Posts tagged with 'sales'
More people are choosing to do their online shopping on Christmas Day than ever before, with sales rising by 29% to reach £132m.
Boxing Day saw even higher sales of £281m, according to IMRG. These stats are backed up by an eDigitalResearch survey (PDF) of consumers' online activity over Christmas.
Times are still tough but don't tell that to online shoppers, who are apparently buying more items and spending more on orders.
That's according to Coremetrics, which announced the results of a Benchmark Survey that looked at the sales of 150 top online retailers in the UK in the two weeks leading up to December 7.
I was having dinner the other night with a friend and the discussion turned to business. He told me about a product he was distributing and I got the subtle hint that he was trying to pique my interest as a potential customer. As he was talking, it occurred it me that he was
selling a product, not a solution.
It's an experience you've probably had before too more times than you
can remember: someone is trying to sell you something and all they talk
about is the product. What it does, how it works, how it was conceived,
who is using it, etc. What is left out: what it's doing for
While multiple e-tailers are still looking for ways to cash in on Twitter followers, some are already reaping the rewards. Dell made an astonishing announcement yesterday.
The company's has landed over $2 million in sales since June 2007, half of which
were generated over the period of the last 6 months. The second million
was driven in by "posting offers and responding to questions on