Two in five (42%) of British consumers would be disappointed with a sextoy as their gift, and 38% would not like a scented candle, according to a new survey.
Today is Cyber Monday, the biggest shopping day of the year and UK shoppers are set to spend more than £250 each online, giving etailers their best Christmas haul to date. Despite this, OpTier, a leader in business transaction management, is warning retailers not to count their Turkeys too soon.
This Christmas is set to be another big success for online retailers, with IMRG estimating that £6.4bn will be spent throughout December. In this article, six of the UK’s biggest online retailers make their predictions for the best-selling gifts during the festive season.
Almost £1 million will be spent in just one minute as Christmas shoppers snap up deals on 6th December, widely referred to as ‘Mega Monday’, according to a new report.
Christmas is fast approaching and retailers are preparing themselves for the busy festive season. There will be several days where sales will be high, but Mega Monday this year will fall on 6 December according to IMRG, the UK’s industry association for e-retail, when figures from Retail Decisions (ReD) suggest that hourly online retail sales … [Read more…]
UK Employers Stand to Lose £300 Million a Week in Lost Productivity, according to new data.
The latest Hot shops list, compiled by the IMRG and Hitwwise, reveals the top 50 online retailers in the Uk in the run up to Chistmas. The big news is the dramatic rise of Ticketmaster UK which broke into the top 10 for the first time in Hot Shops history.
Play.com is predicting that their busiest day of the year will be Monday 6th December, resulting in 20% more sales than the peak last Xmas with 1,200 orders per minute at the busiest periods.
Retailers are more focused on acquiring new customers than retaining loyal customers, despite acknowledging that the latter are more profitable in the long run, according to a new study.
‘Cyber Monday’ – the busiest online shopping day of the year – is almost here. But can consumers rely on websites to offer them the best experience when they shop online? With Christmas fast approaching, will shopping for products and services online be more stressful than hitting the high street?