Amazon continues crackdown on phoney product reviews
29 April 2016 at 17:35 by Graham Miller
Millions of people who shop online turn to reviews left by other users to work out whether or not it ...
BRC argues for importance of EU to UK’s e-commerce market
28 April 2016 at 09:39 by Simon Crisp
British retailers are increasingly reliant on overseas trade, primarily with other EU nations, to ...
Amazon introduces Prime-exclusive products
27 April 2016 at 09:36 by Graham Miller
While Amazon’s extensive marketplace rose to prominence in part because of the breadth of the ...
Top retail sites earn major mobile visitor numbers
26 April 2016 at 09:42 by Paul Tissington
Twenty five of the UK’s biggest retailers have had their site traffic analysed to determine ...
E-commerce sales continue to rise as smartphones stimulate growth
25 April 2016 at 09:38 by Graham Miller
Last month there was an 11 per cent year on year increase in purchases made online, according to the ...
One hour delivery from Amazon launches in Leeds
22 April 2016 at 15:59 by Graham Miller
Residents of Leeds will be able to get items they order via safe shopping online delivered to their ...
Retailers suffer increase in cyber attacks
21 April 2016 at 09:09 by Simon Crisp
Last year retailers were hit by a 55 per cent rise in the number of cases of fraud and hacking ...
E-commerce sales increase as cold weather keeps shoppers at home
20 April 2016 at 13:35 by Graham Miller
The latest figures from the British Retail Consortium have shown a 2.7 per cent drop in footfall at ...
Desktop still leads mobile in terms of online purchase rates
19 April 2016 at 10:18 by Simon Crisp
Although there has been a small increase in the percentage of orders made via safe shopping online ...
Online sales help House of Fraser return to profitability
18 April 2016 at 12:13 by Sarah Collinson
In the past 12 months, House of Fraser saw a 4.5 per cent rise in sales across both its online and ...
Online grocery sales expected to increase rapidly
15 April 2016 at 08:57 by David Aiken
A new report from Mintel has predicted that the annual amount spent on groceries purchased via safe ...
Consumers call for apps to enhance high street shopping
14 April 2016 at 10:09 by Mike Price
Forty one per cent of shoppers say that a major factor which would motivate them to download a ...
Amazon adds collection points to Barclays branches
13 April 2016 at 12:44 by Graham Miller
A trial of Amazon collection points housed within bank branches operated on UK high streets by ...
Online influencers impact parents shopping habits
12 April 2016 at 09:18 by Simon Crisp
The rise of ‘online influencers’ has been catalysed by platforms like YouTube, Twitter ...
Traditional PCs preferred for online shopping
11 April 2016 at 12:07 by David Aiken
While the rise of smartphones and tablets has given consumers a new way to carry out safe shopping ...
Amazon acquires image recognition oriented start-up
08 April 2016 at 16:19 by Mike Price
Late last year e-commerce giant, Amazon, added another emerging firm to its list of acquisitions, ...
Search ads generate shopping engagement in UK
07 April 2016 at 13:34 by David Aiken
British consumers are slightly more likely to visit a site that offers safe shopping online after ...
Shopping sites hampered by ads
06 April 2016 at 13:54 by Graham Miller
A report from NCC Group has revealed that retail sites which are filled with content from third ...
Report reveals value of returning e-commerce shoppers
06 April 2016 at 13:52 by Simon Crisp
People who are loyal to a particular retailer and regularly visit the same site to carry out safe ...
Amazon eliminates faulty charging cables from online shop
04 April 2016 at 14:55 by Graham Miller
USB-C is the latest wired connectivity standard, replacing traditional USB inputs with a new type of ...
Alcohol-influenced online shopping habits revealed
01 April 2016 at 13:50 by Sarah Collinson
In recent years a number of studies have suggested that people in the UK are more than willing to ...