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UK Cyber Week 2019: Top 5 Stats on Amazon Buyers

In our first piece of coverage on Black Friday 2019, Hitwise found that Amazon more than doubled its visit share than the next top retailer in the US and Europe. In the UK, Amazon is also getting a larger slice of online purchases. The number of transactions Amazon processed over “Cyber Five” (the day before Black […]

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News and Media Report UK 2019

Strategies and Tactics for Growing Your Online Audience Macro-level data shows that Britons are time-poor but keeping up with the latest news. How can news and media providers then grow their online audiences and advertiser sales when engagement is more difficult? News and media organisations need to know what their audiences care about and where […]

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News and Media Report UK 2019

Strategies and Tactics for Growing Your Online Audience Macro-level data shows that Britons are time-poor but keeping up with the latest news. How can news and media providers then grow their online audiences and advertiser sales when engagement is more difficult? News and media organisations need to know what their audiences care about and where […]

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News and Media Report UK 2019

Strategies and Tactics for Growing Your Online Audience Macro-level data shows that Britons are time-poor but keeping up with the latest news. How can news and media providers then grow their online audiences and advertiser sales when engagement is more difficult? News and media organisations need to know what their audiences care about and where […]

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UK News & Media Report 2019: Proving the Value of Your Audience

INTRODUCTION The online News & Media industry is growing, with total visits to the top 100 sites rising by +14% YoY. But the time Britons spend on these sites has decreased. In July to September, 64% of the online population visited National Titles, like The BBC News and Daily Mail. Britons were checking these sites […]

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Hitwise & Retail Economics: Consumer Electronics Outlook

Hitwise and Retail Economics have partnered to bring the latest retail trends and consumer insights for the UK. Through a series of videos, we summarise the key challenges and opportunities facing retail categories and highlight brands and retailers that are outperforming their peers today.  In the following videos, we look the Consumer Electronics category, where […]

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UK Fashion Report 2019

UK Fashion Report

How can fast fashion, mid & premium tiers compete online? 2019 has been challenging for many brands and retailers. Declining online industry traffic, store closures, and consumers questioning fashion’s contribution to the environment. However, there are brands like Net-A-Porter, Zalando and Charles Tyrwhitt, which despite all of this, are excelling within their retail categories. So, […]

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UK Fashion Report: How can fast fashion, mid & premium tiers compete online?

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Back To School Report UK 2019

Differences in Back to School Shopping Behaviours by Lifestage When it comes to back to school shopping, the 3rd busiest retail period of the year, lifestage determines which products students and families are searching to purchase. While primary school students are growing out of their shoes every year, secondary schoolers are searching for the latest […]

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UK Back to School Report: Primary School, Secondary School & Students Online Trends

INTRODUCTION Back-To-School (BTS) is the third biggest retail peak after Black Friday and Christmas sales. According to Mintel, BTS spending increased +36% YoY to reach £1.16 billion in 2018. An average of £533 was spent per household on school or college supplies. So, which retailers and brands capitalised on BTS sales this year? Firstly, let’s […]

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