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  • We are once again asked to stay at home, to protect our loved ones, the NHS and save lives, but what implication does this have on small businesses and consumer behaviour? This is a tough time for many small businesses, either being forced to close......

  • Older people are driving the surge in online retail and could be instrumental in the bounce back of the UK economy, but brands must work harder to serve them, says Insight with Passion’s Executive Advisor Harry Gration.  2020 saw more over 55s than ever embrace online shopping, but......

  • In her latest for Forbes.com, our founder Kate Hardcastle discusses the importance of UK high streets and what must be done in order to revive them.    As Covid-19 has disrupted nearly every aspect of our lives, it has changed our behaviour as consumers for the......

  • As DreamToys reveals predictions on the most sought after Christmas toys for 2020, we examine the trends behind the list and what families will be really seeking out this Christmas. The Top 12 Toys for Christmas were revealed today, in an announcement that has been......

  • Here we take a look at how UK tourism has been impacted by coronavirus and identify 5 key changes to consumer behaviour… COVID-19 has shaken the world to its core, affecting everything from how we live and work to how we spend our social time,......

  • With UK consumers set to start their Christmas shopping and preparations earlier this year (Ebay), now is the time to get your retail business ready. We’ve analysed the latest retail trends and put together some top tips to help your business deliver a successful ‘Golden Quarter’......

  • Gen Z: Those born between 1995 and 2015. COVID-19 is having a huge impact on our lives, bringing people together but affecting every generation in very different ways. Here we take a look at the impact of lockdown on Gen Z, who are missing out......

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As a global, go-to consumer specialist and multi award-winning business consultant and commentator, Kate Hardcastle is regular Forbes.com contributor, covering retail and consumers.

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