Thursday, April 2, 2020

Online shoppers spend £8.4bn in November

Online sales rose 18 per cent year-on-year in November, passing the £8 billion mark for the first time ever, according to figures released today....

Low footfall linked to sale anticipation

Low footfall in the weeks leading up to Christmas is linked to the anticipation of pre-Christmas bargains, figures released today suggest. The Retail Traffic...

Park Group sees 12% customer billings rise

Voucher and gift card company Park Group saw a 12 per cent rise in customer billings in the six months to September 30th 2012...

3m Brits will avoid high street this Christmas

Over three million British shoppers will not buy a single present on the high street this Christmas, a new survey has revealed. A Casio...

Retailers enjoy £1.75bn Christmas spending boost

Shops across the country saw a boost of £1.75 billion in Christmas spending last weekend in what was the busiest retail weekend of the...

London‘s West End to receive £25m investment

London‘s West End will receive £25 million over the next five years, after retailers voted to keep New West End Company in control of...

First government pop-up will showcase British start-ups

Eric Pickles opened the “first ever Whitehall pop-up shop” in the headquarters of the Department for Communities and Local Government this morning in a...

766,000 Brits leave shopping til Xmas Eve

A staggering 766,000 Brits leave most of their Christmas shopping until Christmas Eve, according to new research, despite the rise in online shopping and...

Greggs CEO exits

High street bakery retailer Greggs has announced today that CEO Ken McMeikan is to stand down from his role in favour of taking up...

Brighthouse sales jump 13.2%

Rent-to-own retail specialist Brighthouse has seen revenue rise 13.2 per cent in its first half to £142.8 million as it seeks to build its...

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7 best practices for selling on marketplaces

To sell more online, you must have a marketplace presence. Of course, you already know this. What you may not be aware of is the...