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Yearly Archives: 2014

Black Friday – what really happened

23 December, 2014 Leave a comment
Whilst Black Friday may be a distant, if blurry memory for some, we thought we’d take a look back at how people got stuck into the offer-fest. Over 2000 shoppers were sampled about their Black Friday experience to get an idea of how the British public took to this established American. Read More…

SBXL’S CSI response to Asda and Sainsbury’s fall in sales

14 November, 2014 Leave a comment
Earlier this week Asda declared a decrease of 1.6% in sales since the last quarter and Sainsbury’s reported a £290 million half year loss. It has been suggested that supermarkets have finally come to pressure from competitor Discounters (Aldi and Lidl). In fact, Asda’s own chief executive Andy. Read More…

Are retailers at risk of just confusing shoppers?

12 November, 2014 Leave a comment
In our previous blog we saw that shoppers are experiencing a lack of trust from supermarkets, our latest Continuous Shopper Insights research reveals that not only are shoppers experiencing a lack of trust, but many shoppers are also unsatisfied with grocery retailers (average rating of 6.8 out of. Read More…

Lack of trust from Shoppers

14 October, 2014 Leave a comment
Supermarket retailers have been faced yet again with a decline in sales. The retailers suspect that this is due to shoppers fleeing to Discounters in order to grab better bargains. Our on-going Continuous Shopper Insights data supports this, revealing that less shoppers were using supermarkets. Read More…

Now there’s no recession, shoppers are less pessimistic

22 September, 2014 Leave a comment
The UK economy is beginning to show signs of growth, with GDP increasing from -0.2% at the end of 2012, to around +0.8% by 2014 (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/10613201). Unsurprisingly, this has had a significant effect on shopper’s financial outlook! Although shoppers are not necessarily. Read More…

What is Consumer psychology?

22 August, 2014 Leave a comment
We as consumers tend to be an innately irrational species. Our decisions work by a variety of factors from our personal emotions, to the environment around us, which makes it incredibly difficult to predict how we’re going to behave when faced with a choice. The fact is, you can’t ask a. Read More…

Are Supermarkets doing enough to fight for the 3.2 Million households that are most at risk of moving to Discounters?

19 June, 2014 Leave a comment
Data from the latest Continuous Shopper Insights revealed a continuing 1% increase in the number of shoppers who do their grocery shopping in Discounters at least once a month and also in the number of shoppers who use Discounters as their main grocery store. Shoppers may be moving to Discounters. Read More…

Continuous Shoppers Insights Response to Tesco’s Decline in sales

9 June, 2014 Leave a comment
Tesco has reported a third consecutive quarter of falling sales, revealing it is the worst sales performance in 20 years. It’s believed that this decline in sales is due to the intense competition they have faced from their discounter rivals (Aldi and Lidl). While Tesco have shown positive. Read More…

Morrisons’ shoppers are the most price conscious

12 May, 2014 Leave a comment
Morrisons announced further price cuts in order to compete with Discounters and to counter their fall of 7.1% in sales. Despite Morrisons’ best efforts to provide shoppers with low prices, data from April’s Continuous Shopper Insights suggests that Morrisons’ shoppers still fear grocery. Read More…

Should Supermarkets alter their strategy?

9 May, 2014 Leave a comment
Our previous blog Supermarket Price wars discussed how retailers are slashing prices in order to compete with their Discounter rivals. Despite Discounters becoming a bigger threat to Supermarkets with the increasing number of people shopping there, lowering prices may not be the only strategy to. Read More…

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