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FSP View: A bag is not just for Christmas

Author: Heidi Roberts, 17 December 2015

Anything which affects the way we shop, impacts on retailers and, in turn, has a knock-on effect in Shopping Centres, Retail Parks and the High Street. Leaving aside the impact of the pre-Christmas sale bonanzas, the most significant impact on retail

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Very merry online shopping

Author: Bekki Ellis, 16 December 2015

As with storms which wreak more havoc now they’re named, it seems that naming shopping days in the lead-up to Christmas causes a similar frenzy. Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Manic Monday are all playing their part in breaking records and highlighti

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Product Focus: Black Friday Online Shopping Hotspots – Understanding Digital Leakage

Author: Ken Gunn, 04 December 2015

At FSP we were interested to see that Royal Mail recently revealed its top ten towns and cities where most online shopping took place during the Black Friday period, because we understand the relationship between online spending and physical retail c

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Can retailers afford to take a stand on Black Friday?

Author: Marketing, 27 November 2015

Black Friday is here and retailers – online and bricks and mortar – have braced themselves for consumers ready to take advantage of cut-price items ahead of Christmas. Visa Europe has estimated this translates to a £1.9bn spend on Friday with a furth

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FSP View: Black Friday 2015 – has the UK had enough?

Author: Bekki Ellis, 23 November 2015

With Black Friday rearing its head again next week, and talk of retailers and the public losing interest in the sale frenzy, we at FSP, are wondering if this may signal the end of the US shopping phenomenon in the UK.

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MAPIC Blog - FSP's approach to Consumer Research

Author: Sam Fox, 17 November 2015

FSP provides a wide range of research services across the UK and Europe. This includes both quantitative (e.g. detailed shopper surveys, short ‘intercept’ surveys, postcode / address collection) and qualitative (e.g. mini depth one on one interviews

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Sunday Trading – Do we need more hours?

Author: Marketing, 16 November 2015

The debate around Sunday trading has once again reared its head with those on both sides of the argument keen to put their side across. The current round of discussions has a new twist with the SNP joining forces with other MPs to force the governmen

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MAPIC Blog – Bringing the FSP experience to MAPIC

Author: Andrew McVicker, 09 November 2015

The FSP team is very excited to be attending MAPIC, the international retail property exhibition running 18th – 20th November.

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Product Focus – STAR

Author: Melanie Marriott, 04 November 2015

Retailer performance drives the overall success of shopping centres. Despite this, few systems exist that allow Centres to record and analyse sales data accurately and efficiently.

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FSP View: European Shopping Centre Potential

Author: Ken Gunn, 22 October 2015

Next month the FSP view will be considerably less autumnal as our consultants enjoy the spectacular backdrop of the Mediterranean Sea at MAPIC 2015.

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