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Money Dashboard and GfK have today announced that they have joined forces to provide retailers and brands with insights into UK consumer spending patterns by category.
Since arriving in this country, Black Friday has become a key date in UK shopping. This is equally true for the mobile market. If we look back to Black Friday 2015, total Smart-Mobile sales grew +29% compared to the week prior to Black Friday.
The rise of Black Friday in the UK over the past few years has been staggering. The US-imported sales frenzy has radically altered the composition of our traditional peak period, pulling an increasing number of sales from both sides of Black Friday.
The PC market is no exception in regards to the growing importance of Black Friday in the shopping calendar. Despite strong promotional price cuts, the value of the PC space still benefitted, with Mobile Computing showing +9% YoY value growth in 2016.
Growth for the second quarter of 2017 in the MDA market has fared better than the first which was only slightly above zero.
Total Personal Care saw a moderate increase of 6% over the second quarter of 2017. The best performing category is hair dryers gaining by 60% year on year whilst volume declined by 4% over the same period as average prices rise by £13. The shavers and dental care categories also saw growth at 8% and 7% respectively.