Clothing is the most popular product category for international online purchases, followed by footwear and children’s clothing in second and third places, highlighting the extent of the trading opportunity available to globally optimised UK apparel retailers and brands.
Amazon reported first-quarter results and guidance that far exceeded expectations as a pandemic-driven pick-up in online shopping and cloud demand showed no signs of slowing down.
As the UK High Street experienced a boost in the first week of non-essential retail re-opening, the digital High Street also remained buoyed, according to new research.
Pinterest and Shopify have announced the expansion of their partnership to 27 additional countries. The partnership will provide more than 1.7 million Shopify merchants around the world with an easy way to bring their products to Pinterest and turn them into shoppable Product Pins to be discoverable across the platform.
51% of consumers want to avoid shop assistants, 2 in 5 people would most like to see more self-service tills introduced and 16% of shoppers want the introduction of checkout-free stores like AmazonGo. according to new research.
Poor checkout experiences, including a lack of one-click or quick payment options, risks losing retailers hard won online conversions, according to new research.
The UK is the third most shopped market for international online purchases, topped only by China and the US, according to new data.
A majority (70%) of surveyed consumers expressed interest in “Shoppertainment” and almost half of those surveyed have increased their consumption of shoppertainment content as a result of COVID-19.
Caffè Nero is launching at home products on Amazon, as the premium coffee house looks to diversify its sales channels.
Online fashion retailer ASOS has bought the Topshop, Topman and Miss Selfridge brands from failed retail group Arcadia, but their 70 stores, employing 2,500 people, are not included in the deal.
British retail suffered its worst annual performance for sales growth on record in 2020, new figures reveal.
LiveArea is partnering with German footwear retailer Zumnorde to build and launch a new digital store on BigCommerce and, through site redesign, deliver more consumer-focused online user experiences.
The powerful combination of technology and customer data could enable eCommerce giants like Amazon to outperform the Big Four supermarkets, according to a new report.
Nearly three quarters of Brits (74%) expect the economy to get worse in the next 6 months, compared to just 7% in China, but online grocery is booming worldwide, according to a new global study.
A new Manchester-based tech start-up is set to shake up the UK and international student accommodation market with the launch of its online student property platform.
Greeting card and gift retailer Card Factory has partnered with leading digital commerce agency, Astound Commerce UK, to create new website, accelerating the retailer’s omnichannel offering.
Following fears of Coronavirus, the overwhelming majority of UK shoppers (91%) are planning to avoid physical stores this Black Friday, according to new data.
eBay Advertising has launched a new set of programmatic targeting capabilities, letting brands to target at scale without the need for cookies and real-time updates between ad calls to eradicate waste.
With 62% of all purchases during lockdown made online and only 16% of shoppers planning to return to their old shopping habits, behaviour towards online discounts and spend has also changed, according to new research.
More than half (56%) of UK business leaders are not planning to invest more in digital transformation, despite COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdown accelerating the need for digitisation across services.