Over half of Brits shop with five e-retailers or less

Competition between online retailers might be even tougher than first anticipated, as 57 per cent of Brits choose to only buy from five e-retailers or less, a new survey reveals. According to internetretailing.net, the survey, which was conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers … Continued

Online sales in UK significantly increase in January

Stormy weather throughout January may have caused many shoppers to head online to get their retail fix, as sales from online retailers experienced a significant increase, recent data has suggested. The ‘Retail Sales, January 2014’ report, published by the Office … Continued

Three-quarters of UK shoppers use review sites before buying

A new survey has shown that the modern day shopper is a lot savvier, as three-quarters browse online reviews and price comparison websites before purchasing an item. According to dailymail.co.uk, the survey, conducted by Deloitte on behalf of eBay, showed … Continued

Latest retail figures show online presence is important

Positive online shopping figures for January have highlighted how important it is for retailers to have an online presence, not just a high street one. According to internetretailing.net, the KPMG and British Retail Consortium (BRC) Online Retail Sales Monitor revealed … Continued

UK online retail better than “any other nation on the planet”

The UK’s online retail offering is the most advanced in the world, founder and chief executive of Superdry, Julian Dunkerton, has told independent.co.uk. According to Dunkerton, UK e-retailers are given a much greater platform than their peers anywhere else on … Continued

FAC payment gateway now available to Bookeo customers

First Atlantic Commerce and Bookeo announce integration   Hamilton, Bermuda & Sydney, Australia February 4, 2014. First Atlantic Commerce (FAC), a global online payment solutions provider, and Bookeo, an online reservation and scheduling system, today announced their integration.   FAC is … Continued

Chinese women more likely to shop online than men

A new study, which looked at the online shopping habits of Chinese consumers, has found that female consumers are a particular important group for e-retailers to target, because Chinese women are more likely to shop online than men, reports peopledaily.com.cn.   … Continued

Overseas shoppers flocking to British retailers

Overseas shoppers helped British retailers notch up a positive end to 2013, realbusiness.co.uk reports. According to newly-published figures from Google and the British Retail Consortium, the number of overseas shoppers browsing British stores had significantly increased over the course of … Continued