In the current tough economic climate it’s argued that point of sale and effective retail marketing is more important than ever before as retailers compete to encourage consumers into their stores and spend their hard earned cash. But with women in the UK said to spend an average of £80,000 in a lifetime on clothes, there is a huge opportunity for womenswear retailers to make an impact on the high street.
In an increasingly competitive marketplace where every customer and sale is invaluable to a business, we would argue that point of sale and effective retail marketing is more important than ever before.
The latest figures tell the story: in a buoyant economy powered by a surge in the construction and services sectors, and at a time when consumer confidence finally appears to be on the rise, the high street is still not able to post the sort of growth to join the party.
A brand new product from UK Point of Sale, the leading supplier of point of sale products, has made its way into the top 20 best-selling products just weeks after its official launch.
With the festive season around the corner it can be difficult to know what to promote and when in the pub and bar sector – people are planning Christmas parties earlier than ever before (with many booked in the summer) and more and more adults choosing to celebrate Halloween and enjoying Bonfire Night and local fireworks displays.
With news that John Lewis is opening its second pop-up shop in Islington this month to exclusively stock its new homewares range, it is important for other retailers to understand the benefits of a pop-up shop and consider whether it could work for them.
Social media; the definitive medium of 21st century communication, or the last refuge of the clinically inane; depending, of course, on who you are.
It might be a tad early to be talking about prosperity in the early ‘noughties’ sense, or even a full ‘recovery’ for that matter, but the rapid economic progress that the UK has made over the last four to six months has been as startling as it is welcome.
UK Point of Sale, the UK’s leading manufacturer of point of sale products, based in Greater Manchester, has shown its commitment to the future leaders of the retail world through its sponsorship of the prestigious Retail Rising Stars Awards, which took place on Thursday 12th September in London.
With UK consumers estimated to spend more than £300million on Halloween, it is fast becoming the third most significant spending festival, behind Christmas and Easter. Research has shown that the three most popular areas to have seen spending skyrocket are confectionary, pumpkins and fancy dress costumes, and overall spending increased by 25% from 2011 to 2012, so leading point of sale manufacturer, UK Point of Sale, is looking at the best ways to promote these products before the big day.
UK Point of Sale, a manufacturer of point of sale products, based in Greater Manchester, has announced the appointment of a new Head of e-Commerce, Simon Weigh, as part of its ongoing commitment to providing its customers with innovative and creative online services.