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When you find yourself in need of a great side hustle

When you find yourself in need of a great side hustle

by on May 30, 2019

Sooner or later, it happens to most of us. Maybe we are facing a company lay-off.

Or if we work for the United States government, we may face a shutdown at some time in our career. Sometimes, our hours are cut due to a poor sales year, or maybe our jobs have not changed but our lives have.

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Shoppers Research : 48% agree that food and drink is the most important part of Christmas Day

Shoppers Research : 48% agree that food and drink is the most important part of Christmas Day

by on December 7, 2018

The UK grocery market is set to experience 2.4% growth this Christmas, with shoppers predicted to spend £21.6bn over the festive period, according to the latest forecast from research organisation IGD.

With nearly half (48%) of shoppers agreeing that food and drink is the most important part of Christmas Day, grocery has a key role to play on the 25th December, creating opportunities for people to honour annual traditions or create new ones.

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A guide to rebates and online shopping

A guide to rebates and online shopping

by on March 8, 2018

Customers from around the world continue to earn millions of dollars in rebates when they shop online and it is important for you to also benefit from such cash back programs.

However, a recent survey revealed that most online shoppers do not actually know how to benefit from the rebate programs and yet they are loyal customers to the same online stores that are offer online shopping rebates. [more…]

Retail 2.0 – key considerations for VR and AR in store .. Andrew Watts, KHWS

Retail 2.0 – key considerations for VR and AR in store .. Andrew Watts, KHWS

by on July 28, 2017

Andrew Watts, Founding Partner at KHWS, the Brand Commerce agency

Retail is not shy of technology. Its adoption is often a necessity. However, whether it’s e-commerce platforms, back office inventory or mobile apps and optimisation, getting to grips with how to make technology work best and achieve good ROI in the retail space is no mean feat.

Digital is driving constant change in consumer behaviour, and coupled with a decline in retail footfall and spending, retailers are turning to disruptive technology such as VR and AR to keep pace with the change.

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Research : How reviews influence women’s shopping decisions (Infographic)

by on February 7, 2017

Product reviews and testimonials are so important today that companies pay people to review their products or service. It’s a good idea too, as it turns out 68 percent of women say they rely on reviews when making purchasing decisions.

In a recent study, product reviews company Influenster surveyed 11,255 women of all ages to uncover what influences their shopping decisions, and reviews topped the list. [more…]

Black Friday mobile shopper data from Adjust

Black Friday mobile shopper data from Adjust

by on December 14, 2016

A study released today by Adjust shows that Black Friday is a considerably bigger day for mobile shoppers in Western Europe than in North America, contrary to popular expectation since Thanksgiving is only celebrated in the US.

The study shows that while ecommerce apps saw an average revenue boost from American users of 49.9% above a typical Friday in November, this boost was exceeded in multiple by Western European countries, such as Germany (75.6%), France (74.7%), Belgium (79.9%) and Switzerland (73.9%). [more…]

Grocery loyalty being at a low, no supermarket can afford to sit on the side-lines, especially when targeting women shoppers .. Valassis Limited

Grocery loyalty being at a low, no supermarket can afford to sit on the side-lines, especially when targeting women shoppers .. Valassis Limited

by on December 13, 2016

Supermarket loyalty is decreasing.  Just 12 per cent of shoppers claim loyalty to just one supermarket brand, with most (70 per cent) shopping across 2 – 3 different stores, a significant decrease from 22 per cent of shoppers in 2014.  This is according to a survey by Valassis Limited, the UK’s largest coupon and voucher services provider.

There is even less loyalty during the festive season, particularly among female shoppers, with just 10 per cent of women stating they would not shop away from their main regular supermarket.

Promotional offers are the deciding factor behind where the Christmas supermarket shop is done, with half of all women surveyed declaring they would switch supermarkets in order to use coupons or vouchers, although only one third of men say they are persuaded by such deals.

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Anyone for slippers?

Anyone for slippers?

by on December 5, 2016

Whatever your height, whatever your age, everyone loves a great pair of slippers to pad about in at home on winter evenings.

If you’ve looked around, you’ll know that there isn’t much of a slipper selection out there above a size 12. Tall guys looking for large size men’s slippers this winter might like to take a look at the choice of styles available from Walktall.

If you’re looking for fun, contemporary styling plus great value, check out the choice of styles from the humourously named Bedroom Athletics brand. Their faux fur slip-ons and bootees look really toasty! All available at £25.00.

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xAd’s Black Friday UK weekend footfall report reveals cities in Scotland and North are bargain hungry

by on December 2, 2016

Today xAd, the global leader in location intelligence that drives sales, releases its foot traffic analysis of the UK’s leading high streets over the Black [more…]

Co-op’s Christmas campaign from Leo Burnett focuses on giving back to the community

Co-op’s Christmas campaign from Leo Burnett focuses on giving back to the community

by on December 2, 2016

The Southport lifeboat crew who feature in the Co-op Christmas ad.

Every time its members buy Co-op products they earn money for causes local to them.

This is encapsulated in the phrase: “Something for you, something for your community”, which demonstrates Christmas #TheCoopWay.

TV and cinema ads, created by agency Leo Burnett, remind us of the joys of Christmas, highlighting the role food, family and friends play in making it a wonderful time of year. But we are asked to imagine, too, whether buying food that also helps the community would make us feel even more Christmassy.

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