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  1. Larger Post Boxes Rolled Out to Match Online Shopping Trends

    20 May 2019 at 12:45 by Mike Price

    Post boxes across the UK have traditionally designed to accept letters and thin packages, but a new ...

  2. Streaming Services Promise New Shopping Opportunities to Consumers

    17 May 2019 at 11:05 by Graham Miller

    The rise in the number of platforms which allow individuals and brands to stream content to vast ...

  3. Embarrassment Factor Limits Voice Search Use

    16 May 2019 at 13:46 by Graham Miller

    66 per cent of Brits are not taking advantage of voice search functions on their mobile phones ...

  4. Supermarkets Criticised over Lack of Recyclable Packaging

    15 May 2019 at 09:49 by Graham Miller

    Campaigners at the Recycling Association have shed light on the scale of the issue that is presented ...

  5. New App Allows for Virtual Shoe Sizing on the Move

    14 May 2019 at 09:52 by Graham Miller

    Sports clothing brand Nike has launched a fresh smartphone service this month which promises to ...

  6. Electric Delivery Van Uptake Gathers Pace

    13 May 2019 at 10:06 by Mike Price

    The number of zero-emission vans and other delivery vehicles being used in the UK by logistics firm ...

  7. Amazon Faces Criticism Over Cashless Stores

    10 May 2019 at 10:33 by Graham Miller

    E-commerce titan Amazon has been slowly but surely encroaching on the bricks-and-mortar retail ...

  8. Retailers Encouraged to Adopt Chatbots for Online Customer Service Savings

    09 May 2019 at 11:18 by David Aiken

    Automating the process of dealing with customer queries and complaints could save retailers the ...

  9. Modest Online Shopping Growth Reported in April

    08 May 2019 at 13:24 by Graham Miller

    Last month was a generally positive period for the UK’s retail sector, with figures from the ...

  10. Flight Sites Suffer Highest Abandonment Rates in E-Commerce Sector

    07 May 2019 at 11:45 by Sarah Collinson

    Websites which allow users to buy plane tickets via safe shopping online are more likely to see ...

  11. Consumers Call for Same-Day Delivery

    06 May 2019 at 09:25 by Graham Miller

    A new survey from Awin has revealed that in terms of the most wanted features of safe shopping ...

  12. Online Store from Primark Coming

    03 May 2019 at 13:05 by Sarah Collinson

    Budget clothing chain Primark is set to test its first ever e-commerce site in a bid to break into ...

  13. E-Commerce Features Announced for Social Media Services

    02 May 2019 at 16:07 by Simon Crisp

    Facebook is undergoing another revamp, with Mark Zuckerberg’s market-leading platform seeking ...

  14. Consumers Show Preference for Personalised E-Commerce Offers

    01 May 2019 at 13:20 by Paul Tissington

    A new survey conducted by McKinsey has revealed that a slim majority of British consumers have ...

  15. Amazon Aims to Eliminate Carbon Emissions from Its Operations

    30 April 2019 at 13:58 by Graham Miller

    With millions of deliveries made every year, Amazon is clearly a significant contributor to the ...

  16. Consumers with Diverse Shopping Habits Found to Be Biggest Spenders

    29 April 2019 at 11:00 by Sarah Collinson

    People who do not stick to a single platform when buying products but instead seek out deals both ...

  17. Rise in Voice Search Ignored by Retailers

    26 April 2019 at 11:45 by Graham Miller

    A study conducted by Bing Ads has revealed that the majority of brands, retailers and advertising ...

  18. Late Easter Leaves March Sales Growth Muted

    25 April 2019 at 14:41 by David Aiken

    Figures from IMRG show that last month the number of sales made in the UK via safe shopping online ...

  19. Automatic Online Grocery Shopping Made Possible Via App

    24 April 2019 at 13:21 by Mike Price

    The convenience of ordering groceries via safe shopping online has saved consumers from the ordeal ...

  20. Statistics Show Online Shopping Is Still Growing

    23 April 2019 at 09:50 by Graham Miller

    Figures published by the Office for National Statistics confirm that shopping online is continuing ...

  21. Average Order Values Fuelled by Social Media Exposure Analysed

    18 April 2019 at 17:36 by Mike Price

    A study from Nosto has revealed that certain social media sites which drive consumers to carry out ...

  22. Consumers Flock to Social Media to Find E-Commerce Deals

    17 April 2019 at 08:47 by Graham Miller

    Figures from Bazaarvoice indicate that a growing number of British consumers are taking advantage of ...

  23. Retailers Urged to Address Poor Social Media Engagement L

    16 April 2019 at 13:52 by Graham Miller

    Sites that offer safe shopping online need to up their social media game and win over consumers on a ...

  24. Sustainability Shapes More Consumer Shopping Habits

    15 April 2019 at 10:16 by Graham Miller

    Brits are buying more products based on their eco-friendliness rather than any other factors, ...

  25. Growth in E-Commerce Grocery Orders Falls

    12 April 2019 at 10:34 by Graham Miller

    Statistics published this week by Mintel suggest that the number of people taking advantage of safe ...

  26. Amazon Wins Amongst Young Consumers

    11 April 2019 at 10:11 by David Aiken

    A new study has shown that e-commerce titan Amazon is likely to remain at the top of the online ...

  27. Consumers Spend More in March as Fine Conditions Encourage Shopping

    10 April 2019 at 13:59 by Graham Miller

    The latest statistics published by Barclaycard show that March was a good month for the UK’s ...

  28. Automated Delivery Bots Prove a Success in UK Trial

    09 April 2019 at 11:55 by Graham Miller

    Over the past six months the use of self-driving robots to deliver groceries ordered via safe ...

  29. Online Retailers Criticised for Lack of Updates During Shipping Process

    08 April 2019 at 10:12 by Paul Tissington

    Almost a third of the largest sites that offer safe shopping online to British consumers do not ...

  30. Clothing Retailers Rely on Search Engine Referrals and Social Media

    05 April 2019 at 09:34 by Sarah Collinson

    Sales at sites that let consumers order fashion items via safe shopping online are being fuelled by ...

  31. Online Shopping Expansion Predicted in Wake of 5G Networking Arrival

    04 April 2019 at 11:38 by Graham Miller

    More British consumers will carry out safe shopping online from their smartphones once faster 5G ...

  32. Grocery Site Introduced by Co-op

    03 April 2019 at 11:10 by David Aiken

    The Co-op is set to become the latest UK food chain to offer safe shopping online to its customers ...

  33. Rise in Augmented Reality Retail Services Predicted

    02 April 2019 at 15:02 by Mike Price

    Within the next 12 months an impressive 100 million shoppers from around the world will take ...

  34. Skoda Test-Drives In-Car Parcel Drop-Off Service

    01 April 2019 at 10:44 by Graham Miller

    The next generation of passenger vehicles could come with the ability to accept deliveries made ...

  35. Study Reaffirms Power of Inebriated E-Commerce Activities

    29 March 2019 at 09:40 by Simon Crisp

    A survey conducted by The Hustle has shown that when people carry out safe shopping online while ...

  36. Consumers Rank High Street and Online Shopping Experiences in Detailed Survey

    28 March 2019 at 09:39 by Graham Miller

    A study conducted by MarketingSignals has shown that even with the traction that safe shopping ...

  37. Too Much Choice Hampers E-Commerce Decision-Making

    27 March 2019 at 09:34 by Mike Price

    Consumers may love safe shopping online in theory, but in practice they are often unable to choose ...

  38. Online Sales Growth Offsets Next’s High Street Struggles

    26 March 2019 at 09:12 by Graham Miller

    Next is one of the many UK retailers that is managing to maintain momentum thanks to safe shopping ...

  39. Study Shows Inconsistency of UK E-Commerce Experience

    25 March 2019 at 11:06 by Graham Miller

    An international survey has found that British sites that offer safe shopping online are not as ...

  40. Study Shows Global Hotspots for Mobile Shopping

    22 March 2019 at 11:46 by Graham Miller

    A report from Picodi has identified the nations in which people carry out safe shopping online via ...

  41. E-Commerce Sales Stimulated by Fine Weather in February

    21 March 2019 at 08:43 by Simon Crisp

    Last month’s spate of unseasonably warm conditions enjoyed in many parts of the UK convinced ...

  42. Instagram Partners with Brands to Provide Integrated E-Commerce Capabilities

    20 March 2019 at 11:49 by Sarah Collinson

    Image-sharing app Instagram is aligning itself more closely with the retail sector by trialling a ...

  43. Phoney Products on the Rise Thanks to Popularity of E-Commerce

    19 March 2019 at 12:42 by David Aiken

    The Organisation for Economic Cooperation has published statistics that show a worrying increase in ...

  44. Grocery Deliveries to Holiday-Makers Offered by Morrisons

    18 March 2019 at 10:34 by Sarah Collinson

    Supermarket giant Morrison’s is running a small-scale scheme which allows customers to order ...

  45. Consumers Crave Ability to Return Items Free of Charge

    15 March 2019 at 10:28 by David Aiken

    A survey from Klarna has revealed that with the rising rates of product returns in the world of safe ...

  46. British Fashion Outlets Lead World in E-Commerce Conversion Rates

    14 March 2019 at 13:05 by Paul Tissington

    A new report from Nosto has shown that UK-based clothing retailers are superior to any of their ...

  47. Delivery Services Could Be Impacted by No-Deal Brexit

    13 March 2019 at 15:45 by Graham Miller

    New concerns about the impact of the UK’s exit from the EU going ahead without a deal in place ...

  48. Artificial Intelligence Capabilities Come to Argos Shopping App

    12 March 2019 at 09:15 by Graham Miller

    AI-augmented image searching has been included in the latest update to the Argos app for smartphones ...

  49. Amazon’s Dominance in UK E-Commerce Market Demonstrated

    11 March 2019 at 14:06 by Graham Miller

    A study from Global Data has revealed that the majority of Brits buy something from Amazon on a ...

  50. E-Commerce Functionality Comes to Google Image Search

    08 March 2019 at 12:43 by Graham Miller

    Search engine giant Google is setting out to alter the way it offers users access to safe shopping ...

  51. Smartphone Spending Overtakes Other E-Commerce Platforms

    07 March 2019 at 12:02 by Graham Miller

    IMRG has revealed statistics that prove UK consumers are carrying out safe shopping online from ...

  52. Brits Display Lack of Interest in E-Commerce Outlets Making High Street Appearances

    06 March 2019 at 10:01 by Mike Price

    A study from HSO has shown that consumers in the UK would much rather see Amazon stick to offering ...

  53. Amazon Puts Dash Buttons out to Pasture

    05 March 2019 at 13:48 by David Aiken

    The short-lived Amazon Dash device range has been taken out of rotation by the US e-commerce giant ...

  54. Study Reveals Importance of Conspicuous Security on Websites

    04 March 2019 at 10:11 by Simon Crisp

    A survey from Real Business has found that most people look for the websites they use to be ...

  55. Post-Brexit Cyber Security Collaboration Promised

    01 March 2019 at 10:23 by Graham Miller

    The chief executive of the National Cyber Security Centre has made a commitment to continue ...

  56. London Considered for Amazon’s Innovative Store Concept

    28 February 2019 at 14:51 by Graham Miller

    E-commerce firm Amazon is reported to be in the process of finding a location for its first physical ...

  57. Marks & Spencer Strikes Online Grocery Deal with Ocado

    27 February 2019 at 10:03 by Paul Tissington

    Ocado is tying itself closely to retail chain Marks & Spencer as part of a £750 million ...

  58. Notifications Sent by Retail Apps Shape Consumer Buying Habits

    26 February 2019 at 09:37 by Graham Miller

    The increasing number of British consumers who carry out safe shopping online using e-commerce apps ...

  59. Drop in Spam Levels Reported

    25 February 2019 at 09:57 by David Aiken

    Good news for consumers who want to avoid online scams came in the form of the latest study ...

  60. New Cybercriminal Threat Faces Online Shoppers

    22 February 2019 at 10:00 by Mike Price

    The strategies used by web-based fraudsters to trick innocent consumers out of their private ...

  61. Secure Online Payment Solution Deployed by Airline

    21 February 2019 at 09:58 by Graham Miller

    KLM has become one of the first companies to start making use of PSD2, otherwise known as the ...

  62. VR Technology Helps Brands Position Products to Lure Customers

    20 February 2019 at 12:30 by Graham Miller

    Cereal manufacturer Kellogg’s has become the latest firm to adopt virtual reality hardware and ...

  63. ONS Reports Increase in Retail Spending

    19 February 2019 at 09:58 by Simon Crisp

    Although some alternative studies have suggested that the UK’s retail market is facing an ...

  64. Study Quantifies Consumer Sensitivity to Poor Brand Experiences

    18 February 2019 at 13:39 by Graham Miller

    The results of a new survey conducted by Acquia indicate that shoppers are likely to stop giving ...

  65. Study Reveals Issues with Online Pricing Strategies

    15 February 2019 at 08:39 by David Aiken

    Research conducted by academics in Bologna has revealed that while safe shopping online can often be ...

  66. Facebook Snaps Up Advanced E-Commerce Solution Creator

    14 February 2019 at 10:28 by Simon Crisp

    Social media giant Facebook has taken a step further into the arena of offering safe shopping online ...

  67. Valentine’s Day Spending Set to Top 1 billion pounds

    13 February 2019 at 14:08 by Graham Miller

    February the 14th is set to be another extravaganza for the retail sector in the UK, with loved-up ...

  68. Amazon Rolls Out Branded Video Streams to Increase Online Purchases

    12 February 2019 at 10:49 by Graham Miller

    A small-scale trial of a new Amazon service which sees product demonstrations conducted by ...

  69. Image Search Function Launched by M&S

    11 February 2019 at 10:13 by Graham Miller

    Marks & Spencer has updated its e-commerce site to offer impressive new search capabilities ...

  70. Debts Caused by Online Shopping Rise in China

    08 February 2019 at 10:05 by David Aiken

    Chinese consumers are overspending on safe shopping online in order to maintain a level of prestige ...

  71. Ocado Promises Delivery of Online Orders in an Hour

    07 February 2019 at 09:52 by Graham Miller

    Web-based grocery delivery service Ocado has revealed that it will be testing out a new solution ...

  72. Valentines Day Online Shopping Habits Revealed

    06 February 2019 at 14:33 by Mike Price

    This year the amount of shopping carried out via safe shopping online in the lead-up to Valentine&...

  73. Poor Optimisation Hampers M-Commerce Conversion Rates

    05 February 2019 at 13:35 by Paul Tissington

    While most sales made via safe shopping online this year are projected to be conducted on portable ...

  74. Amazon Continues March to Search Dominance

    04 February 2019 at 12:46 by Mike Price

    When searching for products to buy via safe shopping online, users of Google will be more likely to ...

  75. Brits Shop Online to Battle Winter Blues

    01 February 2019 at 12:45 by Graham Miller

    The retail experience is often described as therapeutic by shopping fans, but now a study from ...

  76. Children Aim to Become Retail Sector Influencers

    31 January 2019 at 15:12 by David Aiken

    The lure of free gifts and the chance to make money from social media are proving to be very strong ...

  77. Consumer Fears over Brexit Lead List of Issues Facing Retail Sector

    30 January 2019 at 16:03 by Graham Miller

    A study from Retail Economics which was commissioned by NatWest has shown that the thing which ...

  78. Increase in Online Shopping from Men Prompted by Mobile Tech

    29 January 2019 at 13:51 by Sarah Collinson

    Male consumers are spending more time shopping online as well as increasing the number of items they ...

  79. Amazon Rolls Out Automated Delivery Machines

    28 January 2019 at 10:42 by Mike Price

    Autonomous self-contained vehicles which deliver packages to the doorsteps of customers who order ...

  80. Personal Shopper Service Rolled Out by Online Fashion Outlet

    25 January 2019 at 11:28 by Graham Miller

    A limited number of consumers that regularly shop online with clothing site Net-a-Porter and its ...

  81. Sales Growth Falters as Consumers Spend Conservatively

    24 January 2019 at 09:49 by Graham Miller

    Figures from IMRG have shown that December was a muted month for the retail industry in the UK, with ...

  82. Younger Shoppers Fuelling High Street Revival

    23 January 2019 at 11:25 by Sarah Collinson

    While bricks-and-mortar retail has suffered a number of setbacks in recent years, a new survey from ...

  83. Web Gains Traction in Pre-Christmas Shopping Race

    22 January 2019 at 08:54 by Graham Miller

    The Office for National Statistics has released its own figures covering the performance of the UK&...

  84. The Importance of Commuter Spending

    21 January 2019 at 10:19 by David Aiken

    The results of a new study from Kinetic have once again indicated that people who commute to work on ...

  85. Stock Issues Hamper High Street Sales

    18 January 2019 at 09:51 by Graham Miller

    A study from REPL Group has identified that one of the main reasons for the rise of safe shopping ...

  86. Smartphone Shopping Set to Define 2019

    17 January 2019 at 09:44 by Paul Tissington

    A new study from uSwitch has suggested that this year will be the first in which carrying out safe ...

  87. Smartwatches Falter as an Online Sales Platform

    16 January 2019 at 15:05 by Paul Tissington

    The likelihood that smartwatches will become a viable option for safe shopping online seems to be ...

  88. Nation’s Biggest Voice Search Brands Ranked

    15 January 2019 at 11:25 by Graham Miller

    Some of the most prominent retail brands in the UK have been assessed according to their dominance ...

  89. Study Reveals UK’s Cheapest Online Grocery Outlets

    14 January 2019 at 09:28 by David Aiken

    Consumer group Which? has released the findings of its latest look into the world of safe shopping ...

  90. Consumer Spending Crunch Hits as Shoppers Flock Online for Bargains

    11 January 2019 at 10:29 by Graham Miller

    Retailers across the UK suffered a serious setback last month, with statistics published by the ...

  91. In-Store Mobile App Use Rises

    10 January 2019 at 10:30 by Sarah Collinson

    A new study from Yes Marketing has found that more people are using apps on their smartphones while ...

  92. Alexa Device Sales Revealed by Amazon

    09 January 2019 at 09:55 by David Aiken

    E-commerce giant Amazon has kept its cards close to its chest about the number of devices which ...

  93. Discounts Encourage More Consumers to Buy Groceries Online

    08 January 2019 at 14:49 by Graham Miller

    Figures published by Nielsen this month show that while the popularity of ordering groceries via ...

  94. Consumers Take Advantage of Privacy Rights in Post-GDPR World

    07 January 2019 at 10:40 by David Aiken

    The rollout of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) last year saw businesses scrambling to ...

  95. Images Set to Define E-Commerce in 2019

    04 January 2019 at 10:12 by David Aiken

    Analysts expect that this year will see more shopping decisions informed by imagery, particularly as ...

  96. M-Commerce Remains King of Online Shopping

    03 January 2019 at 09:58 by Paul Tissington

    Across Britain and throughout Europe there are far more transactions made via safe shopping online ...

  97. Christmas Gift Returns Predicted to Spike This Week

    02 January 2019 at 10:47 by Graham Miller

    The festivities are over for another year, and the UK is getting back to its usual routine, but the ...

  98. Weakest passwords of 2018 revealed

    01 January 2019 at 20:46 by Graham Miller

    A study by SplashData published last week has revealed the extent to which millions of the world&...