Blog: M&S tops consumer poll

Joe Ayling | 2 March 2011

After yesterday's heads up, just-style can formally announce the winners of Verdict Research’s Consumer Satisfaction Index 2011.

There's no great surprise to see M&S swoop the clothing prize, but TK Maxx was more of a turn-up in footwear - read more here.

Verdict hosted the awards in London yesterday (1 March), where the research firm also gave its outlook presentation for retail this year.

just-style's write-up of the presentation can be found below. A perfect storm of rising high street prices and reduced consumer spending seems to be brewing once more in the UK, but the road to recovery was always going to be a bumpy one.

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