Monthly Archives: October 2012

Can you guess what the reason is for your business losing sales?

With Christmas just around the corner, businesses will be doing all they can to try and lure in potential customers to increase their sales. But, there are some things that are out of their hands. A recent study has shown … Continue reading

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Record-breaking bra sold to ‘world’s most eccentric company’

The world’s largest bra, which we reported last week as being up for auction on eBay, eventually fetched £3,601 when the 10-day auction ended. Continue reading

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E-tailers battle to get goods to storm-hit US buyers

Online retailers of all sizes were facing a battle to get goods to buyers on time yesterday, following the devastation left across the north-east of America by tropical storm Sandy. Continue reading

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Amazon pokes fun at the iPad mini to support its Kindle Fire HD

Amazon.com has hit Apple full-force in the on-going tablet wars by positioning a full-page advert on its homepage, showing why its new Kindle Fire HD is superior to the new mini iPad. With a big logo saying ‘Much More for … Continue reading

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Royal Mail takes on staff to handle parcels growth

Royal Mail is to invest £75million to boost the capabilities of its UK express parcels business, which is expected to see 1,000 new jobs created. Continue reading

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eBay owns up to changing search queries

eBay chose the occasion of a major conference on data management attended the world’s biggest companies to admit that it re-writes users’ queries made via its search engine. Continue reading

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Amazing new technology which will help brighten up many homes & improve your mood

Philips Lighting have come up with an amazing new invention which could see the end of the light switch, and open up millions of homes to mood lighting at the tips of their fingers. The Dutch company has created a … Continue reading

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US court to rule on key copyright case

Big businesses will be watching closely today as an American court hears arguments in a copyright case that could have far-reaching consequences. Continue reading

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5 things to learn from the UK’s top rated retailer’s websites

I don’t know about you, but when it comes to online shopping the functionality of a website is one of the main reasons why I end up spending more time on the site, meaning I am more likely to end … Continue reading

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Amazon’s Kindle Fire finally arrives in the UK

Amazon’s tablet computer, the Kindle Fire HD, has finally had its UK release, almost a year after the device was launched in America. Continue reading

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