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Four Technologies To Transform The Retail Experience In 2017

Theo Theodorou | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Tech
Theo Theodorou

As consumers, we're often guilty of holding retailers to ransom. We expect the same brand experience across every real world and digital touchpoint. We want information immediately, great experiences and the best possible service in the fastest, simplest and most convenient way for what we're doing at that time.

Topshop Launches Juicy Couture Tracksuits Because It's The Noughties Again

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Style

First Kim Kardashian, now Topshop. Refusing to die along with other noughties fashion trends (trucker caps, we’re looking at you), Juicy Couture tra...

These Vagina Necklaces Are So Popular They Broke An Etsy Seller's Shop

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Style

A jewellery designer has been forced to temporarily close her Etsy store after demand for her vagina necklaces became out of control Emily Fitzgerald,...

Seven Tips To Shop Safe This Holiday Season

Sheheryar Ahmed Khan | Posted 30.12.2016 | UK Tech
Sheheryar Ahmed Khan

Traffic in malls and stores is usually at its peak during these days. It's almost impossible to find relevant staff to fulfill your queries since they are usually busy handling a bunch of other potential customers. You also encounter inventory issues during this season, with much of the popular stuff already being sold out.

12 Gym Wear Bargains To Buy In The Sales Right Now

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 29.12.2016 | UK Style

With 2017 looming, so comes the dawn of a thousand new gym memberships - but with sky-high monthly costs (damn you, Class Pass price hikes) a fitnessw...

18 Ways To Blow All Your Christmas Cash On Stuff You Can't Normally Afford

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Style

The broke-ass feeling you’re left with after buying all of those presents is soon replaced with the wonderful shower that is lotsa Christmas lolly f...

The Five Decisions You Need To Make Before Buying A Bed On Boxing Day

Robert Lane | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Robert Lane

With mattresses, it's a very different story. Retailers wag their fingers and tell you that it's the most important purchase you'll ever make because you'll spend so many thousands of hours in bed. A cheap bed will lead to a lifetime of back pain and remorse, they say.

Paris Hilton And Lidl?

Rachel Sinanan | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Style
Rachel Sinanan

I know Paris is getting older - she is 35 now...so not far off being a #Mags herself! But this doesn't mean she has to sell her stuff through Lidl surely? She seems to do very well for herself financially, I can't imagine she needs the cash?!

Here's What Happens When Everyone Does A Last Minute Online Christmas Shop

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK

If you were thinking about putting in a last-minute online order ahead of Christmas, you may need to think again. Shoppers could be facing chaos as ...

Christmas In Cardiff

Mik Scarlet | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Mik Scarlet

As a wheelchair user Cardiff proves what is possible around the concept of inclusive design. It's so accessible for me that it's one of those places that means I can forget I live on wheels from the moment I arrive.

Crack The Code To The SW Vault To Get Half-Price Sophia Webster Shoes

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 15.12.2016 | UK Style

Sophia Webster has made all our Christmas dreams come true by offering some of her signature styles from her archive at up to half price - but there...

How To Minimise The Stress Of Picking The Perfect Christmas Present

Sara Griffiths | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Griffiths

Sometimes it's difficult to find the right time, the place or the words to express how we feel about someone, but don't wait until it's too late. Maybe Christmas is the perfect opportunity! Heal that rift. Say it while you can and put the 'Happy' back into Christmas.

Five Types Of Eccentric Shoppers Every Family Has

Ripu Daman Singh | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Ripu Daman Singh

Shopping has been our family sport since generations. We sweat over it like a bunch of honeybees. Working relentlessly without taking a vacation. And yet none of us qualifies to come even close to being a seasoned, respectable shopper.

Here's Where To Buy Kat Von D Makeup In The UK

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Style

Wondering where to buy Kat Von D makeup in the UK? We’ve got you covered. For IRL stockists, head to London. Debenhams Oxford Street and Debenhams L...

Christmas Lust List: Fitness Gift Guide For Her

Alana Gray | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Alana Gray

I've finally had time to put pen to paper (fingers to keyboard) after a month of blogging hiatus. Recently it's been all work, work, work, work, work,...

Greatest Gifts

Caragh Little | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

Maybe I need to forget about the artificial construct and endless to-do lists of 'the festive season' - constructed piece by piece to generate the best income of the year - and focus on the glimmers of light Christmas brings to dark months and bleak times.

12 Fancy AF Lingerie Sets To Make You Feel Like A Human Christmas Present

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Style

Christmas jumpers? Forget them. It’s what’s inside that counts, and by that we mean intangibly complicated festive underwear. Looking like the h...

Guys, This Is Where To Get Your Girlfriend's Christmas Present Last-Minute

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Style

Stuck for Christmas gift ideas and short on time? We’ve got the perfect solution. Beauty giant Estée Lauder Companies has opened a pop-up present s...

A Consumerist's Christmas

Sam Williams | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Sam Williams

It's that time of year again. The mountain at the back of the house is powdered with snow, and silence fills the village. My grandparents are in the k...

Just Another Manic Monday: As December Descends, Christmas Shoppers Get Online Early In The Week

Jon Lord | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Tech
Jon Lord

But in the UK, it's not just high profile dates like Black Friday and Cyber Monday that are driving sales in the run up to Christmas: last year, Mondays proved the busiest online shopping days of the week (post-Cyber Monday) ahead of Christmas Day. After all, who doesn't fancy a touch of festive retail therapy to brighten up a dreary Monday morning?

Agent Provocateur Launch Saucy Three-Way Personal Shopping Chat On WhatsApp

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Style

Agent Provocateur has launched ‘Ménage à Trois’, the world’s first three-way personal shopping service on WhatsApp. Customers and their partne...

9 Pink Robes To Make You Feel Like A Victoria's Secret Model

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Style

The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2016 robes backstage were as photographed as the lingerie on the catwalk, so it’s no surprise we’re all covet...

11 Christmas Party Shoes That Won't Break Your Feet

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Style

If the very thought of sticking out a night on the dance floor in crippling heels this Christmas is giving you pre-emptive foot spasms then fear no mo...

Why We Must End Sunday Trading

Charlie Evans | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK
Charlie Evans

Another Sunday passes by with frantic Consumermas (the new name with Christmas being degraded significantly) shoppers working into a sweat- fretting, aching over the difficult decisions they have to make when buying for a second cousin on the other side of the country with a ten pound budget; or a baby not born yet with no knowledge of the sex.

Where's The Customer? They're In A Different Place

simon baldwin | Posted 25.11.2016 | UK
simon baldwin

Last week saw the publication of a survey on British BIDs - Business Imporvement Districts funded by businesses in towns and cities up and down the la...