Online orders drop as retail sales bounce back

Online orders have dropped since high-streets have reopened on April 12th , with more consumers making in-person purchases. This is hugely welcome news for high street brands who have been struggling throughout lockdown. The biggest decrease in online orders, according to Salefire’s TrendDesk platform, was the beauty sector which dropped by 18.8%, followed by footwear… Continue reading

In the news this week…

Everyone in England is now eligible for free rapid COVID-19 tests, twice a week. Alongside the roll-out of the vaccine, regular testing is an essential part of the easing of restrictions, helping identify new variants and stop-ping individual cases from becoming outbreaks. Anyone can now access free, rapid lateral flow tests for themselves and their… Continue reading

Streaming, Birthdays and more…

Fan favourite Bridgerton has been commissioned for a third and fourth series after the first series of the raunchy costume drama was binge-watched by more than 82 million households. Earlier this year the show was named as Netflix’s most watched original series. Set in 1813, the drama documents aristocratic family rivalries, narrated by Lady Whistledown… Continue reading

Does The Keto Diet Work?

There have been many diets over the years - from protein-based diets to fruit-based diets. We are forever hearing about ketone - specifically raspberry ketones, which apparently give us a reduced craving for food. Does it actually work though? A ketone is a type of chemical. Particularly, the chemical that specifically gives raspberries their enjoyable… Continue reading

Alex Talks Ft Jess Carter

Who Would Have Thought That Just Over A Year Ago We Would Enter A National Lockdown, The Effects Of Which Are Still Being Felt Today? We Have Been Through Social Distancing, The Closure Of Businesses, Poorly Constructed Food Parcels, Stop-Start Re-Openings And Crippling Uncertainty. Everyone Has Had Their Own Way Of Getting Through The Past… Continue reading

Common Ground?

      Yesterday it came to light that the bars in the House Of Commons are exempt from new Covid-19 restrictions. In light of the restrictions tightening for the public, there was confused faces all around the UK that begged the question ; ‘Is it one rule for one and one rule for another?’ According to The Times,… Continue reading