Surveys

Delivery sales 357% higher than pre-COVID levels in April

However, sales have plateaued in 2022, with April’s delivery and takeaway sales were 34% below the levels of April 2021.
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Delivery sales 357% higher than pre-COVID levels in April

However, sales have plateaued in 2022, with April’s delivery and takeaway sales were 34% below the levels of April 2021.
3 days ago

Families with kids already saving to spend for Christmas: IGD

60% of shoppers agree that a rise in costs would “seriously” affect how much they spend on special occasions this year.

Recruitment, retention challenges still a major concern for hospitality leaders

A new survey highlighted widespread job vacancies and upward pressure on labour costs.

Nearly three in four consumers want ‘lack’ of accessibility in hospitality venues addressed: survey

Restaurants scored low in terms of having a good reputation for adhering to disabled people’s needs.

Fish & chips, pizza amongst Brits’ top takeaway choices

Londoners are the biggest spenders, with an average of £73.70 spent on takeaways each month.

Deliveries and takeaways double pre-COVID-19 levels in February

Trading, however, has dipped from the peaks of early 2021.

Restaurants, pubs’ January deliveries up five-fold on pre-Covid levels

Deliveries and takeaways accounted for nearly 30 pence in every pound spent at managed restaurant and pub groups during the month.

COVID-related requirements, staff turnover amongst ‘biggest’ issues for UK chains: study

Said challenges are directly impacting food safety standards, NSF International said.

Restaurants, pubs’ January sales up 3% on pre-COVID-19 levels

Regions are “in good growth” whilst London remains in the red.   An uptick in consumer confidence about safety and the easing of COVID-19 restrictions contributed to Britain’s managed pub, bar, and restaurant groups getting a modest increase in sales in January.

Easing of COVID restrictions nudges up out-of-home drinks sales

CGA is cautiously optimistic that pubs, bars and restaurants can build their sales over the coming weeks.

Shopper confidence at ‘lowest levels’ despite removal of COVID-19 restrictions

89% or nearly nine out of ten shoppers expect food prices to rise.

Limited to no meat intake for nearly half of Brits: study

Meat reduction has returned to around the level seen in 2019 following a dip in 2020, Mintel said.

Five potential shopping trends in 2022

IGD also analysed how Omicron shook up Christmas shopping.