Monthly Archives: August 2011

The death of Groupon….or perhaps deal fatigue?

Hitwise has revealed that the volume of web traffic visiting online deals website Groupon has plummeted by 50 per cent since reaching a peak in the second week of June. A mere blip, or a sign that consumers are looking … Continue reading

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Who wants to be a millionaire? eBay is the way forward…

I can’t imagine any person would say they don’t want to be a millionaire, unless of course they’re already a millionaire. Well, thanks to eBay, despite the recession the online retail and auction site has seen a surge in the … Continue reading

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Would you be tempted by an Amazon tablet? Kindle Daily Deals rouses curiosity…

Amazon has launched Kindle Daily Deal, offering readers one considerably reduced ebook each day at its Kindle store. The online retailer has also rolled out its daily deals offering – AmazonLocal – to more locations in America, with plans to … Continue reading

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Are you lured by bargain prices? HP TouchPad attracts the masses…

When Hewlett-Packard decided to kill off its TouchPad and sell it for just a fraction of what it originally cost, $99 instead of $499, eBay sellers were quick to spot an opportunity and bought the HP TouchPad to sell at … Continue reading

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Mobile phones pave the way for a new era

How much cash do you carry on you? Go on, have a look inside your wallet now. According to a recent study, it’s likely it won’t be very much, with the average wallet containing only £23 in cash. I rarely … Continue reading

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Flight attendants get lucky… with the iPad

It seems it’s not only schools who are giving away free iPads. British Airways has now jumped on the bandwagon and handed out 100 iPads to its crew to make their job a whole lot easier, and enhance the flying … Continue reading

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Amazon has all the Answers…..Amazing Amazon Facts

As the world’s largest online retailer and with fresh research being released, I felt compelled to gather some interesting Amazon facts. Enjoy! • 20% of all internet users visited Amazon in June. Yes, that’s not just retail traffic, but all … Continue reading

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What makes a truly successful business owner?

So, I got thinking about business, and what makes one company succeed over another. My friend has recently set up a new online business selling jewellery, particularly focusing on vintage gold jewellery which is definitely a good idea in these … Continue reading

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Another bitter pill to swallow for Apple’s iPad…

It’s all go in the world of tablet computers and smartphones at the moment. Google said yesterday that it is spending a whopping £7.7bn buying Motorola’s mobile phone division and now it seems things are hotting up in the world … Continue reading

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eBayers go for bling as world markets fluctuate

There’s one thing that you can be sure people will turn to when the economy is looking a bit unsteady – gold. Its bright yellow glow has caught the eye of men for many years and to this day it … Continue reading

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