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  1. Improved click and collect service launched by Tesco

    31 August 2016 at 10:28 by David Aiken

    Click and collect deliveries have become widely popular in the UK, providing consumers with the ...

  2. Online payment card spending tops £12.6 billion in one month

    30 August 2016 at 21:10 by Graham Miller

    In June consumers across the UK spent a combined total of £12.6 billion shopping online, using ...

  3. Amazon trials car test drive solution

    26 August 2016 at 14:34 by Mike Price

    In the same week that it was announced Amazon is intending to take on Spotify and Apple Music with ...

  4. Back to school sales stimulate online shopping

    25 August 2016 at 09:09 by David Aiken

    While kids will still be enjoying the summer break, parents across the UK are preparing for their ...

  5. Shoppers flock to smartphones - and not just for research

    24 August 2016 at 16:29 by Paul Tissington

    Almost two fifths of consumers see their mobile phone as the primary means by which they can carry ...

  6. Sites using password strength meters criticised by security expert

    23 August 2016 at 17:18 by Graham Miller

    When creating an account on a website which purports to offer safe shopping online, consumers will ...

  7. Online sales growth strengthens in July

    22 August 2016 at 15:35 by Graham Miller

    More people were benefiting from safe shopping online in the UK last month than at any point in the ...

  8. Well-prepared shoppers admit to commencing Christmas gift buying early

    19 August 2016 at 09:55 by Sarah Collinson

    A new survey from Hexbug has found that 27 per cent of parents have already made purchases which ...

  9. Retailers admit to multichannel shopping inconsistencies

    18 August 2016 at 12:01 by Simon Crisp

    Most of the UK’s biggest retailers which have a high street presence are also operating in the ...

  10. Amazon confirms new warehouse opening

    17 August 2016 at 09:27 by Graham Miller

    Amazon is about to open another warehouse in Doncaster as it attempts to improve its delivery ...

  11. Millions of missed deliveries leave consumers out of pocket

    16 August 2016 at 11:39 by David Aiken

    A new study from Direct Line has revealed that consumers in the UK missed out on £250 million ...

  12. Online feedback culture forces hotels to make improvements

    15 August 2016 at 11:07 by Graham Miller

    Before people could book hotels online, many major brands relied solely upon their established ...

  13. Top e-commerce sites struggle to attract visitors

    12 August 2016 at 10:50 by Paul Tissington

    A new report into the UK’s 25 biggest online shopping websites has revealed that some of the ...

  14. Ocado & Morrisons strengthen grocery delivery deal

    11 August 2016 at 13:44 by Simon Crisp

    People in more parts of the UK will be able to order their groceries from Morrisons via safe ...

  15. Consumers shun brands after dissatisfying e-commerce experiences

    10 August 2016 at 12:21 by Simon Crisp

    A new report has found that 35 per cent of Brits would ditch e-commerce retailers and switch to a ...

  16. Health expert argues e-commerce is a health hazard

    09 August 2016 at 13:47 by David Aiken

    his week Dame Sally Davies has claimed that people should spend less time shopping online and more ...

  17. Shoppers rely on videos to provide consumer advice

    08 August 2016 at 10:16 by Simon Crisp

    The majority of people search the web for videos relevant to a particular product or service before ...

  18. Amazon criticised over confusing delivery fee policy

    05 August 2016 at 13:08 by David Aiken

    This week the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has taken e-commerce retailer Amazon to task ...

  19. Card fraud increase blamed on e-commerce boom

    04 August 2016 at 14:07 by David Aiken

    More people in the UK are suffering from payment card fraud than ever, with £492 million ...

  20. Pure play online retailers secure significant stake in market

    03 August 2016 at 11:46 by Mike Price

    Figures from the Office for National Statistics have shown that half of all consumer spending made ...

  21. Online shopping time from research to purchase analysed

    02 August 2016 at 11:59 by Graham Miller

    Although plenty of people tend to see the availability of shopping online as a quick and convenient ...

  22. M-commerce woes revealed in survey

    01 August 2016 at 13:00 by Graham Miller

    The problems with carrying out safe shopping online from a smartphone or tablet have been ...