Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding impacts marketplace sales

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The Royal Wedding is being watched by millions of people across the country and around the world as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are at this moment being married in St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle.

Firstly we do of course offer our best wishes to the happy couple, henceforth to be known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

The wedding is good news for Britain and for ecommerce merchants as interest in the Royals is at an all time high since the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Whenever there is a State occasion Britains profile is raised in the most positive light possible and regardless of whether you’re a Royalist or not, these occasions do deliver value for money in terms of the economy.

eBay Royal Wedding PromotionOnline merchants have been cashing in with sales of everything from flags to commemorative mugs. eBay‘s latest trending items promotional email, which arrived just as Meghan Markle arrived at St George’s Chapel, shows the attraction of the Royals, including Harry and Meghan wedding bunting as one of the top selling items this week on the marketplace.

The effect won’t be limited to commemorative items, for some time now everything that Meghan has worn has attracted attention and doubtless the Duchess of Sussex will continue to make her mark on the fashion world just as the Duchess of Cambridge has done. Meghan inspired couture will be top selling products for the foreseeable future. For starters, Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy will be a hot property and aped by other labels having designed today’s wedding dress.

As yet another hot and sunny weekend draws the country out to the parks and beaches and those staying home to watch the Royal Wedding fire up the bar-be-ques before the FA Cup starts, it may be a slow weekend for online sales.



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