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.
Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group has unveiled measures to help small and medium-sized enterprises in China affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
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.
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.
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.
The first month of 2020 saw nearly 10,000 retail jobs lost in the UK as Brexit, online rivals and supermarkets took their toll on the high street, according to a new report.
Online global fashion destination ASOS has extended its partnership with leading payments provider Klarna.
An unhappy user will leave a website within 10 - 20 seconds if left dissatisfied – one of the key factors that determines whether a user stays on a website is if they believe it’s trustworthy.
Brands are right to cash in on festive fever in the run up to Christmas, but new insights from eBay Advertising UK reveal an overlooked opportunity for advertisers to engage with time-rich consumers in the often-neglected ‘Chrimbo limbo’ period between Christmas and New Year’s Day.
An early analysis of fashion shopping habits globally this holiday season shows mobile phones account for 67% of traffic to fashion retail sites and 52% of sales revenue.
1 in 5 UK shoppers are abandoning the high street and heading online for deals and discounts this Black Friday, according to new research.
Online market place for freelance services Fiverr has expanded into influencer marketing.
The popularity of Black Friday keeps rising in the UK. According to the British Retail Consortium, Black Friday searches overtook Boxing Day for both 2017 and 2018. However Bloomreach statistics suggest that 2019 will be the year of the ‘mobile Black Friday’, as consumers look to bag deals on the move in their largest numbers ever.