Thursday, 2 May, 2013 - 14:22
In this month's edition of Consumer Indicators, we identify the sector’s winners and losers, examine the trends emerging in early 2013 and predict the outcomes for the remainder of the year.
Friday, 5 April, 2013 - 09:48
In this month's edition of Consumer Indicators we see that February’s end-of-season sales proved irresistible to many consumers. The month saw a surge in non-food sales value and volume, reaching growth levels which haven’t been seen during the last 24 months.
However, this spending spree came at a cost, with many consumers taking on additional unsecured debt to fund their spending.
Tuesday, 5 March, 2013 - 16:46
In this edition of Consumer Indicators we review the retail sector's January 2013 performance, which indicates that consumer spending is likely to remain flat during the year.
Wednesday, 30 January, 2013 - 15:23
In this month's edition of Consumer Indicators we review the retail sector's performance in 2012, the year's winners and losers and our predictions for 2013.
Wednesday, 9 January, 2013 - 13:58
In this month's edition of Consumer Indicators we review the retail sector's November 2012 performance in the build-up to Christmas. Although sales volumes were effectively stagnant compared with October 2012, they were elevated compared with November 2011. Winners included the department store subsector, while footfall remained lower than the previous year and November's online sales failed to achieve double-digit growth for the first time since monitoring began.