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Toys and Games Bring Fun, Entertainment, Education, Exercise and Stress Relief to the UK in a Challenging 2020

Despite 2020 being a difficult year for many industries, the toy market remained buoyant and resistant as overall sales increased in value by 5%, with the biggest spike in sales coming during the first lockdown of 2020 (+22%)

Pull up to the counter: Britain’s drive-thru spend up 45% September to November 2020

According to UK Foodservice data from NPD’s SnapMyEats, from Sept. – Nov. 2020, 17 million visits were switched to drive-thru from eat-in, and 12 million drive-thru visits took the place of takeaway or collection.

Industry Trends

Consumer Sentiment in U.K. - COVID-19’s Impact

Although U.K. consumer shopping behaviours have changed because of the COVID-19 crisis, there are clear indicators that consumers are willing to return to stores and restaurants under the right circumstances.

Consumer Sentiment in Russia — COVID-19’s Impact on Food, Sports, and Toys

Consumers in Russia are eager to return to their favorite entertainment activities and everyday experiences.

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