The first leaves may not have fallen from the trees yet, but for many in the retail sector and beyond, thoughts are already turning to Christmas and preparing for the peak rush.
Many SMEs live or die on their Christmas takings as the British public get gift happy and generous, swelling the profit sheets of retailers. So it is no surprise that there is huge competition out there between companies. And it’s not just the festive season that has them clamouring for customers’ hard-earned cash – sales extravaganzas such as ‘Black Friday’ are taking the UK by storm too, with last year’s event seeing a total of £104 billion ploughed into the UK economy during 2014.
So, how can SMEs prepare themselves to make the most of the festive period? The experts at NuBlue, explain how to be ready to handle all the online shoppers can throw at you in this handy infographic:
Infographic by Nublue