Instagram is trialling shoppable tags allowing for in-app purchases.
Black Friday will be the biggest single online shopping day in the UK in the run up to Christmas – a period in which consumers will this year spend £24.3 billion online, forecasts new research. That total is 10 per cent ahead of the £21.8 billion spent last year according to the latest Adobe Digital… Read more »
UK retailers dispatched 10 per cent more online orders in September than they did a year ago, according to the latest figures from the IMRG.
Attributable revenue from Facebook ad campaigns might be higher than web analytics lead them to believe, causing advertisers to report lower return on investment from Facebook, according to a study from Rakuten Marketing.
Mothercare has launched two new consumer websites, built in partnership with Astound Commerce.
Leading UK retailer John Lewis has invested in Digital Bridge, planning to use its mixed-reality technologies to allow consumers to virtually try home décor in their own living rooms.
Debenhams reports that its investment in improving its multichannel service through a mobile-first strategy has helped it to grow online sales by 9.3 per cent in its latest financial year. The retailer has brought the management of store and online operations together under retail director Ross Clemmow, as it looks to deliver a seamless shopping experience to customers.
Leading fashion brand Missguided, which has been a leading proponent of personalization through mobile, is now offering a new refer-a-friend programme that launches this week.
More than two in five people (43 per cent) say they keep less hard cash in their pockets than they did two years ago, according to a new study.
The study by Mastercard found that half of adults in Britain now carry less than £5 in cash in their purses or wallets amid a surge in popularity for online shopping and contactless card payments.
Carrefour has announced it is to combine different electronic wallets and loyalty apps as French mobile payments systems converge.
Mastercard is launching an artificial intelligence (AI) bot platform that allows consumers to transact, manage finances, and shop via messaging platforms.
Tesco is testing contactless, paperless receipts in two stores in Harlow, Essex, sending them to the user’s Tesco app instead, as the retailer looks to make its whole check out process more digital.