Retail & consumer

Rising oil prices stall BP recovery

Rising oil prices stall BP recovery

Rising petrol prices have stalled BP’s recovery from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill despite early signs of recovery in the eyes of the British public. In the two months ...

  • Not just 'good with food'

    The Co-operative, the brand behind the supermarket and other services (such as funeral directors) launched a new multi-platform campaign on 3rd January to assert ...

  • It's raining tenners

    The notion that the British are obsessed with the weather seems to be true judging by Walkers' new promotion, which gave consumers the chance ...

  • How the sexism row hurt Sky

    Following last month’s sexism scandal that saw Andy Gray and Richard Keys leave Sky Sports, we have taken a look at how the controversy ...

  • Banks: Reluctant loyalists?

    Banking giant Santander had a difficult 2010 in terms of customer perceptions, with poor service quality leading to customer dissatisfaction and driving down scores ...

  • Keeping petrol costs down

    The majority of the British public feels that keeping the cost of petrol down is more urgent than reducing the deficit, with many supporting ...

  • What do you want in a bank?

    A YouGov SixthSense report into ‘customer journey’ in the banking sector reveals that traditional incentives such as enhanced customer service and longer opening hours ...

  • ‘Pocket money’ prices

    British opinion is evenly split over whether the Government should introduce minimum alcohol prices, and also disagree over proposed prices for beer and spirits ...

  • Tightening our belts

    The majority of Brits will be cutting back on everything from major items like holidays and cars, to less costly treats like cinema trips, ...