Posted July 10th, 2012
In a time when the recession is hitting many local businesses hard, Visualsoft is celebrating this week after purchasing a new office in the heart of Stockton town centre for our 100 staff members!We're very pleased to announce that we'll soon be relocating to our new premises, Gloucester House, which is a grade II listed building located on Church Road in Stockton. Packing is already underway for the big move, and with 100 staff members, 105 desks, 106 computers and a lot of cables to...
Posted May 29th, 2012
Privately owned fashion retailer House of Fraser has today issued it's long term growth strategy, which includes heavy investment in it's eCommerce website following growth of more than 107% in just the first half of the company's financial year! This rapid increase has made www.houseoffraser.co.uk its largest store, with gross profit hitting £94.9m - an increase of £4.4m in the 6 month period. The report also highlighted the success of the redesigned website, which in turn has...
Posted May 21st, 2012
Figures have shown that last month eCommerce sales increased by a whopping 18% when compared to the same period in 2011. The Office for National Statistics released the figures this week, which recorded average weekly internet sales in April to be £489.0 million. As well as an increase on last year's figures, April was also up on the previous month when an average of £485.4m was spent each week. Online sales accounted for 8.5% of all retail sales in the month. With Easter bank...
Posted May 3rd, 2012
Reports have shown that UK sales via mobile devices have grown from 0.4% of total e-retail sales to 5.3% in just two short years. The popularity of shopping online through mCommerce has grown at a rapid pace, and it was reported to have finally broke through the 5% barrier of total e-retail sales last week for the first time. According to the latest IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index, the mobile commerce market has also increased by 254% year-on-year in March 2012 and achieved...
Posted April 25th, 2012
Visualsoft is pleased to announce our attendance at the eCommerce Expo and TFM&A Manchester event, which will be held on 30th May 2012 at the prestigious Manchester Central.
eCommerce Expo Manchester is the ideal place to learn about what's new in the world of eCommerce, gathering the latest information from the industry's top suppliers and educators. TFM&A Manchester aims to show visitors that creating or enhancing a marketing strategy to complement your online store doesn't have to...
Amazon offers a range of services to online retailers, including Amazon checkout. We work closely with the online retailer to integrate the latest technology into our client's websites.
As a Google Adwords Qualified Company we have passed the Google Advertising Fundamentals Exam and have met other requirements in order to achieve this level of recognition.
Sage Pay is the fastest growing payment service provider and specialises in secure card payment solutions. As a premier partner we work with Sage Pay to deliver essential services to online businesses.
A number of our clients have won awards at the nebusiness awards including Attends, Farmway and Ramsdens, who have all picked up awards for 'Best use of Internet and ICT' in recent years.
Paypal is a global leader in online payments with over 164 million customers world wide, including a large proportion of Visualsoft clients.
In the prestigious 2010 Drapers Etail Awards Visualsoft clients accounted for no less than SIX of the final places (from nine categories).
In order to improve the satisfaction of our customers, Visualsoft has partnered with Trustpilot. We're currently ranked number 1 in the eCommerce category, web design category and CMS category.
Visualsoft beat 1,750,000 entrants to win 'Design of the Year' at the 2009 iStockphoto Punctum Awards! The international awards are in recognition of outstanding quality and artistic merit.
In 2008 Visualsoft's own Goofbay.com won both it's categories for 'Best Use of API' and the overall award for 'Digital Innovator of the Year'.
Visualsoft are part of the largest business membership organisation in the region. With NECC membership we can help you deliver more business, better business & better conditions for business.
Skrill, formerly known as Moneybookers, is one of the world's largest online payment providers currently being used by over 120,000 merchants.
We have experience of running our own online retail businesses. This gives us first-hand experience of the problems & pitfalls of online retail and know what solutions are required to sustain growth.