Social shopping will redefine online retail

A new social shopping site is in beta test and already it looks set to redefine things for Internet retailers. Called Crowdstorm it allows shoppers to find out what is being sold, where, what’s good about it and so on. In other words shoppers can find out the best deals and … Read more

Blogging and 9/11

On September 11th 2001 I was on holiday with my wife Cathy and my son Elliot, who was nearly two years old at the time. We had been out to lunch and got back at just after 2pm. Elliot wanted to watch a video, so we switched on the TV … Read more

Intel job cuts and Internet marketing

So, Intel has announced that 10% of its worldwide workforce – or 10,500 people – are to lose their jobs. The aim is to make the company more competitive and save money. In recent years, Intel’s main competitor, AMD, has been a real force to be reckoned with. However, what’s … Read more

Online Shopping Is Not Like Retail

In a traditional shop everything you do is controlled by the retailer. The route you take through the store has been pre-planned. Retail psychologists observer shopper behaviour and help retailers maximise their sales by having the right offers in the right place. It is no coincidence that most supermarkets are … Read more