Amazon is to overtake Tesco as the UK’s largest retailer within the next four years, with UK sales expected to reach £77.1 billion by 2025, according to a new report.
San Francisco has been crowned top tech hotspot, thanks to its welcoming start-up environment, high Ease of Doing Business score, excellent tech salaries and great education scores, according to new research.
One month on from non-essential retail reopening, early data shows online sales have declined by 6% against the previous month. Sales typically decline by just 3% at this time of year, indicating that customers are diversifying their spending.
The NHS now ranks higher than Google, Netflix and Apple in UK brands following the pandemic, while Amazon retains the top spot, according to a new survey.
Global online clothing retailer boohoo has launched newly acquired brands Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton on its multi-brand ecommerce platform in less than three months in partnership with digital agency, Astound Commerce.
As the UK’s national lockdown eased in April, consumers grew more confident with shopping in-store, with online grocery growth slowing to 25%, down from 92% last month, according to new research.
Advertising spend in the UK is expected to increase by 15.2% to £27bn in 2021, driven by online advertising, according to the most recent quarterly expenditure report by the Advertising Association/WARC.
There has been a surge in pub app downloads since the roadmap out of lockdown was announced, with Greene King, Harvester and Wetherspoon seeing considerable increases in downloads, according to new research.
Investment in social media tops hair and beauty business professionals’ priorities, as lockdown puts pressure on them to keep customers, according to new research.
Marketers have expressed overall optimism about the economy for the first time since 2015, according to the latest IPA Bellwether Report.
Asos has more than tripled first-half profits to a record £106m as the online retailer continues to benefit from the pandemic.
The UK government and Public Health England were among 2020’s top ten UK advertisers, as the pandemic caused major shifts in budgets, according to new research.
Facebook has expanded its ecommerce features with a new ‘Shop’ bookmark that gives users in the UK and Canada the ability to browse virtual storefronts.
In 2020, the FTSE Media sector set a new annual record for the number of profit warnings issued in a year with 81% attributed to COVID-19, according to data from the latest EY Profit Warnings Report.
Weetabix Food Company has reported a surge in sales of its cereal, after it tweeted a controversial pairing with Heinz Beanz as part of a Sainsbury’s promotion.
British shoppers spent £1.4bn on groceries online during the month of January, a growth of 121% in the last four weeks ending 30th January. A large proportion of this expenditure was from new online shoppers who spent an equivalent of £770m, reveals new data released today by NielsenIQ.
Boohoo has bought Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton in a £25.2m deal set to transform the fashion brands into online-only platforms, resulting in 2,450 job losses.
As iconic international high street retail brands like Topshop and Debenhams go online-only, the pandemic is driving the most extreme transformation in the clothing industry, questioning the viability of traditional business models.
Google has retained its top spot in the UK, while Amazon.co.uk grew 40% in traffic in 2020 alone compared to the previous year, according to new research looking at the most popular web domains in the UK.
Tik Tok has surpassed Snapchat in time spent among adult users in 2020, according to new research from eMarketer.