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Indesit encourages families to share Christmas chores

Research by Indesit has revealed that in the run-up to the festive season, the preparations for the big day are not being shared equally, with mums taking on the majority of Christmas tasks. In an online survey of 2,000 parents aged between 20-64 carried out between April 27 and May …

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Bira survey reveals retailer confidence at three-year low

The British Independent Retailers Association’s (Bira) Business Confidence Barometer, which forms part of Bira’s annual Wages Survey, shows 50.8% of independent retailers are feeling ‘anxious’, which is significantly higher than in 2018 (40.83%). The number of retailers feeling ‘very confident’ showed a decline too, with only 7.1% feeling very confident, …

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Housewares bucks the trend in Bira survey

The latest quarterly sales figures reported by members of the British Independent Retailers Association (Bira) show an average fall in sales of -2.94% compared with same three months in 2018. Scotland saw the sharpest fall in the UK compared with April, May and June in 2018. East Anglia was the …

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BRC survey reveals spiralling cost of retail crime

The British Retail Consortium’s (BRC) annual Retail Crime Survey has revealed the vast cost of retail crime to people and businesses up and down the country. The total cost of crime and crime prevention for retailers was £1.9 billion last year, up 12% from the previous year (£1.7 billion). This …

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Big four supermarkets fall behind smaller rivals in Which? survey

The big four supermarkets – Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Tesco – have failed to impress in this year’s Which? supermarket survey. The independent consumer body surveyed more than 12,000 of its members in October and November 2018 to find out about their online and in-store experiences while shopping with the …

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Which? survey names Britain’s best and worst online shops

Homebase.co.uk has been rated the worst online retailer in the UK for 2018, according to the latest Which? annual online shop survey. The independent consumer body asked more than 10,000 of its members in June and July about their shopping experiences online. They were asked to rate websites based on …

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Modern men spend more on homeware than women, says survey

Modern British men splash out more on styling their homes than women, according to a new poll. New research has found that the average male forks out £1,304 a year on soft furnishings, scented candles and homeware, while women spend slightly less at £1,141. The survey of 1,500 adults, carried …

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