Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

How to capitalise on the post-Christmas slump 

Come December 24, the majority of shoppers across the UK will have headed indoors for the festivities, hung their stockings on the mantelpiece and put their feet up. But, while Christmas shopping draws to a close, this doesn’t mean... Read entry
 
Posted by Chris Gardner 18 December 2017 17:58:00 More from: Consumer Insight

Three top tips for peak season success 

Ebay head of Home & Garden Business Development Chris Gardner looks at managing peak selling seasons and the huge opportunity the final months of the year can present to retailers
From Halloween, through to Christmas and New Year, navigating the numerous shopping peaks the busy final quarter of the year presents can be tough for any retailer. But, for those in the home and garden sector, the festive season is about so much ... Read entry
 
Posted by Chris Gardner 01 November 2017 14:24:00 More from: Consumer Insight

Helping DIY retailers cash in on spooky spend this Halloween 

Ebay UK development manager for the Home & Gardens category Roz Bridges offers her top tips on how retailers can maximise sales opportunities over Halloween – right up until the last minute.
Halloween was once considered to be reserved just for the kids; an evening of donning ghoulish h o m e m a d e costumes, playing low-cost party games and collecting sweet treats from willing neighbours. But, in recent years, it has grown... Read entry
 
Posted by Roz Bridges 19 October 2017 16:01:00 More from: Consumer Insight
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