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Express redecorating is gaining ground in the UK

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+316% rise in visits for room divider screens, +246% for door curtains

London, 8th June 2011Twenga, the open shopping platform with the biggest choice online, reports visits to home decoration and furniture have seen spectacular increases these last two weeks. Trends in searches reveal Brits desire for quick and easy changes in their interior as well as affordable and temporary decorating solutions that adapt to changes of mood or seasons.

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Searches for room divider screens and door curtains have increased by 316% and 246% respectively, showing Brits wanting to give a fresher look to their home in the twinkling of an eye.

Daybeds, a particularly convenient solution for studio flats where the bedroom is also the main room, have seen a 203% increase in visits.

Wall stickers have registered a 131% rise in searches, revealing Brits’ taste for revamping their interior without leaving permanent marks on the walls. As for the 233% increase in visits for wallpaper - the only exception to this trend in fast redecorating - it is a sign that Brits are still ready to use elbow grease to redecorate.

Most popular home furniture and decoration Increase in visits 
Room divider screens +316% 
Door curtains +246% 
Wallpaper+233% 
Daybeds +203%
Wall stickers +131% 

Source: Visits on Twenga.co.uk from May 24th to June 4th compared with previous two weeks

About Twenga
Twenga is the open shopping platform with the biggest choice online.

Thanks to its proprietary technology, Twenga gathers on its websites all retailers, products and prices it finds on the Web.

Founded in 2006 by Bastien Duclaux and Cedric Anes, Twenga runs 15 sites, including the UK, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Brazil, Russia, the United States, Australia, Japan and China among others, displaying 400 million offerings from more than 200,000 online shops. Twenga’s sites received 45 million visits in November 2010. In the same year, Twenga won the Red Herring 100 Global Award, the Young Technology Leader Award and the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Company of the Future Category.

Website: www.twenga.co.uk/
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Twitter: http://twitter.com/twenga_uk/

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