Cyber Monday set to break records

Retailers across the UK are preparing for the busiest online shopping year of the day today as Cyber Monday gets under way. Pure play...

Asos invests in Covetique

Fashion e-tailer Asos has announced today that it has invested in second-hand luxury clothing website Covetique. Allowing sellers to pass on rarely worn pieces,...

Comment: How to prepare for Google Shopping

The impressive adoption rates of online shopping globally – over 40 per cent of European Union shoppers now use the internet to buy goods...

£3.5bn of Christmas sales to involve smartphones

Retail sales purchased on or influenced by smartphones will reach £3.5 billion this Christmas, according to research revealed today. Business advisory firm Deloitte has...

Black Friday online sales reach $1.04bn

Online sales in the US during Black Friday reached $1.04 billion (£624 million), up 26 per cent on last year, it has been announced....

Asos’ Head of Buying exits

Fashion e-tailer Asos has announced the departure of its Head of Buying Ellen Andrews today. Asos, which has capitalised on Black Friday in the...

60% of consumers face online delivery problems

More than 60 per cent of consumers have faced delivery problems when receiving an online purchase, while 10 per cent have experienced problems with...

Cyber Monday to see 115m retail site visits

Cyber Monday is set to be the UK‘s biggest ever online shopping day with more than 100 million online visits expected, according to data...

Comment: S-commerce – Everyone’s at it

In those dark, grey, drizzly pre-internet days, direct sales was a revolution giving people, and notably women, the chance to run their own business....

eBay announces Chinese localised site

Online marketplace eBay has today announced that it is to launch a localised site in China as it seeks to broaden its global reach....

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2019 Global Retail Report

Poor customer experience = £102bn in lost sales Do you know how much poor customer experience is costing your business? The Adyen 2019 Global Retail Report...