Smartphones highlighted as crucial to embracing millennial consumers
16 March 2018 at 12:10 by Paul Tissington
Retailers need to focus on their mobile offerings if they are to win over shoppers aged between 21 ...
Retailers criticised over returns policies
15 March 2018 at 07:23 by David Aiken
A study from Rebound has found that consumers are eager for retailers to improve their returns ...
Mobile spending will only rise if usability improves
14 March 2018 at 11:49 by Paul Tissington
A new survey from Worldpay has revealed that although more people in the UK are carrying out safe ...
Steep rise in sales recorded at online-only retailers
13 March 2018 at 10:24 by Simon Crisp
A study from RPC published last week reveals that the biggest operators in the world of safe ...
Plans for delivery van regulations in London outlined
12 March 2018 at 11:39 by Graham Miller
The UK’s capital is one of the most congested cities in the world, which is why London Mayor, ...
February sees modest increase in online sales
09 March 2018 at 09:08 by Graham Miller
The latest stats from the British Retail Consortium indicate that safe shopping online rose by 6.4 ...
Amazon tests new proof of delivery policy
08 March 2018 at 11:35 by David Aiken
US e-commerce giant, Amazon, has ruffled a few feathers with the news that it is now running a ...
Big boost to online deliveries reported in January
07 March 2018 at 14:32 by David Aiken
In the first month of 2018 the growth in the number of orders delivered to consumers who had carried ...
Online competition puts more high street mainstays out of business
06 March 2018 at 09:30 by Paul Tissington
Electronics retailer, Maplin, became the latest in a long line of popular high street outlets to ...
Online shopping habits ranked
05 March 2018 at 11:15 by Graham Miller
A study published last week by OnBuy has looked at the different trends which are influencing ...
Experts argue for improvements to private browsing
02 March 2018 at 16:34 by Graham Miller
Most consumers will be aware that their web browser of choice offers a ‘private’ mode ...
European consumers predicted to increase online spending
01 March 2018 at 11:17 by Simon Crisp
A new report from Forrester has estimated that sales made via safe shopping online will rise by 11.9 ...
Amazon combines same day delivery with grocery service
28 February 2018 at 12:24 by Graham Miller
In an attempt to consolidate its delivery offerings, Amazon is apparently set to bring Prime Now and ...
Businesses & governments commit to cyber security charter
27 February 2018 at 09:05 by Graham Miller
Last week politicians and major business figures put their names to the Charter of Trust, a document ...
Report reveals strong increase in online sales
26 February 2018 at 09:57 by Graham Miller
The latest stats from IMRG suggest that sales made via safe shopping online were up by 13.9 per cent ...
Consumers eager to embrace new privacy powers
23 February 2018 at 10:08 by Simon Crisp
A new survey from the 7stars has revealed that many people in the UK are looking forward to the ...
ONS report reveals retail industry woes on the horizon
22 February 2018 at 09:15 by Simon Crisp
Last month saw sales stagnate across the country, according to new figures published by the Office ...
Consumer concerns stall online orders
21 February 2018 at 09:43 by Graham Miller
A study from PushOn has shown that plenty of Brits put off making a purchase online because they are ...
Shoppers question chatbot security
20 February 2018 at 09:14 by Simon Crisp
More and more retailers are offering websites with built-in live chat functionality which enables ...
Businesses prepare for new data protection rules
19 February 2018 at 10:47 by Graham Miller
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to come into force in May, paving the way for ...
Technophobic retailers missing out on new opportunities
16 February 2018 at 13:11 by Graham Miller
A report published this week by Fujitsu suggests that many British retailers are not preparing ...
eBay experiments with entertaining e-commerce features
15 February 2018 at 08:32 by Graham Miller
Auction site eBay is going to implement a number of new technologies to ensure that customers who ...
Grocery shopping on smartphones increases
14 February 2018 at 10:34 by Graham Miller
More consumers are using their mobile devices to buy groceries via safe shopping online than ever ...
Tougher defences keep Brits safe online
13 February 2018 at 09:39 by Graham Miller
Since its launch a little over a year ago, the National Cyber Security Centre has helped to reduce ...
Modest growth in online shopping reported
12 February 2018 at 11:41 by Mike Price
New stats released by the British Retail Consortium show that sales made online rose by 5.3 per cent ...
Shopping service from Snapchat launches
09 February 2018 at 10:28 by Sarah Collinson
Social media platforms can have a tough time when it comes to actually making money from the ...
Amazon robotic delivery service revealed
08 February 2018 at 11:16 by David Aiken
Compact self-driving machines could soon take over from human delivery staff as details of Amazon&...
Amazon helps UK businesses improve overseas sales
07 February 2018 at 09:39 by Simon Crisp
Companies based in the UK are taking advantage of e-commerce giant Amazon’s international ...
Late arrivals plagued Christmas shopping period
06 February 2018 at 09:37 by Simon Crisp
Figures published last week by IMRG reveal that more packages were handled in the UK than ever ...
Zara announces intriguing pop-up store for online customers
05 February 2018 at 10:52 by Graham Miller
Fashion chain Zara is taking the concept of multichannel retail to the next level with the ...
Poor performance leaves H&M longing for online dominance
02 February 2018 at 10:00 by Graham Miller
Although it may be one of the world’s biggest fashion outlets, H&M did not have a good ...
Consumer caution over buying high value items online revealed
01 February 2018 at 11:47 by David Aiken
Figures published by PushON last week suggest that while shopping online is hugely popular in the UK,...
Card charges axed as online shopping becomes cheaper
31 January 2018 at 10:20 by Graham Miller
Earlier this month Brits looking to carry out safe shopping online with any type of payment card ...
Experts call for increased consumer awareness of IoT security issues
30 January 2018 at 10:17 by Mike Price
Researchers in the US have argued that more needs to be done to educate consumers about the risks ...
Online uplift helps Ted Baker buck high street downturn
29 January 2018 at 11:16 by Sarah Collinson
While many retailers have struggled over the past year as a result of flagging high street sales, ...
eBay reveals biggest selling items of the year
26 January 2018 at 09:14 by Graham Miller
2017 was a big year for safe shopping online and auction site, eBay, has been attempting to ...
Asda embraces new parcel tech
25 January 2018 at 09:28 by Mike Price
Customers who place orders with Asda via safe shopping online will now be able to take advantage of ...
Number of failing retailers on the rise
24 January 2018 at 09:07 by Simon Crisp
More retailers went into administration last year than in 2016, marking the end of half a decade of ...
Security patch problems put users at risk
23 January 2018 at 10:58 by Simon Crisp
After the news that billions of computers, tablets and smartphones were vulnerable to a pair of ...
Security improvements coming to Wi-Fi connectivity
22 January 2018 at 09:27 by Graham Miller
Plenty of people make use of Wi-Fi to carry out safe shopping online, whether they are at home or on ...
Report reveals scale of online shopping festive impact
19 January 2018 at 09:24 by David Aiken
The latest figures from the British Retail Consortium have shown that safe shopping online is ...
Smartphones shown to curtail online impulse buys
18 January 2018 at 12:54 by Paul Tissington
People who carry out safe shopping online via a portable device are usually less willing to commit ...
Password exploits leave consumers exposed to online ads
17 January 2018 at 10:54 by Mike Price
Hundreds of the world’s most popular websites have been found to contain scripts designed to ...
Voice assistants set to have bigger impact on e-commerce
16 January 2018 at 11:04 by Graham Miller
Services like Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa will be used to carry out safe shopping ...
Chip vulnerabilities pose threat to millions of devices
15 January 2018 at 10:57 by David Aiken
A major security scandal has been building over the past week as a result of admissions from chip ...
Brits spend 11.5 per cent more online in December
11 January 2018 at 21:58 by Graham Miller
Last month saw safe shopping online increase by 11.5 per cent, according to the latest figures ...
Smart mirror concept could change clothes shopping forever
10 January 2018 at 12:41 by Sarah Collinson
Online shopping giant, Amazon, has just patented the idea of combining mixed reality technology and ...
Security risks rising due to work-based browsing habits
09 January 2018 at 09:15 by David Aiken
People who regularly spend time online during working hours are creating problems for their ...
Rise in online fraud predicted
08 January 2018 at 11:20 by Graham Miller
2018 will be a year in which cybercriminals continue to target consumers with scams, with experts ...
High street visits dip as online shopping prevails
05 January 2018 at 09:37 by Mike Price
On the final day of 2017 there was a 10.5 per cent reduction in the number of people who went to ...
Amazon reveals Prime delivery stats
04 January 2018 at 13:28 by Simon Crisp
As one of the world’s biggest providers of safe shopping online, Amazon has millions of ...
Post-Christmas flood of returned gifts begins
03 January 2018 at 10:42 by Sarah Collinson
Although Brits spent an estimated £17 billion on presents over the course of the festive ...
Apple faces criticism over battery-saving tactics
03 January 2018 at 10:40 by Graham Miller
In-depth analysis by benchmarking site, Geekbench, revealed last month that Apple is actively ...
Retailer criticised over online wait times
02 January 2018 at 12:14 by David Aiken
British firm Boots has been hit with complaints from customers after people attempting to shop via ...
Smartphone supremacy predicted as tablet influence falters
01 January 2018 at 09:47 by Mike Price
New figures from eMarketer suggest that 2017 will be the year in which tablets were toppled by ...