Thursday, October 29, 2020
Online spending is due to overtake physical store sales for the first time ever this Christmas rising to a “record-breaking” £39.41 billion.

Online spend to overtake high street sales this year in first ever “truly digital...

Online spending is due to overtake physical store sales for the first time ever this Christmas rising to a “record-breaking” £39.41 billion.
TikTok users will soon be able to purchase items as they scroll through the app as the social media giant makes its biggest push yet into ecommerce.

TikTok users will now be able to shop from nearly 1 million Shopify retailers...

TikTok users will soon be able to purchase items as they scroll through the app as the social media giant makes its biggest push yet into ecommerce.
Tesco launches drone trial in Ireland

Tesco launches drone trial in Ireland

Tesco has launched its trial of drone home deliveries this week, with shoppers in County Galway, Ireland, the first to test the service.
Retailers which have seen their online revenues skyrocket during the pandemic could see their rents shoot up under a progressive new leasing model.

UK retailers’ rents could soon be based on online sales

Retailers which have seen their online revenues skyrocket during the pandemic could see their rents shoot up under a progressive new leasing model.
Online shopping fraud has skyrocketed during the pandemic as more than 40,000 people fell victim within the first half of 2020.

40,000 people have fallen victim to online shopping fraud this year

Online shopping fraud has skyrocketed during the pandemic as more than 40,000 people fell victim within the first half of 2020.
Marks & Spencer shoppers are being targeted by hackers posing as the company’s chief executive Steve Rowe.

M&S CEO Steve Rowe impersonated by hackers in voucher scam

Marks & Spencer shoppers are being targeted by hackers posing as the company’s chief executive Steve Rowe.
Global ecommerce is dominated by just six companies which control nearly 60 per cent of the world’s digital sales, according to new research.

58% of global online sales are made from just 6 companies, 4 of which...

Global ecommerce is dominated by just six companies which control nearly 60 per cent of the world’s digital sales, according to new research.
Amazon is now offering to pay customers for data on what they are purchasing outside of its online and offline stores.

Amazon will now pay shoppers $10 for data on what they’re buying

Amazon is now offering to pay customers for data on what they are purchasing outside of its online and offline stores.
Royal Mail will now collect parcels and returns from customers’ doorsteps, meaning sellers and shoppers no longer need to leave their house to deliver goods.

Royal Mail to collect parcels for delivery from your doorstep with “Parcel Collect”

Royal Mail will now collect parcels and returns from customers’ doorsteps, meaning sellers and shoppers no longer need to leave their house to deliver goods.
PayPal has announced controversial new plans to charge customers and businesses “inactivity fees” if they don’t use their account for extended periods.

PayPal sparks anger after introducing £12 charge for “inactive” customers

PayPal has announced controversial new plans to charge customers and businesses “inactivity fees” if they don’t use their account

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