Amazon large investment in online food courier Deliveroo presents a “real risk” it could leave customers and businesses facing higher prices and poorer services, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has warned.
Consumers are looking for ongoing Black Friday deals during the following Saturday and Sunday resulted in this year’s ‘Cyber Weekend’ being 26% larger than in 2018, according to new research.
As concern over the environment grows, there has been a marked shift in public behaviour, as people from being consumers to becoming ethical brand citizens. Davina O’Donghue, Senior Research Director at RDSi looks at how brands can best respond to meet these developing needs.
Online retail sales rebounded in October, but still recorded the lowest ever growth for that month, according to new research.
With a new digital decade ahead, Wesley MacLaggan SVP Marketing at Marin Software, has given his take on the two top marketing trends for next year.
Birds Eye, Ted Baker and Sainsbury’s were among the best Pinterest campaigns for 2019. Birds Eye, Ted Baker and Sainsbury’s were among the best Pinterest campaigns for 2019.
L’Oreal became the top-selling beauty brand on Tmall this year, beating out peers Estee Lauder and SK-II to become one of just fifteen brands to crack one billion RMB in sales on Singles Day.
Black Friday footfall increased by 6% compared to Black Friday 2018, according to official data from ShopperTrak.
1 in 5 UK shoppers are abandoning the high street and heading online for deals and discounts this Black Friday, according to new research.
With shoppers expected to break the spending record this year, Sean Durkin, Head of Enterprise, UK & Ireland, OpenText, considers how retailers can maintain best practice when it comes to customer experience, despite high traffic levels.
Swedish sock retailer Happy Socks has chosen Sitoo as its global mobile point of sale (mPOS) system.
Up to 95% of products in Black Friday deals are cheaper or the same price after the sales day, according to new research.
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.
With Black Friday and Cyber Monday less than a week away, Marin Software offers a guide to Amazon Advertising to make the most of the sales frenzy.
The rise of ecommerce and adaptive tech has created new customer touchpoints, allowing consumers to interact with brands through complex networks of channels and platforms. Tim Carter, director of operations at smp offers a guide on creating a joined up experience for the customer that pays off.
Have Brits reached a subscription limit? Two thirds won’t pay more than £20 a month for TV streaming services
The majority of UK consumers (60%) won’t pay more than £20 per month for TV streaming services, with £10 the maximum monthly amount for a quarter (26%). That’s according to new research by The Trade Desk, which reveals just how judicious consumers are with their streaming spend, despite the growing number of subscription-based TV streaming services in the UK.
Google is expanding its Duplex service, moving “beyond voice” and coming to the web, letting users buy movie tickets with a few commands.
Barclays has unveiled their enhanced finger vein scanner, developed in collaboration with Hitachi using VeinID infra-red technology.
Nike is stopping all sales of its products through Amazon, as the sports brand embarks on a renewed focus on “more direct, personal relationships” with customers.
Black Friday is set to be bigger than ever, and could start as soon as this Wednesday – as last year searches for ‘Black Friday’ on ebay.co.uk shot up by 73% overnight on Wednesday 14th November, just under a week and a half ahead of the official occasion.