The outlook for a festive season like no other

After the outlier that was the 2020 golden quarter, will consumers splash out this Christmas and, if so, in which sectors? 

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Incorporating exclusive, data-rich analysis, Retail Week’s new report The Christmas Forecast provides invaluable predictions for UK retail sales across the 2021 golden quarter.

Coinciding with the annual industry event Christmas in July, it also highlights the sectors that will be in demand so that businesses like yours can capitalise.

Access your free copy of The Christmas Forecast: Outlook for a festive season like no other today to put your business in prime position to attract the lucrative Christmas consumer.


  • The level of consumer confidence to expect this Christmas, with comparisons to 2020 and 2019
  • The sectors that stand to benefit from higher retail spend this Christmas
  • What online penetration will look like and whether stores will bounce back 
  • How retailers including Aldi, The Very Group and Notonthehighstreet are already planning for Christmas 2021