Last month we listed six sales tips for October. Here’s the second part with six additional tips for retailer on how to increase November and December Christmas sales. Continue reading “Retailer tips for boosting online sales in November and December”
It’s time to start putting in place some strategies to ramp up your Christmas sales campaigns. We’ve put together a calendar with a list of useful tips to help you make more online sales this Summer and Christmas season. Here are six tips for October.
Continue reading “October Christmas Shopping Tips for Retailers”
Online vs the High Street
We all know how convenient online shopping is, but is it true that shopping online can save money too ?
We decided to test this by looking at a selection of the most popular electronic products for Christmas gifts this year, and found that if you purchased all of these gifts (total cost = $5,195) you would have saved almost $1,000 (18%) by shopping online !
Given that an average saving of nearly 20% can be achieved for many products just by checking online before hitting the shops, we’re amazed that anyone goes to shops anymore !
See below a few of this year’s popular products that we selected.
Logitech Wireless Bluetooth BoomboxSpeakersBest Price – elive – $226.40 (includes shipping)Average High Street Price – $299.99Online saving – $73.59Buy online: https://www.priceme.co.nz/Logitech-Wireless-Bluetooth-Boombox/p-886094938.aspx
Microsoft Xbox 360Game ConsolesBest Price – Mighty Ape – $373.89 (includes shipping)Average High Street Price – $399.00Online saving – $25.11Buy online: https://www.priceme.co.nz/Microsoft-Xbox-360-with-4GB-Kinect/p-886420020.aspx
Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N8010 16GBTablet PCBest Price – IT Express – $715.84 (includes shipping)Average High Street Price – $799.00Online saving – $83.16Buy online: https://www.priceme.co.nz/Samsung-GT-N8010-Galaxy-Note-10-1in-Wifi-16GB/p-886781595.aspx
Sony Bravia KDL40BX450 40inLCD TVBest Price – IT Express – $677.35 (includes shipping)Average High Street Price – $849.00Online saving – $171.65Buy online: https://www.priceme.co.nz/Sony-Bravia-KDL40BX450-40in/p-886168219.aspx
Apple iPad 3 Wifi 16GBTablet PCBest Price
-$636.00 (includes shipping)Average High Street Price
Buy online: https://www.priceme.co.nz/iPad-3-Wifi-16GB/p-886182368.aspx
Apple iPod Touch 5th Gen 32GBMP3 PlayerBest Price – Dick Smith – $374.00 (includes shipping)Average High Street Price – $459.00Online saving – $85.00Buy online: https://www.priceme.co.nz/Apple-iPod-Touch-5th-Gen-32GB/p-884271610.aspx
Apple MacBook ProLaptopsBest Price – Expert Infotech – $1586.00 (includes shipping)Average High Street Price – $1899.00Online saving – $313.00Buy online: https://www.priceme.co.nz/Apple-MacBook-Pro-MD101X-A-2-5GHz-500GB-13-3in/p-886571215.aspx
Canon EOS 1100DDigital CameraBest Price – Expert Infotech – $605.95 (includes shipping)Average High Street Price – $649.00Online saving – $43.05Buy online: https://www.priceme.co.nz/Canon-EOS-1100D/p-884785963.aspx
Logitech Wireless Bluetooth Boombox -Speakers
Best Price – elive: $226.40 (includes shipping)
Average High Street Price: $299.99
Online saving: $73.59
Buy online: https://www.priceme.co.nz/Logitech-Wireless-Bluetooth-Boombox/p-886094938.aspx
Microsoft Xbox 360
Best Price – Mighty Ape: $373.89 (includes shipping)
Average High Street Price: $399.00
Online saving: $25.11
Buy online: https://www.priceme.co.nz/Microsoft-Xbox-360-with-4GB-Kinect/p-886420020.aspx
PriceMe.co.nz is all about empowering the consumer with information so that they can buy online with confidence. Here are top 10 ways to stay safe when shopping online this Christmas: Continue reading “Top Tips for Safe Shopping Online this Christmas”
Apple fans in New Zealand and all over the world are excited: The iPhone 5 has arrived! It hit stores in New Zealand on the 28th of September. We’ve seen a strong interested for the iPhone 5 phone on PriceMe compared to the launch of the iPhone 4S.
PriceMe lists three different iPhone 5 models:
In an idle moment today waiting in the Koru Lounge, I was thinking about statistics around online shopping in NZ (apparently, only 50% of statistics are correct – only kidding !). The latest Neilsen report claims there are 1.4million adults in NZ actively shopping online. Global research carried out by Mastercard each year into online shopping habits, concludes the average online shopper in Asia/Pacific spends over $700 per annum. That works out around NZD$1 billion (and doesn’t include online purchases of airline tickets, travel or accommodation, which are some of the most popular categories !). So conservatively, if 1.4 million NZ online shoppers saved 10% of their annual spend by researching on www.priceme.co.nz , that would total a whopping $100 million in savings for NZ households! It suddenly gives a very good reason to search online before purchasing anything online, and grabbing your share of the more than NZD$100 million to be saved from smarter shopping!
Many companies are under pressure to lower there IT costs due to the recent financial crisis. Normally marketing, HR and IT are the first operations in a company that have to spend less. Continue reading “Tips for Software Development”
One of the main consumer trends in recent years is ‘transparency‘. Transparency means that all the stakeholders have equal access to all the relevant information of a market place. In the online shopping space, this translates into accurate price info of the total price of a product and an objective insight into retailer service and product performance. Continue reading “Transparency – blessing or tyranny?”