Two-thirds of Brits shop online regularly

A new survey has revealed that the majority of Brits shop online regularly, despite the fact many of them were sceptical of the internet when it first began to grow as a commercial platform. According to, the research from … Continued

UK achieves world-beating trade surplus

Internet retailing has helped the UK achieve the highest trade surplus in the world, having exported some £0.6 billion more than it imported, reports. This is the end result of a report developed by Google and OC&C Strategy Consultants, … Continued

E-commerce in Brazil to be boosted by 27 per cent in 2014

New statistics show that the e-commerce market in Brazil is set to be boosted by 27 per cent this year, compared to last year’s figures. The Brazilian E-Commerce Association (ABComm) also claims that R$39.5 billion (£10.11 billion) is set to … Continued

Smartphones and tablets behind record online Christmas sales

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has suggested that smartphone and tablets are likely to be behind the record number of sales made online over the Christmas period. According to, Helen Dickinson, director general at the BRC, said more people … Continued

Online retail affecting the items people buy

The ever-rising trend for online shopping has changed the type of items Brits are most often buying, reports. According to new research from Matches Fashion, people shopping from the comfort of their own living rooms are much more likely … Continued