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High-street prices cut as consumer sales fall in first week of December

From The Guardian – 13 December 2013 High street sales fell unexpectedly in the first week of December as squeezed consumers put off Christmas shopping, a survey indicates. Non-food sales in stores dropped 4.1% in the week ending 8 December, led by a 5.9% fall in fashion buying, figures from the accountant BDO showed. Spending […]

Service Sector Growth as IT Spending Set to Increase

The majority of businesses in the UK’s service sector are anticipating improved business conditions and growth within the next three months, according to a new survey. The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) said that its quarterly service sector survey had revealed the single sharpest rise in optimism within the sector in years, with optimism among […]

Mobile Enterprise: Is BYOD Straining your WiFi?

The proliferation of tablets, smartphones, and other mobile devices has increased dramatically in recent years, and use of these ‘consumer class’ products on enterprise networks is nearly ubiquitous. A recent study showed 90% of organizations polled allow some level of personally owned technology to be used — a phenomenon commonly referred to as BYOD (Bring […]