News - July 2010
30 July 2010 12:03
A report into the way that consumers carry out safe shopping online has found that many people still turn to a search engine to look up a product before they visit any retailer sites directly.
29 July 2010 16:15
A study has found that people who shop online in the UK are perpetually worried about the security of their transactions and the privacy of their data, with little change in the number of people who [...]
28 July 2010 13:47
A new study has found that many of the UK's e-commerce firms are worrying about the way in which consumers perceive the threats posed to them by cybercriminals and unsecured websites, rather than [...]
28 July 2010 09:49
The Information Commissioner's Office has released new guidelines, which it hopes will better educate businesses and consumers over how to operate safely online without having their personal details [...]
26 July 2010 13:10
UK consumers are spending billions of pounds online this summer and it is estimated that the past weekend saw the largest number of people yet hitting the internet to bag a bargain.
23 July 2010 15:29
A new report into the state of online shopping in the UK and the US has found that 34 per cent of consumers would rather shop online than at high street outlets.
Although many respondents said [...]
22 July 2010 21:10
The root servers at the heart of the internet are being updated to make online shopping even more secure and to combat the threat posed by phony websites.By adding in an element known as domain name [...]
21 July 2010 13:05
The age of the smartphone and high speed mobile internet connectivity are changing the way in which UK consumers shop both online and on the high street, according to a new study.Although many [...]
20 July 2010 14:05
British Airways (BA) has become the latest firm to exploit mobile phones as a platform for retail and convenience, with a new smartphone app allowing its domestic passengers to check in and board [...]
19 July 2010 12:18
In the first week of July this year the online retail site receiving the greatest proportion of visitors was eBay, which outpaced its rival Amazon by a considerable margin.
21.32 per cent of all [...]
16 July 2010 14:02
M-commerce transaction volumes are predicted to grow substantially, with some $65bn globally likely to be driven by the use of mobiles for ticketing purposes alone by the year 2012, according to a [...]
15 July 2010 14:40
Many of us are time poor, turning to online shopping because we cannot find the time to go to the high street, but this often results in packages being retained at the local Royal Mail depot when no [...]
14 July 2010 11:32
Card provider Visa has introduced a new technology that it hopes will encourage safe shopping online by making the process more robust in the face of any attempt at fraud.Visa CodeSure combines [...]
13 July 2010 11:34
Takeaway firm Domino's Pizza has said that the online portion of its business has enabled it to boost profits and expand its customer base, with social networking sites aiding in the promotion of its [...]
12 July 2010 11:18
Online retailer Amazon has launched a new section of its website that is designed to cater to food lovers around the UK with many gastronomic delights from groceries through to gourmet products.Many [...]
09 July 2010 12:32
Consumers looking for cheap holidays online over the summer are exposed to an increased risk of becoming victims of identity theft and fraud, according to security experts.A third of all people [...]
08 July 2010 09:34
A study of the mobile shopping habits of UK consumers has found that many are far from pleased with the current experience of shopping online using a mobile phone.A poll conducted by YouGov and [...]
07 July 2010 14:22
A UK auction seller has been convicted of fixing online auctions by bidding on his own items to hike the price and glean more from potential buyers.
39 year old Paul Barrett will have to pay & [...]
06 July 2010 11:58
The Royal Mail has released a new study which looks into the reasons behind the billions of pounds that are lost by e-Commerce firms when UK consumers move to purchase an item but then abandon their [...]
05 July 2010 10:34
The total revenues attributable to online shopping in the UK over the past decade have come to over £250 billion, according to research from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index.When you [...]
02 July 2010 12:31
A new study of the firms that drive ecommerce has found that an overwhelming majority of retailers are planning to develop, or already have a plan of action that relates to making the jump to the [...]
01 July 2010 12:42
An annual study of retail giants has revealed the most valued and trusted brands in the world, with many firms forging their businesses and reputations by providing facilities to ensure safe [...]
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