Asda to make “considerable investment” in its e-commerce

Asda is set to make a “considerable investment” in the e-commerce services it offers customers, according to The supermarket, which is currently the second largest provider of online grocery delivery services in the UK, is said to be spending a … Continued

Footfall now completely irrelevant for retailers, expert claims

Footfall has been labelled as “irrelevant” for retailers as more purchases are completed online, reports. The regional director at marketer Tradedoubler, Dan Cohen, has claimed that footfall – which was once seen to be the variable that could make or break … Continued

Online businesses grow 57 times faster than UK economy

Businesses which operate online are growing fifty times faster than the national economy, reports. According to new research from Barclays, businesses with an online presence are thriving, despite forecasts of gloom elsewhere in the economy. In its ‘Online Business … Continued

Bermuda: The Intelligent Choice Deciding on a digital hub is an especially complex process. In an interview with World Commerce Review, the Bermuda Minister of Economic Development, Dr. Grant Gibbons, examines the most important factors.

Brands seeking loyalty need to reciprocate, claims survey

If brands in the US want to guarantee their customers become loyal, they should be ensuring that such loyalty is reciprocated. That’s the argument from Analytic Partners, a marketing consultancy which surveyed 1,000 US consumers about their shopping behaviour and … Continued

More proof emerges of e-retail boon in March in the UK

New figures have backed up claims that March saw a bumper month for online retailers in the UK, reports. Following on from a report by Barclays which reached similar conclusions, business service firm Capgemini has found that March proved … Continued

FAC launches new website

Modern website with user friendly navigation for online payment gateway Hamilton, Bermuda. April 2, 2013 — First Atlantic Commerce (FAC), a global online payment solutions provider, today announced the launch of their new website. The newly designed site went live … Continued

Coldest Easter on record in the UK sends shoppers online

A wet Easter weekend prompted a bonanza for online retailers, new research by Barclays has found. The Easter weekend, which sees consecutive bank holidays on Good Friday and Easter Monday, typically brings about a lucrative spell for retailers, with many … Continued

UK government introduces card processing fee cap

A cap on card processing charges was introduced by the British government this weekend. The law prevents retailers from charging customers more than the actual cost of processing a debit or credit card payment. It comes after businesses in several … Continued