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How was Friday the 13th?

Friday 13th is actually considered a good luck day in France.
Friday 13th is actually considered a good luck day in France. Perhaps some retailers had the Cross-Channel Francophone's luck on their side, as we saw the ve… https://www.orderfulfilmentexperts.co.uk/blog/2020/11/how-was-friday-13th/

Business As Usual

Just to let you know that we are operating very much "Business as usual" and will continue to do so from Thursday onwards.
We are operating very much "Business as usual" and will continue to do so from Thursday onwards. Here is a photo of me and the team we have just taken... it … https://www.orderfulfilmentexperts.co.uk/blog/2020/11/business-usual/

Feeling the strain?

Amazon, Royal Mail and DPD are feeling the strain already.
Amazon, Royal Mail and DPD are feeling the strain already. Some time ago we were approached by Amazon Shipping who wanted to bring us onboard to use their shipping services. The … https://www.orderfulfilmentexperts.co.uk/blog/2020/11/feeling-strain/

Halloween

With our American friends over the pond usually boosting the e-commerce economy by at least $7 billion in the run up to Halloween it would be fair to assume there is an opportunity here.
I celebrated Halloween this year with my boys by camping outside under canvas, lighting fires, making the house cosy with candles and of course lighting our ho… https://www.orderfulfilmentexperts.co.uk/blog/2020/11/halloween/

Prepare for a no-deal Brexit

Getting Ready for a No-Deal Brexit.
Getting Ready for a No-Deal Brexit. Whatever your stance on Brexit, we all need to prepare ourselves for the no-deal Brexit at the end of this year and make … https://www.orderfulfilmentexperts.co.uk/blog/2020/10/prepare-no-deal-brexit/

Meet The Fab Five!

As part of a three day Entrepreneurs online convention I attended ten days ago, video was lauded as *the* medium to embrace.
This week: Meet The Fab Five! As part of a three day Entrepreneurs online convention I attended ten days ago, video was lauded as *the* medium to embrace. … https://www.orderfulfilmentexperts.co.uk/blog/2020/10/meet-fab-five/

It's "Stimulating Sunday Stats" day

Who are the top 10 spenders per capita online?
I mentioned last week that that the UK is at the forefront of E-commerce advancement and that, in just in the space of a week, I had had so much international … https://www.orderfulfilmentexperts.co.uk/blog/2020/05/its-stimulating-sunday-stats-day/

This week: High Street Sales Up & Overhead Reductions.

Online sales dip again as in-store reaches highest level since February
This week: High Street Sales Up & Overhead Reductions. Apart from my weekly grocery shop with two laden shopping trolley's for the five of us, which I utterly dread each Saturday… https://www.orderfulfilmentexperts.co.uk/blog/2020/10/week-high-street-sales-overhead-reductions/

Stimulating Sunday Stats covers Social Media this week

10 Social Media Statistics You Need to Know in 2020
10 Social Media Statistics You Need to Know in 2020 WHY? Why should I care about Social Media? Well, "disruptive advertising" as it is called for social media *really* works... … https://www.orderfulfilmentexperts.co.uk/blog/2020/06/stimulating-sunday-stats-covers-social-media-week/

Online shoppers urged: Buy early or lose out!

If you can encourage your customers to buy their Christmas gifts early from you, it may be a good idea!
It is feeling properly autumnal now. The beautiful colours, the leaves falling and garden furniture found upside down from the wind! That drop in temperature and the obvious chan… https://www.orderfulfilmentexperts.co.uk/blog/2020/09/online-shoppers-urged-buy-early-or-lose-out1/

Action has meaning only in relationship

As the team at OFEX expands, our relationships among the team and our current and new customers are ever more important for the ongoing success for us
We're having a beautiful indian summer here in the UK and we've all just been in the garden having a sunbathe - not bad for 20th September! Although the reasons behind this warm we… https://www.orderfulfilmentexperts.co.uk/blog/2020/09/action-has-meaning-only-relationship1/

Half Way Through

Social Media guru Gary Vaynerchuk, has openly spoken of an aspect of his life that was the game changer for his focus and business.
I've just celebrated my 45th Birthday. We've had a really lovely weekend. Like the BIG zero birthday's, this one has made me reflect too, as I would imagine … https://www.orderfulfilmentexperts.co.uk/blog/2020/09/half-way-through/

Re-shoring

It seems we are re-shoring more than just our holidays; our manufactures, production, supply chains to boot.
We took the children to Cornwall last week. In view of the increasing travel restrictions I'm rather glad we did decide to stay in the UK, despite the car journey being far worse… https://www.orderfulfilmentexperts.co.uk/blog/2020/08/re-shoring/

Are we missing the point?

The news has been jam packed with the latest unemployment figures, the algorithm based qualification results for students and of course the official status of the UK economy.
Gosh what a week! The news has been jam packed with the latest unemployment figures, the algorithm based qualification results for students and of course the official status of t… https://www.orderfulfilmentexperts.co.uk/blog/2020/08/are-we-missing-point/

A 152.96% increase

This July saw a 152.96% increase in activity just in terms of orders going out the door
Last year the holiday season was predictable. Everyone here at OFEX booked their holidays to make sure they coincided with school breaks and our quieter months of activity. Nee… https://www.orderfulfilmentexperts.co.uk/blog/2020/08/15296-increase/

Will Work Be Remote Forever

It would be foolhardy to avoid the subject of all the changes in the world over the last six months.
We were chatting over the dining room table yesterday evening, in particularly good company, and the topic of the industries we work in arose. It would be fo… https://www.orderfulfilmentexperts.co.uk/blog/2020/09/will-work-be-remote-forever/

Focus on the potential positive ripple effect you can generate

The Ripple Effect
The Ripple Effect Whilst we've all witnessed countless negative impacts of the ripple effect in the last six months particularly, it is important to remember the positive ones to… https://www.orderfulfilmentexperts.co.uk/blog/2020/08/focus-potential-positive-ripple-effect-you-can-generate/

13.9% month-on-month rise in UK retail sales last month

13.9% month-on-month rise in UK retail sales last month, which easily exceeded expectations for an 8% uptick
13.9% month-on-month rise in UK retail sales last month, which easily exceeded expectations for an 8% uptick On Friday the latest retail sales data for the UK economy is emerged.… https://www.orderfulfilmentexperts.co.uk/blog/2020/07/139-month-month-rise-uk-retail-sales-last-month/

and breathe.....

15.4 million days lost at work due to stress.
15.4 million days lost at work due to stress. I’ve just managed to squeeze in a little break with my other half to Cornwall for three days. Okay, that’s not long but we’re snea… https://www.orderfulfilmentexperts.co.uk/blog/2020/07/and-breathe/

Weeks 30, 34, 35, 37, 38 and 39 are relevant to this weeks Stimulating Sunday Stats

The last few months have seen e-commerce accelerate by 4 to 6 years...*
The last few months have seen e-commerce accelerate by 4 to 6 years...* “We typically don't expect to see surges at this level, at any time outside of the holiday season." - says… https://www.orderfulfilmentexperts.co.uk/blog/2020/07/weeks-30-34-35-37-38-and-39-are-relevant-weeks-stimulating-sunday-stats/

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