Give as you Live had some fantastic coverage in the press during 2013, and December was no different. We were featured in a number of publications in the public, retail and charity sectors. Below is a summary of the highlights in our coverage for December.
Good Housekeeping named us as one of 8 easy ways to support charities over Christmas as Give as you Live allows consumers to shop online and give to charity in one fell swoop. They also mentioned our price comparison tool as an advantage to shopping with Give as you Live.
Give as you Live was named as an easy way to do your bit whilst shopping online. They liked the fact that you could raise money for charity at no extra cost to yourself, as the retailer donates a percentage of the purchase price to your chosen cause.
The Mail on Sunday featured Give as you Live as one on of their ‘Ones to Watch’; those companies that they think are really going places in 2014. They said that Give as you Live makes it easier than ever for consumers to support charities while shopping online.
A survey carried out by Give as you Live predicted that Brits would spend an average of £289 on Christmas Gifts with 75% planning to spend the same amount or more than the previous Christmas. The research suggested that 49% or Britons would spend more money with a retailer, if they donated to charity.
After our recent success winning two awards at the Smarta 100, Elite Business said that Give as you live prove that commercial success and a social conscience are anything but incompatible.
“A decade ago, it may have seemed unlikely that a business whose primary aim was to raise money for charities would be scooping up awards left, right and centre. But innovative business Give as you Live, the service that enables consumers shopping online to raise money for charity at no additional cost to themselves, is netting no end of accolades, proving that success doesn’t have to be paid for in cynicsm.”
With the economy showing signs of recovery, Britain’s small firms are expected to make their mark in 2014. This is Money named Give as you Live “One to Watch”, one of several companies that they thing are really going places in 2014.