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Platinum Jubilee retail activation, 2022

This year marks the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, making her Britain's longest reigning Monarch.

Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr 2022

In this report we explore five key themes seen this Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr and highlight ways to win shoppers and maximise spend during this period.

Easter: retail execution in the UK, 2022

We look at best-in-class retail execution from retailers and brands across the UK and beyond looking to drive excitement and boost spend.

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This year the 618 shopping festival generated a total sales revenue of RMB 695.9bn (USD 103.8bn) through ecommerce channels (excluded quick commerce and community group buying), reports Syntun. This is an increase of 20.3% year-on-year, but down 6.2% compared to the previous year's 26.5% sales growth.

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Despite shoppers being focused on saving money so far this year, the Platinum Jubilee provided a boost for retailers as shoppers spent more on sweet treats, picnic items and alcohol. Shoppers exceeded their own expectations for the event across several factors. What could this mean for other events coming up in 2022? Here are the 3 key shopper behaviours that played out over the Jubilee weeken...
Father’s Day is an event honouring fatherhood and is celebrated on the third Sunday in June in most regions globally, including Europe and North America. In this article, we explore three ways retailers and brands are helping people celebrate the event. People plan to spend almost the same as last year According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), 76% of US adults are expecting to ce...
We spotlight three standout retailer initiatives from this year’s Mother’s Day, which was celebrated on 27 March in the UK. Sainsbury’s: exciting in-store brand activation Sainsbury’s partnered with Ferrero to create an impactful, spring-themed experience for Mother’s Day. The display was positioned at the front of the store, inviting customers to explore the Ferrero range. The retailer ...
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