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

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

Latest in Fashion, Beauty and Lifestyle

Western companies who promised not to use forced labour from Xinjiang in China last summer are facing Chinese consumer boycotts. Brands such as UNIQLO and Levi’s may be affected and all eyes will be on Shanghai Fashion week this coming week and the debate over using Xinjiang cotton. Browns is launching a new store on… Continue reading

Things to do in London this Bank Holiday weekend

Finally, we are allowed out of our homes and into the sunshine (with restrictions, of course!). As some of our favourite places are opening up, here are the top things to do in London this weekend: Alexandra Palace Terrace - visit Enjoy socially distanced alfresco drinks in the sunshine at Alexandra Palace on their beautiful… Continue reading