News - August 2012
31 August 2012 11:09
While many people are talking about the growth of NFC (near field communication) for m-commerce style payments that are made at bricks and mortar outlets, online payment firm, PayPal, is talking up [...]
30 August 2012 21:38
Marks and Spencer is gearing up to roll out free Wi-Fi hotspots across all of its UK bricks and mortar outlets, with a trial being held at a flagship store in Liverpool, to see whether high street [...]
30 August 2012 08:30
Marks & Spencer is gearing up to roll out free Wi-Fi hotspots across all of its UK bricks and mortar outlets, with a trial being held at a flagship store in Liverpool, to see whether high street [...]
29 August 2012 13:09
A new initiative which is being backed by public funding and trialled in Hereford, is looking to see whether combining the local nature of the high street with the convenience of safe shopping online [...]
28 August 2012 21:03
Consumers who use safe shopping online may not realise it, but there is a war being waged over the domain names, or web addresses, that are used as a kind of currency and tool of online growth.Many [...]
27 August 2012 09:17
Social networking giant Facebook has had a tough time since it went public earlier this year, with its shares decreasing in value from their original peak offering.Despite the fact that it is closing [...]
24 August 2012 13:05
E-commerce giant Amazon is looking for new ways to deliver items to its millions of customers across the UK and has just started testing a new scheme, which will see parcels sent to local corner shops [...]
23 August 2012 11:36
In an article for MarketingWeek, the various pitfalls of the Olympic ticketing system have been outlined and analysed by Sebastian Joseph, who suggests that harnessing an m-commerce platform might [...]
22 August 2012 16:18
The savviest shoppers should have developed their own appreciation of how to correctly ensure that the online transactions which they carry out are as safe as possible.
However, a report [...]
21 August 2012 12:13
The majority of UK companies that operate in the e-commerce market are based in the South East or the capital, according to research published by analysts at Berg.
Thirty two of the country's 50 [...]
20 August 2012 10:28
The market for safe shopping online is growing in China, although a new report suggests that it is actually difficult for people to avoid falling for fraudulent websites, set up by cybercriminals and [...]
17 August 2012 10:04
While the UK remains in the grip of economic woes, with high street prices increasing as a result of inflation over the past year, it seems that consumers are still able to make savings, if they use [...]
16 August 2012 11:54
A new study, published by Consumer Focus Scotland, has identified issues with many delivery services used by online retailers, pointing out that customers who live in the most isolated areas of the UK [...]
15 August 2012 09:25
The government made changes to the rules regarding opening hours for high street shops during the Olympics, but many retailers now expect that these will be made permanent, so that bricks and mortar [...]
14 August 2012 15:51
The high streets of the UK have become increasingly barren since the economic downturn really began to take hold, with major names forced out of business and many store fronts left deserted for years.< [...]
13 August 2012 13:52
High street retailer, Toys R Us, has just announced the launch of its first m-commerce service, which will allow customers to purchase products using their smartphones.
You could argue that Toys [...]
10 August 2012 10:48
E-commerce is becoming an increasingly important asset for high street retailers, which is a fact proven by the latest figures published by John Lewis.
In the first half of 2012, John Lewis saw a [...]
09 August 2012 09:34
A new study shows that the majority of UK consumers will turn their back on a session of safe shopping online when they get to the checkout stage, if they encounter delivery options which are limited, [...]
08 August 2012 15:21
People who fly via Gatwick airport will now be able to do their grocery shopping at Tesco without ever actually having to visit a store.
This is because the retail giant has recently implemented [...]
07 August 2012 12:12
There have been many questions raised over the validity of social networking site, Facebook, as a platform for safe shopping online, but a recent survey suggests that it could become very valuable to [...]
06 August 2012 15:06
Research carried out by OnePoll, has found that most people in the UK are not fussed about the added expense of having to pay for delivery when purchasing products through safe shopping online.
03 August 2012 13:20
Yet another major fashion brand could be joining the throngs of others competing for British consumers' attentions, as it was this week announced that United Colors of Benetton will be striding out in [...]
02 August 2012 09:39
In five years' time, consumers could be using smartphones to make almost 25 per cent of their purchases via safe shopping online, according to a new report published by ABI Research.
Last year, [...]
01 August 2012 10:57
A new study has found that many mums across the UK would rather purchase products for their kids and for themselves via safe shopping online.
Mumsnet and Casabu joined forces in order to look [...]
See our The Gruffalo buy guide
Save your favourite shops, get the chance to write shop reviews and more. It's free!
For the best in UK online shops add Shopsafe to your favourites now. Safe online shopping starts here.
Shopsafe is a safe shopping directory, we list only secure UK online shops so you can shop online with confidence. We're your online shopping guide.
You can email this page to a friend.
More about our star ratings.
Found a broken link? report it to shopsafe
Help us to improve. Leave us some feedback