Mobilegeddon sees brands lose 10% of traffic

15th July 2015

Despite warnings that changes in Google’s algorithm could give mobile friendly sites preference in search results, the latest Adobe Digital Index (ADI) suggests that there has been a heavy price to pay for those who didn’t optimise. According to the report, the negative efects of ‘Mobilegeddon’ on sites that were not optimised for mobile resulted… Read more »

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Ecommerce sales growth continues: IMRG

15th July 2015

Retailers that sell across a range of sales channels were the winners as online sales grew by 18 per cent in June, say new figures from the IMRG.

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Multichannel drives Burberry performance

15th July 2015

Chief creative and executive Christopher Bailey said that an 8 per cent rise in retail sales was down to the company’s success in serving its customers both online and offline.

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Instore collection accounts for 90 per cent of Halfords online sales

15th July 2015

Halfords has reported an 8.2 per cent growth in ecommerce sales, and said that 91 per cent of items ordered online were now collected in store.

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Barclays caves as Apple Pay launches in the UK

14th July 2015

Apple Pay finally launched in the UK and while Barclays Bank had originally failed to sign up, it has tweeted that it will join the system at some point in the future.

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Summer sparks for ecommerce: BRC

14th July 2015

Fashion discounts in the summer sales gave a boost to ecommerce during June. Online sales grew by 17.6 per cent compared to the same month last year, according to new figures from the British Retail Consortium.

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Black Friday 2015 to be bigger than ever

14th July 2015

Four times as many shoppers plan to buy online on this year’s Black Friday than took part in the promotional event last year, according to the latest research.

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Carpetright goes digital to revitalise its brand

10th July 2015

Carpetright is putting digital at the heart of its new concept redesign, as it seeks to provide inspiration for shoppers.

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House of Fraser updates its app

5th July 2015

House of Fraser said that more than 60 per cent of its online traffic now comes from touchscreen devices, as it launched a new-look smartphone app.

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15 per cent of UK users block online ads

1st July 2015

Free content and services are being put at risk as almost one in seven (15 per cent) British adults online are currently using ad blocking software – mainly because they find online ads interruptive or annoying. This is according to the Internet Advertising Bureau UK Ad Blocking report, conducted by YouGov, who conducted a survey… Read more »

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Amazon Prime launches 1-hour delivery in London

30th June 2015

Amazon has launched its one-hour delivery service, Prime Now, for select areas of London  and said it expects to expand the program to additional cities in the United Kingdom by the end of 2015. It will offer one-hour delivery on over ten thousand items through a mobile app. For an extra fee of £6.99, Amazon Prime members can have… Read more »

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Turkish ecommerce reaches €6.34 billion

30th June 2015

Ecommerce transactions in Turkey are up 35 percent in 2014 from the previous year, reaching a volume of 18.9 billion Turkish liras ($7 billion), according to Turkey’s Istanbul-based Informatics Industry Association, or TUBISAD.

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