As this week marks a key stage of lockdown lifting, eBay Ads UK has released new research and insights which reveal that lockdown lifting is set to signal a surge in spending on going out clothes and holiday wardrobes – amongst the young and old.
With mobile usage on the rise, 23% of Brits now admit to using their smartphone to shop while in bed, according to new research.
Since just before the beginning of the pandemic, the share of cashless retailers in the UK has risen by more than seven times, according to new research.
Dezerved, a new members-only online marketplace has launched in partnership with Lufthansa’s Miles & More to connect loyalty program customers with exclusive offers from luxury brands, including Farfetch, Sony and Fitbit.
High street chocolate retailer Thorntons is permanently closing its shops in Britain, putting 603 jobs at risk.
IKEA has turned its 2021 print catalogue into a podcast as a tribute to its last ever print production.
John Lewis will permanently shut several more department stores after it fell to its first loss in its 157-year history.
Consumer group Which? has exposed a web of paid-for reviewers providing fake reviews to dozens of UK businesses listings on Google, ranging from home improvement companies to a stockbroker.
Sexual wellbeing brand and online retailer Lovehoney has partnered with digital commerce agency, Astound Commerce, to create a new mobile-first platform.
Amazon has opened its first UK-based till-free store in Ealing in west London – but already has plans to expand with dozens more in the country.
Deliveroo plans to reward its busiest riders with bonuses of up to £10,000 when the food delivery firm lists its shares on the London Stock Exchange.
Over one third of British consumers (35%) faced a decline in household income, up from 29% in September, according to new research.
Almost a quarter (23%) of UK shoppers are now using social media to discover new products, making it apparent that social commerce, rich visual content and virtual storefronts are the future of any ecommerce strategy.
Covid-19 reshaped the landscape for many industries and e-commerce sites benefitted from the sudden influx in e-commerce activity.
People are doing their part to support small businesses, with 53% buying from local restaurants and 33% shopping at local retailers – specifically to support them through the pandemic, according to new research.
Pinterest has launched a new widget option for iOS that lets Pinners choose their interests and have them served to their home screens daily.
Social commerce on the rise: Shopify expands Shop Pay in-stream payments process to Facebook and Instagram
Shopify has partnered with Facebook to expand its payment option, Shop Pay, to all Shopify merchants selling across both Facebook and Instagram.
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.
The digital commerce sector did see a phenomenal $117 billion in disclosed transaction value, though $40 billion of this can be attributed to S&P Global and IHS Markit’s merger in November 2020, according to a new report.
Ocado has enjoyed a 35% rise in revenue after a year in which the global pandemic forced many people to buy online for the first time.