News - February 2013
28 February 2013 09:27
The high street retail market has been the subject of much media coverage over the past few years, with big names such as HMV and Jessops being put under control of administrators, after reaching the [...]
27 February 2013 10:03
British consumers are collectively spending more money than ever through their smartphones, but a new study suggests that we are now happier to part with larger sums when shopping from a portable [...]
26 February 2013 10:36
A new report from AVG Technologies has revealed that many consumers have a slightly unusual approach to mobile security, which means they could be putting themselves at unnecessary risk while [...]
25 February 2013 10:10
Charity shops remain a popular staple of UK high streets, allowing worthy organisations to raise money by selling donated items and also letting consumers nab various products at bargain prices.
22 February 2013 09:22
John Lewis is best known as a high street department store chain, although in the past few years it has also been growing its reputation in the e-commerce market.
Now The Guardian reports that [...]
21 February 2013 09:57
Over the past decade the number of people making payments using debit cards has risen by 400 per cent, according to a new study from the Payments Council.
The report looks at historic data and [...]
20 February 2013 11:51
A new report which asked US consumers to rank various online retailers, based on the quality of the m-commerce experience they offer, has found that Amazon is the current king of mobile convenience.< [...]
19 February 2013 12:06
While some high street retailers are finding that the online shopping revolution is damaging their business, it seems that department stores are the exception, according to new figures from [...]
18 February 2013 14:54
TalkTalk has revealed that the gap between the price you will pay for a product on the high street compared to its cost when purchased via safe shopping online, is growing faster than previously [...]
15 February 2013 12:38
Cambridge is one of the UK's most famous and historic cities, with its venerable university drawing thousands of students and tourists to it each year.
It is also packed with cyclists who take [...]
14 February 2013 11:05
Security is still a hot topic in the world of e-commerce, because fraud remains rampant and consumers are regularly duped out of their hard-earned cash by phishing sites and identity thieves.
13 February 2013 14:11
Ocado has released its latest report covering the performance of its high profile food delivery service, with figures showing that more UK consumers are buying their groceries via safe shopping online [...]
12 February 2013 15:29
Figures published by comScore have shown that US consumers spent 15 per cent more via safe shopping online, over the course of last year, than they did during 2011.
That means the total spend was [...]
11 February 2013 21:09
Search giant Google has taken a few more steps into the e-commerce market after its latest acquisition, which saw it splash out $125 million ((80 million) of its own cash, to snap up Channel [...]
08 February 2013 11:18
A new report suggests that the importance of female consumers to the online retail market could continue to expand over the coming years.
The study, commissioned by VoucherCodes.co.uk, has [...]
07 February 2013 13:45
Amazon is one of the world's largest e-commerce companies and so it has a lot of clout when it comes to shaping consumer trends.
As such, the news that it will be introducing a bespoke form of [...]
06 February 2013 10:00
Starbucks is one of the world's largest coffee chains, serving millions of customers a day across the UK and further afield.
This month, it has become apparent that the company has big plans for [...]
05 February 2013 11:05
The market for home consoles has grown significantly over the past few years, largely thanks to Nintendo forcing its competitors to address a wider audience, with family-friendly motion controls [...]
04 February 2013 12:03
A report has found that 83 per cent of people look for assistance while shopping online.
In addition, if that support is not forthcoming or easily found on a retailer's site, consumers will [...]
01 February 2013 09:28
A lot of consumers enjoy the convenience of shopping for clothing and footwear via safe shopping online, but if you buy something that does not fit well, it is generally necessary to return it for an [...]
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