A decline in shopper numbers, fewer major gaming and music releases and store closures for HMV meant the overall market declined by 17.4% year on year in the 12 weeks to 7 April, according to Kantar data for the 12 weeks to 7 April.
Bolstered by a record-breaking £2.5 billion spent during the Easter week, UK supermarkets saw total year-on-year sales increase by 2% during the 12 weeks to April 21st, according to Kantar.
By their hot beverages shall you know them; research by Kantar suggests that tea lovers are more likely to vote leave in today’s EU referendum and coffee fans lean towards remain.
UK cinema admissions in the first quarter of 2015 hit a five-year high, according to the BFI.
The price war in the UK grocery sector has cost nearly £400 million in the last 12 weeks, according to KantarWorldpanel research.