Back to School

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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Supermarkets Blog

Sainsbury’s & Asda – What would the merger look like online?

The past year have seen a string of M&A activity rock the FMCG and retail landscape. From Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods for 13.7 billion USD in August, to the more recent acquisition of Nisa by Co-op for 140 million GBP in May, the market has shifted seismically both offline and online. But since its […]

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