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Date: 21-May-2018     Time: 12:20
Here at Abacus, we thought we had efficiency and time management well under the belt... but we wanted to offer more! So, we got our thinking caps on and decided to push on further. We can now not just redesign your site, also targeting ticket and brochure production, we also have the option to use your email campaigns to populate......

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Date: 13-May-2018     Time: 17:36
At Abacus, we really felt that we couldn't do full justice to the design of our sites without actually showing you what we do... Take a look at our video below and prepare to be amazed!!

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Date: 16-Apr-2018     Time: 15:51
Abacus offer furniture retail websites designed by a current furniture retailer. This means we know our industry and we care about that industry. Read on to see what makes us a cut above the crowd, whilst always ensuring that the value of independent furniture retail remains at our core.

Our PRICE UPDATER has been refined over 3 years through countless ticket......

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Date: 15-Mar-2018     Time: 00:00
Most web search functions are self-limiting. If the exact phrase from the description line is not used, the product is not found. A browser who types in '3 seater sofa' may find their efforts futile if the item is listed as '3 seater settee'. The fact that most search functions require exact matches is both restrictive and limiting with serious......

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Date: 19-Feb-2018     Time: 11:05
It's all very well taking the plunge and opting to book up that fancy new website, but when the designers walk away, what happens when you need to tweak, edit or just when something no longer makes sense and you need to be walked through that Admin Panel one more time? With most web designers, after care and support comes......

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Date: 06-Feb-2018     Time: 00:00
Answer: TIME. Neil Barker, lead web designer at Abacus Furniture Solutions, learnt this from bitter experience! Although superficially pretty, the bulk of furniture websites are far too tricky to manage and update. Result? A website that is almost instantly out of date. Following a run of poor website choices, Neil took matters into his own hands and has designed and......

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Date: 29-Jan-2018     Time: 00:00
At Abacus, we've been giving some serious thought to improving the SEO scores on our website and the hard work has paid off! Read on to see what we've achieved and how we can help you do the same...

The latest on-line analysis now places the SEO scores of our websites at a whopping 83%, higher than many of our on-line......

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Date: 21-Jan-2018     Time: 00:00
Here at Abacus, we're really excited about our latest web development: introducing video banners at the top of our home pages! Read on to see why we think a well co-ordinated video could prove a real asset to your website... Want to see one of our video examples in action? Click here to see for yourself!

Recent statistics confirm......

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Date: 11-Dec-2017     Time: 10:48
In recent weeks and months, issues of website security seem to have taken centre stage. Simple fact: buyers really are becoming more aware. If your website has not covered all the bases and ticked all the boxes in terms of ensuring on-line consumer safety, potential buyers will steer clear. Read on to find out how Abacus can help you stay......

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Date: 05-Dec-2017     Time: 10:05
Is your website doing enough to target this massively untapped demographic? Abacus Solutions has a few simple ideas that will help you reach out to the up and coming 50 plus market.

You probably aren’t aware of it, but recent research indicates that internet usage among the over 50 age group is actually as high as those aged 30 to......

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Date: 29-Nov-2017     Time: 10:05
It certainly is! If, as an independent retailer, you think that Clienteling is something that is beyond your capacity, let Abacus Solutions explore a few simple ways in which you too could begin to really understand the demands of your customers.

A fairly new phenomenon, ‘Clienteling’ is an approach used by retailers to establish- and sustain- effective consumer relationships. Put simply,......

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Date: 20-Nov-2017     Time: 10:45
So, how can you negotiate the minefield of internet pricing? As an independent retailer, it can be soul destroying trying to compete with the corporate giants. At Abacus, we can help.

By far the most simplistic approach to on-line pricing is basically to do nothing. Input your supplier names and supplier model names on your display tickets and on your website.......

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Date: 05-Nov-2017     Time: 10:06
We love to sow one seed, reap three times and we guess you do too! So, we have designed our own solution for the on-going issue of how to create that elusive effective furniture website and at the same time save yourself a great deal of time. Our design enables you to cover a whole load of bases with the......

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Date: 31-Oct-2017     Time: 12:36
It may be fast approaching Winter, but the team here at Abacus are certainly not ones to hibernate! We've been working hard to add some innovative updates to our web designs and we know you are going to love them. If sending marketing emails has proved something of a minefield in the past, read on and see what we've put......

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Date: 20-Oct-2017     Time: 10:10
Here at Abacus Furniture Solutions, we know all too well that making your website work effectively for you, in our specific industry, can be a complex process. When we design your web package, we ensure that we prioritise 4 specific areas that will open up your website options and put you firmly in control. Read on to see how...

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Date: 11-Oct-2017     Time: 10:42
If you haven’t yet started to consider how the Financial Seasons can shape your outlook, now may well be the time to start…

We’ve all been there. Metaphorical Winter hits. Consumer spending plummets and the shop seems endlessly empty. You look over your shoulder constantly, waiting for the customers to return and the spending to increase. The temptation is to rein......

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Date: 02-Oct-2017     Time: 20:15
At Abacus, we understand that a website is an ongoing process, not a finished product. Once the design and launch of your site is complete, we offer a range of flexible 'after care' packages that will enable us to continue to manage and update your website, ensuring that the outcome is as profitable for you as possible. Some of our......

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Date: 27-Sep-2017     Time: 10:42
Never ones to stand still and relax, our team have been working hard to improve and refine our approach to websites specifically tailored towards the needs of you independent furniture retailers. Have a look at what we've come up with!

Being both furniture retailers and computer coders has paid off! The swatch builder we have designed and coded enables you to......

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Date: 25-Sep-2017     Time: 20:54
At Abacus Solutions, we believe your website- just like the furniture you sell- has to be fit for purpose. Keep reading to find out how we have worked tirelessly to ensure your website, once created by our team, can be used, edited and adapted by just about anyone in your organisation, regardless of the standard of their IT literacy.
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Date: 10-Sep-2017     Time: 10:04
Here at Abacus, web designers for furniture retailers, we understand this is a very tricky area to address. When we started to think about how we could force on-line to work positively for furniture independents, we did our research. We discovered a few internet insights that might well prove useful to you and your business- let us let you in......

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Date: 06-Sep-2017     Time: 10:04
As an independent furniture retailer, understanding just a little about how the ‘Omni-Channel’ phenomenon works will allow you to make your on-line presence much more profitable. Take a look at how other companies are making 'Omni-Channel' work for them and then browse our list of hints and tips for your business....

Basically, it revolves around the idea of a fully integrated......

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Date: 22-Aug-2017     Time: 13:46
We build contemporary websites that have visual appeal and contain a wealth of extra features to help run your furniture business smoothly and consistently. Our websites work perfectly on a range of devices and are designed solely with furniture retail in mind. Interested? Keep reading.

Here at ABACUS, we understand the world of furniture retail and we understand that a successful......

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The Abacus team are constantly innovating to try and make a website more time efficient, to generate my store footfall and to generate more sales. We now have a selection of happy retailer customers.
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39 Burton Street
Hillsborough
Sheffield
S6 2HH
07748 116126
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E. Barker & Son (Hillsboro) Limited Reg. Office: 39 Burton Street, SHEFFIELD, S6 2HH Reg No: 254789 VAT No: 172 4086 69
E. Barker & Son (Hillsboro) Limited
Reg. Office: 39 Burton Street, SHEFFIELD, S6 2HH
Reg No: 254789
VAT No: 172 4086 69