The OrderWise Blog – Tips & Advice

Invaluable advice on the topical issues everyone’s talking about and expert insight into the best business processes.

Consumers Are Spending More In The Warm Weather – Can You Capitalise?

After a turbulent 2018, February saw the unexpected warm weather throw a lifeline to the retail sector, helping it to record its strongest growth in six months. With a scorching Easter Bank Holiday just gone and summer just around the corner, we take a look at how retailers can become customer service champions to help ensure they capitalise on the additional sales potential brought on by the warm weather, both online and in-store.

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The Making Tax Digital Deadline Has Arrived – Here’s What You Need To Know

From next week, Making Tax Digital (MTD) will be in effect, meaning UK businesses will be forced to abandon paper-based accounting for good as they now need to process their VAT returns digitally moving forward. In this guide, we explain why Making Tax Digital has been introduced and offer advice as to what your business needs to do, and when, in order to avoid any penalties.

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Why Now Is The Time For Manufacturers To Make The Switch To Paperless Processes

For today’s manufacturers, it can be a difficult balancing act between complying with industry regulations, consistently producing top quality products and remaining reactive to a constantly fluctuating market. In this feature, we look at why 2019 seems to be the opportune time for manufacturers to embrace a new digital infrastructure going forward.

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Mobile eCommerce To Account For 54% Of All Online Sales This Year – And Many Businesses Are Not Ready To Capitalise…

Businesses are making an omni-channel approach to trading their top priority in sales strategies for this year, with a particular focus on mobile eCommerce seemingly offering the key to extra revenue generation in 2019. However, several studies released this month have highlighted just how far away companies are from capitalising on the potential opportunities presented by the increasing number of mobile visitors to their eCommerce store. In this month’s feature article, we look at the facts and figures behind the growing mobile shopping trend and the simple solution for any business looking to capture these sales.

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Black Friday & Christmas – Shaping Your Trading Strategy For 2019

So, another year is over and retailers across the country are now dealing with the aftermath of what has certainly been a festive season of mixed results. In this month’s feature article, we break down the sales figures for Black Friday and Christmas 2018 to see what lessons can be learnt and applied to trading strategies in 2019.

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