Retail market is quiet
“Judging by MOSL’s figures, things are ticking along nicely”
Industry viewpoint: Data drives the market
“We start in a relatively positive position, but we will still publish our data-improvement plan in October because we feel it’s the right thing to do for the market and it will keep challenging our team to be the best wholesaler”
Data watch: The market as it stood at August 2018
Water.Retail takes a look at some of MOSL’s data for the market to the end of August, and analyses what it means for the market
Retailers must ‘strive for more’ on efficiency
Retailers have made a great start in helping customers reduce their water use, but should strive to achieve “much more”, Business Stream chief executive Jo Dow has insisted.
Retailers go head-to-head in a dynamic market
Analysis of the latest switching data from market operator MOSL reveals details about the dynamics of the retail market for water, as David Tyler of Brodick Consulting reports
Data still the biggest concern for retail CEOs
Data continues to be of greatest concern for retail chief executives in the open water market, a snap survey by Water.Retail finds
Poor data curbs discounts
“Data remains at the forefront of the minds of retailer chief execs”
Fewer than 3% switch in year one
Indicators that 10 per cent of customers got involved in the open market in its first year is an encouraging start, says Ofwat – but others say it needs to remove barriers, especially for SMEs
Too early to talk success?
“No one can deny that there has been some switching activity”
Switching tops 100k: but to whom?
MOSL figures show 101,884 SPIDs (supply points) had switched up to 1 February, but the largest suppliers remain the biggest losers. Brodick Consulting has analysed the momentum of retailers
No fireworks, no disasters
“The water market is improving, but there is more to be done”
Snapshot: Market shares – April 2017 and January 2018
A comparison of the approximate market shares of the retailers active in the water market just before it opened on 1 April 2017 with the shares as they stood at 2 January 2018