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How the UK's lack of competitive broadband options is turning Cyber Monday into Blue Monday

How the UK's lack of competitive broadband options is turning Cyber Monday into Blue Monday

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With the festive season now truly upon us thanks to the annual Black Friday kickoff, Christmas shopping is now in full swing.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 28th 2017 at 12:10PM
How popular were this year's Black Friday online sales?

How popular were this year's Black Friday online sales?

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Black Friday has become a huge draw for shoppers both in-store and online, with the UK retail industry continuing to ramp up its offers and timed deals to consumers.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 27th 2017 at 11:58AM
#BlackFriday2017: Musical instruments, accessories and pro audio gear from Gear4music, Focusrite, Ashdown, PMT, Toontrack & more

#BlackFriday2017: Musical instruments, accessories and pro audio gear from Gear4music, Focusrite, Ashdown, PMT, Toontrack & more

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Black Friday is upon us once again! If you’re looking for a deal on musical instruments, MI accessories, music software and pro audio gear, check out our roundup of the ...

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 24th 2017 at 10:54AM
Budget 2017: Rate respite eases pressure on retailers and consumers, says BRC

Budget 2017: Rate respite eases pressure on retailers and consumers, says BRC

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The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has reacted to the Chancellor’s Budget announcement, highlighting the elements that will affect the UK retail industry.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 23rd 2017 at 10:44AM

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Sluggish websites putting UK retailers' Black Friday and Christmas sales at risk

Sluggish websites putting UK retailers' Black Friday and Christmas sales at risk

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New research reveals that many UK e-retailers are unprepared for Black Friday and Christmas sales.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 22nd 2017 at 10:08AM
Time+Space launch biggest ever Black Friday event

Time+Space launch biggest ever Black Friday event

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Leading UK-based music software distributor Time+Space has announced the start of its Black Friday deals, and this year is its biggest event to date.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 21st 2017 at 11:56AM
BRC: 'Lack of wage growth is a concern for both retail and the UK economy'

BRC: 'Lack of wage growth is a concern for both retail and the UK economy'

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The latest ONS Labour Market data has been published today (November 15th) revealing that pay growth showed little sign of keeping up with the current rate of inflation.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 15th 2017 at 11:04AM
DJkit opens online Christmas store with discounts and exclusive promotions

DJkit opens online Christmas store with discounts and exclusive promotions

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UK DJ equipment retailer DJkit has officially kicked off its annual festive extravaganza with the opening of its online Christmas store.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 15th 2017 at 10:33AM

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Top 10 stories of the week: Anatomy of an Instrument - the musical saw, Ben Hillier interview, Worst recorded non-food sales

Top 10 stories of the week: Anatomy of an Instrument - the musical saw, Ben Hillier interview, Worst recorded non-food sales

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The most popular article on MI Pro this week was our in-depth review of Flare Audio’s brand new Flares Pro wireless earphones.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 10th 2017 at 11:29AM
Retailers see worst non-food sales growth since records began

Retailers see worst non-food sales growth since records began

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The latest BRC – KMPG retail sales monitor has revealed that throughout October, sales of non-food items grew at the slowest pace since records began.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 7th 2017 at 3:24PM
The Retail Mutual partners with L&C to offer new mortgage service to independent retailers

The Retail Mutual partners with L&C to offer new mortgage service to independent retailers

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The Retail Mutual has announced that it will be offering its members a new residential mortgage service provided by London & Country (L&C).

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 2nd 2017 at 3:22PM
Retailers 'face concerns over margins' as they plan for additional £270m in businesses rates in 2018

Retailers 'face concerns over margins' as they plan for additional £270m in businesses rates in 2018

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The British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Nielsen have announced their latest shop price index for October 2017, revealing that shop prices decreased at the same annual rate as in September.

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 1st 2017 at 10:15AM

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Barnes and Mullins offering massive discounts to dealers through new Clearance Outlet

Barnes and Mullins offering massive discounts to dealers through new Clearance Outlet

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MI distributor Barnes & Mullins has launched an online Clearance Outlet, which will offer massive savings to registered dealers.

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 27th 2017 at 9:52AM
BRC calls on the Chancellor to support the UK retail industry's future

BRC calls on the Chancellor to support the UK retail industry's future

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The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has sent a submission to the Chancellor, calling for the upcoming Budget to support the retail industry’s future and help shoppers by keeping the cost ...

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 24th 2017 at 11:53AM
Rimmers Music to open first store in Scotland

Rimmers Music to open first store in Scotland

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Rimmers Music is set to open its 9th retail store at the end of October. The new premises will be the retailer’s first physical store in Scotland.

Laura  Barnes
on Oct 23rd 2017 at 11:33AM