As the recession has taken hold in the UK, British consumers have been using the internet to save them money and get the best deals.
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UK (PRWEB) March 6, 2009
Savvy shoppers have been rushing to RB Offers (http://www.rboffers.com/) one of UK's oldest shopping deals websites to save money in the current enonomic crisis.
Robin Goad, director of research of Hitwise said, "As the recession has taken hold in the UK, British consumers have been using the internet to save them money and get the best deals."
Hitwise, which measures over one million websites a day, also found the volume of searches for retail discount vouchers has increased by 143% percent in the final quarter of 2008.
Shoppers are able to get the cheapest prices with the use of vouchers, as they are able to knock off hundreds of pounds of their purchases.
Also of note was the increase in searches for second hand goods such as cars, books, furniture and wedding dresses and increase in traffic to classified websites.
In addition "Money Saving Expert" Martin Lewis become the most searched personality in the UK. There were 11% more searches for the Money Saving Expert than the US President Barack Obama, who was the second most searched personality.
At the end of the last quarter over five million UK consumers used coupons over a period of few weeks to reduce their Christmas shopping spend.
Consumers searched over 110,000 different search keywords containing the term 'voucher' or 'vouchers' in the last 12 weeks of 2008, Hitwise said.
Hitwise also found an increase in searches for cheaper travel destinations such as Turkey, North Africa and India.
Jennifer Hayak, Head of Marketing said "Consumers throughout our site are targeting their searches towards online discounted deals and coupons over the past several months, we have seen an increase in the number of British consumers who are visiting our site with the number of returning visitors to our site higher than ever before".
By using discount coupons shoppers can make sure that their hard earned pounds are stretched as far as possible. Looking for deals involves more than just comparing prices, but when searching on RB offers all the hard work is done for shoppers and consumers are presented with the best deal. Internet discount codes and discount coupons are the perfect money saving tool for savvy internet shoppers everywhere, the only task for shopper at RBoffers is to take advantage of the voucher codes promotion to get the cheapest deal and save money.
Jennifer Hayak, said "You worked hard for your money and it just makes no sense at all to spend more than you have to when shopping on the internet, The RB Offers website can help you locate the best deal online."
Note to Editors:
RB Offers is one of the oldest and easiest to use consumer deals website in the UK which is constantly updated in real-time. The site lists over 10,000 discounted deals and voucher codes and hosting over 2,000 stores. Although creating an account is not necessary to utilise most features on the site, creating an account on RB Offers is totally free and takes less than a minute. The site allows consumers to save the most money while shopping online with 10 dedicated sections such as clothes, travel and voucher codes.
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