Amazon has launched its first Amazon-branded supermarket called Go Grocery, located in the online retail giant’s home city of Seattle.
With demand for friction free payment transactions, such as contactless payments, using cards and digital wallet, predicted to grow by 300% globally over the next five years, retailers need to diversify and reimagine the traditional point of payment in-store and online, according to a new report.
After a surprisingly strong Christmas sales period, retailer hopes of a continuation of such growth into 2020 were dashed in January, with online retail sales growth dropping back to -0.4% Year-on-Year (YoY), according to new data.
Amazon.co.uk is the most visible¹ website overall in Google’s UK page one results when people search for consumer electronics topics such as computers, laptops, video and mobile phones according to a new study by Searchmetrics.
Generation X (45 to 54-year olds) are the most prolific online shoppers, confounding popular opinion that millennials dominate internet purchasing, according to new research.
Customers of leading direct-to-consumer brands in sectors such as fashion and beauty say reviews (76%), discounts (70%) and photos (61%) are among the top factors that make it easier for them to make purchase decisions according to new research.
Many consumers this year took a more relaxed approach Valentine’s day this year , with many frugal shoppers deciding to have a night in with their loved one rather than a lavish night out, according to new data.
Home improvement store Homebase has appointed cloud-based digital marketing provider Mapp as the UK retail brand seeks to realign its marketing efforts amid company-wide restructuring.
Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group has unveiled measures to help small and medium-sized enterprises in China affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
Global app install ad spend is set to reach $118 billion in 2022 as millions of people in the developing world come online, according to new research.
Digital frustration and disengagement is turning to apathy as UK consumers drown in too much choice, with more consumers actively seeking time away from smartphones and tablets compared to 2018, according to new research.
German-based digital bank N26, which is backed by Tencent and Facebook and PayPal investor Peter Theil, is to close 200,000 UK current accounts in April 'due to Brexit' - despite launching two years after the EU referendum.
A new streaming service catering specifically to jazz fans, called 'jazzed', has been launched, and has selected British B2B music-tech company 7digital as its preferred music platform.
This Monday will bear witness to the peak pre-Valentine’s Day rush for online shoppers in the UK, as they look to snap up last minute gifts for their loved ones in time for delivery – from top of the range tech to indoor greenery.
Laybuy, an interest-free ‘buy now, pay later’ payment platform, is partnering with WHSmith in the UK to bring a ‘buy now, pay later’ solution.
Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) retailers in the UK lost an average of £174k in 2019 due to failed eCommerce projects, according to a new study.
Veridium has launched its own facial recognition and behavioural biometric technology for mobile phones - replacing expensive hardware with a frictionless app.
Mountain Dew, Avocados From Mexico and Rocket Mortgage were the top Super Bowl ads in terms of emotional impact, according to new research.
As we enter 2020, what are the top priorities transformation for global companies? New research identifies the key areas to focus on.
UK consumers are starting their search for that perfect Christmas present as early as August, suggesting an increasingly fragmented festive retail period, according to new research.