Brand activation agency ZEAL Creative has issued a new white paper to support grocery brands to plan activation for the next 6-12 months in a rapidly changing and uncertain environment.
UK shoppers are now four times more likely to buy from online marketplaces than direct from retailers, demonstrating the appeal of quick, convenient, one-stop shopping experiences to customers online as well as offline, according to new research.
Covid-19 has caused Christmas to begin earlier than usual in the UK, with over a quarter (27%) of consumers planning to start Christmas shopping and preparations earlier than they did last year, according to new research.
Financial marketing trends: Bank’s digital experience ‘lacks empathy’ as customer cash concerns grow
Financial brands that champion customer’s wellbeing in the digital experience through empathy and emotional intelligence will fare best in the new Covid-19 pandemic era, as new research uncovers how young people are worried about looking at their finances.
Pinterest announced that more than 400 million people around the world now come to the platform every month to find inspiration with Gen Z, men and Millennials driving much of its new user growth.
Amazon has been given approval to buy a minority stake in UK food delivery start-up Deliveroo, ending a lengthy battle by the firms to convince regulators the deal would not harm competition.
The lockdown has sparked a surge in online retail purchases of games, from table tennis to airhockey. Games retailer Liberty Games has seen a year on year increase of 350% since the start of the Coronavirus lockdown in the UK.
Nearly half (45%) of the UK population shopped for groceries online at least once a week during lockdown, with 2.7 million more households shopping online almost exclusively compared to pre-lockdown, according to new research.
Brits consumed 1.3bn litres of alcohol during the UK’s lockdown period, almost half the 2bn litres figure recorded during the same time period last year, reveals new data from Nielsen Scantrack and CGA.
Amazon has smashed earnings expectations, reporting double-digit revenue growth year over year as the lockdown fuelled online shopping purchases.
UK retailer Argos is to scrap iconic print catalogue after almost half a century, marking another major shift from the high street to ecommerce.
Valuable deals and brand authenticity are driving consumer decision-making – especially among Gen Z and millennials, according to new research.
Amazon Fresh delivery now free for Prime members in London and the South East, with the retailer set to expand further across the UK this year.
Computer vision platform provider Advertima has closed a €15m Series A investment round led by existing shareholder Swiss real estate company, Fortimo Group.
Customer service professionals increasingly believe that their business views their function as an expense rather than opportunity for growth, according to new research.
73% of holiday shoppers will purchase primarily online this Christmas, regardless of a potential return to lockdown, with majority of shoppers not planning to decrease their spend, according to new research.
The global pandemic has accelerated online shopping, meaning this Christmas retailers need to speed up their online efforts ahead of the festive ecommerce frenzy, according to new research.
Global secure personal authentication firm MyPInPad has struck a strategic partnerships with Mswipe, India’s largest independent mobile POS merchant acquirer and network provider, and the world’s leader in digital payments, Visa, to propel contactless payments in India.
Instagram has launched the next stage of its on-platform ecommerce experience with a new ‘Shop’ section in the Explore tab, showcasing a range of personalised items within a single buyable feed.
Shoppers want more voice-activated demos, augmented reality try-ons and mobile-activated self-checkout options in post-pandemic retail environments as they move to a safety-first consumer mindset, according to new research.