Clarion Events has announced a strategic partnership with GoCoin to add digital currency payments to its registration system for the Payments World Series. GoCoin is a global leader in Blockchain payments and the first platform for processing Bitcoin, Litecoin and Dogecoin at checkout.
When it comes to packaging teenage girls love limited edition packs and special deals; rarely use QR codes; switch between low-cost brands; view celebrity endorsement as irrelevant and are clueless on packaging symbols.
A special in-depth study has lifted the lid on the everyday teenage shopping habits. Research by Easyfairs, organisers of Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print, uniquely tracked the daily routine of teenage girls when shopping on and offline.
Over a three week period, a focus group of ten girls aged 17 years recorded daily journals, logged every search and detailed their day-to-day shopping habits. They completed a buying task and answered questions about brands and packaging to determine what really influences their purchasing decisions.
By Paul Skeldon
According to the study, only 37% of shoppers think that they get the best service and overall experience online, showing that retailers still have work to do to meet customer expectations. [more…]
The UK’s top Finance Directors (FDs) and their service providers are being urged to enter the Real Business FDs’ Excellence Awards, held in association with the ICAEW and supported by the CBI. The nomination deadline of 28th February is fast approaching.
The awards, now in their 11th year, celebrate the most talented FDs in the UK, alongside leading service providers in the sector.
Previous winners include Tim Score of Cambridge-based semi-conductor and software design company ARM Holdings PLC, and Jo Lister of UNITE Group, the leading operator of purpose-built student accommodation. [more…]