Tag: Reading

The Next giveaway sale (but you have to ask questions)

Next announce better than expected results. Based on my experience, I wonder how, but they do make me smile. I was given a jumper, from Next, as a Christmas present. Yesterday I went into Next in Reading to change it

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Whiteknights FC has become an iZettler

Whiteknights Football Club has been delivering youth football in Reading since 1986 and is and FA Charter Status club. We have over 150 players and the club has always been run and administered by volunteers. Collecting payments and subscriptions from busy parents

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McPrepaid: Luncheon Vouchers grind beefburgers to a halt

Which retailer has done one of the best jobs of supporting and promoting contactless payments in the UK? I would say McDonald’s. All their restaurants proudly display payments terminals that accept contactless payments and they have made a considerable investement.

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Prepaid gets people out of cars and onto buses

Prepaid and smart cards are contributing to the migration of passengers from the comfort of their cars and onto public transport buses. Well that appears to be the assertion. The Go-Ahead Group has reported a 7.2 per cent rise in passengers using

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Beadle and Crome miss the boat

Every year Beadle and Crome, the interiors business in the Oxford Road, Reading, send me a Christmas card. This of course has little to do with Christmas and their good wishes to me and my family (they don’t know us from Adam

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Trains delayed

You know how we all feel when a train is cancelled, or there are roadworks or other travel delays? Well here is a fine example of simple communication that helps the public understand the work that is going on. With

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Name and shame the door drop marketers

It’s about time I started fighting back! What is the point of having a ‘no junk mail, commercial leaflets or flyers please’ sticker on our front door if it is ignored? So, to make me feel happier about the junk

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