With school holidays looming and exciting sporting events still to come – from the Common Wealth Games (26th Jul-8th Aug), Wimbledon (27th Jun-10th Jul), The British Grand Prix (3rd Jul) and a summer of International Cricket fixtures – there are plenty of opportunities for retailers to help their customers enjoy the summer break.
As the nation returns to shop ‘little and often’, retailers must once again adapt to cater for changes in their customer’s shopper behaviour.
The forecast of warmer weather, long awaited easing of lockdown restrictions, and a bumper big summer of sport are all predicted to result in strong sales for across several key categories this summer. Find out more!
Because of Covid related restrictions, this winter is likely to be very different, with the emphasis firmly on health and well-being. Since the Pandemic began, convenience retailers have been uniquely placed to provide support and festive cheer to their shielding communities, but it pays to keep a focus on your business too!
2020 saw unprecedented changes in shopper behaviour, so now is a great time to make sure these changes are reflected in your store offering.
With the UK being battered by winter storms, including torrential rain, gale-force winds and ‘Thundersnow’, find out how you can turn poor weather to your advantage!
Shorter winter days combined with Covid restrictions means your customers need a lift this winter! Bring some fun to your store by creating themed in-store events.
The New Year is traditionally a time for us all to reflect on the past year and create plans for the year ahead, and retailers are no different! Now is a great time to review your business and create plans and priorities for growth in 2021.
It may surprise you that 22% of Ice Cream sales take place over winter, but striking the right balance of space between Impulse and Take Home is key to maximising winter sales.
Now that the summer holidays have ended and family life has returned to normality with the school routine playing a main role, now is the time to think about your customers’ changing needs.