I was recently invited to Bloomberg’s studios in London to talk about the importance of Cyber Monday. New catch phrases for retail like ‘Cyber Monday’ and ‘Black Friday’ are great at grabbing headlines, but they are not going to make or break business for anyone.
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The UK has a fantastic opportunity to be an eCommerce hub for Europe
In a recent issue of the Trading Intelligence Quarterly (TIQ issue 5), I explained the danger of over reliance on averages in online retail which in the lucrative festive shopping season is particularly pertinent.
The UK Treasury today announced that it will repeal the current tax loophole allowing mail order retailers on the Channel Islands* to post goods worth less than £18 and avoid VAT, reaping the UK Exchequer as much as an extra £100 million a year.