M-commerce usage surges this Christmas
29 December 2011 at 10:33 by Graham Miller
The sales which spring to life almost as soon as the last present has been unwrapped on Christmas ...
December 27th sees retail boom
27 December 2011 at 13:45 by Graham Miller
Bank holidays, rail strikes and Christmas cash colluded to create what analysts predict was the ...
Delivery delays cause concern this Christmas
23 December 2011 at 10:22 by David Aiken
Many people are using safe shopping online to make last minute purchases ahead of December 25th but ...
Christmas Day e-commerce splurge of £186.4 million anticipated
22 December 2011 at 10:15 by Graham Miller
British consumers will continue to use safe shopping online to buy products even on the busiest gift-...
Boxing Day slump predicted for UK online shopping
21 December 2011 at 09:15 by Graham Miller
Last year the UK experienced one of its busiest shopping periods of the year in the days following ...
Queues affecting Christmas delivery experience
20 December 2011 at 15:00 by Simon Crisp
UK consumers are complaining that the need to go and collect parcels ordered via safe shopping ...
M-commerce loading times impact conversion rates
19 December 2011 at 09:35 by Simon Crisp
The amount of time a mobile site takes to load on a consumer's smartphone will have an impact on ...
25 per cent of debit card transactions due to e-commerce
16 December 2011 at 12:13 by Graham Miller
A quarter of all payments which are made from debit cards this month will be sent through sites ...
Comedian harnesses e-commerce for show distribution
15 December 2011 at 10:41 by Graham Miller
US stand-up comedian, Louis C.K., has taken a frank and ultimately profitable approach to releasing ...
E-commerce surge stretches Royal Mail
14 December 2011 at 10:41 by Graham Miller
The Royal Mail has been facing the busiest period of the year due to the spike in safe shopping ...
Three seeks intervention over m-commerce monopoly
13 December 2011 at 09:25 by Paul Tissington
UK mobile network provider Three is the smallest of the country's major firms and it has contacted ...
Shoppers in Hull top e-commerce usage charts
12 December 2011 at 11:25 by Sarah Collinson
A study has concluded that Hull could be the busiest place in the UK for people carrying out safe ...
PayPal tops online payment survey
09 December 2011 at 11:44 by Mike Price
Consumers are turning to PayPal when they want to purchase products on the web in greater numbers ...
Alcohol influences online spending
08 December 2011 at 08:51 by Graham Miller
A study has come to the perhaps unsurprising conclusion that UK consumers will be more likely to ...
350 million hours expended on festive e-commerce
07 December 2011 at 11:07 by Mike Price
Analysts predict that UK consumers will spend approximately 350 million hours conducting safe ...
UK e-commerce sales peak on Cyber Monday
06 December 2011 at 09:46 by Simon Crisp
The retail industry has been revelling in its analysis of this year's trends surrounding safe ...
eBay launches temporary high street store
05 December 2011 at 12:29 by Graham Miller
Online auction site eBay has turned the idea of safe shopping online on its head in order to create ...
Further fraud concerns voiced over Christmas e-commerce surge
02 December 2011 at 09:46 by Mike Price
Experts are continuing to emphasise the need for security if consumers want to achieve safe shopping ...
Mobile devices fuel festive e-commerce rush
01 December 2011 at 10:22 by Mike Price
Records for shopping online have been set this week, as millions of people spend billions of pounds ...
Study analysts long term e-commerce growth
30 November 2011 at 10:11 by Simon Crisp
A new paper published by retail analyst firm, Transactis, has looked at the way that the growth of ...
UK shoppers tentative about overseas e-commerce transactions
29 November 2011 at 11:33 by Sarah Collinson
A study conducted by consumer advice company Which? has found that many people who carry out safe ...
E-commerce fraud risks faced by female consumers
28 November 2011 at 12:24 by Sarah Collinson
A new study has found that female consumers who carry out safe shopping online in the UK could be ...
E-commerce threat causes earlier high street sales
25 November 2011 at 09:50 by Graham Miller
Multichannel retailers and those operating exclusively on the high street are set to start the ...
Apple closing on Amazon in Christmas e-commerce race
24 November 2011 at 14:08 by Simon Crisp
The UK's e-commerce market is getting particularly competitive ahead of the festive period, with ...
Asda debuts iPhone app
23 November 2011 at 13:34 by Simon Crisp
The first iPhone m-commerce app from British supermarket chain, Asda, has been announced this week, ...
E-commerce surge to impact workplace productivity
22 November 2011 at 14:05 by Sarah Collinson
This year the boom in safe shopping online is expected to hit businesses across the UK with losses ...
Christmas shopping causes online boom
21 November 2011 at 10:14 by Simon Crisp
In the time that it takes you to read this article, around £300,000 will have been spent ...
Nectar Card promotes online points scheme
18 November 2011 at 09:24 by Paul Tissington
Many major companies are investing in the promotion of their e-commerce offers ahead of the ...
Expert argues case for online car retail
17 November 2011 at 09:31 by David Aiken
Douglas Rotberg, the man who manages the Tesco Cars service, has spoken out about the shifting ...
Contactless payments coming to laptops
16 November 2011 at 11:58 by Simon Crisp
Chip manufacturer Intel is working to bring NFC technology which will allow people to make payments ...
Auctions sites offer affordable route for home improvement
15 November 2011 at 13:04 by Simon Crisp
Many people use eBay to buy used products, but some enterprising home renovators save tens of ...
New website aims to Eradicate Delivery Costs
15 November 2011 at 10:33 by Mike Price
A new web site is being launched to encourage more people to shop online by eradicating what, ...
Butchers heads online
14 November 2011 at 09:12 by Paul Tissington
A butchers shop based in Bury St Edmunds is leaving the high street behind and choosing to sell all ...
E-commerce growth strengthens in October
11 November 2011 at 09:26 by Mike Price
Last month the number of people shopping online in the UK grew by 11.5 per cent year on year, ...
Online scams snatch £7 billion
10 November 2011 at 11:08 by Graham Miller
A new study suggests that efforts to improve the availability of safe shopping online are not ...
Tablets still lagging in terms of e-commerce experience
09 November 2011 at 10:52 by Mike Price
People who own tablet computers such as the Apple iPad are apparently unhappy with the quality of ...
Consumers offered online shopping lessons
08 November 2011 at 11:22 by Graham Miller
People living in the Peterborough area will be able to take classes in the best way to carry out ...
Royal Mail invests to aid online shopping deliveries this Christmas
07 November 2011 at 12:13 by Graham Miller
The Royal Mail is said to be spending around £15 million more on enhancing its delivery ...
Slick checkout experience desired by e-commerce fans
04 November 2011 at 12:19 by David Aiken
UK consumers who love safe shopping online are always on the lookout for e-commerce sites which ...
E-commerce helps Next exceed expectations
03 November 2011 at 09:05 by Graham Miller
Retail chain Next has had as tough a time as any company with a high street presence over the last ...
Weather complicates e-commerce forecasts
02 November 2011 at 10:18 by Simon Crisp
Analysts are struggling to put accurate predictions on how the e-commerce industry will perform over ...
Apple overhauls e-commerce experience
01 November 2011 at 08:54 by Simon Crisp
Apple is going to make it even easier to use its portals for safe shopping online in the run up to ...
Security concerns stifling m-commerce growth
31 October 2011 at 09:33 by Mike Price
Mobile users are cautious about increasing the frequency with which they use their smartphones for ...
Amazon profits slump by 73 per cent
28 October 2011 at 13:01 by Graham Miller
E-commerce giant Amazon has made the surprise announcement that its profits were down by almost ...
Co-Op plans online shopping launch
27 October 2011 at 10:26 by Mike Price
The Co-operative Group is set to join Morrisons in creating its first portal for safe shopping ...
E-commerce makes consumers more loyal, study finds
26 October 2011 at 09:40 by Graham Miller
People who buy goods via safe shopping online are more likely to remain loyal to their most ...
More UK retailers offering free Wi-Fi
25 October 2011 at 09:05 by Graham Miller
John Lewis has become the latest UK retailer to offer free Wi-Fi internet access to those visiting ...
E-commerce market share trebles in UK
24 October 2011 at 09:08 by Paul Tissington
UK consumers are shopping online in greater numbers than ever before, according to the latest ...
Thirteen per cent consider shopping only online this Christmas
21 October 2011 at 09:23 by Graham Miller
Over a tenth of the UK's consumers will be shopping online to carry out all of their Christmas ...
£11.2 billion prediction for online grocery spend in 2016
20 October 2011 at 09:22 by Simon Crisp
In five years time it is expected that the number of people who buy their weekly groceries via safe ...
Female fashion trumps menswear in e-commerce sales chart
19 October 2011 at 11:48 by Sarah Collinson
More British women are buying their clothes online than their male counterparts, with womenswear ...
Bespoke fashion from new shopping site
18 October 2011 at 11:28 by Graham Miller
A new site that allows UK consumers to buy clothes via safe shopping online in a personalised ...
Tablets fuelling UK m-commerce usage
17 October 2011 at 10:58 by Simon Crisp
The increase in the number of UK consumers who own a tablet computer like the Apple iPad or ...
Social shopping flounders
14 October 2011 at 11:00 by Graham Miller
Facebook and eBay are hoping that the relatively poor performance of social shopping services will ...
E-commerce firms must improve refund process, study finds
13 October 2011 at 09:42 by Graham Miller
Fifty per cent of companies that offer safe shopping online to UK consumers are failing to meet ...
Female consumers more responsive to online reviews
12 October 2011 at 10:50 by Sarah Collinson
Women in the UK are more sensitive to the findings of customer reviews and research carried out ...
E-commerce scams decline
11 October 2011 at 10:32 by Simon Crisp
The number of cases of fraud relating to online shopping dropped in the first six months of the year,...
UK retailers must court overseas trade
10 October 2011 at 11:08 by Paul Tissington
Companies based in the UK, who offer online shopping to domestic consumers, are failing to make ...
Google to rate online stores
07 October 2011 at 13:39 by Graham Miller
Search giant Google has started a scheme which will see it ranking e-commerce sites, based on how ...
90 minute online shopping delivery service widens availability
06 October 2011 at 09:48 by Mike Price
Shutl, the service which promises to deliver the products you buy online to your door in under an ...
Google brings high street store to London
05 October 2011 at 09:21 by Graham Miller
A new high street outlet for search giant Google has been created in London, taking up a section of ...
Online ticket shopping safety improves
04 October 2011 at 09:19 by Sarah Collinson
Many people buy tickets to upcoming gigs, events and shows via safe shopping online and a new study ...
Seventy per cent rise in iPhone sales anticipated
03 October 2011 at 14:05 by Graham Miller
Online auction giant eBay has predicted that the number of people selling older generation iPhone ...
Collective purchasing platform attacks online price
30 September 2011 at 12:02 by Sarah Collinson
Many UK consumers will already be familiar with the price-saving potential of services like Groupon, ...
Amazon tops UK retail brand charts
29 September 2011 at 11:03 by Graham Miller
Amazon has come out on top in yet another poll in the UK, this time one which determines how ...
Five hundred per cent m-commerce sales boost for New Look
28 September 2011 at 09:50 by Sarah Collinson
Fashion outlet franchise New Look has seen a 500 per cent increase in the number of people who are ...
Game works with OnLive for UK launch
27 September 2011 at 11:55 by Graham Miller
The e-commerce outlet from videogame retail giant, Game, is set to support the arrival of streaming ...
House of Fraser plans in-store collection for e-commerce users
26 September 2011 at 10:15 by Simon Crisp
House of Fraser is trialling a new service which will allow those who buy products online to collect ...
Men continue to dominate e-commerce usage
23 September 2011 at 10:35 by Sarah Collinson
More men than women are using e-commerce, according to a study conducted in Australia over the past ...
Play.com purchased by Japanese retail giant
22 September 2011 at 21:13 by Mike Price
UK online-only retailer Play.com has been snapped up by Rakuten, an e-commerce company which is the ...
UK consumers avoiding online electronics purchases
21 September 2011 at 09:33 by Mike Price
A study suggests that UK consumers are unwilling to commit to buying large, expensive electronics ...
Shoddy online shopping experiences cost retailers £500 million
20 September 2011 at 10:58 by Graham Miller
UK retailers are losing out on up to half a billion pounds worth of sales because the online ...
Yell planning m-commerce app
19 September 2011 at 09:24 by Simon Crisp
Yell Group, which is responsible for publishing business and residential directories both in print ...
John Lewis forecasts e-commerce growth
16 September 2011 at 09:53 by Simon Crisp
In 3 years time retailer John Lewis believes that its online shop will be pulling in an annual ...
Value of online shopping baskets drops 20 percent this summer
15 September 2011 at 10:17 by Graham Miller
UK consumers are reigning in their average expenditure when shopping online, with typical order ...
Amazon planning shopping centre delivery service
14 September 2011 at 14:25 by Simon Crisp
Online retailer Amazon is going to make it easier for consumers who work during the day to pick up ...
Dixons targeting Nordic nations with e-commerce
13 September 2011 at 13:24 by Mike Price
Consumer electronics giant Dixons is well known in the UK and it has been making a push to enter the ...
M-commerce rush anticipated during Christmas period
12 September 2011 at 11:58 by Graham Miller
As the Christmas shopping season is starting to take hold, more UK consumers than ever before will ...
Former Apple exec hired for Morrisons e-commerce drive
09 September 2011 at 10:08 by Graham Miller
UK supermarket chain Morrisons has snapped up Simon Thompson to help push forward its plans to bring ...
August sees further e-commerce growth
08 September 2011 at 10:32 by Sarah Collinson
UK consumers helped to increase the number of sales made by safe shopping online last month despite ...
Vouchers vouchsafe e-commerce success
07 September 2011 at 09:50 by Graham Miller
Vouchers and discount codes are becoming an important part of shopping online, allowing consumers to ...
Best Buy targets m-commerce market
06 September 2011 at 09:22 by Sarah Collinson
Retailer Best Buy, which entered the UK back in 2009, has launched its first official m-commerce ...
John Lewis expands UK click and collect service.
05 September 2011 at 09:58 by Graham Miller
More UK consumers will be able to use the John Lewis website to carry out safe shopping online and ...
European e-commerce access doubles in five years
02 September 2011 at 13:23 by Sarah Collinson
The number of people in the EU who use safe shopping online to buy goods and services has doubled ...
Consumers manage budgets via e-commerce
01 September 2011 at 11:33 by Graham Miller
A study has found that many UK shoppers are compiling the lists of items they need to buy via online ...
E-commerce becomes Chinese cottage industry
31 August 2011 at 11:45 by Simon Crisp
Millions of entrepreneurs in China are leveraging the tools of e-commerce to offer safe shopping ...
UK retail trends analysed
30 August 2011 at 09:16 by Sarah Collinson
A new study from IMRG and eDigitalResearch has looked at the ways in which UK consumers are spending ...
Ocado to harness inventive high street presence
26 August 2011 at 11:55 by Graham Miller
Online grocery delivery firm Ocado is moving into the high street, but not in the traditional manner ...
J. Crew brings online shopping outlet to UK
25 August 2011 at 14:18 by Graham Miller
US high street fashion chain J. Crew has some big-name supporters, most notably the First Lady ...
HP TouchPad sale breaks UK e-commerce records
24 August 2011 at 09:32 by Graham Miller
This week electronics giant HP put the final nail in the coffin of its TouchPad tablet PC, ...
Consumers combine TV sessions with online shopping
23 August 2011 at 13:38 by Graham Miller
A large number of UK consumers regularly carry out safe shopping online from the comfort of ...
Rioting results in online shopping sales growth
22 August 2011 at 09:28 by Graham Miller
As several of the UK's major cities were locked down amid fears over rioting, many consumers turned ...
NFC rollout begins in London museums.
19 August 2011 at 09:31 by Mike Price
Nokia has partnered with the Museum of London in order to showcase the ways in which NFC (Near Field ...
New site to help consumers make healthy choices.
18 August 2011 at 09:46 by Sarah Collinson
A website is being created by Unilever to aid UK consumers when they are buying groceries via online ...
Jeweller adopts m-commerce strategy.
17 August 2011 at 09:59 by Sarah Collinson
Scottish jewellers ROX have become one of the UK's first firms of its kind to create a mobile ...
M-commerce ideal for snap purchases, study finds.
16 August 2011 at 09:44 by Simon Crisp
Impulse buying is common both online and off, but new research suggests that UK consumers are more ...
Spanish shoppers enjoy online retail assistants
15 August 2011 at 09:27 by Paul Tissington
After virtual changing rooms were announced last week a new advancement in safe shopping online has ...
E-commerce enhanced by digital changing rooms
14 August 2011 at 09:45 by Sarah Collinson
One thing which prevents many people from buying clothes and accessories online is the fact that you ...
Leeds gets high speed delivery for e-commerce purchases
11 August 2011 at 09:24 by Graham Miller
Consumers in Leeds and three other major cities could be amongst the first in the UK outside of ...
Malware impacts e-commerce pages
10 August 2011 at 11:08 by Simon Crisp
In recent weeks the spread of a new strain of malware has caused concern amongst many experts as it ...
Starbucks refreshes e-commerce site
09 August 2011 at 10:50 by Paul Tissington
High street coffee outlet Starbucks is not the first brand you would think of when considering safe ...
Forty per cent of young UK consumers use e-commerce sites
08 August 2011 at 10:51 by Mike Price
A new survey has discovered that two fifths of youngsters aged between 18 and 25 buy products via ...
Online sales help boost Next's performance
05 August 2011 at 11:37 by Sarah Collinson
Retailer Next has revealed that although sales at its high street outlets have dropped by 1.7 per ...
Back to school sales entice parents to shop online
04 August 2011 at 11:30 by Graham Miller
Although the school holidays are only just beginning many parents will be looking ahead to the new ...
Multichannel retailing taken to new heights
03 August 2011 at 09:35 by Simon Crisp
One retailer is taking the lead in combining the convenience of safe shopping online with the ...
European m-commerce usages on the increase
02 August 2011 at 11:12 by Sarah Collinson
A new study has found that 13.5 million people across Europe used smartphones to carry out safe ...
Eighty per cent of Brits find better bargains online
01 August 2011 at 10:50 by Mike Price
UK consumers overwhelmingly believe that they can find cheaper prices on a wide range of products ...
Consumers encouraged to shop healthily online
29 July 2011 at 10:06 by Graham Miller
Many people buy all their groceries via safe shopping online in the UK but now new research suggests ...
Amazon posts fifty-one per cent sales boost
28 July 2011 at 13:24 by Graham Miller
Online retailer Amazon has seen its sales jump by 51 per cent over the last three months, the ...
Tesco touts Wi-Fi access at high street outlets
27 July 2011 at 10:12 by Mike Price
Tesco could be embracing m-commerce in a big way by announcing a new scheme to enable customers to ...
M-commerce search queries increase
26 July 2011 at 09:44 by Paul Tissington
A real spike in the number of people using their mobile phones to search for products and shop ...
Delivery time complaints are cause for concern for online retailers
25 July 2011 at 16:58 by Graham Miller
In the UK we spend tens of billions of pounds via safe shopping online every six months but some are ...
Counterfeits fool UK travellers
24 July 2011 at 14:07 by Sarah Collinson
A new survey by online shopping service Kelkoo, has found that close to 50 per cent of people who ...
Online shopping growth outstrips expectations in 2011
21 July 2011 at 11:09 by Graham Miller
Over the first half of the year the e-commerce market in the UK grew faster than expected, expanding ...
Tesco prepares for Chinese expansion
20 July 2011 at 09:52 by Simon Crisp
UK supermarket chain Tesco is moving to capture more of the Chinese retail market both on the high ...
UK m-commerce penetration hits 91 per cent
19 July 2011 at 09:49 by David Aiken
A new study has found that almost 91 per cent of consumers in the UK have used their mobile phone to ...
John Lewis launches world-wide e-commerce scheme
18 July 2011 at 14:00 by Simon Crisp
High street department store chain John Lewis has recently begun offering safe shopping online not ...
E-commerce firms embroiled in counterfeit product claims
15 July 2011 at 12:34 by Simon Crisp
Websites like eBay could now be held responsible for products which they have on their shelves which ...
Online shoppers return £500 million in fashion each year
14 July 2011 at 09:51 by Graham Miller
UK consumers are spending more and more money via safe shopping online, but those who look for ...
Heinz looks to social media for future shopping innovation
13 July 2011 at 12:49 by Sarah Collinson
Ketchup brand Heinz is going to be using Facebook to provide safe shopping online for fans of its ...
Scotland's high streets suffer as e-commerce thrives
12 July 2011 at 10:13 by Mike Price
The UK's high street retailers are in a state of crisis, but it is in Scotland where the pinch is ...
E-commerce growth dependant on positive customer feedback
11 July 2011 at 15:12 by Mike Price
Consumers who use sites which offer safe shopping online and share the news of their positive ...
Creative marketing required for e-commerce success, study finds
08 July 2011 at 10:57 by Graham Miller
A study has concluded that e-commerce firms need to be imaginative with the ways in which they ...
Argos invests heavily in marketing new online shopping service
07 July 2011 at 09:54 by Graham Miller
The Argos click and collect service, which combines the convenience of safe shopping online with the ...
M-commerce start-up creates unique credit card scanning for cameraphones
06 July 2011 at 14:24 by David Aiken
A new company, founded by a pair who previously worked at the Google-owned AdMob, is promising to ...
E-commerce venture from famous twins is operational
05 July 2011 at 15:34 by Sarah Collinson
The Olsen twins may be best known for their childhood spent starring in lucrative movies, TV shows ...
Sony finalising revival of online shopping service
04 July 2011 at 15:34 by Simon Crisp
Sony's digital download and online gaming service, PlayStation Network, is finally going to go live ...
US e-commerce firm offers multi-retailer shopping hub
01 July 2011 at 10:50 by Graham Miller
A new company based in the US promises to offer safe shopping online to consumers by combining the ...
European guidelines give consumers more power when shopping online
30 June 2011 at 09:49 by Mike Price
A change in legislation will mean that consumers in the UK and across the EU will have improved ...
US retailers launch international e-commerce bid in UK
29 June 2011 at 15:20 by Simon Crisp
Macy's, the US retail giant which also operates Bloomingdales, is going to be offering safe shopping ...
Ocado finally profits from online grocery delivery service
28 June 2011 at 12:42 by Sarah Collinson
Ocado, the delivery firm which currently handles online distribution for supermarket chain Waitrose, ...
Multitasking tablet owners enjoy online shopping and simultaneous TV watching
27 June 2011 at 15:38 by Graham Miller
With the number of UK tablet users increasing by the day it is no surprise to find that recent ...
UK consumers top online security awareness survey
24 June 2011 at 12:26 by Mike Price
An extensive study which covered thousands of people from across Europe has found that consumers in ...
UK network providers team up over m-commerce service
23 June 2011 at 09:59 by Mike Price
A trio of the UK's most significant mobile networks are grouping together to push m-commerce and NFC ...
Survey raises consumer worries about e-commerce security
22 June 2011 at 11:03 by Mike Price
A study has found that many consumers in the UK and throughout Europe are nervous about the risks of ...
Amazon acts as secure example for budding e-commerce firm
21 June 2011 at 14:34 by Graham Miller
An up and coming e-commerce company is looking to major online retailer Amazon as a good example of ...
Waitrose gunning for Ocado in online retail race
20 June 2011 at 12:53 by Simon Crisp
Supermarket chain Waitrose is going to be upping its ability to provide safe shopping online to the ...
Argos fights e-commerce threat with TV channel
17 June 2011 at 09:52 by Mike Price
Catalogue retailer Argos is launching its own TV channel in order to overcome a slump in sales which ...
May sees eighteen per cent increase in online shopping
16 June 2011 at 13:18 by Graham Miller
UK consumers spent more money via safe shopping online last month than they did in the same period ...
Phishing fears raised after security breach at UK Nintendo site
15 June 2011 at 13:45 by Paul Tissington
There are concerns that cybercriminals could use information gleaned during a recent hack of console ...
M-commerce services criticised for delivering inadequate customer experience
14 June 2011 at 10:10 by Simon Crisp
A study has found that retailers could be losing business because of poorly realised m-commerce ...
Robot mannequin takes guesswork out of online fashion shopping
13 June 2011 at 11:20 by Graham Miller
A new breed of mannequin developed in Estonia is being touted as the solution to the problem of ...
Tesco CEO touts importance of e-commerce and store crossovers
10 June 2011 at 11:17 by Paul Tissington
UK consumers and retailers are facing a multichannel future, where shopping online and the ...
House of Fraser planning new e-commerce strategies
09 June 2011 at 15:39 by Graham Miller
Retail chain House of Fraser is investing in new initiatives to enhance its outlets for shopping ...
Arrangement of products important for e-commerce success, expert advises
08 June 2011 at 09:02 by Graham Miller
An e-commerce expert has said that firms offering safe shopping online can learn a thing or two from ...
E-commerce site promises to help consumers avoid buying fakes online
07 June 2011 at 13:30 by Graham Miller
A new website called Brand Information Limited has been created in order to help people avoid online ...
Amazon triumphs in UK e-commerce survey
06 June 2011 at 09:32 by Mike Price
A study of consumers who use safe shopping online in the UK has found that Amazon is the most ...
Topshop innovates with in-store Facebook campaign
03 June 2011 at 09:12 by Simon Crisp
High street fashion chain Topshop is taking a new approach to marketing which blends both in-store ...
Littlewoods shifts bulk of sales to e-commerce site
02 June 2011 at 10:43 by Mike Price
Littlewoods and its parent firm, Shop Direct, have announced the news that now more than 70 per cent ...
Inadequate broadband coverage could compromise future of e-commerce, expert warns
01 June 2011 at 13:19 by Sarah Collinson
An expert has spoken out about the ways in which broadband availability may directly impact the ...
eBay urges industry regulator to enhance UK m-commerce experience
31 May 2011 at 19:45 by David Aiken
Online auction giant eBay has told regulator Ofcom that it needs to make sure UK consumers can ...
Online fraud concerns subdued by prepaid cards
27 May 2011 at 10:32 by Sarah Collinson
People who are worried about whether or not they will have their credit card details stolen when ...
User reviews help drive e-commerce sales
26 May 2011 at 15:15 by Graham Miller
UK consumers are turning to reviews written by other customers to help direct their purchasing and, ...
High street brands dominate online rankings
25 May 2011 at 13:28 by Simon Crisp
A new list of the top 100 sites for safe shopping online has shown a shift towards the multichannel ...
Tablet owners adopt m-commerce faster than smartphone users
24 May 2011 at 09:46 by Mike Price
A survey from the US has found that people who have bought a tablet computer since the iPad ...
Favourable weather enables bumper month for e-commerce
23 May 2011 at 11:29 by Graham Miller
UK consumers made April this year a boom month for safe shopping online, with sales of £5.2 ...
Online fashion store launched by Nectar
20 May 2011 at 10:02 by Graham Miller
Nectar, the rewards card company, has announced the creation of the first online fashion outlet to ...
Russian online shopping habits differ from UK
19 May 2011 at 10:00 by Mike Price
Consumers in Russia have been shown to be slightly more hesitant when paying for products through ...
Online purchase plus in-store collection boosts Boots.com performance
18 May 2011 at 15:56 by Simon Crisp
High street retailer Boots has seen a drastic increase in the number of customers who are using its ...
Irish shoppers spend £2.6 billion online in 2010
17 May 2011 at 11:27 by Mike Price
Consumers in Ireland spent close to £2.6 billion, the equivalent of almost three billion Euros,...
Experts accuse Facebook of inadequate online security
16 May 2011 at 12:12 by Mike Price
Although Facebook has been promising significant improvements in protection levels for the hundreds ...
Intel brings online shopping in-store with interactive video wall
13 May 2011 at 11:47 by Simon Crisp
Chip manufacturer Intel has teamed up with sports clothing firm Adidas, in order to create an ...
Hotels.com updates m-commerce app features
12 May 2011 at 13:07 by Sarah Collinson
The m-commerce apps for Android and iPhone created by accommodation booking website Hotels.com, have ...
Fifty per cent of smartphone owners indulge in m-commerce
11 May 2011 at 09:40 by Graham Miller
Figures suggest that around half of all people who have bought a smartphone use it to carry out safe ...
BMW partners with eBay for online auction store
10 May 2011 at 10:18 by Mike Price
German car manufacturer BMW has opened its first official store on auction site eBay in order to ...
While Sony grovels, further attacks loom and customer data lies exposed
09 May 2011 at 11:56 by Simon Crisp
Sony has had a rough few weeks, with its PlayStation Network (PSN) and then Sony Online ...
Location based m-commerce deals a winner for O2
06 May 2011 at 09:19 by Simon Crisp
UK network provider O2 has begun to prove how powerful m-commerce can be when combined with ...
High street becoming collection hub as e-commerce alters buying habits
05 May 2011 at 09:33 by Simon Crisp
Consumers could soon use high street stores as little more than places to pick up the products that ...
Charity shopping site shows benefits of online shopping
04 May 2011 at 11:24 by Paul Tissington
UK retail rewards site EasyFundraising has announced that it has made more than £2.2 million ...
Value of social media marketing questioned in report
03 May 2011 at 08:49 by
A study of how retailers use social media and the response of consumers to marketing on popular ...
M-commerce increase expected to expand use of payment cards
29 April 2011 at 14:06 by Simon Crisp
The latest figures suggest that UK consumers may soon be making payments with their credit cards via ...
Game banking on e-commerce to revive faltering business
28 April 2011 at 10:03 by David Aiken
High street videogame retailer Game has this week announced a significant drop in its profits and a ...
Personal data compromised during PlayStation Network outage
27 April 2011 at 14:21 by Graham Miller
Sony has been suffering from an embarrassing week long outage of its PlayStation Network (PSN) ...
Text advertising alters m-commerce landscape
26 April 2011 at 15:08 by Mike Price
A new affiliate services which allows any mobile-owning member of the public to earn cash by ...
Waitrose prepares for online expansion
21 April 2011 at 12:08 by Sarah Collinson
Supermarket chain Waitrose is getting ready to meet the growing needs of consumers who carry out ...
Morrisons hit with trademark challenge after online delivery acquisition
20 April 2011 at 09:33 by Simon Crisp
UK supermarket chain Morrisons has been gradually gearing up to offer groceries via safe shopping ...
Sharp growth predicted for m-commerce and NFC by 2014
19 April 2011 at 11:01 by Sarah Collinson
A new study has found that m-commerce and NFC (Near Field Communication) technology is going to ...
Cost of fuel causing surge in online shopping
18 April 2011 at 14:14 by Simon Crisp
UK consumers are choosing to leave the car out of the equation when enjoying a spot of retail as ...
ASOS sees shares rise to record levels thanks to e-commerce
15 April 2011 at 10:51 by Mike Price
Fashion retailer ASOS reported that its shares had increased to their highest ever value this week, ...
Researchers show ease of exploiting online payments
14 April 2011 at 14:07 by Simon Crisp
Some of the world's biggest e-commerce services and payment providers have come under criticism ...
10 million Brits harness m-commerce in past 12 months
13 April 2011 at 09:54 by Paul Tissington
The latest figures suggest that more than 10 million consumers in the UK used their mobiles to carry ...
Thirty-three per cent of Brits put trust in online shopping
12 April 2011 at 09:52 by Graham Miller
A study has found that roughly a third of all UK consumers would rather use safe shopping online ...
Olsen twins to create novel e-commerce site
11 April 2011 at 21:18 by Sarah Collinson
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen rose to fame as child stars but are now set to expand their ...
Scammers likely to target M&S customers after data theft
08 April 2011 at 13:19 by David Aiken
People who have bought products from the Marks & Spencer e-commerce site have been informed that ...
New Look enters m-commerce market
07 April 2011 at 16:14 by Sarah Collinson
Fans of high street fashion chain New Look will be pleased to hear that it is creating a portal for ...
Government cuts unlikely to influence e-commerce sales
06 April 2011 at 11:40 by Simon Crisp
Research suggests that the market for safe shopping online is unlikely to be drastically affected by ...
Android phone owners warned over security exploits
05 April 2011 at 14:35 by Mike Price
Another security expert has come out to make consumers aware of the potential dangers related to ...
Domino's Pizza records 63 per cent jump in online sales
04 April 2011 at 09:50 by Paul Tissington
Takeaway firm Domino's Pizza has announced that its portal for safe shopping online has seen a 63 ...
Google enhances e-commerce search tool
01 April 2011 at 12:17 by David Aiken
Search giant Google has updated the e-commerce tools which it offers to various retailers providing ...
Latest eBay acquisition aims at expanding reach and brand impact
31 March 2011 at 12:15 by Simon Crisp
Online auction giant eBay has spent almost £1.5 billion on the acquisition of e-commerce firm ...
UK high street outlets threatened as e-commerce grows
30 March 2011 at 10:28 by Simon Crisp
Thousands of high street retailers and indeed whole high street shopping areas are being put under ...
M-commerce success for Debenhams enables expansion
29 March 2011 at 10:06 by Sarah Collinson
Debenhams is one of the many mainstream retailers benefitting from m-commerce and it has announced ...
Nintendo 3DS online orders arrive early
28 March 2011 at 10:16 by Simon Crisp
A large number of UK consumers who pre-ordered the Nintendo 3DS found that they got the latest ...
Play.com customers affected by data leak
25 March 2011 at 14:24 by Paul Tissington
Play.com has admitted this week that a proportion of its customers may have had their personal ...
Top e-commerce search terms revealed
24 March 2011 at 11:32 by Graham Miller
In the past week, UK consumers have been searching feverishly for the world's speediest washing ...
Eco-friendly credentials of e-commerce analysed
23 March 2011 at 10:53 by Simon Crisp
A new study has looked at the way in which consumers perceive online shopping, focusing on whether ...
E-commerce booms as the high street falters
22 March 2011 at 11:47 by Simon Crisp
UK consumers have helped to make the online marketplace increasingly profitable in the first two ...
Survey charts inadequacies of UK e-commerce firms
21 March 2011 at 13:15 by David Aiken
A new study has looked at the ways in which web retailers are failing to meet the standards expected ...
London 2012 ticket sales stifled by e-commerce issues
18 March 2011 at 10:22 by David Aiken
This week the first tickets for the 2012 Olympic Games in London went on sale via the internet but ...
E-commerce and m-commerce innovations added to government living cost calculations
17 March 2011 at 13:03 by Simon Crisp
The way in which the government calculates the cost of living in the UK has now been updated to ...
Amazon triumphs in global study of best value brands
16 March 2011 at 10:01 by Graham Miller
E-commerce firm Amazon has come out on top in a study which looked at many of the biggest brands in ...
Fashion retailer French Connection enters m-commerce market
15 March 2011 at 09:44 by Sarah Collinson
A new app from fashion outlet French Connection has represented the firm's first foray into the ...
John Lewis extending online shopping to expat communities
14 March 2011 at 11:57 by Graham Miller
Department retailer John Lewis has announced plans which will see it extend its e-commerce and high ...
Morrisons online plans revealed following profitable year
11 March 2011 at 09:44 by Sarah Collinson
The gradual creation of an online shopping outlet for Morrisons took a step forward this week, when ...
For Your Own Safety, Stop Using Internet Explorer 6
10 March 2011 at 09:43 by Graham Miller
Almost ten years after it was first launched, Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) still accounts for a ...
China's urban expansion favours online shopping
09 March 2011 at 09:51 by Mike Price
The rapid expansion of China's major cities like Shanghai is seeing more and more people turn to e-...
Mobile ads expected to bloom this year as m-commerce matures
08 March 2011 at 09:28 by Simon Crisp
All the statistics suggest that more people than ever before are enjoying safe shopping online from ...
Female consumers have risky online shopping habits
07 March 2011 at 16:33 by Paul Tissington
A new study commissioned by security firm F-Secure, has looked at the way in which female consumers ...
Apple preps e-commerce site for iPad 2 launch
04 March 2011 at 09:06 by Mike Price
Apple launched the iPad 2 this week and in preparation it closed its e-commerce site so that it ...
UK continues to top European e-commerce sales charts
03 March 2011 at 10:52 by Graham Miller
A new report into European online sales has once more found that UK consumers are allowing the ...
The Impact of E-commerce on UK job market
02 March 2011 at 10:54 by Simon Crisp
A study is being conducted by IMRG in order to determine the total number of people in the UK who ...
Online Shopping habits of UK consumers
01 March 2011 at 09:42 by Simon Crisp
A new survey conducted by Shoppercentric has identified the various changing trends in the world of ...
E-commerce touted as essential for economic growth in Scotland
28 February 2011 at 09:23 by Paul Tissington
Experts believe that the best way for the Scottish economy to grow in the coming years is for a ...
M-commerce site launched by Liverpool FC
25 February 2011 at 10:34 by David Aiken
Premier League football side Liverpool have beaten their rivals by opening a mobile-optimised site ...
Waitrose refreshes its e-commerce site
24 February 2011 at 09:26 by Paul Tissington
Supermarket chain Waitrose has announced plans to invest serious sums in its e-commerce site to make ...
Fashion-friendly Mr Porter site launched in UK
23 February 2011 at 14:31 by Sarah Collinson
Online retailer Net-a-Porter has been making the headlines for over a decade, but now the female-...
E-commerce rises by a fifth in January 2011
22 February 2011 at 10:57 by Mike Price
Online retailers did well in January as the latest figures suggest that sales were up by 21 per cent ...
Online shopping ranked second in poll of Brits' favourite innovations
21 February 2011 at 13:48 by Graham Miller
UK consumers have put safe shopping online in second place, as part of a survey to find out which ...
Mobile network strikes deal with eBay over m-commerce features
18 February 2011 at 11:50 by Sarah Collinson
Future smartphones launched by network provider O2, could be sold with the eBay m-commerce app ...
Spam and phishing levels drop last month
17 February 2011 at 11:47 by Paul Tissington
Consumers were given the unexpected post-Christmas gift of a much welcome lull in the assault of ...
Morrisons acquires online retailer
16 February 2011 at 09:44 by Simon Crisp
UK supermarket chain Morrisons has bought Kiddicare, an e-commerce firm which specialises in the ...
Gap consolidates European e-commerce expansion
15 February 2011 at 10:21 by David Aiken
Fashion retailer Gap has made its presence in Europe's e-commerce market felt by expanding into ...
Amazon launching m-commerce app for Windows Phone 7
14 February 2011 at 11:57 by Mike Price
Online retailer Amazon is hoping to bag a bigger share of the m-commerce market with the launch of a ...
Research measures impact of images on online shopping
11 February 2011 at 09:34 by Sarah Collinson
Online auction site eBay is set to publish a paper detailing research into the ways in which images ...
Former Tesco e-commerce head hired by M&S
10 February 2011 at 10:53 by Simon Crisp
Marks & Spencer has renewed its commitment to improving its presence in the e-commerce market by ...
eBay planning to up the stakes in m-commerce market
09 February 2011 at 10:48 by Paul Tissington
Online auction site eBay is one of the world's largest e-commerce firms and now its CEO has ...
Online retailers neglect social media marketing tools
08 February 2011 at 10:24 by Graham Miller
A recent study has found that just three per cent of all traffic received by e-commerce sites is ...
French Connection relies on e-commerce for annual profit
07 February 2011 at 12:05 by Sarah Collinson
Fashion retailer French Connection has reported that its profits have leapt significantly in the ...
UK consumers rank M&S best for m-commerce satisfaction
04 February 2011 at 10:36 by Simon Crisp
Marks & Spencer has come out on top of a recent study to determine which UK retailer offers ...
Retailers sign up to NFC m-commerce plans
03 February 2011 at 14:19 by Mike Price
Various UK retailers have committed to plans being formed by mobile network operators Orange and T-...
Retailers add charitable element to online shopping
02 February 2011 at 14:25 by Sarah Collinson
A new browser-based application has been developed to allow consumers to do their bit for charity ...
High street retailers criticised about online voucher policy
01 February 2011 at 08:39 by Paul Tissington
A report in the Guardian newspaper has revealed that many retailers who operate on the high street ...
E-Book sales outstrip physical copies on Amazon
31 January 2011 at 11:44 by Simon Crisp
E-commerce goliath Amazon has announced that, thanks to its Kindle e-Book reader, the sales of ...
Morrisons seeks to promote upcoming e-commerce venture
28 January 2011 at 09:39 by Paul Tissington
UK supermarket chain Morrisons announced last year that it would be entering the e-commerce market ...
PayPal functionality integrated with Argos shopping
27 January 2011 at 11:06 by Simon Crisp
High street retailer Argos has announced that it is doing a deal with PayPal, to ensure that ...
Cyber attack exposes customers of Lush
26 January 2011 at 10:21 by Mike Price
A hacking campaign which saw the e-commerce site of cosmetic retailer Lush laid bare, has resulted ...
European consumers to boost online spend in 2011
25 January 2011 at 11:23 by Paul Tissington
The growth of safe shopping online in Europe is ongoing and a study published this week shows that ...
Records broken in e-commerce market during December 2010
24 January 2011 at 10:25 by Mike Price
The cold snap which left many people huddled at home proved to be particularly profitable for firms ...
Online sales prove strong for UK arm of Best Buy
21 January 2011 at 11:42 by Mike Price
US retailer Best Buy has recently begun operating in the UK and it has announced that its e-commerce ...
Positive figures posted by ASOS and William Hill
20 January 2011 at 12:05 by Simon Crisp
Online fashion retailer ASOS has announced strong figures for growth both in the UK and abroad, ...
E-commerce firms freeze anti-fraud spending despite revenue predictions
19 January 2011 at 09:21 by Sarah Collinson
UK retailers are apparently planning to cut or freeze the budgets which they dedicate to limiting ...
Amalgamated shopping predicted to rise as trends change
18 January 2011 at 13:47 by Mike Price
Experts believe that consumers will be looking for a more unified shopping experience that combines ...
Spam revival threatens online shoppers
17 January 2011 at 17:33 by David Aiken
Consumers in the UK were treated to a relatively quiet Christmas period on the spam email front with ...
Amazon headquarters coming to Scotland
14 January 2011 at 10:47 by Simon Crisp
Residents of Edinburgh will soon find that there is a new firm operating in their city, as online ...
Snow damaged consumer confidence in online shopping
13 January 2011 at 23:07 by Graham Miller
Millions of Brits sought safe shopping online in the run-up to Christmas as a means of getting all ...
Ocado posts record online sales over festive period
12 January 2011 at 10:00 by Mike Price
The weeks leading up to Christmas may have been defined by the snowy weather but online grocery ...
eBay publishes m-commerce buying trends for 2010
11 January 2011 at 11:50 by Sarah Collinson
Online auction site eBay has released figures which detail the way in which citizens of different ...
Online sales help retailers make up for high street losses
10 January 2011 at 08:50 by Graham Miller
Analysts expect that retailers who were hit by poor sales figures on the high street during the ...
Online shopping boom coming to Asian nations in 2011
07 January 2011 at 12:15 by Graham Miller
While the UK and Europe have been home to safe shopping online for many years it looks like 2011 ...
M-commerce site revamped by House of Fraser
06 January 2011 at 11:16 by Paul Tissington
High street retailer House of Fraser has refreshed its presence in the world of mobile shopping by ...
M-commerce peaks in the afternoon
05 January 2011 at 14:12 by Sarah Collinson
Research suggests that smartphone owners are using their handsets to surf the internet at an ever ...
VAT rise to hit consumer spending habits
04 January 2011 at 14:20 by Simon Crisp
As part of the UK government's plans to reduce the deficit, VAT has now risen to 20 per cent, up ...