With retail going through a major transformation due to the coronavirus pandemic, a new report says that one key difference we’ll see going forward is the larger number of older people shopping online.
Mintel expects a "respectable" sales increase for UK stores in December, despite the ongoing shopping shift to Black Friday. And while electricals will be a big focus, fashion and beauty are also key for festive spend.
The UK menswear market is healthy, but stores and brands are too discount-focused so many men are buying cheaply when they’d be happy to pay more. The answer may be more investment in own-brands, a Mintel report says.