French Hospitality Industry Recovers Despite Record Cases

The last six weeks have seen customer levels across French bars, restaurants and cafes tracking neatly at around 100% of 2019 levels…

Clothing Retail Footfall Slides 26% From September Peak

Visits to clothing and shoe shops across the UK has declined 26% from a post-lockdown peak of 65pts on August 29th.

Pubs, Bars and Restaurants Slump as Curfew Bites | ITV News

Different regions have different restrictions. Huq has studied the GPS data of more than half a million mobile phones and concluded that…

Working From Home U-turn Falls on Deaf Ears | City AM

According to data specialists Huq Industries, the rate at which workers are returning to their offices since the PM’s announcement has…

European Food Production Rises 19% As Second Wave Bites

Food producers in Europe are scaling up their staffing levels as the second wave of Covid-19 bites across the region. Huq’s European…

Germans Hit Supermarkets Amid Rise in Cases Despite No-Lockdown Pledge

Germany’s supermarkets are running 31% above 2019 levels having peaked at 53% in August amid new cases despite Government no-lockdown…

Europeans Return to Workplace | Financial Times

Across Europe’s four largest economies — Germany, the UK, France and Italy — travel to hotels, bars and restaurants has declined from this…

Hospitality Reports Modest Spending Boost | Financial Times

Footfall to UK pubs and restaurants recovered to just one-fifth of pre-coronavirus levels after reopening on July 4, separate…

UK Economy Faces Gloomy Fourth Quarter | Financial Times

The number of visits to clothing retailers, hotels and other accommodation have also declined in the second part of September, according to…

Staffing at UK Factories Lags EU Counterparts by 28pts

The return of employees to manufacturing facilities across the UK has stalled since June, with presence failing to recover beyond 60% of…

Last Orders: Pub Visits Surge as New Restrictions Announced

Footfall to Pubs reached a post-Covid high on Saturday, with Huq’s Daily Index climbing to almost 100% of Year-on-Year levels - a drastic…

Pub Visits in Sharp Decline as New Restrictions Loom

Visits to pubs across the UK took a tumble in September as the stimulus of Eat-Out-to-Help-Out appears to be running dry and large parts of…