Interviews took place during the week before the second lockdown. Against this background, merchants were cautious about prospects in the near future, but anticipated better times ahead.
While merchants were realistic about the potential impact on their businesses and the market of the imminent restrictions, they were still optimistic.
The Pulse, by MRA Research, is a monthly tracking survey of merchants’ confidence and prospects.
Telephone interviewing for the November edition took place between 2nd and 5th November.
The Pulse is a monthly trends survey that tracks builders’ merchants’ confidence and prospects over time and is produced by MRA Research, the market research division of MRA Marketing. View all reports here.
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