As consumers begin to get used to the ‘new normal’ of life in post-lockdown Britain, online retailers can turn a big profit by tapping into the hottest consumer trends this autumn. Most retailers have a good idea of what sells during the peak months of the year. This year, however, the coronavirus outbreak has mixed […]
Students returning to school or heading off to university this year find themselves in a unique situation. With the potential for many classes to take place online, back to school tech is likely to play an even more important role than usual this autumn. Retailers with the right proposition and the right products should […]
Have you spotted your first Christmas items in the supermarkets yet? Maybe some decorations or an artificial tree peeping out next to the Halloween treats? Like it or not, they’re going to be increasingly unavoidable over the next few weeks as the country’s biggest shopping spree looms ever nearer on the horizon. But before […]
The global pandemic has turned the world on its head. For retailers, some of the most significant changes have been to consumer behaviour – this includes how people buy, what they buy, and where they buy it. To help retailers prioritise their efforts in this new era, Periscope by McKinsey surveyed more than 2,500 […]
The UK’s largest artificial grass retailer implemented DivideBuy in April and immediately saw sales increase by 30% Stoke-on-Trent, UK. 25th August 2020: Leading LendTech company, DivideBuy, has revealed the results of its partnership with Grass Warehouse, the UK’s leading retailer of artificial grass and the online-only subsidiary of the Walton Flooring Centre. To […]
Consumer spending has been on a steady upward trend since the 2008 crash. Then the pandemic hit, throwing a spanner in the works for many businesses as consumers were pushed into their homes and away from the high street. As a result, consumer finances are naturally more precarious now, with jobs at risk and hard-hit […]
When DivideBuy first began there were only 3 employees but now that number is over 50, and we couldn’t make our business work without any of them. That’s why we enjoy celebrating their success and their contributions to our growing business. In fact, we ranked third in the 2019 Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 […]
Consumer behaviour changed near enough overnight when the UK lockdown was announced in March. With bar crawls, shopping centres and holidays abroad temporarily off the table, we saw a boom in sales across a number of industries for our retail partners. We found that being stuck at home all day led many to spending […]
The boom in eCommerce, and the growing range of products available to purchase online has meant consumers now have more choice than ever before, and the competition for retailers is increasing. These days it’s much easier for consumers to research products online from multiple eCommerce outlets before making their final purchasing decision. As a result, […]
Delivering an easy and memorable experience for your website visitors is something that every eCommerce brand strives for. Getting it right can bring a whole host of benefits right down to the bottom line but getting it wrong can have the opposite impact and drive potential customers and revenue away. Two core elements at the […]
More corporations than ever are weaving sustainability into their business model – and the retail space is no exception. ESG has a significant impact on consumer behaviour, and is an important part of business planning. In this blog, we look at practical ways retailers are using recommerce to help them meet their ESG goals, […]
Heralded as the Golden Quarter, the period between October and December typically represents a time of year when UK retailers secure a large proportion of annual revenue. Covering key calendar dates like Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas, year-on-year data shows that consumer spending always peaks over this quarter and those retailers that have prepared […]
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