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Black Friday: “The retailers who came out on top were as smart as their customers”

With the dust settling on another record-breaking Black Friday, Bloomreach data suggests that consumers were eager to get their Christmas presents early this year. Based on this year’s data, Bloomreach discovered the most popular shopping times in the UK, with 28% of shoppers hunting for bargains during their mid-morning work hours …

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Black Friday: Retailers must prioritise security as record-breaking sales shift online

Today marks the biggest sales event on the retail calendar, Black Friday, with 2019 set to break records. Black Friday – originally a one day in-store event with its online counterpart on Cyber Monday – has experienced a colossal shift to online in order to meet changing consumer habits and appetite for convenience. Since …

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Preparation is the new Black (Friday): Advice from tech experts on preventing website crashes

On Thanksgiving weekend every year, millions of shoppers take to the internet to ‘online-shop’ for the best deals on products and services, from lipsticks to insurance policies. The high volume of web traffic on companies’ websites is a recipe for causing all manner of problems – take Amazon’s website crash …

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Homepage improvements: How retailers can boost website sales during Black Friday

Last year, Black Friday was yet another record-breaking shopping event. Barclaycard reported that transactions were up 10% year-on-year by 3pm on Black Friday itself, and Springboard reported that online sales had reached a 46% year-on-year increase by just 4pm. However, sales started way before then, with retailers disclosing deals over …

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Click and Regret: How physical retail can encourage more mindful purchases

With Brits wasting over half a billion pounds every year online on unwanted goods, Gekko’s Daniel Todaro looks at why shoppers should be more mindful before they buy online, and support their local businesses offline. Since it really took off in 2014, the success of Black Friday in the UK …

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