British retailers to dispatch 865 million online orders in 2014

British retailers will process and dispatch 865 million online orders during 2014, iabuk.net reports.   According to new figures published by the UK’s online retail association IMRG, online stores are set to turn around their slow start to the year with … Continued

US e-commerce revenues up ten per cent in a year

New statistics show that US e-commerce revenues have experienced double-digit growth in the last year, according to businessinsider.com. The data was released by predictive analysis firm Custora. It found that revenues in the industry have increased by ten per cent … Continued

Research suggests Britain could go cashless over next decade

New research provides evidence that Britain really could become a cash-free nation over the next ten years as consumers warm to the idea of electronic payment methods. Analysts have speculated over the UK going ‘cashless’ in the near future and … Continued

Belgium e-commerce worth 1.91 billion Euros last year

New statistics show that Belgium e-commerce sales accounted for 1.91 billion Euros (£1.59 billion) last year, according to telecompaper.com. This is a 25.7 per cent increase from 2012 figures, according to the industry group BeCommerce. It is expected that this … Continued

Retailers need real-time pricing in place

The next stage in ecommerce’s natural evolution is the rise of real-time pricing. This has been suggested by Rodney Mason, chief marketing officer at global incentives and engagement firm Parago, who believes retailers can boost their customer satisfaction rates by … Continued

Brits to spend £1,000 each online this year

Some £45 billion is expected to be spent online in Britain this year, which equates to around £1,000 per person, thedrum.com reports. According to new research from coupon platform RetailMeNot (which owns vouchercodes.co.uk), online sales are set to grow by … Continued

Indian e-commerce market to grow rapidly over the next five years

Market research firm, Forrester has predicted the Indian e-commerce market will rapidly expand over the next five years, according to indiadigitalreview.com. The ‘India Online Retail Forecast, 2013 to 2018′ report claims that the country’s e-commerce sector is likely to experience … Continued

20 percent of non-food shopping now done online

Brits now make 20 per cent of all their non-food purchases online, according to new research from consumer group Which?. It was found that consumers are heading to the online marketplace more than ever, with 20 per cent of all … Continued

Mobile traffic rose 20 per cent over 2013 Christmas period

Ecommerce sites that do not optimise their webpages for mobile devices are shutting out a large proportion of the market, as a new survey finds mobile traffic increased 20 per cent over the 2013 Christmas period alone. According to searchenginewatch.com, … Continued