News Archive December 2019

Acer laptop helps John Lewis to record sales

Friday, December 31st 2010
The retailer smashed its previous biggest-ever days twice this week. An Acer laptop has been in high demand at John Lewis as the retailer smashed its previous daily sales...

Asda finds family spending power fell in November

Thursday, December 30th 2010
The supermarket chain discovered the average family had £174 per week to spend in November. The average family had £6 less to spend each week in November 2010 than...

Kindle 3 becomes best-seller at Amazon

Wednesday, December 29th 2010
The device is now Amazon's all-time best-selling product. The Amazon Kindle 3 has become the online retailer's biggest-selling product of all time. While the company...

Sony PSP2 to feature touchscreen functionality?

Friday, December 24th 2010
The console may have more than one input method. Sony's gaming chief has hinted the sequel to its PlayStation Portable (PSP) could feature touchscreen...

Tesco predicts today will be busiest shopping day of 2010

Thursday, December 23rd 2010
The retailer has forecast a surge in last-minute shopping on festive essentials. Tesco is expecting today (December 23rd 2010) to be its busiest shopping day of the...

Halfords sees surge in car battery sales and inspections

Wednesday, December 22nd 2010
The retailer claimed Brits are becoming more savvy to the freezing weather. Halfords has claimed motorists are wising up to the adverse weather conditions by purchasing more...

Bourbon Red turkeys hit the shelves at Asda

Tuesday, December 21st 2010
The supermarket has gone head-to-head with Fortnum & Mason by stocking the bird. Asda has begun stocking British Bourbon Red turkeys, which it has described as being...

3D TV sales on the up at John Lewis

Tuesday, December 21st 2010
The retailer revealed sales of these sets have almost doubled in the past fortnight. John Lewis is the latest big-name retailer to report significant sales of 3D TVs. The...

Christmas gifts help John Lewis weekly sales surpass £120m

Monday, December 20th 2010
It is only the second time in its history that the company has bettered the £120 million mark in a week. Christmas gifts and outerwear sales helped John Lewis post sales...

Utilities bills to rise after energy overhaul, say experts

Monday, December 20th 2010
The government's planned changes in the energy sector could cost homes and businesses £27 billion. Utilities bills could increase by almost a third as a result of...