in brief…

In Industry News On

The UK IT market will remain strong in the first quarter of 2008, predicts GfK.  In December 2007, almost 50% more laptops were sold than December 2006. This means that for the first time laptop sales are nearing 1 million units per month.
Online shopping reached an all time high in the run up to Christmas, with £15.2 billion spent online in October to December (15% of retail spend), bringing full year UK e-retail sales to £46.6 billion, up 54% on the 2006 record, according to the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index.
Independent electrical retailers were placed fourth in the Retail Satisfaction Survey conducted by the magazine Which? among 77 UK retailers, who were judged on convenience, customer service, experience, pricing and product. 
The only electrical retailer ranked higher in the survey was John Lewis, which achieved second place.
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) could be handed a key role in policing the expansion of the biggest supermarkets when competition regulators publish a long-awaited remedies statement in the final stages of a two-year inquiry into the £120 billion grocery market.

You may also read!

DTG Testing and CAI join to provide European IRS Certification Scheme

Inverto has become the first company to pass DTG Testing and CAI’s newly launched European-wide assurance scheme for TV


Shure’s AONIC 50 wireless headphones debut in a new colour

With the holidays around the corner, a great sounding pair of noise-cancelling headphones should be at the top of


Transparent unveils its latest speaker – a portable sound and light experience

Transparent, the Stockholm-based modular electronics brand, has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its latest home audio innovation, the Light


Mobile Sliding Menu

©2020 Innovative Electrical Retailing. Datateam Business Media Limited. All rights reserved.
Registered in England No: 1771113. VAT No: 834 8567 90.
Registered Office: 15a London Road, Maidstone, Kent ME16 8LY