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The DIY Hotelier: Hotels in the Digital Age

The hospitality industry is bigger than you think and contributes towards a large proportion of Britain’s overall GDP – whilst employing a significant number of workers too.

6 ways websites are becoming more interactive

6 ways websites are becoming more interactive

Most business owners are realizing the advantages of having a website and are slowly building their online presence.

Reasons why some ecommerce sites fail

There is no doubt that ecommerce is one of the best business opportunities for entrepreneurs today.

Christmas shopping is as pressurised as running a marathon

Christmas shopping is as pressurised as running a marathon

eBay, the online marketplace, has conducted a study into the emotional intensity of Christmas shopping; looking at the attitudes and pressures of both online and offline experiences.

UK set to spend £4.9 billion in Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales

Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales have become key events on the UK’s shopping calendar. This year, according to new research from Gocompare.com Credit Cards, consumers will spend an estimated £4.9 billion (£175 per household) on bagging bargains in the weekend-long sales commencing Friday 25 November.

UK retail sales to grow an estimated 2.5.% in December 2016

UK retail sales to grow an estimated 2.5.% in December 2016

As Brits start to turn their minds towards filling this year’s stockings, Mintel estimates that total UK retail sales will grow 2.5% in December 2016 to reach £42.2 billion.

Zalando is an e-retailer in vogue

German online fashion retailer Zalando has capitalised on European consumers’ changing shopping habits and love of mobile to become the fastest-growing company in its sector, and Chi Chan, European Equities Portfolio Manager at Hermes Investment Management, expects its scale, aggressive marketing and effective technology to make it a dominant e-commerce vendor.

Cost-effective ways to deliver parcels abroad

When it comes to sending parcels abroad, a lot of people will head straight to the post office and get it delivered through Royal Mail.

The steps you need to take to ensure your business is a success online

Any business manager worth their salt should appreciate just how important a company’s online presence is. Today, our lives are dominated by technology and the expectations of the modern consumer are such that having a solid online offering is essential.

Tryzens brings Managed Services to online retailer’s new website

Avenue 32 is a women’s online luxury fashion retailer founded in 2011 by Roberta Benteler. Avenue 32 hosts a range of both celebrated and emerging designers, including Alexander Wang, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Peter Pilotto and Victoria Beckham. Avenue 32 sells clothing, shoes, bags, jewellery and accessories to over 100 countries around the world.

29% of UK online grocery shoppers are shopping for groceries more online now than a year ago

29% of UK online grocery shoppers are shopping for groceries more online now than a year ago

The days of heading to the supermarket are over for some Brits as they trade trolleys for home delivery.

5 ways of making extra money at home

It can be difficult to make your monthly salary stretch to cover all expenses and most of us are constantly looking for ways of getting more from our money - whether that be saving cash on our grocery shopping or switching energy provider.

Could your business benefit from SMS marketing in 2016?

The new year is a good time to take a fresh look at your marketing strategy and see if there are any improvements that can be made.

Next year’s web design trends revealed

As we’re quickly approaching 2016, it should go without saying that technology across the board should be quicker, easier to use, and look better than ever.

How to prevent your website from hackers

Seeing as the UK’s digital economy is booming, businesses that operate online are becoming an increasingly attractive target for cyber criminals.