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Seven ways to prepare your business for Black Friday

Black Friday

This year, Black Friday falls on 24 November and will host discounts across many lines including electricals, fashion, and experiences. BBC reported that online sales had risen by 12% last year during the event but it isn’t just the Friday that E-commerce sites focus on now, it is the whole …

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3 sure-fire strategies for UK jewellers in uncertain times

Strategies

Three big news topics that concern the UK jewellery industry have recently been debated in both mainstream and industry media: Brexit, a shifting economy and the challenge of marketing luxury goods to millennials. As a consequence, many UK jewellers feel that they now have to make strategic business decisions in …

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Business Insights: Creating a great place to work

The most successful corporations spend huge amounts of time and money fostering a distinctive and positive working culture. Here M&S For Business offer some insights on their way of doing things, many of which are easily transplantable into the independent retail environment. At M&S For Business, we understand the value …

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ADVICE: Using customer feedback to your advantage

Customer feedback should be used to benefit your customer and, in the long run, this will benefit your business, says Hannah Haworth, marketing lead at Nublue. Here are her top nine tips for using customer feedback to your advantage For all the data you can use to measure the growth …

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ADVICE: Web hosting tips to improve online sales

A faster and more responsive website can lead to an increase in online sales. Andrew Hall, copywriter at Nublue, runs us through his top five tips on improve your website behind the scenes Having great content and the right design for your website are highly effective ways to increase your …

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ADVICE: Returns could cause jewellery retailers a Valentine’s break up

With spending from this Valentine’s Day anticipated to have exceeded £980m – £15m more than in 2015 – according to the latest figures from Verdict Retail, there’s no denying that the 14 February is a well-established retail ‘event’.  For jewellery retailers it marks not only a peak trading period, but the …

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10 tips for increasing online sales

We’ve all heard about how important it is to generate engagement and drive traffic to your website. However, while racking up a large amount of visitors to your site is a great start, the number of people that convert into actual sales needs to be as equally impressive before you …

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ADVICE: Christmas tips

There will be a lot of requests for annual leave over the Christmas period and if you cannot close the business, you will need to apply a fair and consistent approach to authorising and rejecting annual leave requests.

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