Entries in 'shopping' (16)

eBay's Christmas video games opportunity

eBay's Christmas video games opportunity

Phuong Nguyen, the head of eBay Advertising in the UK, looks at the firm’s data and discusses festive shopping trends and the opportunities that this presents for the video game ...

on Oct 16th 2013 at 2:17PM in News
Rude shop assistants named as shopper's biggest High Street gripe

Rude shop assistants named as shopper's biggest High Street gripe

“Arrogant and rude staff” have been named as the biggest shopping annoyances by a survey of 1,500 High Street consumers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2013 at 12:01PM in News
Cyber Monday breaks online UK shopping records

Cyber Monday breaks online UK shopping records

Monday December 3rd 2012 was officially the busiest ever online shopping day in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2012 at 12:50PM in News
Monday December 3rd named as Amazon's Cyber Monday

Monday December 3rd named as Amazon's Cyber Monday

Amazon.co.uk has predicted that Monday December 3rd will be the busiest online shopping day of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2012 at 11:50AM in News

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Garriott teams up with Zynga for Ultimate Collector release

Garriott teams up with Zynga for Ultimate Collector release

Zynga has partnered with MMO icon Richard Garriott for the launch of his studio’s new social game Ultimate Collector.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2012 at 3:07PM in News
Tesco trade-ins go national

Tesco trade-ins go national

Supermarket giant Tesco has rolled out its pre-owned games offering to stores across the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2010 at 10:53AM in News
Online retail explodes over Xmas

Online retail explodes over Xmas

The Christmas break may be a time to focus on family and loved ones, but it now seems that it has become the prime opportunity for online shopping – and ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2010 at 3:31PM in News
66% of UK shoppers won’t head online

66% of UK shoppers won’t head online

A new survey from chart body GfK has claimed that 66 per cent of UK shoppers remain unwilling to shop online due to fears relating to cyber crime and security ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2009 at 2:14PM in News

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January retail figures give “room for optimism”

January retail figures give “room for optimism”

The retail figures for January are in and paint a mixed picture, with the good news of an overall like-for-like increase of 1.1 per cent in sales muddied by news ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2009 at 2:21PM in News
High Street sales reach unprecedented pre-Xmas levels

High Street sales reach unprecedented pre-Xmas levels

New research from PricewaterhouseCoopers show that 82 per cent of UK High Street retailers are now offering significant sales or reductions in an effort to get shoppers spending money in ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 23rd 2008 at 10:38AM in News
Tomorrow is the biggest day for UK retail

Tomorrow is the biggest day for UK retail

Global credit giant Visa has claimed that tomorrow, Saturday December 20th, will be the busiest day on the UK High Street this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 19th 2008 at 10:05AM in News
Early December High Street stats positive

Early December High Street stats positive

The latest UK High Street statistics from Synovate Retail Performance show that the number of non-food shopping trips made between November 30th and December 6th climbed by 10.1 per cent ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2008 at 4:17PM in News

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Online to dominate festive retail

Online to dominate festive retail

“Convenience is coming in ahead of lower prices” this Christmas according to market researchers at Ivobank.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2008 at 11:05AM in News
VAT cut can’t stop poor December at retail

VAT cut can’t stop poor December at retail

“Retailers will need to use every tactic at their disposal” – that’s the message from a leading High Street analyst today as it predicts a gloomy December at retail despite ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2008 at 11:11AM in News
Wii Fit tops online UK shopping searches

Wii Fit tops online UK shopping searches

Online shopping stats firm Hitwise has revealed that Nintendo’s Wii Fit is currently the most searched for product by internet shoppers in the UK – with the Wii console itself ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2008 at 11:59AM in News
Xmas shopping shows minimal footfall increase

Xmas shopping shows minimal footfall increase

Figures for the first week of Christmas retail have been released, and have shown that footfall only increased by 0.01 per cent year-on-year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2007 at 2:06PM in News