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COVID-19 SERVICE: We are heightening our efforts to assist the UK retail & leisure industry through this challenging period. Explore this service now… COVID-19 SERVICE

COVID-19 Service

Retail insight on the impact of COVID-19 within the retail & leisure sector

Our COVID-19 retail service is included in a free 30 day trial subscription

Assess the ongoing impact of Covid-19 on the UK retail industry

Retail Economics conducts extensive research and analysis on the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on the UK retail and leisure industries. Our service consists of frequent and timely analysis and updates in a variety of formats so you can absorb the information quickly in a way that best suits you.

Key benefits

  • Understand fast moving trends to better inform decision making
  • Get timely Covid-19 related info updates to stay abreast of developments
  • Gain key insight from our proprietary data & consumer panel research
  • React ahead of competitors using unbiased and independent insights
  • Quickly spot key opportunities in the market as the industry reacts to changes

How our clients use the service

Our clients and subscribers integrate key findings and insights from our proprietary research into their COVID-19 response strategies which enables them to make more informed and timely decisions. This hugely assists them in managing the associated risks and to plan ahead more intelligently.

Because our Covid-19 service responds to real events as they unfold, our clients keep abreast of developments and can quickly integrate new insights into their strategies. The ability to react fast enough and pivot business models effectively has been a key factor for many retailers to ensure survival and strengthen their position.

Trusted by:
  • Barclays
  • Warner Bros.
  • British Land
  • Sainsbury's Argos
  • AkzoNobel
  • Sky
  • 02

Try our Covid-19 Service for free!

Our Covid-19 retail service is included as part of your FREE 30 day trial subscription

Covid-19 impact assessment reports

Our Covid-19 impact assessment reports give you a comprehensive understanding of the key trends and issues concerning changes occurring within the retail industry.

The impact a clients and subscribers integrate key findings and insights from our proprietary research into their COVID-19 response strategies which enables them to make more informed and timely decisions. This hugely assists them in managing the associated risks and to plan ahead more intelligently.

Download Consumers and the New Normal report

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Covid-19 Quick responses

Key Covid-19 retail related updates direct to your inbox.

Our Covid-19 Quick Responses provide you with the very latest Covid-19 updates from retailers and the wider industry on the key impact of the crisis, as and when it happens - delivered directly to your inbox.

Consumer panel surveys

Use our proprietary consumer panel data to accurately gauge consumer sentiment as events unfold.

For critical durations, we conduct a fortnightly survey using a panel of over 2,000 households to measure behavioural shifts, confidence and sentiment. This has proved to be a very accurate indicator of future trading vulnerabilities for the industry.

Free sample chartbook

Covid-19 Newsletters

A succinct monthly round up of the key Covid-19 retail developments in a handy pdf.

Each month we produce a summary of all the need-to-know information related to the impact of the virus on the retail and leisure sector broken down by sector (e.g. clothing and footwear, food, home and more) and by channel.

Free sample newsletter

Covid-19 Economic Chartbook

A weekly summary of all the critical macroeconomic data and trends in an easily digestible chartbook format.

Your chartbooks are more detailed and reflect how consumers and retailers react to coronavirus developments. Particularly, it shows how shopping behaviour is being influenced in response to the risks, recommendations and policy measures that are enacted.

Using representative consumer panel surveys and industry standard methodology, report findings provide answers to typical questions like:

  • What level of threat do UK consumers think the coronavirus currently poses to health in the UK?
  • What type of actions are consumers taking to protect themselves from the coronavirus?
  • What proportion of consumers are stockpiling?
  • What types of products are consumers stockpiling?
  • Are consumers buying more online as a result of the coronavirus?
Free sample chartbook

Covid-19 Insights

Get the retail insights you need. Get planning. Get head.

  • React more smartly by making more informed decisions using our proprietary data
  • Manage Covid-19 related risks more effectively
  • Quickly identify emerging trends to capitalise on key opportunities
  • Use our consumer panel surveys to gaufe shopper sentiments as events unfold
  • Don't miss key Covid-19 related updates that affect the UK retail industry

Try our Covid-19 retail service for FREE as part of your 30 day trial subscription