Archive for the ‘Retail’ Category
IGD’s ShopperVista research project is predicting an average annual retail sales growth rate of +5% for convenience stores compared to +3.5% for the total grocery market. Consumers are making more frequent, but smaller-basket shopping trips and click-and-collect services are also growing in importance. These two factors are important demand-side factors, while on the supply-side the [...]
The travel format which has provided real growth for WHSmith – it has plans to open another 95 travel stores this year – is also fuelling potential growth for a number of its international competitors…. * Fnac, the French-based music, books, magazines and electronics retailer, has developed a small format store (1,130 sq ft) for [...]
The future of the town centre is of massive importance newspapers and magazines. Commissioning the Queen of Shops to undertake a review of the High Street was a smart PR move. Yet is it any more than that?
The Association of Circulation Executives (ACE) has commissioned Wessenden Marketing to run the Circulation Development Programme Plus (CDP+) in 2012.
Wessenden Marketing undertook a series of focus groups among independent retailers on behalf of Menzies Distribution and D-Cipher. David Cooke of Menzies outlined the findings in InPublishing magazine….. Independent retailers perplex most publishers. On one hand, the independent sector still holds a massive share of both newspapers and magazines – maintaining a strong independent [...]
What do retailers really think about magazines?
The Power of Magazines presentation, commissioned by the PPA, gives an overview of what some of the key retail multiples think of magazines – the product, the trends and how the whole supply chain works.