Lastminute benefits from recession

May 2009
Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;5/29/2009, Issue 2868, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the benefits received by Lastminute.com PLC, an online retailer from the recession in Great Britain. Sales director Andy Washington says the recession is working on its favour, despite slowing down of its shopping window from 33 days from departure to 29. Washington also stresses that its repeat purchases were being driven by a rise in hotel bookings up 5% year-on- year, lifestyle products and short breaks.


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