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  1. 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-...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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, ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. M-commerce shopping stats revealed by Tesco

    30 November 2010 at 12:00 by Sarah Collinson

    A survey conducted by Tesco Direct has found that ten per cent of UK consumers like to carry out ...

  25. Guardian newspaper benefits from m-commerce boom

    29 November 2010 at 12:01 by Mike Price

    Managing director of the Guardian newspaper, Tim Brooks, has spoken out about the way in which the ...

  26. E-commerce market matures as Dixons reports sales drop

    26 November 2010 at 12:10 by Simon Crisp

    The news that Dixons Retail PLC has seen a fall in online sales despite the fact that its business ...

  27. Amazon expands m-commerce presence with app

    25 November 2010 at 12:00 by David Aiken

    Amazon is continuing its all-out assault on the e-commerce market in the run up to Christmas and it ...

  28. New website trades in the nation’s reputation as ‘worst recycler’

    24 November 2010 at 11:00 by Graham Miller

    A new independent mobile phone recycling price-comparison site is being launched to help the UK ...

  29. Online shopping saps worker productivity, experts warn

    24 November 2010 at 10:59 by Simon Crisp

    While the Christmas rush is great for e-commerce firms, many businesses could be suffering as a ...

  30. John Lewis posts positive predictions for e-commerce performance

    23 November 2010 at 09:41 by Mike Price

    Retailer John Lewis has announced that it expects to have made significant gains in the online ...

  31. UK consumers continue to harbour unsafe online shopping habits

    22 November 2010 at 11:45 by Simon Crisp

    Research from security software firm Webroot, has found that consumers in the UK and from around the ...

  32. Google planning m-commerce focus for next Android OS

    19 November 2010 at 12:38 by Paul Tissington

    Google is set to launch Android 2.3, also known as Gingerbread, with news suggesting that this ...

  33. Black Friday to be outclassed by Manic Monday

    18 November 2010 at 10:12 by Mike Price

    Although online retailer Amazon has chosen to make November 26th a key day for online shopping in ...

  34. Online security concerns seesaw as spam dips and phishing rises

    17 November 2010 at 10:20 by Mike Price

    Cybercriminals who want to exploit average consumers online are turning away from traditional ...

  35. Amazon preps deals for year's busiest online shopping day

    16 November 2010 at 10:12 by Simon Crisp

    On Friday November 26th 2010, otherwise known as Black Friday, online retailer Amazon is planning to ...

  36. UK consumers hit hard by fraud

    15 November 2010 at 21:50 by Graham Miller

    The latest figures suggest that almost one in ten adults has become the victim of online fraud with ...

  37. 2011 to be year of social commerce

    12 November 2010 at 12:24 by Simon Crisp

    Experts predict that the current online retail trends suggest most firms will target their efforts ...

  38. Employees put businesses at risk by shopping online

    11 November 2010 at 13:18 by Simon Crisp

    A new survey has concluded that UK workers are leaving their employers open to cyber attacks and ...

  39. UK leads Europe in m-commerce uptake

    10 November 2010 at 09:39 by Mike Price

    The number of consumers using their mobiles to shop online in Europe is growing rapidly, but figures ...

  40. UK consumers switching to premium delivery for online shopping

    09 November 2010 at 11:02 by Sarah Collinson

    The latest figures suggest that consumer interest in economy delivery options offered by e-commerce ...

  41. Google eyes e-commerce market

    08 November 2010 at 12:44 by Simon Crisp

    Search giant Google is set to expand its presence in the e-commerce market, not just as an ad ...

  42. Christmas rush expected in m-commerce market

    05 November 2010 at 12:43 by Paul Tissington

    UK smartphone users are expected to significantly boost the sales figures recorded by retailers ...

  43. Postal deliveries in evening trialled by Royal Mail

    04 November 2010 at 13:51 by Simon Crisp

    Online shoppers across the country can rejoice as the Royal Mail has initiated the first trials that ...

  44. Overhaul of online security for payment card industry

    03 November 2010 at 13:48 by Simon Crisp

    If you make regular payments via your credit or debit card while enjoying online shopping, then you ...

  45. UK consumers will ditch retailers if online security falters

    02 November 2010 at 21:51 by Graham Miller

    A new report has found that 10 per cent of UK consumers will leave their trusted online retailers or ...

  46. Nintendo preps Wii for online shopping in Japan

    01 November 2010 at 19:02 by Paul Tissington

    The wildly popular Nintendo Wii home console is set to become a portal for safe shopping online, ...

  47. Online shopping makes up significant slice of UK internet valuation

    29 October 2010 at 15:24 by Simon Crisp

    Search giant Google has claimed that the value of the internet to the UK economy is around £...

  48. Fake gifts to plague online shoppers this Christmas

    28 October 2010 at 16:11 by Simon Crisp

    Experts are warning that an influx of phoney goods could cause problems for people trying to carry ...

  49. Tesco m-commerce app gets barcode scanning feature

    27 October 2010 at 19:20 by Sarah Collinson

    The iPhone edition of Tesco's Groceries application is getting updated with a new service that will ...

  50. Debenhams expands e-commerce offerings with online TV service

    26 October 2010 at 14:41 by Simon Crisp

    High street retailer Debenhams is set to make its e-commerce outlet more engaging and media-rich ...

  51. E-commerce firms to abide by fresh EU standards

    25 October 2010 at 14:01 by Mike Price

    A new set of regulatory standards governing e-commerce across many nations within the European Union ...

  52. John Lewis ranks as best e-commerce site

    22 October 2010 at 14:27 by Paul Tissington

    The online shopping experience offered by John Lewis has been ranked as the best in the UK, allowing ...

  53. Christmas to be bumper period for online shopping in UK

    21 October 2010 at 12:06 by Simon Crisp

    UK consumers are likely to spend more money online this Christmas than they did in the same period ...

  54. High street shoppers foot £2.7 billion in extra costs

    20 October 2010 at 11:53 by Simon Crisp

    A new study has concluded that those UK consumers who can only shop on the high street could be ...

  55. UK consumers get access to new Ralph Lauren e-commerce site

    19 October 2010 at 13:41 by Sarah Collinson

    A website allowing people in the UK to buy Ralph Lauren products online has been launched, finally ...

  56. Further evidence shows UK m-commerce market flourishing

    18 October 2010 at 14:43 by David Aiken

    A recent report shows that more people than ever in the UK are using smartphones to further the m-...

  57. Best Buy's UK e-commerce platform promises customer reviews via Reevoo

    15 October 2010 at 12:45 by Sarah Collinson

    US retail giant Best Buy is set to launch its e-commerce outlet online in the UK over the coming ...

  58. Incentivised online shopping entices consumers

    14 October 2010 at 15:58 by Mike Price

    Two thousand people were surveyed by Immediate Future. More than 60 per cent of respondents said ...

  59. E-commerce disgruntles European shoppers, survey finds

    13 October 2010 at 10:59 by Mike Price

    A new study has suggested that online retailers need to do a little more to improve their services ...

  60. E-commerce expansion aids Sainsbury's

    12 October 2010 at 14:08 by Sarah Collinson

    Supermarket chain Sainsbury's has been able to make significant gains, thanks to a boom in its ...

  61. Shoppers opt for mobile browsers over dedicated apps, survey finds

    11 October 2010 at 22:26 by Simon Crisp

    A new study has found that most UK consumers who use their mobiles to carry out safe shopping online ...

  62. M-commerce performance survey ranks retailers

    09 October 2010 at 15:35 by

    A new survey into the performance of various retailers who have entered the m-commerce market has ...

  63. Amazon entices authors to Kindle eBook platform with royalties pledge

    07 October 2010 at 14:50 by David Aiken

    Online retailer Amazon has been attempting to make its Kindle eBook sales platform more attractive ...

  64. UK security experts recognised for work on safe shopping online

    06 October 2010 at 15:29 by Simon Crisp

    A trio of former UK intelligence officers have been given recognition for the work which they ...

  65. Retailers vex consumers with post-purchase spam

    05 October 2010 at 12:24 by Mike Price

    A study has concluded that many of the leading retail brands offering e-commerce opportunities to ...

  66. Online shopping brought to life by French Connection

    05 October 2010 at 10:34 by Sarah Collinson

    High street chain and fashion house French Connection has announced the arrival of a new YouTube ...

  67. Ethical online retailer joins e-commerce fray

    04 October 2010 at 14:42 by Simon Crisp

    A new website offering users the chance to shop for products which have a guaranteed to be of ...

  68. Marks & Spencer announces m-commerce success

    04 October 2010 at 14:36 by Paul Tissington

    High street retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) has said that its mobile website, which has been ...

  69. John Lewis launches online price match promise

    30 September 2010 at 11:21 by Simon Crisp

    UK retailer John Lewis has been offering its 'never knowingly undersold' price match mantra to in-...

  70. M-commerce usage varies by mobile brand, survey finds

    28 September 2010 at 10:08 by Sarah Collinson

    A new report into the way in which mobile users shop online from their phones has discovered that ...

  71. Growth of UK e-commerce set to diminish, analysts argue

    27 September 2010 at 08:58 by Simon Crisp

    The level of growth seen within the UK e-commerce sector is not going to be as high as in previous ...

  72. Zara experiences benefits of online shopping after e-commerce launch

    24 September 2010 at 15:29 by Sarah Collinson

    High street fashion franchise Zara recently launched its first online shopping outlet and the parent ...

  73. M-commerce transaction validation to rely on GPS data

    23 September 2010 at 16:32 by Mike Price

    Analysts predict that the future of making secure payments for goods using your mobile phone will ...

  74. Tesco plans international online shopping development

    22 September 2010 at 13:41 by Graham Miller

    UK Supermarket chain Tesco is set to bring safe shopping online to several key international ...

  75. eBay launches online shopping for visually impaired

    21 September 2010 at 13:33 by Paul Tissington

    People who suffer from visual impairments will find that their online shopping experience has just ...

  76. Scammers target UK consumers with fake tax rebate emails

    20 September 2010 at 14:41 by Simon Crisp

    Experts are warning people living in the UK, that they are vulnerable to a new spam and phishing ...

  77. E-commerce benefits environment, report claims

    17 September 2010 at 11:04 by Mike Price

    The impact of e-commerce on the environment is much less than that of shopping on the high street, ...

  78. Experts warn Morrisons of e-commerce pitfalls

    16 September 2010 at 09:22 by Simon Crisp

    Shortly after supermarket chain Morrisons announced that it would be trialling an e-commerce ...

  79. Consumers targeted by phoney fashion sites

    15 September 2010 at 13:15 by Graham Miller

    A study has found that big name fashion houses such as Gucci and Chanel are having their brands ...

  80. Hotels.com to launch m-commerce site

    14 September 2010 at 09:56 by David Aiken

    Accommodation booking site Hotels.com, which already offers safe shopping online for those wanting ...

  81. Sixty-three per cent online growth recorded by Laura Ashley

    13 September 2010 at 13:09 by David Aiken

    The online outlet of high street chain Laura Ashley has seen a dramatic increase in sales, having ...

  82. Morrisons set to trial e-commerce systems

    10 September 2010 at 09:52 by Simon Crisp

    Supermarket chain Morrisons has announced that it will be testing out its first online shopping ...

  83. Amazon eyes the digital gaming market

    09 September 2010 at 10:26 by David Aiken

    Online retailer Amazon could be making a move into the digital gaming market, after it recently ...

  84. Online shopping booming in Europe, BRC claims

    08 September 2010 at 11:30 by Simon Crisp

    The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has said that August represented yet another bumper month for ...

  85. UK e-commerce retailers urged to improve delivery

    07 September 2010 at 10:21 by Sarah Collinson

    Online retailers from the UK are performing well, but experts believe that more can be done to draw ...

  86. Insurance firms eye m-commerce tools

    06 September 2010 at 11:52 by Mike Price

    Companies which sell insurance have already benefited from e-commerce in recent years, with a price ...

  87. Zara debuts online shopping outlet

    03 September 2010 at 09:52 by Mike Price

    UK consumers who regularly shop at the Zara brand high street fashion stores will now be able to ...

  88. UK consumers boost internet usage stats

    02 September 2010 at 13:58 by Sarah Collinson

    Far more households in the UK have access to the internet than ever before, according to new ...

  89. UK consumers face 1 in 63 chance of attack online

    02 September 2010 at 09:49 by Graham Miller

    A new survey by antivirus vendor AVG has found that the chances of a UK internet user having the ...

  90. Gap joins e-commerce market

    31 August 2010 at 21:39 by Paul Tissington

    High street fashion retailer Gap has entered into the world of safe shopping online with two brand ...

  91. Experts raise concerns over M-commerce payment security

    27 August 2010 at 15:15 by Graham Miller

    Consumers can be fairly confident of finding safe shopping online from most mainstream retailers ...

  92. Peak online shopping time is during work hours

    26 August 2010 at 12:05 by Simon Crisp

    People who have internet access at work are driving something of a boom in safe online shopping ...

  93. Spam levels increase in UK as botnets increase output

    25 August 2010 at 13:40 by Paul Tissington

    Criminals are taking the reins of of growing number of infected PCs around the UK to generate vast ...

  94. Consumers encouraged to strengthen online passwords

    24 August 2010 at 21:24 by Mike Price

    Security experts are again urging people to improve their level of online security by not only ...

  95. UK shoppers spend £5 billion online in July

    23 August 2010 at 14:42 by Sarah Collinson

    Consumers are continuing to spend money online, with £5 billion passing through virtual ...

  96. Online shopping better value than duty free airport shops

    20 August 2010 at 13:16 by Simon Crisp

    The latest figures show that people who spend money online are likely to make significantly greater ...

  97. Sainsbury's becomes latest supermarket to join m-commerce sector

    19 August 2010 at 09:40 by Sarah Collinson

    Two new applications for the iPhone have been launched by Sainsbury's, which marks the arrival of ...

  98. M-commerce overtakes mail order catalogues in UK

    18 August 2010 at 15:20 by David Aiken

    A new study has found that UK consumers are more likely to use their mobiles to make purchases and ...

  99. Minor websites represent major security risk, experts claim

    17 August 2010 at 15:01 by Paul Tissington

    Small business websites that offer perfectly legitimate services are often those which pose the ...

  100. HM Revenue and Customs targets phishing sites

    16 August 2010 at 15:35 by Mike Price

    HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has released details of a range of phishing sites. These sites are ...

  101. Spam and malware still growing, McAfee reports

    13 August 2010 at 10:59 by Simon Crisp

    The volume of spam email and malicious software that is targeting consumers in the UK and around ...

  102. Tesco to launch m-commerce app with Nokia

    12 August 2010 at 09:51 by Sarah Collinson

    Supermarket chain Tesco is going to offer Nokia customers the chance to shop for their groceries ...

  103. UK consumers look for price and good service online

    11 August 2010 at 09:03 by Simon Crisp

    New research suggests that consumers in the UK value high quality service from online retailers when ...

  104. Inconsistent browser security highlighted

    10 August 2010 at 08:33 by Paul Tissington

    Online security researchers have expressed concern at the way in which common web browsers claim to ...

  105. Report analyses common tactics in spam

    09 August 2010 at 10:29 by Mike Price

    A new report into the keywords chosen by cybercriminals when mounting a spam email campaign, has ...

  106. Argos trialling same day home delivery for online shoppers

    06 August 2010 at 15:59 by David Aiken

    High street retailer Argos has announced that it will be partnering with courier delivery service ...

  107. Waitrose enters M-commerce market

    06 August 2010 at 08:45 by Paul Tissington

    High street supermarket chain Waitrose has announced that it is expanding its business into the ...

  108. Brits save thousands by shopping online, survey finds

    05 August 2010 at 13:15 by Graham Miller

    UK consumers who shop online have saved around £27,000 each over the past decade according to ...

  109. Expert questions e-commerce security

    03 August 2010 at 15:14 by Simon Crisp

    Online security specialist and founding member of the Black Hat hacking and security expo, Jeff Moss,...

  110. Marks and Spencer launch m-commerce campaign

    02 August 2010 at 10:55 by Sarah Collinson

    High street retailer Marks and Spencer is making a big push with a new marketing strategy that it ...

  111. Search engines play important role in e-commerce, study finds

    30 July 2010 at 12:03 by Graham Miller

    A report into the way that consumers carry out safe shopping online has found that many people still ...

  112. UK consumers exhibit sustained concern in online security

    29 July 2010 at 16:15 by Graham Miller

    A study has found that people who shop online in the UK are perpetually worried about the security ...

  113. Online retailers concerned by consumer perception of security issues

    28 July 2010 at 13:47 by Paul Tissington

    A new study has found that many of the UK's e-commerce firms are worrying about the way in which ...

  114. ICO warns consumers of security threats online

    28 July 2010 at 09:49 by Sarah Collinson

    The Information Commissioner's Office has released new guidelines, which it hopes will better ...

  115. Weekend proves busiest for online summer shopping

    26 July 2010 at 13:10 by Graham Miller

    UK consumers are spending billions of pounds online this summer and it is estimated that the past ...

  116. Study analyses UK e-commerce trends

    23 July 2010 at 15:29 by Graham Miller

    A new report into the state of online shopping in the UK and the US has found that 34 per cent of ...

  117. Phishing sites tackled with DNSSEC web upgrade

    22 July 2010 at 21:10 by Simon Crisp

    The root servers at the heart of the internet are being updated to make online shopping even more ...

  118. Smart shoppers taking advantage of mobile phones and M-commerce

    21 July 2010 at 13:05 by Sarah Collinson

    The age of the smartphone and high speed mobile internet connectivity are changing the way in which ...

  119. M-commerce app created by British Airways

    20 July 2010 at 14:05 by Graham Miller

    British Airways (BA) has become the latest firm to exploit mobile phones as a platform for retail ...

  120. eBay tops retail page view charts in UK

    19 July 2010 at 12:18 by Graham Miller

    In the first week of July this year the online retail site receiving the greatest proportion of ...

  121. M-commerce expansion fuelled by mobile ticketing transactions, study finds

    16 July 2010 at 14:02 by Graham Miller

    M-commerce transaction volumes are predicted to grow substantially, with some $65bn globally likely ...

  122. Royal Mail to cater to busy online shoppers

    15 July 2010 at 14:40 by Graham Miller

    Many of us are time poor, turning to online shopping because we cannot find the time to go to the ...

  123. Visa aims to increase security of online card payments

    14 July 2010 at 11:32 by Mike Price

    Card provider Visa has introduced a new technology that it hopes will encourage safe shopping ...

  124. Domino's Pizza announces booming online business

    13 July 2010 at 11:34 by Paul Tissington

    Takeaway firm Domino's Pizza has said that the online portion of its business has enabled it to ...

  125. Amazon launches online grocery service

    12 July 2010 at 11:18 by Paul Tissington

    Online retailer Amazon has launched a new section of its website that is designed to cater to food ...

  126. Consumers targeted by online travel scams

    09 July 2010 at 12:32 by Simon Crisp

    Consumers looking for cheap holidays online over the summer are exposed to an increased risk of ...

  127. M-commerce report urges retailer improvements

    08 July 2010 at 09:34 by Simon Crisp

    A study of the mobile shopping habits of UK consumers has found that many are far from pleased with ...

  128. Shill bidding plagues auction sites

    07 July 2010 at 14:22 by Graham Miller

    A UK auction seller has been convicted of fixing online auctions by bidding on his own items to hike ...

  129. Online shopping cart abandonment analysed by Royal Mail

    06 July 2010 at 11:58 by Graham Miller

    The Royal Mail has released a new study which looks into the reasons behind the billions of pounds ...

  130. UK spends £250 billion online over a decade

    05 July 2010 at 10:34 by Simon Crisp

    The total revenues attributable to online shopping in the UK over the past decade have come to over ...

  131. Online retailers targeting M-Commerce as market grows

    02 July 2010 at 12:31 by

    A new study of the firms that drive ecommerce has found that an overwhelming majority of retailers ...

  132. Survey assesses brand value of largest global retailers

    01 July 2010 at 12:42 by Paul Tissington

    An annual study of retail giants has revealed the most valued and trusted brands in the world, with ...

  133. Spam campaign targets Michael Jackson fans

    30 June 2010 at 10:01 by Sarah Collinson

    Fans of Michael Jackson, the pop icon who died last year, are being targeted by spam emails ...

  134. H&M launching online shop

    29 June 2010 at 09:33 by Sarah Collinson

    High street clothes brand H&M has announced that it will be opening its first internet store ...

  135. UK confidence in continental online shopping increases

    28 June 2010 at 09:26 by Mike Price

    The latest statistics show that UK consumers are more likely shop online with websites based within ...

  136. UK online advertising expansion expected post-recession

    25 June 2010 at 09:25 by Simon Crisp

    The recession hit the advertising industry hard last year, but now a new study is claiming that ...

  137. Spam and online scams associated with the 2010 World Cup.

    24 June 2010 at 13:20 by Graham Miller

    Cybercriminals are continuing to target thousands of innocent consumers shopping online by ...

  138. Analysts forecast M-commerce boom

    23 June 2010 at 14:30 by Graham Miller

    Industry analyst Gartner has published new figures which estimate that the number of people using ...

  139. UK online spending rises by 22 per cent

    22 June 2010 at 13:27 by Graham Miller

    The revenue generated from shopping online in the UK during May 2010 was 22 per cent higher than ...

  140. Boom in eBook sales predicted by Sony

    21 June 2010 at 10:33 by Mike Price

    Online retailers such as Amazon could reap the benefits of the growing market for eBooks, as the ...

  141. Young People Driving M-Commerce Growth

    18 June 2010 at 13:28 by Sarah Collinson

    Mobile commerce or M-commerce as a channel for safe shopping online is one of the fastest growing ...

  142. 420,000 scam emails sent every hour

    17 June 2010 at 11:57 by Graham Miller

    Last year, a staggering 420,000 scam-related emails were sent every hour in the UK. The shocking ...

  143. Online Lingerie Boutique Figleaves Sold

    16 June 2010 at 11:28 by Paul Tissington

    Well known for it's vast range of lingerie and reputation for safe online shopping, Figleaves ...

  144. Poor returns policies a turn off

    15 June 2010 at 09:53 by Simon Crisp

    Poor returns experiences after shopping online lead to 58% of internet shoppers permanently ...

  145. New Egg Card Rewards Online Shoppers

    14 June 2010 at 15:23 by Graham Miller

    Egg, the internet bank, is launching a new credit card that offers those who enjoy safe shopping ...

  146. Strength of Euro Triggers Boom in Expat Shopping Online

    11 June 2010 at 10:54 by Graham Miller

    Carrying coals to Newcastle has never been easier now that safe shopping online is so readily ...

  147. Online Fashion Store Defies The Recession

    10 June 2010 at 13:30 by Sarah Collinson

    Safe shopping online has again triumphed over the high street with British online fashion retailer ...

  148. M-Commerce Looks Set To Double

    09 June 2010 at 15:50 by Paul Tissington

    Considering the ongoing developments in smartphone technology, it is to be expected that there will ...

  149. PayPal Scores Another Hit With Updated App

    08 June 2010 at 10:59 by Simon Crisp

    Almost every day it seems that PayPal, an organisation that has significantly contributed in ...

  150. Online Retailers Can Tap Social Media Market-But Need Fans First

    07 June 2010 at 11:58 by Simon Crisp

    It is not just virtual goods for which sales are being driven by social networking sites such as ...

  151. Next Generation of Mobiles Offering Too Much Choice?

    04 June 2010 at 09:16 by Sarah Collinson

    Whilst it might be heaven for technology fans and for consumers, the rapid diversification in next ...

  152. Argos Heads Into Mobile Arena With Apple Solution

    03 June 2010 at 12:05 by Mike Price

    Mobile internet seems set to be a major part of the future for safe shopping online, with many ...

  153. Consumers Frustrated by Discrepancies Between Web And Physical Stores

    02 June 2010 at 15:30 by Graham Miller

    It appears that whilst online retail prospers and goods continue to be purchased in bricks-and-...

  154. PayPal President Outlines Brave New World

    01 June 2010 at 14:46 by Sarah Collinson

    We all know that safe shopping online is something of a revolution in itself. After all, a few ...

  155. Retailers Implement Online Video As Benefits Spelled Out

    28 May 2010 at 08:44 by Paul Tissington

    In the ruthless world of e-commerce, when consumers demonstrably follow a trend, online retailers ...

  156. Online Video Proves Quite The Draw

    27 May 2010 at 10:53 by Paul Tissington

    Online retailers may want to start devoting further energy to producing product videos. According to ...

  157. Ofcom Reveals How Scots Love The Net - And Other Facts

    26 May 2010 at 15:15 by Graham Miller

    The latest research from industry regulator, Ofcom, entitled the Media Literacy Reports, provides a ...

  158. Coupons and Confidence Drive Women To Spend Online

    25 May 2010 at 09:27 by Mike Price

    Safe shopping online is not limited to either gender and whilst statistics have indicated that the ...

  159. Britain Goes Net Crazy With Significant Retail Potential

    24 May 2010 at 09:28 by Graham Miller

    Britain is apparently turning into a nation of technophiles who love nothing more than surfing the ...

  160. Online Shopping Sector Grows...As Does The Pile of Returned Stock

    21 May 2010 at 09:32 by Graham Miller

    There is both good news and bad news for online retailers after the latest study from Stockshifters....

  161. Amazon Has An App For That-An iPad App

    20 May 2010 at 13:29 by Graham Miller

    Its Kindle e-book reader may be at war with Apple's iPad in the e-commerce book market, but that ...

  162. Google Heads To YouTube To Educate and Influence

    19 May 2010 at 09:01 by Mike Price

    Few would dispute the level of ambition demonstrated by search giant Google. Not content with ...

  163. India Leads Charge Of Eastern Countries Adopting Online Retail

    18 May 2010 at 09:02 by Simon Crisp

    It is occasionally interesting to compare how West and East view online retail. Whilst consumers in ...

  164. Dedicated Mobile Commerce Site for High Street Retailer

    17 May 2010 at 10:05 by Paul Tissington

    High street retailers have much to think about. Not only do they have physical, bricks-and-mortar ...

  165. CPGs Demonstrate Strong Online Growth

    14 May 2010 at 09:09 by David Aiken

    Retail sectors that many of us may once have regarded as the preserve of bricks-and-mortar stores ...

  166. Online Food Shopping Becoming A Significant Element Of e-Retail

    13 May 2010 at 09:06 by Sarah Collinson

    Consumers in increasing numbers are organising their weekly grocery requirements by safe shopping ...

  167. Google Enters Online Book War

    12 May 2010 at 12:06 by Simon Crisp

    There has for some time been something of a war between the technology brand Apple and online ...

  168. High Satisfaction Rating Amongst Online Consumers

    11 May 2010 at 09:12 by Sarah Collinson

    It seems that consumers are happy to switch from bricks-and-mortar shopping to safe shopping online ...

  169. Britain Accepts Online Retail-And Demands The Best From It

    10 May 2010 at 09:16 by Paul Tissington

    Is Britain turning into a nation of demanding internet shoppers and shopkeepers? The numbers ...

  170. Consumers Believe Online Is Best For Going Green

    07 May 2010 at 10:34 by Mike Price

    There is little doubt that many consumers are placing greater emphasis on ecological matters which ...

  171. UK e-Commerce Sector In Good Shape

    06 May 2010 at 12:03 by Simon Crisp

    Despite the ravages of the recent economic downturn, UK online retailers appear, on the whole, to ...

  172. Online Versus Physical Stores: The Battle In Chart Form

    05 May 2010 at 09:10 by Graham Miller

    Thinking of starting an online store to support safe shopping online and wondering what kind of ...

  173. Infosecurity Reveals Online Fraud At Shocking Levels

    04 May 2010 at 09:55 by Mike Price

    Online retail sites on the internet are, for the most part, genuine and reputable places at which ...

  174. Multi-Channel Shopping Explored In New Study

    30 April 2010 at 09:59 by Sarah Collinson

    We know that safe shopping online is becoming an everyday part of the lives of most people, but ...

  175. New App Looks To Change How We Buy On Facebook

    29 April 2010 at 10:52 by David Aiken

    By now many of us will have heard of a variety of ways in which online retailers can leverage the ...

  176. Amazon Reports A Hot Quarter But Kindle Battle A Mystery

    28 April 2010 at 09:42 by Paul Tissington

    Amazon.com is certainly firing on all cylinders at the moment. The successful online store, which ...

  177. More of the UK Net Shopping Than Ever Before

    27 April 2010 at 12:26 by Simon Crisp

    Good news for online retailers-the British population is slowly but surely moving wholesale into the ...

  178. Cautious Shoppers Are An Online Retailer's Favourite

    26 April 2010 at 12:48 by Simon Crisp

    Security technology firm McAfee has some news for online retailers: they should remember that ...

  179. Facebook Expands As Shopping Channel With Flash Apps

    23 April 2010 at 11:26 by Paul Tissington

    We may once have viewed it purely as a social networking site, but recently the extremely popular ...

  180. PayPal Helps Out Online Retailers With Micropayment Change

    22 April 2010 at 09:26 by Simon Crisp

    Micropayments have been something of a sore point for many in the e-commerce industry. Historically,...

  181. Online Shoppers Avoid High Street Tax

    21 April 2010 at 09:12 by Simon Crisp

    Are high street shoppers getting a raw deal and not even realising it? According to new research ...

  182. IMRG Look To Keep The Net-And Their Brand-Secure

    20 April 2010 at 13:22 by Graham Miller

    If you engage in safe shopping online on a regular basis, you may already know about the ISIS brand ...

  183. Online Sales Help Marks & Spencer Surprise Analysts

    19 April 2010 at 09:06 by Mike Price

    High street favourite Marks & Spencer has recently had much to be pleased about after ...

  184. Easter Proves To Be A Good Omen For Online Retailers

    16 April 2010 at 09:16 by Sarah Collinson

    Certain times of the year are always a blessing for retailers. Christmas, Halloween, Easter; all ...

  185. App Store Explosion Creates New eCommerce Trend

    15 April 2010 at 09:20 by Graham Miller

    Most of us will have heard of application stores ("app stores") for mobile phone platforms and many ...

  186. Facebook Once Again Hailed As Useful E-Commerce Channel

    14 April 2010 at 09:19 by Mike Price

    Not for the first time, online retailers are being urged to sit up and take notice of the popular ...

  187. A New Direction For eBay

    13 April 2010 at 20:43 by Sarah Collinson

    Most people would say that the primary reason that they head to the auction site when safe shopping ...

  188. Is eBay The Future For Online Retailers?

    12 April 2010 at 15:20 by Mike Price

    Almost everyone is familiar with eBay; some of us would go so far as to say we love it, whilst ...

  189. Darling Delights Online Retailers

    09 April 2010 at 09:03 by Paul Tissington

    At the recent budget announcement, chancellor Alistair Darling's plans for this year's budget may ...

  190. Search Expert Gives Views On Retail-And Fashion

    08 April 2010 at 09:17 by Graham Miller

    A search industry figure has commented on both the positive and negative experiences of consumers ...

  191. Are Your Consumers Getting The Job Done?

    07 April 2010 at 09:46 by Paul Tissington

    Online retailers could be losing millions of pounds a year from customers who start their safe ...

  192. Retailers Look To Online and Multi-channel Success

    06 April 2010 at 09:58 by Sarah Collinson

    Major players in the UK retail sector are further committing to online channels, according to new ...

  193. The Future's Bright, The Future's Mobile

    05 April 2010 at 08:04 by Simon Crisp

    As a retailer, one thing upon which you can almost invariably rely nowadays is that your typical ...

  194. Fox and Brands Go For Total Net Inclusion

    02 April 2010 at 08:04 by Simon Crisp

    Online retailers are expecting continued growth in sales as the UK consumer base benefits from ...

  195. New Look Squares Up To Online Rivals

    01 April 2010 at 14:10 by Simon Crisp

    Rivalry in the fashion world is far from restricted to the catwalk. Some of the major brands in the ...

  196. Connecting Websites With Bricks and Mortar

    31 March 2010 at 10:52 by Simon Crisp

    Many retailers sell items in bricks and mortar stores, whilst also selling products through online ...

  197. Amazon and Apple To Battle Over Book Market

    30 March 2010 at 09:54 by Simon Crisp

    It seems as though online retail giant Amazon is in store for one of the biggest battles of the ...

  198. Snail-Pace Sites A Major Factor In Losing Online Sales

    29 March 2010 at 11:05 by Simon Crisp

    You can imagine that what must frustrate an online retailer even more than the absence of shoppers ...

  199. Figleaves Delivers Again

    26 March 2010 at 11:06 by Simon Crisp

    Bosses at Figleaves are no doubt in a good mood, in fact in just as good a mood as the recipients ...

  200. Romantics Good For Online Retailers

    25 March 2010 at 14:45 by Simon Crisp

    Whilst many people can become a little irritated each year by Valentine's Day (unless they are ...

  201. Smart Technology For Safe Shoppers

    24 March 2010 at 11:59 by Simon Crisp

    We all know how important safe shopping online is, not only for those consumers who may be worried ...

  202. Couture Clothing Range Heading Exclusively Online

    23 March 2010 at 12:22 by Graham Miller

    It is a fairly good indicator that the online retail sector must be in good shape when one of the ...

  203. Latest Research Shows How Huge Online Retail Really Is

    22 March 2010 at 12:21 by Paul Tissington

    Whilst many of us do some safe shopping online on a regular basis and have embraced online retail ...

  204. Consumer Rights A Weak Point For Online Shoppers

    19 March 2010 at 09:23 by Simon Crisp

    The British are widely regarded as being an intelligent bunch when it comes to safe shopping online,...

  205. Better Broadband Set To Give Big Benefits

    18 March 2010 at 09:20 by David Aiken

    Online shopping trends are heavily influenced by a number of factors, ranging from what day of the ...

  206. Gender Divide Evident In Online Retail

    17 March 2010 at 09:22 by Sarah Collinson

    The internet may be accessible to all, but there is still a gender divide when it comes to how men ...

  207. Shopping Online Now More Secure Than Ever

    16 March 2010 at 09:23 by Simon Crisp

    It looks as though there has never been a better time to head on to the computer and do some safe ...

  208. Digital Coupons Exceed Expectations

    15 March 2010 at 10:10 by Graham Miller

    We all know that eCommerce is big news, but it might surprise some to learn that one specific part ...

  209. Impulsive Consumers: A Dying Breed

    12 March 2010 at 19:53 by Mike Price

    The recession did more than hurt our wallets; it may have even changed the way we will be shopping ...

  210. Ecommerce Could Be Suffering Due To Stress

    11 March 2010 at 09:20 by Sarah Collinson

    Stressed out while trying to do some safe shopping online? You are not the only one, it seems. Web ...

  211. UK eRetail Set For Steady Growth

    10 March 2010 at 11:21 by Sarah Collinson

    The growth figures back in January may have been a little disappointing, but it looks as though the ...

  212. Facebook: Not Just For Social Networking?

    09 March 2010 at 09:25 by Simon Crisp

    Consumers often set out on the net with the express intention of doing some safe shopping online. ...

  213. Amazon.co.uk Top Dog In Quarterly Hot List

    08 March 2010 at 11:28 by Mike Price

    Online retail giant Amazon.co.uk is retaining its dominance over the safe shopping online scene, ...

  214. B&Q Move Up In The World Of Accessibility

    05 March 2010 at 11:35 by Paul Tissington

    Congratulations to big brands John Lewis and B&Q, both of which are making the right moves when ...

  215. Brits: An e-Retailer's Dream

    04 March 2010 at 11:31 by Mike Price

    There is good news for those with UK-based eCommerce retailers-us Brits like our online shopping! ...

  216. UK eCommerce Gap Bridged

    03 March 2010 at 13:57 by Sarah Collinson

    There is good news for fans of safe shopping online for clothes. American fashion giant Gap is all ...

  217. e-Retail Growth Rate Not Impressive, But Don't Worry

    01 March 2010 at 13:57 by Mike Price

    The IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index has what appears to the surface to be some bad news for ...

  218. Online Sales for January Hit Record Low

    01 March 2010 at 10:41 by Simon Crisp

    According to the latest e-retail sales index released by IMRG Capgemini, online sales for the month ...

  219. New Study Supports Effectiveness of Secure Seal Marks

    26 February 2010 at 16:08 by Graham Miller

    Secure Seals have been used on retail websites for a number of years now, with the intention being ...

  220. New iPhone App Promises Secure Electronic Transactions for Small Retailers

    23 February 2010 at 14:17 by Simon Crisp

    Recent surges in smartphone ownership, combined with the growing retail market of the recovering ...

  221. Rising Online Fraud Prompts New Government Investment

    22 February 2010 at 14:15 by Simon Crisp

    Responding to a recent surge in email scams and online retail fraud in the UK, the government has ...

  222. New Report Suggests: Consumers Hold Retailers Responsible for Online Security

    19 February 2010 at 14:13 by Paul Tissington

    According to a recent survey carried out by Cybersource Ltd, 24% of adults in the UK feel that it is ...

  223. New Device Offers Guaranteed Safe Shopping Online

    18 February 2010 at 15:34 by David Aiken

    Although there are a wide variety of reputable, verified consumer sites from whom it is safe to buy, ...

  224. Could your online shopping details compromise your banking security?

    16 February 2010 at 12:11 by Sarah Collinson

    With online banking details holding the key to customers' finances, the security of the login ...

  225. New research shows UK to be largest online spender in Europe

    12 February 2010 at 15:11 by Simon Crisp

    Online spending in the UK rose to a total of £38bn for 2009, according to the Centre for ...