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Delivery wars heating up in the UK
04 Dec 2015

Delivery wars heating up in the UK

Last week, we discussed the impact that Amazon’s new Prime Now service is having on the high street. Now we’re interested to see the affect it’s having on online...

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One-hour delivery…coming to a town near you!
27 Nov 2015

One-hour delivery…coming to a town near you!

We thought it would be a bit rude for us not blog about Amazon Prime Now considering it has recently been launched in our home city of Newcastle upon Tyne! However, we...

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Online sales expected to hit £1bn in a single day
24 Nov 2015

Online sales expected to hit £1bn in a single day

With only three days to go, the biggest shopping day of the year is drawing upon us. Overtaking Boxing Day as the day where British shoppers go bargain hunting, Black Friday 2015...

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May the force be with you
10 Nov 2015

May the force be with you

It’s that time of the year again! With Christmas only seven weeks away, discussions in retail circles are around the ‘must have’ toy of the season. Historically,...

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UK firmly on the e-commerce super highway
05 Oct 2015

UK firmly on the e-commerce super highway

According to the latest figures by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the UK is now the e-commerce capital of the European Union (EU). With 79 percent of Britons making an...

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Sport & Fashion: A Healthy Partnership
03 Sep 2015

Sport & Fashion: A Healthy Partnership

At a time when the UK is battling against an obesity epidemic, (with two-thirds of men and women classed as being overweight, the sportswear market is booming. Compared to 2010...

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Booming Sales For Berries This Summer
01 Sep 2015

Booming Sales For Berries This Summer

The UK has been subjected to cooler weather this summer which has unfortunately affected sales of BBQ related products, as we discussed on a recent blog post. However, it seems...

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24 Aug 2015

Back-to-school Shopping: In-store & Gadgets Rule

Brick-and-mortar stores are set to see a wave of shoppers stocking up on back-to-school essentials. A poll by FatWallet (June 2015) found that 91% of US parents plan to shop...

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UK Weather Dampens Summer BBQ Spirits
18 Aug 2015

UK Weather Dampens Summer BBQ Spirits

In one of our recent blog posts, we explored the findings of trends and searches based on the topic of ‘summer’ from Google. The results were fascinating and...

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11 Aug 2015

Great British Bake Off Boosts Baking Sales

The sixth series of Great British Bake Off (GBBO) has once again proved to be a recipe for success, with the first episode of the series pulling in 9.3million viewers, that’s...

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04 Aug 2015

What We’re Searching For On Google This Summer

It can be hard to imagine a time before Google. How did we find out otherwise unknown information before the global search engine came into fruition and organised the world’s...

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The Aftermath of Amazon Prime Day - Fail or Success?
22 Jul 2015

The Aftermath of Amazon Prime Day - Fail or Success?

Last week we reported on Amazon’s Prime Day, which was met with mixed opinions across Twitter, with many Tweeters using the hashtag #AmazonPrimeDay to show off the most...

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The Low-Down On Amazon Prime
16 Jul 2015

The Low-Down On Amazon Prime

From its humble beginnings as the original online bookstore to international tech giant, the company is claiming that Prime Day will be its biggest sales day in its history, even...

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Easter Eggs See Price Slash Frenzy
03 Apr 2015

Easter Eggs See Price Slash Frenzy

In the run up to Easter, the price wars between supermarkets have already began - to the point where shops are running out. Selling from as little as 99p, this means they are...

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How Valentine’s Day Affects Shopping Habits
11 Feb 2015

How Valentine’s Day Affects Shopping Habits

Valentine’s Day has become an occasion not just about love and romance, but a lucrative opportunity for retailers to take advantage of. People are expected to spend; shops...

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