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....

Comment: Tackling e-Crime

Consumers are shopping online in increasing numbers. It is estimated that the web will capture 10 per cent of all UK retail transactions by...

Comment: The changing role of stores

For the past few years, UK retail has remained in a state of flux as its landscape continues to alter. Whilst the economic downturn...

Q&A:Ben Dowd, Business Director at O2

What do you think are the primary challenges facing small & independent retailers today? It‘s a tough climate out there and small business owners...

Comment: What makes a successful retail app?

With over 700,000 apps currently available in the App Store, it might seem tempting for retailers to jump in feet first and develop an...

Asos launches interactive Xmas ads

Fashion e-tailer Asos has launched its Christmas advertising campaign targeting a female audience featuring singers Azealia Banks and Ellie Goulding and model Charlotte Free,...

Littlewoods unveils Christmas ad

Online retailer Littlewoods has today unveiled its Christmas ad campaign which will star celebrity brand ambassador Myleene Klass as the company brings Santa back...

Comment: What‘s ‘in store‘ for brands this Christmas?

With Christmas (almost) around the corner and high streets already adorning their displays with festive lights and oversized pine trees, brands are busy making...

Amazon posts loss in Q3

Pure play e-tailer Amazon has posted a net income loss of $274 million (£170 million) in its third quarter, it has been announced. Operating...

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The New Age of Consumer Behaviour in Retail 2019 Report

Is retail experiencing a moment of transformation or chaos? The answer to this question depends on who is framing it. Too long has our...