retail

Cash-savvy millennials out-saving their free-spending parent...

Posted on Feb 03 2016 by
Many from the Millennial generation have learnt from their parents' mistakes when it comes to their finances, it has emerged. New research from our Millennial Me & My Money report, reveals nearly half that (45%) of...

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Changing retail trends – four day Black Friday and Cyber M...

Posted on Dec 04 2015 by
As the dust settles on the pre-Christmas sales period it’s clear that once again UK consumer behaviour has changed. According to Experian and IMRG a record-breaking £3.3billion was spent in total over the weekend of Black...

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Web sees spending increase as Black Friday shoppers shift th...

Posted on Nov 30 2015 by
As the dust begins to settle after Black Friday it’s time for retail marketers to start analysing what happened and why. Click here for Experian's festive predictions As predicted Black Friday has once again proven to be a...

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Get involved with Black Friday and Small Business Saturday...

Posted on Nov 24 2015 by
Black Friday is an American tradition and takes place the day after Thanksgiving which is the fourth Thursday in November. This year, it falls on Friday 27th November. It’s become the biggest shopping day of the year with...

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Romford shows strongest business growth in Britain...

Posted on Nov 03 2015 by
Our research*  has found Romford, a North East London town, is leading the way in the SME market and showing strong growth in business sales and numbers. It ranked the highest in terms of percentage of fast-growing companies and...

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Should SMEs join the 5p plastic bag charge?...

Posted on Oct 29 2015 by
The 5p plastic bag charge was introduced in England on Monday 5th October, the last in the UK to apply the scheme having already been introduced to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The English charge only applies to...

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Buoyant September retail sales data support Experian’s vie...

Posted on Oct 22 2015 by
Today’s release from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed that Retail Sales volumes grew by 1.9% in September, the biggest monthly gain since December 2013....

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The reciprocation phenomenon and a cheese museum – marketi...

Posted on Oct 16 2015 by
Reciprocation is a widespread psychological trait which marketers can tap into - for the benefit of their customers I was on holiday in Amsterdam a few weeks ago when I witnessed one of my favourite retail marketing tactics –...

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The future of retail – personal shoppers for all?...

Posted on Sep 25 2015 by
Sophisticated email marketing techniques are leading only one way Everyone who works in retail knows that the landscape is always changing, driven by evolving customer behaviour and technology. There’s plenty of comment out...

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