UK car sales rebounded in April compared with 2020 as England’s Covid lockdown ended and showrooms reopened but the number of new cars rolling out was still substantially lower than the pre-pandemic average.
Despite the growing prevalence of mobile eCommerce, greater volumes of traffic surrounding shoppers have struggled to convert into mobile sales. Addressing this disparity could be the key for marketers when it comes to transforming their fortunes in welcoming greater volumes of custom.
Everything is different now, the way we work, shop and learn. Within business, brands have had to take a major step back, reassess their practices and review how they engage with customers.
Orders and sales more than doubled at Deliveroo in the first three months of 2021, the delivery firm said in a trading update.
The British Heart Foundation and Salvation Army rang up their busiest day of sales ever on Monday as their charity shops opened for the first time in nearly four months after the coronavirus lockdown.
Tesco’s profits fell by almost 20% to £825m during the past year, despite growing sales and winning customers from its rivals, because of the increasing cost of operating during the coronavirus pandemic.
The motor trade’s hoped-for boom in car sales has been questioned by a leading industry player, which doubts whether buyers will take the leap before they have clarity on their post-lockdown working arrangements.
Older shoppers have gained the confidence to return to supermarkets since the coronavirus vaccine rollout, sending online food sales down over the past four weeks.
For a long time, red meat had become the food to avoid. But the COVID-19 crisis has brought people back to eating it more.