Despite booming ecommerce sales, Mothercare announced group sales of £349.9 million in the half-year to October 10, 6.1 per cent down on the same period last year.
The UK government is offering a free virtual health check to companies to help ensure they can defend themselves against cyber attacks on their data – a Cyber Governance Health Check.
Facebook is expanding its reach in Africa, giving free internet access to 17 countries in Africa via a deal with telco Airtel Africa, nine of which will be entirely new territories for the service.
Ted Baker has reported ecommerce sales up by 74.3 per cent, and retail sales growth of 18.1 per cent in the latest quarter of its financial year.
The latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index have revealed that online retail sales recorded their lowest year-on-year (YoY) growth for the month of October since the Index launched 15 years ago – up just 8.9 per cent as retailers entered the peak period.
Across five of the biggest platforms, users on Instagram who are most likely to see social networks as a viable channel for product/brand research, according to new data from Global Web Index.
In its latest results, the US-owned grocer reported only a small improvement on the previous period’s figures, which had been the worst in its 50-year history.
Halfords reported a fall in first half profits and announced the second phase of its transformation strategy, with an emphasis on using data to improve online and offline service.
China’s online shopping holiday ‘Singles’ Day’ has broken all previous records, lead by ecommerce giant Alibaba, with a shopping total alone of $14.3 billion, up 60 per cent on 2014.
Eighteen per cent of web users now say they are using ad blockers, up from 15 per cent five months ago.
Burberry has reported flat sales for its first half, but says it sees opportunities across its sales channels and markets.
The new expanded Yoox Net-A-Porter Group has reported rapid growth in its first results as a combined company.