Online adults are now as likely to own a smartphone as a PC/laptop, according to GWI, and the boom in mobile ownership is having a clear impact on the online shopping behaviours of digital consumers.
Tesco is to cut 24-hour trading in 76 of its 400 all night trading stores, as growth in ecommerce has diminished the need for such services.
Amazon stock falls as quarterly results disappoint
Oriel’s patent-pending content protection technology has launched, rendering desktop, mobile and even ISP ad-blocking ineffective, protecting content and advertising revenue.
Retail sales fell by 0.5 per cent year-on-year (non-seasonally adjusted) in December according to the Retail Economics Sales Index.
The number of overseas shoppers using their smartphones to browse UK brands has soared over the last quarter, according to the latest data from BRC-Google research.
Christmas 2015 was a digital one for UK retailers, according to the BRC-Google Online Retail Monitor for Q4 2015.
Nearly three-quarters (72 per cent) of UK consumers online are concerned about the level of protection given to the personal information they share with brands and organisations online.
According to Global Web Index (GWI), five years on from its launch messaging app WeChat is now being used by the majority (63 per cent) of China’s internet users.
The importance of search has been underscored by the revelation that Google is reported to have paid Apple $1 billion to be the default iOS search engine in 2014.
Thirty seven per cent of mobile users are blocking ads (and another 42 per cent could follow) according to the latest research from Global Web Index (GWI).
The site, which once boasted more than 15 million members, was launched in the summer of 2000 as a method for people to find their old friends from their school days.