According to the latest figures from IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Index Show, in the United Kingdom online retail growth has returned to its double digit growth in September. If you will compare the same period last year, online retail enjoyed a 12% increase. The Index has also grown by 10% in the last quarter of 2015.As the online retail sector prepares for the holiday season, the year-to-date growth remains at 10%.
The biggest growth in the online retail sector was registered in the home sector department where there was an increase of 47% year-on-year. After a disappointing 2015, the electronic sector saw a spike of 6.4% in September mainly due to the release of iPhone6. A Summer Bank Holiday that fell in the first week on September boosted September performance and helped the Index grow by 8%. However, growth is still lower than what was expected.
Another reason for growth in the retail growth is the Indian summer that swept many parts of the country. Parents had to buy back-to-school clothing which apparently helped the clothing sector to gain a 12% year-on-year growth. Sales made through mobile devices whether the smartphone or the tablet computer saw an annual increase of 41% in September. Year-to-date growth was 43% for 2015 compared to 46% for the same period last year.
While it is reassuring to see the Index return to its double digit growth, it is not as strong as the sector would have liked. Retailers are actually expecting a better performance with Rugby World Cup, the warm weather and the Bank Holiday. Christmas is fast approaching and Black Friday is just around the corner. It would be rather interesting to watch British shoppers intentionally hold back on the heavy discounting that the season brings.
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Boiler servicing can be very challenging. If you are searching for a company to repair and install your boilers, you need to approach the best servicing company. But in order to avoid problems related with your boilers, you should first get the perfect boiler.
When you choose the right boiler, it could slash the amount of energy bills that you are paying to power companies. An efficient and effective boiler will also keep you warm and will supply your family with hot water. It is in this light that you need to learn about the three major kinds of boilers which will greatly help you improve your financial stance.
The combination boilers are found in about 70 percent of households. This type of boiler uses a gas central heating in fueling the radiators and in providing hot water. The combination boilers combine the functions of a basically hot-water cylinder or traditional boiler and a cold water tank into a single unit. The combination boilers are compact and are relatively easy to use. They are perfect for use in homes with small spaces and with only a single bathroom. But if you have a large family, you might struggle when using the combination boiler. You will not be able to run hot water coming from two sources at the same time.
Sealed system boilers
The system boilers are more ideal for bigger homes that have multiple bathrooms and with several occupants. The sealed system boilers use cylinder storages in order to provide both hot water and central heating to homes. The disadvantage to this is that you will have to wait for a longer time in order for the water to be heated in the storage cylinder.
Open vent boilers
The open vent boilers are also called heating only boilers which provides central heating to the household and hot water through a boiler. The open vent boilers have a very high rate of water flow which makes them the perfect boilers when you want to take a very quick shower. However, you still need to wait for the hot water to run out.
A change in the law in the United Kingdom would mean that psychics, healers and mediums will be facing prosecution if they cannot truly justify their readings and claims. Spiritualist all around the United Kingdom are now joining forces in petitioning to Downing Street and voicing their complaints that another branch of religion is being discriminated by the politicians.
The law making body in UK is now concerned with the growing number of people who are seeking the help of online psychics. There are a lot of reports of fraudulent acts from online psychic readings. If there should a law passed that psychics should justify their claims, this will be bad for business for the psychic industry. Online psychic readings have increasingly grown through the years and have gained humongous following from the technologically updated generation.
For centuries now, psychics, mediums and spiritualists have always faced the constant ridicule of non believers in their craft. Madame Sosostris, a renowned clairvoyant, is known to be the shrewdest woman in the whole of Europe who is always equipped with a pack of cards. People like Madame Sosostris fear a growing threat with the law.
The United Kingdom’s Parliament is set to debate measures that will ensure that all of forms of paid paranormal dealings and activities should fall under the Consumer Protection regulations. These strict regulations will replace the Fraudulent Mediums Act of 1951.
There are some mediums, psychics and spiritualists who are not happy with this development. Under the old law, it had to be proven beyond reasonable doubt that the accused psychic was plotting to commit a fraud. The first case ever to reach court was in 1952 where a man was charged that he was purporting to act as a medium. He was charged to have been unlawfully using fraudulent devices. The man was acquitted and this set the pattern of almost all of similar charges for the last half a century.
In the new law, mediums feel the pressure to prove what they normally do. They justify that their craft is different from normal business. It is quite difficult to prove that you have contacted a spirit in the afterlife.
The world as we see now was not the same hundreds of years ago. The face of the earth is continually changing because of man’s and nature’s activities.
Before a scenic spot is completely wiped off the map and permanently changed, you should travel and see and marvel at the beauty of nature. Here is a list of top uncovered destinations to travel to.
• Gozo, Malta
The tiny island of Gozo has a population of 37,000 and is a 20 minute ferry ride from Malta. It is a great destination for cyclists, hikers and divers. The pristine mountain and water surrounding the rich island will take you into a level of expedition like you never had before. The place also screams of beautiful churches.
In the past years, the number of visitors in Antarctica has significantly increased. People are anxious to see this part of the globe before global warming takes a frustrating toll on this place and change it forever.
According to the president of Quark Expeditions, the Antarctica is currently shedding and melting at least 160 billion tons of ice yearly. This figure is rising and is very alarming. Soon, the face of Antarctica will be changed. This is one destination that you might not want to pass out.
• Greek Islands
The remote Greek Islands have always been in the travel map of most tourists. Crete, Pelion and Skyros are just a few of the beautiful islets that Greece boasts off. The islands have now become more accessible as a local airline announced that it will establish flight routes in 100 islands.
• St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Caribbean
The Caribbean has always attracted tourists for its warm, white sandy beaches teeming with marine life. This year, accessing the Caribbean isles has become easy with flights directly en route to small, remote islands.
Nicaragua is home to scenic waterfalls and landforms in the Central American region. One should visit this country as soon as possible as the Nicaraguan government is announcing its plans to dig on the Nicaragua Canal. This project could change the face of the nation forever.
A must see site in the country includes the San Miguelito Wetlands which will be tampered when the project starts.