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CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

UK retailers brace for fiercely competitive Christmas amid cautious consumer appetite

Deloitte
Deloitte

  • Deloitte’s European Christmas Survey 2018 predicts Europe’s shopping habits in the run up to Christmas;
  • UK consumers reveal signs of caution despite their expectations to spend £567 (€646) this Christmas, 42% more than the European average;
  • 42% of Christmas spending will be made online, making the UK the biggest online spender in Europe;
  • 37% of UK consumers plan to do the majority of Christmas shopping in November.

UK consumers intend to spend £567 (€646) this Christmas, according to the latest findings from Deloitte’s 2018 European Christmas Survey. The research, based on responses from 9,169 consumers across 10 European countries, reveals a modest increase in expected spending in the UK of just one per cent from 2017.

The flat year-on-year com

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EU businesses say goodbye to UK suppliers as Brexit bites into key relationships

Nearly two-thirds (63%) of EU businesses expect to move their supply chain out of the UK Two-fifths (40%) of UK businesses are looking to replace their EU suppliers 25% of large UK businesses* have spent over £100,000 preparing their supply chains for Brexit Nearly two-thirds (63%) of EU   >>


Events
 
13
Nov
2019
Smart Factory Expo 2019

Europe’s Biggest Digital Manufacturing Show Smart Factory Expo is a platform for digitally-savvy manufacturers to meet world-class solutions providers and their partner ecosystems, digital manufacturing specialists, tech start-ups, consultants, and some of the award-winning manufacturers that are setting t ...

Exhibition Centre, Liverpool  
 

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Supply Chain Specialist
     
     Bradford  -  PERM  -  Cast UK

Senior Supply Chain Coordinator
     
     South East  -  PERM  -  Beaumont Select

Supply Chain Coordiantor - Bespoke Manufacturing Business
     
     Guildford  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Logistics SAP Implementation Administrator
     
     Chesterfield  -  PERM  -  Page Personnel

Regional Logistics Manager
     
     International  -  PERM  -  Bis Henderson

Procurement Specialist
     
     London  -  PERM  -  Beaumont Select

Senior Indirect Buyer
     
     South Yorkshire  -  PERM  -  Cast UK

Buyer
     
     Coventry  -  PERM  -  Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Category Coordinator
     
     Leicestershire  -  PERM  -  Procurement People

2 x Category Managers- IT & Shared Services
     
     Salford  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Senior Buyer - Vendor Management/Procurement
     
     City of London  -  PERM  -  Morgan McKinley

Supply Chain Coordinator
     
     South East  -  PERM  -  Beaumont Select

Supply Chain Specialist - UK Based Energy Company
     
     South East London  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Transport Team Manager Cumbernauld
     
     Scotland  -  PERM  -  Bis Henderson

Category Manager
     
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Downturn in UK manufacturing continues as rate of job losses accelerates
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UK retailers brace for fiercely competitive Christmas amid cautious consumer appetite

Deloitte’s European Christmas Survey 2018 predicts Europe’s shopping habits in the run up to Christmas; UK consumers reveal signs of caution despite their expectations to spend £567 (€646) this ...


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