- Three in four UK adults look for cash rewards before buying, survey finds
Aug 16, 2017
Research highlights challenges in rolling out an inventive programmeLondon, 16 August, 2017: Three in four Britons (75.8%) say they research cash rewards or incentives ahead of purchasing a home or garden appliance. However, a third of the UK said they had been put off taking advantage of an incentive or gift with purchase because of complexity. These are the results of a study conducted by 360insights, which surveyed 1,000 UK adults.The survey findings reveal the...
- Fast Food Frenzy as Mums Confess Kids Mealtime Planning is More Stressful than finding Childcare Cover
Aug 16, 2017
Turkey twizzlers, chicken drumsticks and fish fingers. Bring back memories? These frozen dinner staples have long been used to get parents out of a squeeze at dinner time, but how many parents still resort to making these uninspired choices when it comes to mealtimes for their kids? New research* from Salter Cook found that a staggering 27% of mums find planning menus for their children more stressful than finding childcare (24%), showing that the issues...
- Joe Browns and Qubit Taking Customer-Centricity to the Next Level
Aug 08, 2017
[LONDON - 8 AUGUST 2017] - Joe Browns, the UK-based men’s and womenswear lifestyle brand, has revealed substantial incremental return on investment thanks to its growing relationship with Qubit, the market leader in personalization technology. Joe Browns have been working with Qubit since 2016 and thanks to its unique platform, have been able to quickly evaluate a multitude of different online customer experiences without making upfront and costly changes to the site. Having enjoyed conversion...
- Ideal Flatmate closes successful Seed funding round taking overall investment to £500k
Jul 24, 2017
UK’s first flatmate matching site helps flatsharers find better matches based on compatibility and living habits.Seed round was oversubscribed with initial target of £250k being surpassed.Impressive panel of investors have backed Ideal Flatmate.Post-money valuation of £1,625,000.Monday 24th July: Ideal Flatmate, the UK’s first algorithm based flatmate matchmaker has closed its seed funding round, taking total investment into the platform up to £500k.The platform, designed in collaboration with Cambridge professors, is based on an algorithm similar...
- Quintessentially British Furniture by Pro Auction
Jul 17, 2017
London 17th July 2017, When we imagine an essentially English day certain things come to mind, a good cup of tea, a delicious plate of scones with strawberries and cream, perhaps the royal family even come to mind, a row of well-maintained beautiful roses and of course, a full English breakfast. For that is what is so quintessentially British after all, the balance of refinement and comforts of the home, of luxury and necessity, and...
- 75 percent of British Adults Admit Purchase Decisions Changed by Rewards
Jul 10, 2017
Study finds point of sale decisions can swayed by right incentive10 July, 2017, London: 75 percent of British consumers admit that the right reward or incentive could shift their final purchase decision to buy from a competing brand at the point of sale. The independent study of 1,000 British adults, commissioned by 360insights, also found that appealing incentive or rewards have driven 30 percent to buy a product of lower quality and 33 percent to...
- Millennials And Their Mobiles Now The UK’s Most Valuable Demographic Group Says Telstra
Jul 05, 2017
A unique global report prepared by telecoms giants Telstra - involving 27,000 consumers across eight countries - has revealed that the millennial generation is now the most critical demographic grouping of people across the UK in terms of their “wallet size”. They have overtaken other generations in terms of their economic influence and attraction to the financial sector and they also have a passionate desire to conduct most of their interactions via their mobile apps.Telstra’s...
- Five ways to win at sale shopping
Jul 05, 2017
Amazon Prime Day is the first of the flash sales days this year taking place on 11th July. A warm up for the Black Friday/Cyber Monday carnage, some might say.The foundation of all great sale shopping is to compare prices between different shops. A time consuming process if you’re going into one shop followed by another, but the birth of the internet and ecommerce has made this extremely easy.Follow these five top tops from PriceSpy...
- Increase In The Number Of Healthcare Professionals Seeking Help With Personal Debt
Jul 05, 2017
The number of healthcare professionals in debt and seeking help with their personal finances has increased by 9.8% over the last two years.In May 2017, of employed people seeking help with their personal finances, 7.38% worked in the healthcare industry, and of these 37.11% were nurses. This is up from 7.22% in May 2016, and 6.72% in May 2015 - an increase of 9.8% over the last two years. The data has been taken from...
- Millennials and their mobiles matter most, and they’re voting with their money
Jul 05, 2017
UK millennials have surpassed all other demographics to become the most valuable group for financial institutions, Telstra global report finds5 July 2017, London – A new global report released by Telstra reveals that United Kingdom (UK) millennials have become the most valuable demographic group for financial institutions with UK millennials’ average wallet size now 40 per cent greater than the UK adult demographic. As millennials drive interactions and demand mobile engagement in a manner never...
- Go Banana Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign Having Raised 34% of £250k Target
Jul 03, 2017
UK's first online marketplace aims to be the “Amazon for building supplies”34% of fundraising raised so far via Seedrs – £2,250,000 valuation pre-moneyInnovative online PropTech platform already lists more than 105k productsLondon, 3rd July 2017 – Go Banana, the UK’s first marketplace for building supplies, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign via the Seedrs platform. Having already raised 34% of its £250k target, it is looking for those with a passion for the building industry...
- Statement from Darren Henaghan, managing director of Borough Market, in response to the announcement of the Mayor of London’s support fund
Jun 29, 2017
“The announcement of the Mayor of London’s support fund is welcome news to the Borough Market community. Events of this magnitude have many hidden victims and it is vital that support is available for all those who are suffering financial hardship as a result of the fire and the terror attacks. We are only too aware of the difficulties that have been faced by our own independent traders and producers, who rely upon Borough Market...
- Borough Market establishes trader support fund
Jun 09, 2017
London, UK, June 9 2017 – Borough Market has established a trader support fund to help those individuals and businesses who have suffered losses as a result of its temporary closure. The fund will be set up in partnership with United St. Saviours and Better Bankside, and will provide financial assistance to members of the community who are dependent on the market.The market has remained closed since the attacks of 3rd June, while the police...
- Londoners quickest in country to get back into dating after a break-up
May 30, 2017
It’s “work hard, play hard” as capital daters put career firstLondon, 30 May 2017: Londoners are the first back into the dating scene after a break-up and the least likely to recommend that newly single friends “take their time” before returning to dating. This is according to the latest research commissioned by premium online dating platform EliteSingles*. One in ten Londoners (10%) want to be dating within a week of the end of long-term relationship,...
- British consumers do not trust what their banks say online
May 08, 2017
Convenience of digital banking undermined by trust issuesLONDON – May 8, 2017 – A new study shows 62 percent of UK adults would prefer to do their banking online than in a physical branch. However, only 23 percent currently trust the information they receive online from banks, with in-person banking remaining the most trusted source of information for 58 percent of UK adults. Commissioned by Lithium Technologies, the study of 2,000 UK adults uncovers a...