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Five potential shopping trends in 2022

IGD also analysed how Omicron shook up Christmas shopping.
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Five potential shopping trends in 2022

IGD also analysed how Omicron shook up Christmas shopping.
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No such thing as too much coffee? Gen Z most likely to disagree, study says

Further analysis from YouGov also shows that Brits do most of their drinking at home or work.

Six out of ten staff say job satisfaction would improve if venues introduced relevant tech: study

The challenges faced by the industry in the last 18 months has brought its reliance on technology fully into the spotlight.

Pub, restaurant sales steady in November but concerns mount over latest COVID-19 measures

Trading is still down in London with consumers remaining hesitant to dine-in.

Staffing crisis “damaging” customer experience in QSR

59% of team members also admitted that customer experience is suffering in their venue due to lack of staff.

Shopper confidence rises as Christmas nears

67% of shoppers believed that Christmas is a time to “splash out on food and groceries.”

Amidst labour shortages, QSR customers are expecting more from staff

48% say that staff must know where the food is sourced from whilst 58% expect staff to have the “knowledge and foresight” to recommend menu items.

2022 menus should consider provenance, innovation: Bidfresh

53% of consumers are actively counting calories or checking sugar content.

UK restaurant insolvencies up 31% in last quarter

Accountancy group UHY Hacker Young expects many more insolvencies to come as creditors begin to pursue debts.

Delivery, takeaway sales slow in October as dine-in confidence builds 

At-home sales, however, are still 98% higher than 2019 levels.

UK restaurant, pub sales in October up 3% from pre-COVID levels despite mounting operational pressures

Rolling 12-month sales, however, was down 4.5% for managed pubs, bars and restaurants.

Shopper confidence falls anew in October

Consumers are increasingly focusing on saving money, IGD says.

Nearly one in five Brits to eat veggie, vegan this Christmas: Deliveroo survey

The food delivery firm reported 105% growth in vegan orders year-on-year.

Labour, materials shortages driving up price inflation: report      

The CGA Prestige Foodservice Price Index predicts continued inflation over the remainder of 2021.

Managed restaurants, pubs and bars grow 42% in September

The bounce back also marks a second successive month of year-on-year increases.

Hospitality sector loses nearly 1,000 more sites since July

Cost, staff and supply pressures continue to mount.

Shopper confidence declines to lowest level in a year: IGD

21% of shoppers expect to focus more on saving money rather than quality next year.