Afternoon tea has been around since the 1700s when it was created by Anna 7th Duchess of Bedford to counteract ‘that sinking feeling’ that she experienced in the afternoon. However, not until recent years has it become such a fashionable phenomenon that it’s virtually de rigueur for everyone from fashion week style mavens, to hen and stag dos, and those entertaining elderly relatives. [Continue reading…]
iPads and iPhones are some of the hottest gadgets on the market today. However, one of the best things about investing in one of these top devices is that a whole industry has grown up around them providing useful and stylish accessories to enable you to get even more out of your favourite gadgets. Here is a quick look at some of the best iPad accessories and iPhone accessories currently on the market. [Continue reading…]
You don’t need to be a true blue, dyed in the wool, John Bull patriot to know that England has some fantastic sights to see and fascinating things to do, but sometimes it does help to have a little local knowledge to winkle out the real gems. That’s why Visit England have launched their new Facebook competition with a ’101 things to do before you go abroad’ page, inviting anyone to propose their favourite sites and sights, and offering some great holidays as prizes for those lucky enough to make the final list. [Continue reading…]
Here at Deal Zippy we crunch a lot of data on the UK daily deals business. We process deals from over 30 UK deal sites which means hundreds of deals everyday. That means we’re able to serve up a great deal shopping experience to our visitors but also means we’re privy to some really interesting data on the state of the fast moving deals business.
We’ve been crunching the numbers on the last 12 months of deals we’ve seen from the top UK deal sites to bring you this infographic showing the highs and lows of the industry. We hope you find it useful. If there’s any specific data you need for a blog post, news story or research project please feel free to get in touch with us on press [@] dealzippy.co.uk and we’ll do our best to help. [Continue reading…]
In the current economic climate everyone is looking for savvy ways to save money, whether on a day to day basis or money saving tips when on your holidays. With a little bit of forethought and planning there are many ways to save money when on holiday. [Continue reading…]
Birmingham is probably the last city tourists consider when exploring England. The first thing that comes to mind, obviously, is London. But the sad truth is that millions of other people think the same thing. So what happens? London ends up being overcrowded with hardly any room to walk from point A to point B. [Continue reading…]
Collectively, women pay an enormous amount of money a year on beauty – and men are starting to follow suit. This isn’t really a ground-breaking concept, but the ways in which they are doing it is certainly changing. [Continue reading…]
Have Daily Deals Finally Gone Mainstream?
Love it or hate it BBC1′s The Apprentice continues to capture our imagination and just occasionally provides an insight into the world of UK business. This Wednesday’s programme saw the 7 remaining contestants, who compete for a business investment from Lord Sugar, compete with one another to secure daily deals from London businesses to run on Daily Deals site Keynoir. [Continue reading…]
There’s nothing wrong with the traditional British afterwork activity, namely popping down to the pub for a few drinks with your work colleagues. If it happens every night without fail for months, however, it can start to get a bit old. Why not introduce a bit of variety by taking advantage of the varied options which a capital city like London can offer? [Continue reading…]
Booked on a flight to Manchester? You are in for a surprise, as this city, despite its less than stellar rep, is decidedly unboring.
A developer’s dream, Manchester is full of eye-popping contemporary building designs, with all the old industrial haunts and dilapidated quays gradually being transformed into state-of-the-art functional urban spaces. [Continue reading…]