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April 2014 News Archive

30 Apr 2014

Retailers to send out millions of packages this year

The number of parcel orders from retailers in the UK has increased by 19.2 per cent compared to last year. 

Figures from the Interactive Media in Retail Group's (IMRG) MetaPack IL...

29 Apr 2014

Presentation is key: Choose the right packaging for your products

The way you present your jewellery in your stores and online can have just as much impact as the styles you are selling when it comes to your customers.

Failing to provide packaging that...

28 Apr 2014

Overseas customers searching more for UK retailers

More overseas shoppers searched for UK fashion retailers online during the first quarter of the year. 

In news that will benefit fashion and footwear retailers across the country, the...

23 Apr 2014

Easter is mixed bag for retail footfall

While Good Friday and Easter Saturday saw many areas of the UK experience poor weather, Easter Monday was full of bright sunshine. The change in weather was reflected in the footfall numbers for...

22 Apr 2014

Top 5 must-stock summer trends

With each season bringing with it numerous different trends, it can be difficult to know what looks you should stock. A well-rounded collection is vital to attracting as many shoppers as possible,...

16 Apr 2014

Retailers should get ready for wedding season

With wedding season upon us, accessory and jewellery retailers should ensure that they have a good range of items that are suitable for brides, wedding parties and guests.

Looking at the...

15 Apr 2014

Customers want technology to aid shopping

Half of shoppers want sales assistants to have access to tablets in order to check stock levels, according to a new survey.

Talking to 2,000 UK adults, the survey - performed by Omnico -...

14 Apr 2014

Online sales see dramatic increase in Q1

Shoppers in the UK spent around £23.1 billion online during the first quarter of this year, according to the latest figures from IMRG and Capgemini. The new e-retail Sales Index shows that...