High street retailers to face ongoing challenges in 2020
30 December 2019 at 10:09 by Mike Price
A report from the Centre for Retail Research suggests that next year will be tough for bricks and ...
Brits participate in £4 billion spending spree on Boxing Day
27 December 2019 at 09:28 by Mike Price
The rise in shopping online has made it common for consumers across the country to place orders ...
Turkey Substitutions Earn Ire Ahead of Christmas
24 December 2019 at 09:27 by Graham Miller
People who order groceries via safe shopping online can sometimes find that the products they ...
Second-Hand Goods Increasingly Popular as Christmas Gift Option
23 December 2019 at 14:51 by Simon Crisp
A study from the US has revealed that more consumers at the younger end of the spectrum are ...
Sales Slowdown in November Reported
20 December 2019 at 13:27 by Mike Price
Statistics published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that shoppers in the UK were ...
Impact of Search Engines on Retail Analysed
19 December 2019 at 21:45 by Graham Miller
A study conducted by Yext has shown that search engines are once again the most influential platform ...
ASOS Adds New Payment Option to Online Offering
18 December 2019 at 13:20 by David Aiken
Customers of fashion retailer ASOS can now choose to spread the cost of their latest purchase over ...
Major Pre-Christmas Discounting Trend Emerges
17 December 2019 at 13:08 by Simon Crisp
British retailers are slashing prices to try and coax consumers to spend more in the run-up to ...
H&M Looks to Cut Carbon Footprint of Online Deliveries
16 December 2019 at 10:11 by Graham Miller
A new delivery scheme being trialled by fashion brand H&M in the Netherlands will see a lower-...
Amazon Conquers Third of Online Sales
13 December 2019 at 13:47 by Graham Miller
30 per cent of all purchases made via safe shopping online in the UK are conducted via Amazon, ...
Charging for Returns Could Address Inefficiencies
12 December 2019 at 16:19 by Mike Price
While millions of consumers in the UK and around the world order via safe shopping online and then ...
New Report Ranks Online Retail Brands
11 December 2019 at 15:10 by David Aiken
The latest report from consumer group Which? has revealed that there is a distinct gap between the ...
Later Pre-Christmas Order Fulfilment Promised by Amazon
10 December 2019 at 09:36 by Graham Miller
Subscribers to Amazon Prime could place orders for festive presents via safe shopping online as late ...
Black Friday Shopping Stats Revealed
09 December 2019 at 19:56 by David Aiken
In the week following the Black Friday weekend, various sources have published figures which delve ...
Europe Outdoes Other Global Regions with Online Shopping Adoption
06 December 2019 at 15:27 by Graham Miller
A new UN report into trade has shown that countries in Europe are the most active in terms of ...
Slowdown in International Retail Activity Anticipated
05 December 2019 at 16:37 by Graham Miller
A study by the Economist Intelligence Unit has shown that the state of the retail market on a global ...
Online Shopping Extends Retail Reach
04 December 2019 at 15:55 by Simon Crisp
An impressive 33.8 per cent of all sales made across the UK retail sector during November originated ...
Impressive E-Commerce Growth Enjoyed by UK Businesses
03 December 2019 at 14:12 by Graham Miller
Britain’s businesses sold goods and services worth a total of £688 billion last year, ...
Study Suggests Black Friday Prices Are Not Always Genuine Bargains
02 December 2019 at 14:23 by Paul Tissington
A long-term study conducted by Which revealed that although Black Friday is much touted for offering ...
Study Shows E-Commerce Excludes Those with Disabilities
29 November 2019 at 19:53 by Simon Crisp
A survey from Scope has revealed that millions of disabled people across the UK often encounter ...
M-Commerce Forecast to Dominate Black Friday Sales
28 November 2019 at 14:24 by Paul Tissington
2019 could be the first year in which the majority of sales carried out via safe shopping online on ...
New Shopping App from Currys PC World Arrives
27 November 2019 at 14:26 by Simon Crisp
People who love tech and want to carry out safe shopping online on their smartphones can now ...
Study Shows Continued Slowdown in Online Spending
26 November 2019 at 11:09 by Sarah Collinson
Figures from CBI published this week suggest that the UK’s e-commerce market is continuing to ...
Study Suggests That Speedy Deliveries Are Not Essential for Online Shoppers
25 November 2019 at 10:46 by Graham Miller
A new survey commissioned by UPS has found that although the rise of next-day and same-day delivery ...
Shopping on Social Media Set to Increase
22 November 2019 at 15:31 by Graham Miller
A growing number of retailers are going to start shifting products and services via social media in ...
Black Friday 2019 Predicted to Be Bigger Than Ever
21 November 2019 at 22:18 by David Aiken
On the 29th of November this year consumers from the UK are anticipated to splash out over £2....
Lidl’s Same-Day Delivery Service Promises Big Things
20 November 2019 at 13:31 by Graham Miller
Although it is yet to arrive in the UK, a new one-hour food delivery solution from budget ...
Rise in Smart Speaker Use for Online Shopping Orders Identified
19 November 2019 at 15:12 by Mike Price
Although they still represent a small slice of the market for safe shopping online, it seems that ...
Pipe-Based Delivery Service Posited by British Firm
18 November 2019 at 14:58 by Graham Miller
While most customers who order products online choose home delivery carried out by a van-powered ...
Retail Analysts Outline Pessimistic Outlook for Festive Sale Season
15 November 2019 at 13:08 by Simon Crisp
Projections from IMRG suggest that Black Friday may not be the magic bullet that retailers were ...
Cost of Showrooming to Bricks and Mortar Retailers Revealed
14 November 2019 at 14:36 by Simon Crisp
A study from RetailChoice suggests that high street outlets are missing out on £18 billion in ...
E-Commerce Accessibility Issues Highlighted in New Campaign
13 November 2019 at 13:32 by David Aiken
While the vast majority of consumers can carry out safe shopping online unhindered by anything other ...
Singles Day Sales Exceed Expectations
12 November 2019 at 13:26 by Graham Miller
Black Friday and Cyber Monday may be big in the West, but China has a different peak online shopping ...
Strong E-Commerce Growth Announced by Ikea
11 November 2019 at 11:11 by David Aiken
The UK arm of flat-pack furniture giant Ikea has confirmed that it is winning over more customers ...
Discounts Are Most Important in Determining Consumer Decision-Making, Study Finds
08 November 2019 at 10:23 by Simon Crisp
A report from Criteo has highlighted the different factors which determine whether or not someone ...
Shoppers Turn to Second-Hand Goods as Christmas Approaches
07 November 2019 at 09:40 by Simon Crisp
This festive season could see more people than ever eschewing the normal option of buying brand new ...
Increase in Sales Predicted for Singles Day 2019
06 November 2019 at 14:42 by Graham Miller
Consumers from the UK are expected to spend more on Singles Day this year than ever before, with a ...
British Retail Brands Attract Overseas Customers for Christmas
05 November 2019 at 14:44 by Graham Miller
Rakuten has published the results of a new survey which suggest that people from other parts of the ...
Lack of Trust in Influencers Defies Marketing Claims
04 November 2019 at 13:31 by Mike Price
Although influencers on social media are being more widely used by brands looking to sell products ...
Brand Familiarity Linked to Higher Conversion Rates
01 November 2019 at 16:39 by David Aiken
People who have previously shopped with a specific online retailer during the festive season are ...
Mobiles More Likely to Be First Port of Call for Online Shoppers
31 October 2019 at 12:18 by Paul Tissington
A study from Sprout Social suggests that there has been a 24 per cent increase in the proportion of ...
Retailers Raise Concerns Over Likely Impact of General Election in Festive Shopping Season
30 October 2019 at 11:57 by Mike Price
While the extension of the Brexit deadline has given British retailers something of a reprieve in ...
Amazon Outlines Plans to Run UK Operations on Renewable Resources
29 October 2019 at 14:55 by Graham Miller
Amazon saw its sales rise by almost a quarter in the past three months, in part explaining its ...
Automation Set to Transform Retail Job Market
28 October 2019 at 15:12 by Graham Miller
500,000 people currently working in retail could lose their jobs to robots in the coming half-decade,...
Retailers Advised to Target Smartphone Users to Secure Sales Growth
24 October 2019 at 13:04 by David Aiken
Consumers may be ramping up their spending via safe shopping online in the weeks leading up to ...
Prime Scam Targets Amazon Customers
24 October 2019 at 09:48 by Graham Miller
A new campaign to trick innocent consumers out of their personal information is being highlighted by ...
Drone Deliveries Roll Out Stateside
23 October 2019 at 09:29 by Graham Miller
American consumers are amongst the first in the world to be able to order products via safe shopping ...
Primark Criticises Illegitimate Offering of Products on Amazon
22 October 2019 at 10:40 by Paul Tissington
Discount clothing chain Primark is famed for shying away from the world of safe shopping online in ...
Consumers Express Concerns over New Payment Protection Regulations
21 October 2019 at 13:40 by Graham Miller
Efforts to improve the availability of safe shopping online and fight back against fraud across the ...
Fraudulent Smartphone Apps Pose Greater Risk to Consumers
18 October 2019 at 10:06 by Mike Price
An investigation into the risks associated with smartphone use by RSA Security has identified ...
Success of Click and Collect Delivery Option Measured
17 October 2019 at 10:16 by David Aiken
A survey from Barclaycard has shown that retailers that offer customers click and collect as a ...
E-Commerce Fraudsters Change Tactics to Avoid New Security Solutions
16 October 2019 at 08:50 by
A study from Forter has found that although it is now much harder for cybercriminals to subvert ...
Report Reveals Extent of High Street Retail’s Problems as Online Shopping Flourishes
15 October 2019 at 15:58 by Simon Crisp
Figures published by the British Retail Consortium plot out the decline in the popularity of ...
App Update Improves Royal Mail Delivery Experience
14 October 2019 at 14:59 by Graham Miller
People who want to send and receive packages via Royal Mail can benefit from improvements to the ...
Superdrug Announces Beauty-Based Click and Collect Service
11 October 2019 at 12:14 by Sarah Collinson
Superdrug is the latest retailer to get in on the superfast click and collect delivery option act, ...
Complications with Discount Codes Causing Consumer Consternation
10 October 2019 at 13:16 by Graham Miller
A small but significant slice of sales made via safe shopping online are being lost because of ...
Retailers Set Sights on Bumper Cyber Monday Haul
09 October 2019 at 14:17 by Graham Miller
A study published by Yes Marketing has suggested that Cyber Monday could be bigger than ever this ...
Influencer Impact Questioned in Study
08 October 2019 at 12:07 by David Aiken
While the rise of influencer marketing has initiated a major change in the way that brands and ...
Consumers Hold Back on Purchases as Brexit Uncertainty Reigns
07 October 2019 at 15:17 by Graham Miller
A study from BDO has shown that shoppers are keeping a tight hold of their purse strings at the ...
Ambitions for Significant Online Growth Unveiled by Tesco
04 October 2019 at 11:43 by Graham Miller
While its chief executive may be stepping down, supermarket giant Tesco is going from strength to ...
Instagram Rolls Out Additional E-Commerce Features
03 October 2019 at 10:24 by Graham Miller
Image and video sharing app Instagram has been tying in services which allow advertisers and ...
Trust Issues Hamper Online Shopping Searches
02 October 2019 at 12:58 by Simon Crisp
The results of a study from Yext suggest that shoppers in the UK are not as trusting of the results ...
Payment Cards Dominate UK Retail Spending
01 October 2019 at 12:12 by Sarah Collinson
Figures published by the BRC reveal that 80 per cent of all transactions carried out last year in ...
Ambitions of Online Shopping Behemoth Alibaba Revealed
30 September 2019 at 09:04 by Graham Miller
Although Amazon may be the biggest name in safe shopping online in the West, Chinese consumers are ...
Festive Demand Set to Improve Retail Outlook
27 September 2019 at 15:32 by Mike Price
2019 has been a tough year for retailers in the UK, with consumer caution resulting in consistent ...
Ikea Announces Overhaul of Mobile Shopping App
26 September 2019 at 15:36 by Graham Miller
Furniture firm Ikea has revealed a raft of impressive updates to its smartphone app which will ...
Mobile Shopping Rises as Desktop Use Declines
25 September 2019 at 11:20 by Paul Tissington
A study published by Feefo this week has revealed the extent to which smartphone use by consumers ...
Late-Night E-Commerce Habits Revealed
24 September 2019 at 09:47 by David Aiken
A study commissioned by John Lewis has found that people who love safe shopping online are not ...
Consumers Outline Preferred Approaches to E-Commerce Personalisation
23 September 2019 at 21:05 by Graham Miller
Studies regularly claim that consumers want to enjoy a more bespoke retail experience when buying ...
Youngsters Crave Swifter Approach to Online Checkout Process
22 September 2019 at 09:20 by Simon Crisp
Consumers who fall into the Generation Z age category are more interested in being able to pay for ...
E-Commerce Activity Falls Again
20 September 2019 at 08:19 by Simon Crisp
The Office for National Statistics has published figures this week which show that the UK’s ...
Concerns Raised over Inconvenience of Stricter Online Payment Regulations
19 September 2019 at 14:47 by David Aiken
A study from Forter has found that 49 per cent of Brits could be put off from making a purchase via ...
Aldi Expands Online Shopping Service
18 September 2019 at 10:55 by David Aiken
It may not currently provide customers with a way of ordering entire grocery deliveries via safe ...
16 September 2019 at 14:43 by Graham Miller
A study published by SaleCycle has shown that sites which offer consumers the opportunity to order ...
Palm-Reading Payments Made Possible by Amazon
13 September 2019 at 08:57 by Graham Miller
Online retailer Amazon is expanding its ambitions to enter the bricks and mortar market by offering ...
Eco-Friendly Delivery Solution Trialled by H&M
12 September 2019 at 09:42 by Graham Miller
Fashion giant H&M is setting out to cut down on the waste created by safe shopping online ...
Consumers Cautioned Over Online Glasses Ordering
11 September 2019 at 08:50 by Graham Miller
Analysts working for Which? have revealed that people who want to buy their next pair of glasses ...
Facebook Offers Retail-Related Instant Messaging Integration
10 September 2019 at 09:27 by Graham Miller
Social networking giant Facebook is planning to allow retailers and other businesses to take ...
Consumers Open Up About Data-Sharing Expectations
09 September 2019 at 09:42 by Mike Price
A survey conducted by Cohaesus has found that while people who buy via safe shopping online are ...
UK Consumers Could Look to Domestic Brands to Fulfil Post-Brexit Shopping Needs
06 September 2019 at 09:21 by Graham Miller
Although the decisions surrounding Britain’s anticipated exit from the EU remain to be set in ...
European Nations Take Pole Position in Mobile Shopping
05 September 2019 at 11:12 by David Aiken
A larger proportion of people from Europe are carrying out safe shopping online from their ...
Online Sales Rise While Consumer Caution Reigns
04 September 2019 at 15:23 by Mike Price
Figures from the British Retail Consortium and KPMG show that August was another tricky month in the ...
Slow Shipping Puts Consumers Off Online Shopping
03 September 2019 at 13:23 by Simon Crisp
A survey conducted by Internet Retailer has found that many people have ducked out of ordering ...
International E-Commerce Habits on the Increase
02 September 2019 at 20:34 by Mike Price
A study from Rakuten has shown that consumers from around the world are more willing to carry out ...
Online Home Auctions on the Rise
30 August 2019 at 14:06 by Graham Miller
Brits are eschewing traditional house-buying habits in favour of online auction services, according ...
Critics Call Out Amazon over Use of Plastic in Goods Packaging
29 August 2019 at 09:26 by Simon Crisp
BBC News reports that e-commerce giant Amazon is being hit with many complaints from customers ...
Vulnerability of Biometric Security Data Revealed After Leak
28 August 2019 at 10:08 by Mike Price
The exposure of fingerprint details linked to more than a million users worldwide has raised ...
Decline in Online Sales Reported
27 August 2019 at 08:50 by Mike Price
Analysts at IMRG have claimed that July actually saw a decline in the number of purchases made via ...
Growth in Online Sales and Wider Retail Industry Problems
26 August 2019 at 13:30 by Graham Miller
New analysis from Dun & Bradstreet suggests that the UK’s embattled retail sector is ...
Demand for Retro Entertainment Products Predicted to Rise
23 August 2019 at 09:42 by Graham Miller
While smartphones and tablets may be a common source of fun for youngsters in the modern age, ...
Shopping App Abandonment Indicated in Report
22 August 2019 at 16:19 by Graham Miller
A study conducted by CleverTap has revealed that while smartphone apps which allow users to carry ...
Online Shopping Increases in Popularity with Elderly Consumers
21 August 2019 at 22:08 by Graham Miller
Those aged 65 and over are more likely than ever to enjoy safe shopping online on a regular basis, ...
Hidden Costs of Click and Collect Hit Retailers
20 August 2019 at 16:30 by Graham Miller
While click and collect has become a popular delivery option for consumers who want to enjoy safe ...
Physical Media Sales Slump as Streaming Takes Over
19 August 2019 at 14:04 by Paul Tissington
Brits are buying far fewer physical copies of movies, music and TV shows than ever before, with a ...
Consumers Expect More from Online Outlets
16 August 2019 at 09:47 by Graham Miller
A study from PFS has shown that Brits are more picky about the sites they use to carry out safe ...
Online Payment Protection Scheme Suffers Setback
15 August 2019 at 08:53 by Simon Crisp
Under original plans a new scheme to lower the likelihood of consumers suffering fraud when carrying ...
Brits Shop Online More Than Any Other Nation
14 August 2019 at 11:07 by Graham Miller
Another report into the state of safe shopping online around the globe has concluded that the UK is ...
Grocery Delivery Service from M&S Confirmed for Introduction
13 August 2019 at 09:55 by Sarah Collinson
Marks & Spencer will be the latest food retailer to enter the market of safe shopping online ...
Consumers warned of e-commerce disruption over new online payment rules
12 August 2019 at 09:49 by Paul Tissington
Retail experts have suggested that people who want to enjoy shopping online may find that they are ...
Delivery driver shortage hits Domino’s Pizza
09 August 2019 at 10:08 by Mike Price
Domino’s Pizza is one of the success stories of the e-commerce era, with recent sales figures ...
July sees retail sales slump to record low
08 August 2019 at 10:07 by Graham Miller
Last month was another tough period for retailers across the UK, with statistics published by the ...
Amazon commits to fighting counterfeiters
07 August 2019 at 10:35 by Sarah Collinson
Amazon’s UK customers will be pleased to hear that the e-commerce giant is now initiating a ...
Brands face issues when engaging consumers via influencers
06 August 2019 at 14:06 by Simon Crisp
Many people will be familiar with the concept of influencer marketing; it is one of the reasons that ...
Impact of GDPR on e-commerce activity revealed
05 August 2019 at 14:06 by Graham Miller
The number of people enjoying safe shopping online has apparently been adversely impacted, following ...
Eco-friendly efforts from British retailers heralded a success
02 August 2019 at 14:49 by Graham Miller
A report conducted by the BRC has found that retailers across the country have reduced their ...
Price cuts proliferate as retailers aim to attract nervous consumers
02 August 2019 at 09:41 by Graham Miller
Last month saw a 1.2 per cent fall in average prices for products across UK retail outlets, ...
Next tops charts in UK’s online fashion market
31 July 2019 at 11:22 by Simon Crisp
Clothing retailer Next has managed to beat all of its rivals and come out at the head of the pack in ...
Amazon highlights benefits of increased voice commerce usage
30 July 2019 at 14:50 by Sarah Collinson
This week saw Amazon publish its performance figures for the past quarter, with a number of ...
Smaller Retailers Falling Short of Customer Expectations
29 July 2019 at 13:32 by Graham Miller
A study from Zendesk has found that the minor players in the UK’s e-commerce market are having ...
Online Sales Rise While Retail Suffers Long-Term Slump
26 July 2019 at 17:33 by
While people purchased more products via safe shopping online this month, the UK’s retail ...
Prime Day Sees Amazon Win
25 July 2019 at 18:56 by Graham Miller
The 48 hours over which Amazon operated its Prime Day event this year was especially fruitful for ...
Study Shows High Street Dissatisfaction Is Pushing Consumers Online
24 July 2019 at 17:19 by Paul Tissington
A survey conducted by YouGov has revealed that there are a number of reasons for the ever rising ...
Experts Warn of Dire Straits for Retail Sector
23 July 2019 at 07:37 by David Aiken
Studies published this week suggest that the UK’s retailers could be facing up to a tough ...
UK Retains Top Spot in Europe’s Online Shopping Sector
22 July 2019 at 16:30 by Paul Tissington
A study from JP Morgan has revealed that Britain’s love of shopping online has allowed it to ...
Fraudsters Piggyback on Amazon Prime Day’s Popularity
19 July 2019 at 15:59 by Graham Miller
The heavily publicised return of Prime Day earlier this week led to millions of people spending ...
Failing to Compare Prices Online Costs Brits Money
18 July 2019 at 15:50 by Sarah Collinson
Consumers from the UK could collectively save £4.6 billion each year safe shopping online if ...
Big-Ticket Online Purchases Become More Common
17 July 2019 at 15:27 by David Aiken
A study from Walker Sands has found that consumers are less cautious about splashing out on ...
Consumer Demand Makes Manufacturers Rethink Products with Sustainability in Mind
16 July 2019 at 10:31 by Paul Tissington
British shoppers are increasingly on the lookout for products which are eco-friendly and sustainable,...
Weekly M-Commerce Purchases Are Increasingly Common
15 July 2019 at 11:38 by Paul Tissington
A survey from Loqate has revealed that one in three Brits will carry out safe shopping online from ...
Prime Day Expected to See Significant Participation from Consumers Worldwide
12 July 2019 at 16:59 by Graham Miller
A study from Periscope by McKinsey suggests that around 70 per cent of shoppers in several large ...
Extent of Social Media’s Influence over Online Shopping Measured
11 July 2019 at 16:18 by Paul Tissington
A report from Episerver has revealed that people under the age of 37 are more likely to have their ...
E-commerce Projected to Dominate UK Retail Market in a Decade
10 July 2019 at 13:38 by Graham Miller
By the time 2028 rolls around, the majority of all purchases made in the UK will be carried out via ...
Online Shopping Gains Ground in Weak Retail Market Conditions
09 July 2019 at 13:58 by Paul Tissington
The UK’s retail sector saw a sales increase of just 0.6 per cent in June, although this rise ...
Festive Shopping Setbacks Expected If No Brexit Deal Is Reached
08 July 2019 at 09:20 by Simon Crisp
With the revised deadline for the UK’s exit from the EU landing on the 31st of October this ...
Improvements to Online Shopping Added to Chrome Browser
05 July 2019 at 09:24 by Graham Miller
Google is eager to get more of its users enjoying safe shopping online via its Chrome browser ...
Extended Reality Technology Spurs Consumers to Commit to Purchases
04 July 2019 at 20:35 by Mike Price
People are more likely to buy products made available via safe shopping online or at bricks-and-...
International Online Shopping on the Rise, Report Reveals
03 July 2019 at 16:15 by Graham Miller
Figures published by Global-e indicate that more consumers from around the world are choosing to ...
In-Store and Online Shopping Trends Merge Across Europe
02 July 2019 at 18:57 by Mike Price
European consumers are increasingly willing to blend elements of safe shopping online with visits to ...
Brits Balance Speed with Security When Shopping Online, Report Finds
01 July 2019 at 16:07 by David Aiken
A study from GoCardless has revealed that consumers based in the UK are more interested in having ...
Younger Shoppers Turning to Alternative E-Commerce Sites
28 June 2019 at 16:49 by Graham Miller
The latest report from Wunderman has revealed that consumers who fall into the Gen Z age category ...
Tesco to Challenge Amazon with Frictionless Shopping Experiences
28 June 2019 at 09:34 by Simon Crisp
UK supermarket chain Tesco is seeking to butt heads with US e-commerce titan Amazon by introducing ...
Instagram Refreshes Assertion That Online Shopping Will Come to Its Platform
26 June 2019 at 13:07 by Graham Miller
Image-sharing site Instagram is one of the fastest-growing social media platforms, forming an ...
Amazon Announces Prime Day Plans
25 June 2019 at 22:18 by Graham Miller
Next month will see the return of Prime Day, an event which Amazon holds annually in order to ...
Web-Based Food Sales Set for Strong Growth
24 June 2019 at 09:55 by Simon Crisp
The proportion of people buying their groceries via safe shopping online will continue to increase ...
Google Refreshes Efforts to Increase Share of Online Shopping Market
21 June 2019 at 10:37 by Graham Miller
While most people who want to carry out safe shopping online will start with a search on Google, ...
Amazon Buys Extra Planes to Speed Up International Delivery
20 June 2019 at 11:43 by Graham Miller
Within the next two years, e-commerce giant Amazon will see its fleet of cargo planes almost double ...
Youngsters Flock to Second-Hand Selling Apps to Save Cash
19 June 2019 at 10:27 by David Aiken
A new report from the Fashion Retail Academy has revealed that while safe shopping online is very ...
Expansion of Same-Day Grocery Deliveries Announced by Amazon
18 June 2019 at 10:14 by Mike Price
Over the past three years the US e-commerce giant Amazon has been working with UK supermarket chain ...
Improved Online Banking Security Promises to Benefit E-Commerce Experience
17 June 2019 at 09:23 by Graham Miller
This September will see the rollout of new regulations governing web-based banking services, with ...
Tesco Admits to Sluggish Growth After Closing E-Commerce Service
14 June 2019 at 13:04 by Graham Miller
The elimination of Tesco Direct, the portal for safe shopping online that was axed in 2018, is being ...
Solid E-Commerce Experience Helps Increase Customer Loyalty, Study Finds
13 June 2019 at 17:37 by Mike Price
A survey conducted by Criteo has revealed that consumers are more likely to remain loyal to specific ...
Ocado Pursues Fresh Approach to Farming
12 June 2019 at 12:29 by David Aiken
Grocery delivery firm Ocado is pumping money into the relatively new practice of ‘vertical ...
Fashion Outlets Recognise Need for Improved Sustainability
11 June 2019 at 14:30 by Paul Tissington
A study from Drapers has shown that retailers operating in the fashion sector appreciate that ...
Amazon Tipped for Increased UK E-Commerce Dominance
10 June 2019 at 12:56 by Graham Miller
Within the next half decade a full 20 per cent of all money spent via safe shopping online in the UK ...
John Lewis Adopts VR Tech for Home Product Previews
07 June 2019 at 10:31 by Mike Price
Customers who carry out safe shopping online with department chain John Lewis will soon be able to ...
Shopping Via Smart Speaker Found to Be Uncommon
06 June 2019 at 15:32 by Sarah Collinson
While the rise of the smart speaker has been rapid, the proportion of owners who choose to carry out ...
UK Retailers Procrastinate Over Post-Brexit Planning
05 June 2019 at 15:32 by Graham Miller
A new survey from Global-e has found that the majority of retail firms in the UK have yet to develop ...
Dramatic Drop in Sales Shows Retail Industry in Dire Straits
04 June 2019 at 22:14 by Simon Crisp
May was another tough month for retailers across the UK, with statistics from the BRC revealing that ...
Appeal of Shopping Via Social Media Remains Limited
03 June 2019 at 20:23 by Sarah Collinson
A report looking into the popularity of carrying out safe shopping online from social media ...
Human-Like Robot Developed for Home Delivery Purposes
31 May 2019 at 14:16 by David Aiken
While autonomous delivery technologies of many kinds have already been revealed by various ...
Ikea’s New App to Receive Limited Rollout
30 May 2019 at 00:12 by Graham Miller
Flat pack furniture titan Ikea is intending to allow a small group of customers access to its latest ...
Excessive Choice Leaves Online Shoppers in Limbo
29 May 2019 at 15:58 by Paul Tissington
People who regularly carry out safe shopping online are likely to give up on a potential purchase if ...
Retail Brands Fall Short of Consumer Expectations on Social Media
28 May 2019 at 15:48 by Simon Crisp
A survey conducted by Eptica which looked into the way that social media platforms are being used by ...
Evening Delivery Slots Reintroduced by Royal Mail
27 May 2019 at 08:44 by David Aiken
Shortly after announcing the introduction of larger post boxes to cope with the rise of safe ...
Fashion Sales Benefit from Sunny Conditions
27 May 2019 at 08:10 by Graham Miller
April was a good month for clothes retailers, with figures from the Office for National Statistics ...
Survey Suggests Solutions to Online Conversion Rate Issues
23 May 2019 at 12:46 by Graham Miller
A new study from Conversity has looked at the troubles which e-commerce sites face when it comes to ...
Product Category Influences Returns Rates More Than Free Delivery Services
22 May 2019 at 16:41 by Sarah Collinson
Retailers that allow customers to order products via safe shopping online with the added benefit of ...
Unprecedented Slump in Mobile Shopping Reported
21 May 2019 at 09:47 by David Aiken
April was a poor month for m-commerce sales, with IMRG figures suggesting that purchases made via ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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&...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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&...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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&...