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Retail News - Brits will spend £1 in every £7 via mobiles by 2024

Mobile devices will be used with almost £1 in every £7 spent in British shops by 2024, according to new research from Barclays.

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Retail News - Pepsi pips Diet Coke to the second place post

2014 was the year that Pepsi outstripped Diet Coke as the second most popular fizzy drink in America, when sales of the sugar-free beverage dropped by 6.6 per cent.

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Retail News - Poundland to sell full fitness range

Discount retailer Poundland is now selling a range of fitness products for £1 each – including skipping ropes, dumbbells and gym bags.

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Retail News - Andy Clarke to be new president of IGD

The chief executive of Asda Andy Clarke is planning to take on the role of president of IGD – the grocery and food training and research charity.

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Retail News - Consumer confidence improves globally

American consumer confidence increased in the third quarter this year, and research shows the same world-wide, though it was widely admitted that people felt more positive regarding job prospects than personal service.

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Retail News - BRC finds use of cash falls to lowest level on record

A 14 per cent fall in the use of cash means the method of payment now stands at its lowest level on record as online and contactless payments soar.

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Retail News - A third of UK shoppers visit a store before making purchases online

New research from e-commerce giant eBay has shed new light on the way consumers interact with multichannel retailing brands – with a third of those surveyed using both online and offline sales channels in their purchase journey. A survey conducted in the UK and Germany found that 31 per cent of consumers visited a store before buying online, while 34 per cent research a product online before making a purchase in store.

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Retail News - Retailers gear up for Mega Monday

Batton down the hatches: Mega Monday is coming. As UK retailers enter their peak trading period for the year, new research from Barclays bank puts 2 December at the eye of this year’s shopping storm.

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Online spending in December is expected to pass the £10 billion mark for the first time, rising 15 per cent on last year’s results.

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Retail News - Luxury goods sales expected to rise for 2013

Luxury good sales for the year are expected to rise 6 per cent, according to a new study from Bain & Co, with the Americas overtaking China as the leading growth driver.

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