Category: News

UK government calls for cyber health checks

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 to provide free online access in Africa

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 reports ecommerce up 74%

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.

Online retail records lowest ever October growth

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.

Half of Instagrammers use it for product search

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.

Singles Day beats best expectations

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.