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18 Nov 2021

Technologyhas important effects on business operations. The ACT has partnered withDell to assist businesses in attaining quality up-to-date IT equipment and access specialist advice to...

8 Nov 2021

As trendy Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) services continue to grow in popularity across the UK, a charity has warned that using these non-regulated services can be like "slipping into quicksand"....

5 Nov 2021

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Cycling & Walking (APPGCW) have an upcoming meeting on Monday the 8th November at 16:30.

4 Nov 2021

The ACT is a supporting organisation of Road Safety Week 2021 to represent the cycling industry and encourage road safety for all who usethem.

4 Nov 2021

WithCOP26 taking place in Glasgow until November 12, here are some ways that you can evaluate your business to become more environmentally sustainable.
 
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4 Nov 2021

The Government has launched a new Export Support Service to help UK businesses get answers to practical questions about exporting to Europe.

4 Nov 2021

The Scotland Cycle Repair Scheme was announced today by Patrick Harvie (MSP, Minister for ZeroCarbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants' Rights) at the Cycling Scotland Conference.

1 Nov 2021

ACT and ActSmart partner Global Payments (GP) will be contacting all customers to arrange the replacement of your terminal(s) to keep you up with modern requirements for no extra cost.

27 Oct 2021

The Budget and SR21 promised much for both the cycling industry and for retailers, but will it be enough to help recover the damage done from the pandemic and help sustain the cycling...

27 Oct 2021

During the Maybe* monthly masterclass you'll discover each month which bike shops have had the most social media engagement and why - catch up on last week's now.
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Ecommerce expected to grow 91% in 2021, research shows

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

Respercentageearch by RedEye shows that ecommerce growth will likely continue, after the initial excitement around physical shopping dies down.

More than one third of consumers (34%) expect to return to online shopping after the initial buzz of stores re-opening has died down.

91%Ecommerce is expected to grow 91% in 2021.

41% of shoppers plan to increase their click and collect use this year and 68% of consumers in the UK believe that shopping locally is important and a majority expect to shop more locally post pandemic than before.

With more customers shopping online than ever before, having an active social media presence is becoming essential for businesses in today's retail landscape.

An engaged audience on social media can do wonders to get people through your door and increase your sales, the challenge is often how to generate, maintain and increase that engagement.

The Maybe* platform saves you time and money by making it much easier to engage customers on social media so you can improve your business results.

Maybe* provide the tools and training that means you can focus on running your business and using social media as a valued sales assistant.

 

Improve your social media with Maybe*

ACT Gold members can benefit from 20% discount and Silver members benefit from 10% discount. Maybe* also hold monthly social media masterclasses on the first Wednesday of every month at 8pm.

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Find out more about how Maybe* can benefit your business here.

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