Market intelligence agency Mintel has announced that it is forming a “strategic partnership” with Santa Monica-based marketing intelligence platform, Pathmatics to offer advanced marketin

Amazon, the online retail phenomenon which started in a garage, is now shopped at by almost nine in ten British consumers, with a new report stating that 86 percent are Amazon users/shoppers. The res

The start to the holiday season saw November online sales as a proportion of all retailing exceed 20 percent for the first time. According to the Office of National Statistics (ONS), retailers report

The UK womenswear market grew by 3.2 percent to 28.4 billion in 2017 -- just one woman in twenty didn’t buy any new clothes in 2017, according to a research by market intelligence agency Mintel

London - Men aged between 16 and 24 years-old have been revealed as the UK’s number one footwear buyers, according to new research from Mintel, which stated that 95 percent of the age group had

Comfy shoes are fast becoming the norm as more young Americans are choosing footwear that is both stylish and practical. New research from Mintel reveals that 65 percent of buyers are most likely

Smartwatches and fitness bands continue to be popular in the UK with the latest figures from Mintel stating that sales are approaching four million devices, up 18 percent on 2016. Mintel’s rese

Britain’s men aged 16-34 are lifting sales of ‘manbags’, according to new research from Mintel, while total UK sales of fashion accessories reached 2.9 billion pounds in 2017. The r

Mintel is forecasting that online spending in China will reach 45.7 percent of total per capita retail spend in 2017, as the country continues to undergo a “fundamental shift” in the way

Research from Mintel suggests that Christmas retailers are in for a tough December, with forecast growth expected to be less than 2 percent for sales. Retail sales in December are forecast to reach

Just 33 percent of British consumers are comfortable with a cashless society, according to new research released by Mintel to coincide with the new style 10-pound notes. The research reveals that ca

While the general consensus might be one of waning interest from consumers regarding shopping events such as Black Friday, new research suggests that younger consumers are most likely to shop in stor

As London Fashion Week Men’s officially begins in this morning, signalling the start of Men’s fashion weeks in Milan and Paris before ending in New York next month, the industry still que

One in five US parents are supporting gender neutral clothing for kids, reveals new research for Mintel, as parents with children under 12 look to shift away from gender stereotypical apparel. The re

British fashion consumers are causing a surge in sportswear sales, according to new research from Mintel, which reveals that the sportswear category is set to surpass 7 billion pounds in sales in 201

Although some industry insiders have raised concerns for the future of men's fashion week, thanks to the change of tide which sees more and more fashion houses showing men's and women's together, it

Suits worn over fishnet tops, tiny tailored shorts, loafers and sunburnt noses -- Topman Design went to the British seaside for its latest collection Friday, kicking off four days of men's fashion in

Good news for Fossil Group and wearable tech advocates alike: UK consumers are slowly but surely warming up to wearable technology, as research reveals to be 2015 a pivotal point in the sale of weara

With the bi-annual men's fashion week, London Collections: Men, just around the corner new research emerges which shows that British men are rapidly overtaking their female counterpart when it comes

London - It could be a very merry Christmas for the British high street, as market research firm Mintel predicts retail sales could grow by up to 4 percent in December. Analysts at the firm now expec

With the holiday season just around the corner, many UK consumers have turned their thoughts to finding that perfect Christmas party dress, or Boxing Day suit. However, with the average UK size sitti

London - To say that the rise of the selfie has had a major impact on how we perceive ourselves and others around us would be nothing short of an understatement. However, up until recently, the impa

The UK government has been called on to provide more support to retailers and address the alarmingly growth of unsuitable clothing consumption by an academic at the University of Leeds. Elizabeth Mor

After Black Friday led to a weekend long shopping bonanza in the UK, consumers continued to splash out during Cyber Monday, although their appetite for online bargains had noticeably weakened. IMRG,

Halloween has been officially established on the UK retail calendar, and this year retailers are expectedto see a reported 240 million pounds of related sales.According to forecasting figures from gl

The UK online fashion market is expected to be worth 10 billion pounds this year, according to new research from Mintel. E-commerce is seeing a strong growth in sales as consumers prefer to shop on l

Christmas sales growth is expected to be “slightly more modest” and “unspectacular”, according to predictions by research group Mintel. Mintel forecast a 3 percent total retai

The UK men’s fashion market is set to grow 27 percent between 2013 and 2018 to a value of 16.4 billion pounds, according to Mintel data released by the British Fashion Council. The forecast kic

Men around the world seem to be spending more money on fashion than ever before. In 2012, the total revenues generated by the global menswear industry reached 403.6 billion dollars, according to Mark

A new report by Mintel has revealed the UK's online retail boom is slowing down. While the growth rate is very much healthy, it has slowed down annually since 2008, when online sales grew exponential