With Valentines Day swiftly approaching, let's not forget that this weekend is the last weekend for you to buy your loved one something special.
Although, you best be quick, as with 1 in 3 people shopping online on Valentines Day, the average website will take a whopping 21.5 seconds to load. ... [More]
Every year, I find myself dusting off the tuxedo, praying that I am still going to be able to squeeze into it, despite the fact that I know the last time was uncomfortable and I have done nothing about it since. The reason for this annual homage to penguins is thanks to the industry awards season, where the leading agencies get together to slap each other on the back for the outstanding work that had been carried out over the last twelve months. [More]
This Christmas saw a surge in ownership of tablet computers in the UK. Some 12 million adults now currently own a tablet, and reports suggest that a further 7% intend to buy one before March 2013.
YouGov are reporting that the increase in adoption has been thanks to the release of new competitively priced tablets, such as the Kindle Fire and the Samsung Galaxy. Of the tablets received as gifts over Christmas, the Kindle Fire accounted for 35% of purchases with the Apple iPad and Samsung Galaxy following on 24% and 12% respectively. [More]
We are only just two weeks into the New Year, and already it seems that the market is sorting out the wheat from the chaff. Last week saw the closure of camera retailer Jessops and last night news broke of HMV going into administration. [More]
A recent report on eConsultancy has indicated that the adoption of mobile commerce (mCommerce) is due to finally become a main stream channel rather than the just another toy for aficionados. This is in thanks, largely, to the increased saturation of tablets within the personal computing market. [More]
Once again, the increasing trend of online consumer retail has grown year on year with Boxing Day 2012 breaking all records for eCommerce retail. Early figures suggest that a collective 14million hours were spent by users trawling through online stores, generating somewhere in the region of 113million visits to online shops, thus ensuring that 26/12/12 became the UK’s biggest day for internet shopping. [More]
So Christmas is here, 24th December 2012, the excitement is building in the homes of Millions as children start to become filled with anticipation as to what Santa is going to bring. Parents (and husbands alike) are rushing around to get the final bits and pieces that they have inevitably forgotten. But, the one thing pulling this all together is the bond of blood and love... Christmas always has been, and in my opinion always should be, a family time. [More]
To quote Frank Sinatra, “And so, the end is near, and now we face, our final curtain.”, or so the Mayan apocalyptists would have you believe. I am glad to say that it hasn’t struck that chord with us at EAOM but it has got me thinking about that Sinatra song and how relevant the content of the song is to everyday life and how poignant a song it is, should the Mayans actually be right about today. [More]
A new report out this week from online casino, RoxyPalace, suggests that the average Brit is planning on using Social Media to share the festive traditions such as opening presents, the festive dinner, the Queen’s speech and the family knee’s up. [More]
A new report suggests that during Cyber Monday, last week, tablets were being snapped up by consumers are a rate of one per second, a trend which analysts are predicting to be maintained well into Christmas. Find out how to ensure that your website is fully compatible with the latest tablet devices [More]