Consumer habits

COP28’s impending impact on retail strategies

Since the first COP meeting was held in 1995, the annual United Nations summits have become something of a broken…

Nonessential spending: a cornerstone of US consumer behaviour

LendingClub Corporation has published a new research series, ‘New Reality Check: Paycheck-To-Paycheck,’ to outline how nonessential spending impacts US consumers'…

US consumers admit to impulsive spending

A new online study commissioned by personal budgeting programme You Need a Budget (YNAB) has surveyed over 2000 US adults…

Back-to-school survey shows increased spending for US consumers

The International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC) has released the findings of its Back-to-School 2023 Consumer Survey. The survey was…

Cost-of-living caution and the death of the impulse buy

New research from insights-led customer engagement platform, MoEngage, reveals that cost-of-living consumer caution is making shoppers more considered, lengthening buying…

FlashFood and SpartanNash divert one million pounds of food waste from US grocers

Retailer SpartanNash and technology company Flashfood have reportedly saved one million pounds of food waste from grocers over three years.…

US consumers admit obsession with Amazon

Online information resource Upgraded Points has researched US consumers' infatuation with online retailer Amazon and their spending habits on the…

Worldline and BigCommerce partner to reduce online shopping cart abandonment

Research by the Baymard Institute shows that 70% of online shopping carts are deserted, with no purchases being made. However,…

Retail gift card sector grows amid cost-of-living crisis

GlobalData and the Gift Card and Voucher Association (GCVA) have carried out research on the role of gift cards for…

Consumer Habits in Flux: PwC survey highlights new shopping trends

The latest PwC Global Consumer Insights Pulse Survey offers valuable insights into the evolving shopping trends of consumers. The survey…