Insight and Opinion


May 1, 2018

[Infographic] 7 key facts about the Sainsbury's ASDA merger

This weekend, the shock announcement was made that two of the Big 4 supermarkets (Sainsbury's and ASDA) might be joining forces. This merger would ...

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April 24, 2018

[Infographic] Supermarkets, Discounters and Convenience Stores (2012-2017)

"Across GB the state of the grocery market is one of a changing landscape, with the previously clear divisions between supermarkets, convenience ...

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January 23, 2018

Infographic - Retailing in Wales' Towns and Cities in 2017

The latest report by the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD) and LDC looks at the general health and emerging ...

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November 30, 2017

[Infographic] Retailing in Scotland's Largest Towns and Cities 2017

The latest report by the Institute for Retail Studies - University of Stirling and LDC looks at the latest retail health and trends across Scotland's ...

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November 6, 2017

Our love of eating out seems to be growing - BBC You&Yours interview Matthew Hopkinson

The food & beverage (F&B) market has continued to grow at an even faster pace than ever before and the number of eating establishments has ...

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November 3, 2017

Meet the panellists for LDC's 5th Scottish Retail and Leisure Trends Summit in Glasgow

On Tuesday 28th November we will be holding our annual Scottish Retail and Leisure Trends Summit running in partnership with the University of ...

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