Online firm celebrates global sales
Published:  29 September, 2009

SCOTLAND: Aberdeenshire-based online firm, TAP, is celebrating the first birthday of its website which has helped win new business across the globe.

It stocks more than 12 000 product lines from the likes of Kärcher, Dewalt, Makita, Draper and Sealey and many more.  Earlier this year, TAP announced a 40% increase in sales of Kärcher products and is the brand's only Premier Dealer in the North of Scotland.

Since its launch a year ago, the website - - has attracted an average of 1100 hits a day and the number of sales being made using this method is constantly on the up.

"Traditional selling methods remain very important to us with the customer being the most important person in our company, but internet sales are beginning to take off and our website has given us another valuable shop window for our products," explained proprietor George Mearns.

"We are now selling product (mostly cleaning equipment) to Europe, North and Central Africa and across to Texas and New Orleans. Our three most recent deliveries were to Bangladesh, Nigeria and to an oil rig in the Mediterranean off the coast of Tunisia," said Mr Mearns.

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