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&...