Online Sales

Black Friday Showed That Retail is Changing Fast - And Not Just to Online

Edward Lowe | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK
Edward Lowe

According to industry body IMRG, in the period from Black Friday to Cyber Monday over £3 billion pounds was spent by online retailers, with the main ...


The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK

Blockbuster, the high street video and games retailer, has become the latest victim of the recession after going into administration. Its decline m...

Charlie Thomas

Why Retailers Will Get More Out Of Facebook In 2013 | Charlie Thomas | Posted 09.01.2013 | UK

British retailers will get more out of Facebook in 2013 as they begin to understand how best to use the huge amount of data the social network provide...

Next Pre-Christmas Sales Help Lift Profits Prediction

Charlie Thomas | Posted 03.01.2013 | UK

Next's pre-Christmas sales, excluding VAT sales tax, rose 3.9%, prompting the clothes retailer to increase its profits forecast for its year end at th...

Charlie Thomas

Super Sales From Superdry | Charlie Thomas | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK

Superdry's parent company has reported a 13% rise in first-half profits; a sharp turn around from its lack of fortune earlier in the year when it issu...

Another Step Forward for Age Verification

John Carr | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK Tech
John Carr

In the UK the Gambling Act, 2005, established a licensing regime for companies wanting to run gambling web sites. To obtain an online operator's licence, inter alia, companies had to show they had a robust method for verifying that all their customers are aged 18 or above.

M&S Share Prices Fall After Top Exec Confesses 'We Were Caught Out By Snow'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK

Marks & Spencer revealed a surprise fall in sales on Tuesday after admitting it ran out of stock on some of its best-selling lines of womenswear. T...

Gaffigan's New Stand-Up Special: An Endorsement of the 'Louis CK Model' of Distribution

Garry Lee | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK Comedy
Garry Lee

When Jim Gaffigan's special is released in April, please consider buying it, if not in support of the man himself, then in support of this distribution model in the hope that others will follow suit. As far as I can see, we, as an audience, can only stand to reap the benefits from it.