The future of the digital checkout: Today’s trends shaping tomorrow’s tech

7th October 2021

Research from over 4,500 global consumers and 150 eCommerce decision-makers to bring you the latest insight into innovations and trends shaping the future of the digital checkout. Optimising the checkout experience is one of the most crucial parts of the job as a retailer, but with ever-changing customer demands and rising expectations, it can be… Read more »

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Bonmarche reports rise in online sales as instore stalls

30th July 2015

Bonmarché reported a 11.4 per cent rise in online sales in the quarter to June 27, and an overall 3.8 per cent rise in total sales during the period.

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Omnichannel boosts revenues for Pets at Home

29th July 2015

The multichannel pet food and accessories specialist reported that omnichannel services, such as click and collect, helped to drive like-for-like sales growth of 1.7 per cent in Q1 2016, compared to the same quarter last year.

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Retailers missing out on customer data insight

27th July 2015

Despite a growing understanding that customer insight can have a direct impact on the bottom line, many retailers fail to access what’s available. This is because as few as 1 in 3 retailers have an information manager.

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Smart wearables use is evolving

27th July 2015

In its latest research, Wearables May 15, UK digital research specialist Clicked has identified an evolution in the use of smart watches.

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Smartwatches vulnerable to cyber attack

23rd July 2015

Research from HP Fortify has found that 100 per cent of tested smartwatches exhibit security flaws, raising concerns about their use in a number of different areas, including ecommerce.

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Unilever partners with Alibaba to target Chinese market

20th July 2015

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.

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China’s search giant falters, as Baidu’s market share falls

18th July 2015

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 »

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Amazon Prime Day beats Black Friday record but customer complaints soar

17th July 2015

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.

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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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