Author Archives for Duncan Smith

UK Entertainment Spotlight: Full ‘Stream’ Ahead for New On-Demand Players

December 2, 2019 Posted by - Commercial Director

It’s been a month of new releases in the entertainment market with four iconic global entertainment brands launching their own answers to the rise of streaming services in popular culture. Apple, Disney, and ‘Britbox’ – the joint venture between two British television channels, the BBC and ITV – have all launched to the public in a matter of weeks. It’s clear that traditional entertainment brands are all vying to claim their slice of the pie in the online streaming market....

UK restaurant spotlight: delivery services continue relentless rise

June 27, 2018 Posted by - Commercial Director

Technology is driving change in consumer behaviour wherever you look. Whether it’s through smart devices, wearables or virtual and augmented reality, these new technologies are reshaping behaviours and spending habits. Cardlytics’ latest UK spend index, which tracks the card spend of 3 million bank customers, shows how technology, including online delivery services, are impacting the restaurant industry. Consumers are eating out less, instead dining-in via online delivery. Companies, such as Just Eat and Deliveroo, are providing delivery access to an...

UK Spending Insights: online spending helps to lift British High Street

May 4, 2018 Posted by - Commercial Director

It’s no secret that it has been a trying year for the UK high street. Over the last 12 months, several household retailers have felt the effect of reduced footfall, causing them to cut down on their store portfolios. However, new purchase data suggest that capitalising on their customers’ online behaviour may just prove to be the saving grace retailers are looking for. Cardlytics’ most recent Spend Index shows that online spending among traditional high street retailers has outpaced their...