divided among gifts and groceries. Nearest and dearest still [...]

UK retailers should better target Black Friday discounts

24th November 2016|Black Friday, Christmas Retail, Discounts|

Black Friday sales are expected to reach almost £1.7 billion this year, according to Webloyalty’s 2016 report on UK Christmas Trends, with a much more modest growth of 5.4% compared to 20% in 2015. This 25 November is set to be a start point for Christmas shopping for many UK shoppers again this year as 70% plan to buy all, most or some of their gifts on that day. That said, there’s seems to be a shift in consumer perceptions [...]

It’s a Merry Christmas for UK retailers

30th November 2015|Black Friday, Christmas Retail|

According to a Webloyalty report on UK Christmas Trends for 2015, this year’s holiday season is looking promising for UK retailers. On average, consumers will devote 10 hours to spend their overall budget of £442, which includes gifts, food and drink and seasonal non-food items, for a total estimated at £16.481 billion in total Christmas spending. Consumers feeling the Christmas spirit […]

Black Friday becoming launching pad for UK Christmas shopping

4th November 2015|Black Friday, Christmas Retail, Discounts, Webloyalty Research|

Black Friday may be an American tradition but it has become very popular in the UK. An upcoming Webloyalty report on UK Christmas Trends for 2015 shows that 57% of consumers plan to shop on November 27 and sales are expected to top £1.6 billion making Black Friday one of the most important days of the year for UK retailers. […]

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