Chinese ecommerce company Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Unilever NV to help the consumer products group reach more Chinese shoppers.
Chinese search giant Baidu saw its global market share fall to 7.5 per cent in June 2015, according to the latest research. The findings, from China Internet watch, indicate that Google still ranked the top by Global market share of 70.8 per cent- an increase of 2.26 per cent from the previous month. Baidu was… Read more »
Amazon said its Prime Day promotion, a day of discounts open only to members of its Prime subscription scheme, beat Black Friday 2014 – which till this week was its biggest-ever selling day. Customers seemed less happy, with complaints about the service soaring over the day.
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 »
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Carpetright is putting digital at the heart of its new concept redesign, as it seeks to provide inspiration for shoppers.
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.