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Fastest growth since November puts grocery market in better health

The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar show year-on-year supermarket sales grew by the fastest rate since November last year, at 0.7% over the past 12 weeks.

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51% of UK adults read a book in the last year

We mark World Book Day by looking at purchase behaviour and reported reading habits in the UK…

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What will Brexit do to the UK clothing market?

With current and historic Kantar data, we ask what retailers can expect in the next few years.

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Radio as popular as ever... for now

As we celebrate World Radio Day (13 Feb), we look at how the medium has evolved and why it still represents a useful channel for brands.

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Plastic packaging: concerns across generations

Kantar TNS data shows that packaging is an important concern for shoppers in the UK, but not as crucial as price and quality.

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Only 3% of UK self-define as 'vegan'

As plant-based diets receive plenty of press and social media attention, how do shopping and consumption habits compare?

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UK shoppers have been delaying their Christmas preparations and are waiting to stock up on festive supplies.
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£17m has already been spent on mince pies, but latest Grocery Market Share report shows growth is sluggish.
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