Missions articles

03 November 2021
Our two minute read summarising the latest movements in British shopper sentiment and outlook How are shoppers reacting to rising prices? Against a backdrop of preparations for COP26, availability challenges and rises in energy, fuel and food prices, our latest monthly ShopperVista update reveals a continued decline in shopper confidence coupled with increased focus on the environment when ...
07 October 2021
Our two minute read summarising the latest movements in British shopper sentiment and outlook Shoppers feeling the impact With availability challenges, fuel shortages, energy price rises, labour shortages, the end of furlough schemes, the onset of autumnal weather and the possibility of impacts at Christmas looming, our latest monthly ShopperVista update revealed a continued decline in sh...
14 July 2021
As we move closer to the removal of lockdown restrictions, how have shopping habits changed over the last three months and what will that mean for the rest of 2021? Every quarter we report on the latest changes in channel use and shopping behaviour digging deep into shopping habits within each channel in our Quarterly channel trends report . So, what are the five trends in shopper behav...
07 July 2021
As the vaccine rollout continues and talk turns to lifting of all restrictions in England, our latest monthly ShopperVista update revealed an increase in shopping around at the same time as rising inflation concerns. Here is our summary of what you need to know about British shoppers: Shopper confidence relatively high Shopper confidence still remains relatively high, despite de...
02 June 2021
As the economy reached another milestone in May with more of the indoor and outdoor economy re-opened, our new monthly update report Evolving channel repertoires- ShopperVista update May 2021 reveals continued high levels of shopper confidence and more varied shopping missions taking place this month. Here is a summary of the four things you need to know this month about British food and g...
06 May 2021
Further easing of COVID-19 restrictions: How are shoppers changing their behaviour? As the economy opened up further in April with the re-opening of non-essential retail and outdoor hospitality, our Multichannel growth – ShopperVista update April 2021 report revealed an increase in shoppers’ repertoire reflecting their rising confidence in returning to physical shops. Here is a summary ...
08 April 2021
Our March ShopperVista update looks at how shoppers were thinking and feeling in the run up to Easter and as the first easing of restrictions took place in parts of the UK. The six things you need to know this month about British food and grocery shoppers are: Stable shopper confidence Shopper confidence remained stable at-4 in March, still the highest level since January’20. Expe...
04 March 2021
In his budget, the Chancellor unveiled a number of measures to support jobs and the British people. Many of these measures are likely to further boost shopper sentiment in the short-term. These include: Extension of the furlough scheme to September 2021 5% VAT rate for hospitality, accommodation and leisure retained until September Duty on beers, wines and spirits and fuel will remain...
10 February 2021
As someone who has always cooked for practicality and not pleasure, yet another month of eating every meal at home is really starting to get boring – and I am certainly not alone. One of our 2021 Shopper Trends is ‘Multiple meal solutions’, which highlights the need for alternative food solutions in terms of products, formats and fulfillment. Continued restrictions limiting social interact...
15 January 2021
It is safe to say that for most of us, Christmas 2020 was unlike any other we have experienced.  As well as contending with the threat of COVID-19, shoppers were faced with multiple variations of what could and could not be done over Christmas.  This culminated in tougher restrictions being brought in days before Christmas, when many had already made plans and bought their Christmas groceries. ...