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Top stories in the final Liverpool Post Business Daily

Number of JSA claimants falls across region

Ben Hatton: Make it easy for your online customers

Online retail image
Many shoppers have second thoughts when shopping online

Ben Hatton: Converting online 'window shoppers' into buyers

Window shopping
Online customers aren't looking to be sold to

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Top stories in the final Liverpool Post Business Daily

Number of JSA claimants falls across region

Online retail image

Ben Hatton: Make it easy for your online customers

Many shoppers have second thoughts when shopping online

Window shopping

Ben Hatton: Converting online 'window shoppers' into buyers

Online customers aren't looking to be sold to

LinkedIn logo

Alex Turner: LinkedIn improving the way we do business

Social network moving from a gimmick to a business tool

A computer keyboard

Ben Hatton: Sell your brand by vlogging

Vloggers cover topics from gaming to beauty

Sky-high business rates are putting huge pressure on the retail sector

Alex Turner: High streets need to be more attractive to attract shoppers

High streets which are thriving are those which have embraced that idea of being a destination

Ben Hatton: How blogging can be a great tool for your business

While some social media sites and apps have come and go, blogging remains popular

Facebook

Ben Hatton: Facebook's payment system has trust issues to overcome

The social network goliath’s plans involve creating a simple mobile checkout experience which could compete with digital payments giant PayPal.

Alex Turner: How do we match business needs to teenage aspiration?

Google boss Eric Schmidt once quipped that teenagers have two states: online and asleep.

Eurozone recovery is on the cards

Wealth Management: A recovery in the eurozone could help world economy

by Will Roberts, Liverpool office of Charles Stanley

Twitter

Creative comment: Twitter is a great platform but beware of the pitfalls

by Lonn Landis, Client Account Director, Mills Media

Viewpoint: Business rates reform would make life easier for retailers

by Helen Dickinson, director general of the British Retail Consortium

Mobile phone advertising needs work

Ben Hatton: Get smart with ads on phones

Getting advertising right is so important, but many brands still don't do it

The Red Devils in action

Alex Turner: Businesses supporting community

Old market towns roll up their sleeves

Mary Portas

Viewpoint: It is right to give landlords a say in what happens in their areas

WE WELCOME the launch of a Government consultation that could see landlords increase their investment in the UK’s high streets by allowing them to contribute to Business Improvement Districts (BIDs).

Amazon

Alex Turner: Why do bookshops still exist?

NOT far from the statue of David Lloyd George and the imposing figure of the castle, down one of Caernarfon’s pedestrian streets inside the medieval walls, is a book shop that is – like all of the others – being besieged by the forces of digital retailers, discounting and disinterest.

Plans for Bridge Street in Warrington

Viewpoint: Schemes underway in Warrington will reverse town centre decline

HIGH street shopping decline is in freefall.

JK Rowling

Alex Turner: Don’t lose sight of the fundamentals

JK ROWLING’S use of a pseudonym is a case study into the raw power of a brand.

Boris Johnson

Viewpoint: Growth of the pop-up shop could held revive the UK’s high streets

ARE POP-UP shops to become a long-term feature on our high streets?

George Osborne visits second Mersey crossing site to give go ahead to £430m bridge

Alex Turner: Just us tell the truth – we can take it

GEORGE OSBORNE, according to one political commentator, has come to the conclusion that in the case of any future tax changes, one big hit is preferable to having to fight lots of smaller battles.

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