Best Student Discounts in the UK

Best Student Discounts in the UK

Fed up of being a poor, badly dressed, hungry and unequipped UK student? Luckily, there are a heap of student discounts you can get on everything from train fares to pizza delivery, meaning you can maximise your time and importantly, your budget, during your stay here. With so many student discounts out there waiting to be exploited, we wanted to provide a handy list of stores and retailers that regularly offer student deals both online and in store. Offers include up to 50 percent student discount on laptops and other technologies, as well as up to 25 percent off restaurant food bills and takeaways. […]

Due to the epidemic, there is a shortage of cartons in the UK

Due to the epidemic, there is a shortage of cartons in the UK

The epidemic has changed people’s consumption habits. Many people in the UK have become accustomed to online shopping, which has led to a surge in demand for paper packaging from businesses. However, due to the epidemic, there is a shortage of cartons in the UK, and recycling is also facing difficulties. In the UK, with the extension of the epidemic lockdown period, online shopping has become more and more common. From potted plants to bicycles, they are packaged and sent directly to consumers’ homes. The surge in online orders has greatly boosted the demand for packaging cartons. Many merchants stated […]

The epidemic has forced the UK to accept online shopping

The epidemic has forced the UK to accept online shopping

It has been more than a year since the British official confirmed the first case on February 1, 2020. Even if the United Kingdom first implemented a national lockdown on March 23, it has been almost a year. This year, the British economy and business were hit hard, but one industry was untouched and became the biggest beneficiary of the epidemic. This industry is e-commerce. According to data released by the British Retail Consortium, 2020 was the worst year for the British retail industry due to the epidemic lockdown impact. However, as consumers turned to online shopping for safety during […]

The epidemic accelerates the rise of fashion e-commerce platforms

The epidemic accelerates the rise of fashion e-commerce platforms

Fashion e-commerce has experienced rapid growth under the acceleration of the epidemic. In 2020, the only winner in the fashion industry was e-commerce. If you inquire about the investment news of fashion e-commerce companies during the epidemic, you will be surprised by their number. Cost-effective clothing and home furnishing Not long ago, Jane, an American clothing and home accessories trading platform, received a $40 million investment. This is the first investment of the e-commerce company. Jane was founded in 2011, focusing on providing women with fashion clothing, accessories, home accessories and children’s clothing and other products. This is an e-commerce […]

Which payment method do Germans and French people use most for online shopping?

Which payment method do Germans and French people use most for online shopping?

Germany E-commerce market size (2020): 62.8 billion euros Number of online shoppers (2020): 61.2 million Online consumption per capita (2020): 947 euros   Germany’s e-commerce market share is second only to the United Kingdom. Consumers are more willing to buy goods on international websites (about 51% of online retail comes from international websites). But unlike the UK, card payments in Germany only account for 13% of the payment market. In Germany, the most popular payment method is bank transfer (accounting for 51% of online payments), of which Giropay and Sofort are prominent. Giropay was established in Germany in 2006 and […]

Increasing pressures on the U.K. retail sector

Increasing pressures on the U.K. retail sector

The retail sector has changed radically in recent years. Factors driving these changes include internet retailing, store closures and other changes on the high street, and an increasing consumer preference for large multi-purpose malls. Since 2007, the retail sector with the most stores affected by company failures has been the clothing sector, accounting for 25% of all stores affected. Off licences accounted for 16% of stores affected and footwear stores accounted for 13% of stores affected. The Local Data Company collects information on town centres in Great Britain. The vacancy rate varies by type of retail premises and region, compared […]