Made.com, Lastminute.com, and Moshi Monsters backer Tom Teichman joins Simba as chairman. Other notable investors include all three Innocent Drinks founders (exited to Coca-Cola for $500m) and Sir John Hegarty, founder of global advertising giant BBH
Why the excitement? The Simba team, benefiting from more than 30 years experience in mattress manufacture, having sold in excess of one million mattresses, have perfected a unique combination of Simbatex, Memory Foam and 2,000 Conical Springs integrated into their five layers of comfort that means a Simba mattress intelligently shapes itself to anyone's frame - even if they are sharing a bed with someone of an opposite build or stature. [more…]
In a letter to the Sunday Telegraph, they wrote that increasing spending on Sundays would boost job prospects and help shops compete with online firms. They backed government plans to devolve Sunday trading laws to local councils.
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You will attract customers if you focus a portion of your time and energy on activities that have a direct impact on creating sales opportunities.
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The documentary Supershoppers, which aired on Channel 4 on Monday night, told viewers: ‘There are lots of products that dress as David, but are actually produced by Goliath. Companies have twigged that well-meaning shoppers will pay a lot more if they believe they are buying homespun, trusted goods.’
Bing Ads today releases its Valentine’s Day insights, revealing what romantic searches are being made, when, and by whom in the run up to the UK’s most romantic day of the year.
Based on searches made across the Bing platform, it has found love is now mobile, as marketers can expect more than 7 in 10 retail searches related to Valentine’s Day to be made from a mobile device in the run up to the big day.
As industry leaders in the events industry, display stand supplier Printdesigns is considering the effect a Brexit could have on the sector.
Have you decided ecommerce is a good logical move for your business? Or are you thinking of launching a brand new enterprise ecommerce project? Whether you are addressing ecommerce as a new route to market for an existing business, or starting a project that is geared towards ecommerce from the outset, it can appear from a lot of the material out there that getting started is easy.
There are countless blogs out there that will tell you that you can get a good ecommerce site set up and live in an afternoon using the right platform, and then it is implied that just because your site exists, you’ll be running an ecommerce business. [more…]