Chinese e-commerce firm targeted by Walmart investment
31 December 2010 at 10:16 by Paul Tissington
US retail giant Walmart, which owns Asda in the UK, is allegedly looking to buy a chunk of Chinese e-...
Environmental benefits of online shopping discussed
30 December 2010 at 11:11 by Graham Miller
Further research into the effects of buying goods via safe shopping online, rather than the high ...
E-commerce firms seek insurance to avoid cyber attacks
29 December 2010 at 15:51 by Sarah Collinson
The impact of the recent Wikileaks scandal has had serious ramifications in the world of retail, as ...
Facebook planning online shopping expansion in 2011
28 December 2010 at 20:49 by Mike Price
Social networking site Facebook, has initiated talks with many major e-commerce firms, in what could ...
Online shopping surpasses previous records this Christmas
27 December 2010 at 20:45 by Simon Crisp
Those who started shopping online on Christmas Day and Boxing Day have helped to make it the best ...
Online shopping set to be Christmas Day activity of choice
24 December 2010 at 13:53 by Graham Miller
British consumers never rest, even on Christmas Day, as figures suggest that hundreds of millions of ...
Online retailers ranked by shopper satisfaction
23 December 2010 at 11:38 by Mike Price
A survey to find the online retailer that best satisfies consumers during their shopping experience ...
January sales expected to boost UK retailers after snow-addled Christmas
22 December 2010 at 10:49 by Simon Crisp
While the poor weather conditions have affected deliveries and made shopping on the high street and ...
Stats show impact of poor weather on pre-Christmas shopping
21 December 2010 at 09:52 by Simon Crisp
After the strong performance of e-commerce firms in the weeks before Christmas, both the high street ...
Cancellations begin as snow and ice grip UK travel network
20 December 2010 at 12:23 by Graham Miller
Several major UK retailers have had to cancel orders ahead of the Christmas break as fresh snowfall, ...
Scottish shoppers stuck between rock and hard place this Christmas
17 December 2010 at 13:58 by Mike Price
Poor weather conditions in Scotland have had a significant impact on both safe shopping online and ...
Office of Fair Trading gives advice for online Christmas shopping
16 December 2010 at 10:23 by Simon Crisp
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has provided UK consumers with some handy tips to help people carry ...
Survey discerns consumer Christmas shopping habits based on professions
15 December 2010 at 09:44 by Sarah Collinson
A study has looked at the way in which UK consumers buy gifts and discovered that there are ...
Weather stops Scottish Tesco customers from shopping online
14 December 2010 at 09:49 by Simon Crisp
The dire weather and frozen UK travel network has caused issues for customers in Scotland who want ...
Downtime for Amazon UK hints at cyber attack for e-commerce firm
13 December 2010 at 13:00 by David Aiken
On Sunday night, Amazon's UK website was unavailable to consumers, leading some to suggest that it ...
Online shoppers express annoyance during Christmas rush
10 December 2010 at 09:28 by Mike Price
Research suggests that a quarter of people shopping online over the Christmas period can become ...
Experts warn about dangers of online shopping after Christmas rush
09 December 2010 at 11:28 by Graham Miller
National headlines have been dedicated to the online shopping craze that has taken the UK by storm ...
Analysts identify most hectic online shopping minute of 2010
08 December 2010 at 11:34 by Simon Crisp
The amount of consumer cash that is being pumped into the e-commerce market as Christmas approaches ...
Deluxe e-commerce sites targeting men in 2011
07 December 2010 at 15:52 by Sarah Collinson
Men who want to spend a little more when shopping for clothes, gifts and gadgets online, will be ...
Disgruntled shoppers ditch online grocery services
06 December 2010 at 10:53 by Mike Price
A survey has found that certain members of the public are not convinced that online grocery shopping ...
Love of online shopping based on traditional catalogue habits
03 December 2010 at 09:29 by Simon Crisp
Analysts have found that the main reason that UK consumers lead most other European citizens when it ...
Credit card spending could rise as online shopping grows in popularity
02 December 2010 at 14:28 by Graham Miller
There are fears that UK consumers could pile on the debt by using their credit cards when enjoying ...
Manic Monday comes and goes as Brits splurge online
01 December 2010 at 12:20 by Simon Crisp
This week saw the arrival of Manic Monday, or Mega Monday as some lucky e-commerce retailers are ...