Weekly online spending hits £1.1 billion
29 September 2017 at 09:11 by Graham Miller
New figures published this month by the Office for National Statistics show that British consumers ...
Consumers warned over celebrity-based online scams
28 September 2017 at 09:39 by Simon Crisp
Security researchers at McAfee have highlighted the tactics that cybercriminals deploy to dupe ...
Strong online spending recorded as market growth continues
27 September 2017 at 10:22 by Graham Miller
The latest figures from IMRG indicate that there was a 16.4 per cent increase in the number of sales ...
Parrot places accidental Amazon order
26 September 2017 at 10:04 by Mike Price
When Amazon first offered customers the opportunity to order products via safe shopping online using ...
Increase in online shopping helps Ocado to grow
25 September 2017 at 11:59 by Graham Miller
Online grocery firm, Ocado, has reported a healthy 13.1 per cent increase in revenues over the past ...
Retailers criticise Google over proposed search changes
22 September 2017 at 11:47 by Graham Miller
Although the details of Google’s proposed changes to the way it displays shopping-related ...
Bankruptcy rumours hit Toys ‘R’ Us
21 September 2017 at 10:40 by Simon Crisp
Kids entertainment retailer Toys ‘R’ Us looks to be in a tight spot after sources quoted ...
Amazon acts as retail research hub
20 September 2017 at 12:49 by Mike Price
A new survey suggests that most people who want to find out about a specific product will visit ...
Online spending up as high street sales continue to dip
19 September 2017 at 09:22 by Graham Miller
Payment card firm Visa has released its latest figures showing trends in spending over the course of ...
Amazon among firms to face tougher taxes in Europe
18 September 2017 at 11:34 by Simon Crisp
Online shopping giant Amazon has faced repeated criticism over the years as a result of the ...
Google Disputes £2.2 Billion Fine Over Anti-competitive E-commerce Practices
15 September 2017 at 10:12 by Mike Price
When Google was lumbered with a multibillion pound fine by EU regulators three months ago, a light ...
Shopping Searches Reveal Hottest Back to School Products
14 September 2017 at 10:52 by Graham Miller
Parents searching online for items they need to buy their kids ahead of the start of the school term ...
Argos Eliminates Catalogue to Focus on E-commerce Efforts
13 September 2017 at 09:05 by Graham Miller
Although once a unique feature of the in-store experience, retailer Argos has now signalled that it ...
Audio Hack Poses Security Risk
12 September 2017 at 14:52 by David Aiken
A new threat faces consumers as a result of the rise of voice-controlled digital assistants, ...
eBay launches dedicated entertainment shopping service
11 September 2017 at 09:29 by Mike Price
Customers of eBay who want to buy movies, videogames, books and music via safe shopping online will ...
Online checkout experience must improve, report finds
08 September 2017 at 11:21 by Paul Tissington
A new study from Barclays has indicated that if retailers want to capture the interest of consumers ...
Amazon makes fashion push with promo campaign
07 September 2017 at 08:57 by Graham Miller
It may be best known for selling thousands of products made by other companies via safe shopping ...
August sees boost to e-commerce sales
06 September 2017 at 11:01 by Graham Miller
Last month there was an 11 per cent increase in sales made via safe shopping online across the UK, ...
Impulse buying fuelled by portable devices, study finds
05 September 2017 at 10:42 by Graham Miller
A report published in the Journal of Retailing and Consumer Sciences this month has revealed that ...
Consumers keen to embrace AI
04 September 2017 at 09:24 by David Aiken
Experiencing Artificial Intelligence (AI) is something that more and more shoppers are looking ...
Hack hits users of CeX website
01 September 2017 at 09:44 by Mike Price
Used tech chain, CeX, has this week emailed millions of its customers telling them to change their ...