Entries by Beth Southern

The Biggest Company Name Changes (Infographic)

Did you know Pepsi used to be called “Brad’s Drink”? Google wasn’t always “Google.” It once went by the name “BackRub.” Best Buy went by the name, “Sound of Music.” Whether the original name wasn’t a fit, was too long or simply not good enough, there are a number of reasons why a business name just doesn’t […]

10 Bad Habits You Must Break to Succeed

1. Neglecting your health. No doubt you’ve read articles discussing the importance of healthy habits, like exercising and eating a well-balanced diet. The reason? Because living a healthy helps control your weight, improves your mood, boosts your energy, fights diseases and health conditions, and improves your sleep. These can all impact your work performance because if […]

7 Ways Your E-Commerce Store Can Get 100 Customers In One Week

Launching a business is always exciting and challenging. Launching an e-commerce store is even more special because upward of 85% of the new e-Commerce stores started in 2016 were started by small businesses, and the trend is here to stay. According to a study conducted by the Internet and Mobile Association of India, the e-commerce […]

Future Outlook and Predictions for UK Digital Commerce Market

Across the globe, total retail e-commerce sales will reach £1.538 Trillion this year. The UK is the world leader when it comes to retail digital commerce’ share of total retail sales. As the worldwide digital commerce market continues to expand, it is important to look at the growth of UK digital commerce market and think forward […]

Is The UK’s E-Commerce Channel The First Casualty Of Brexit?

The outcome of the Brexit vote will certainly have consequences for the UK’s e-commerce channel. PCR takes a look at recent events since the decision to leave the EU. When Britain voted to leave the EU, there were mixed reactions across the channel. The future of the UK’s IT and technology verticals for some is […]

Dominate Your Competitors This Holiday Season With An Unforgettable Social Media Campaign

Buyers have already started their holiday shopping crusades to find the perfect gifts for family and friends. From window shopping to online browsing, consumers are looking for discounts and unique products. To aid their search, 52% of buyers will use social media when holiday shopping to locate product deals, read customer reviews, and learn more about brands. Shoppers […]

4 Ways You’re Undermining Your SEO Efforts

Getting your business in front of the right customers is the key to business success. Search engine optimisation, or SEO, is one of the most reliable ways to achieve this. With people performing over six billion searches each day, and visitors from search said to be closer to the purchase cycle than visitors from other sources, […]

Your E-Commerce Store Is Leaking Money

Your e-commerce store is losing money, and here’s why… You may be running a profitable e-commerce site but this infographic looks at some of the common ways businesses today are losing money. Key takeaways include: 84% of online shoppers review at least one social media site before making a purchase; 66% of consumers read the return […]