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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 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.

How to save your money by using various online voucher and discounts

The current economic conditions mean that most people need to be smart with their money. Shopping has become more of a bargain hunt – people going to great lengths in order to save a bit of money from everyday things. launches Business, Industrial & Scientific Supplies Store has launched the Business, Industrial & Scientific Supplies Store featuring more than half a million products including Lab & Scientific Products, Professional Medical Supplies, Power & Hand Tools, Additive Manufacturing Products including 3D printing, Janitorial & Sanitation Supplies, Occupational Health & Safety Products, Tapes, Adhesives & Sealers and Test, Measure & Inspect Devices.

Generation Consumer has arrived!

Retailers at the forefront of opportunity to capitalise on the rise of consumerisation of technology and growth on online sales.

An effective tool for consumers looking to save money

Consumers are constantly looking for ways to not only save money but do so in a way that doesn’t take them hours of searching and comparing prices.