Asda: Families still feeling pinch of inflation as disposable income plummets

Most households in the UK are struggling with affordability and have less disposable income to spend, even on essentials including bills. More than a third of British consumers, in fact, are falling short of remaining level with their pay and debt, according to the newest Income Tracker report from supermarket Asda. The message: retailers should […]

Consumer spending power increases, but Asda tracker shows cost concerns still high

ASDA celebrating Veganuary with trial vegan butcher counter in store

Although spending power has increased and inflation decreased, new insight from Asda shows that shoppers are still struggling with affordability. The rising cost of food and other items actually means that the amount customers can spend per week fell by £3 from March to August. That data point offsets somewhat upbeat news and is among […]

Grocery price inflation in UK tops 17%, stunning even Kantar analysts

Just when it seemed British supermarket consumers were making slight gains against inflation, new data released by Kantar Worldpanel shows they are not. In fact, their positions are worse than ever. Kantar revealed that in the month leading up to 19th February, grocery price inflation soared to a staggering 17.1%, the largest its analysts say […]