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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. 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,...

  16. 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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. 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, ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. 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 ...

  33. 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 ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. 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 ...

  36. 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 ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. 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 ...

  39. 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 ...

  40. 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 ...

  41. 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 ...

  42. 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 ...

  43. 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 ...

  44. 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 ...

  45. 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 ...

  46. 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 ...

  47. 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 ...

  48. 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 ...

  49. 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 ...

  50. 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 ...

  51. 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 ...

  52. 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 ...

  53. 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 ...

  54. 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 ...

  55. 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 ...

  56. 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 ...

  57. 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 ...

  58. 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 ...

  59. 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 ...

  60. 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 ...

  61. 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, ...

  62. 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 ...

  63. 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, ...

  64. 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 ...

  65. 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 ...

  66. 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 ...

  67. 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 ...

  68. 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 ...

  69. 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 ...

  70. 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 ...

  71. 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 ...

  72. 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 ...

  73. 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 ...

  74. 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 ...

  75. 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 ...

  76. 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 ...

  77. 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, ...

  78. 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 ...

  79. 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 ...

  80. 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 ...

  81. 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 ...

  82. 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 ...

  83. 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 ...

  84. 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 ...

  85. 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 ...

  86. 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 ...

  87. 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 ...

  88. 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 ...

  89. 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,...

  90. 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 ...

  91. 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 ...

  92. 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 ...

  93. 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 ...

  94. 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 ...

  95. 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 ...

  96. 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 ...

  97. 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-...

  98. 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 ...

  99. 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 ...

  100. 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 ...

  101. 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 ...

  102. 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 ...

  103. 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 ...

  104. 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 ...

  105. 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 ...

  106. 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, ...

  107. 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 ...

  108. 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 ...

  109. 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 ...

  110. 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 ...

  111. 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 ...

  112. 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 ...

  113. 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 ...

  114. 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 ...

  115. 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 ...

  116. 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 ...

  117. 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 ...

  118. 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 ...

  119. 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 ...

  120. 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 ...

  121. 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 ...

  122. 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 ...

  123. 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 ...

  124. 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 ...

  125. 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 ...

  126. 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 ...

  127. 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 ...

  128. 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 ...

  129. 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 ...

  130. 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 ...

  131. 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 ...

  132. 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 ...

  133. 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 ...

  134. 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 ...

  135. 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 ...

  136. 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 ...

  137. 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 ...

  138. 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 ...

  139. 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 ...

  140. 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 ...

  141. 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 ...

  142. 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 ...

  143. 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 ...

  144. 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 ...

  145. 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 ...

  146. 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 ...

  147. 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 ...

  148. 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 ...

  149. 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 ...

  150. 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 ...

  151. 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 ...

  152. 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 ...

  153. 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, ...

  154. 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 ...

  155. 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 ...

  156. 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 ...

  157. 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 ...

  158. 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 ...

  159. 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 ...

  160. 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 ...

  161. 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 ...

  162. 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 ...

  163. 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 ...

  164. 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 ...

  165. 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 ...

  166. 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 ...

  167. 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 ...

  168. 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 ...

  169. 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 ...

  170. 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 ...

  171. 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 ...

  172. 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 ...

  173. 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 ...

  174. 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 ...

  175. 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 ...

  176. 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 ...

  177. 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 ...

  178. 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 ...

  179. 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 ...

  180. 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 ...

  181. 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 ...

  182. 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 ...

  183. 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 ...

  184. 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 ...

  185. 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 ...

  186. 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 ...

  187. 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 ...

  188. 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 ...

  189. 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 ...

  190. 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 ...

  191. 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 ...

  192. 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 ...

  193. 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 ...

  194. 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 ...

  195. 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 ...

  196. 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 ...

  197. 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 ...

  198. 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 ...

  199. 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 ...

  200. 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 ...

  201. 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&...

  202. 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 ...

  203. 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 ...

  204. 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 ...

  205. 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 ...

  206. 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 ...

  207. 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 ...

  208. 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 ...

  209. 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 ...

  210. 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 ...

  211. 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 ...

  212. 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&...

  213. 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 ...

  214. 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 ...

  215. 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 ...

  216. 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 ...

  217. 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 ...

  218. 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 ...

  219. 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 ...

  220. 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 ...

  221. 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 ...

  222. 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 ...

  223. 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 ...

  224. 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 ...

  225. 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 ...

  226. 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 ...

  227. 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&...