UK advertising spend surges, with focus on ecommerce

Advertising spend in the UK grew at its fastest rate since 2010 in the second quarter (Q2) of 2014, with more companies focusing on digital and ecommerce. New figures released by the Advertising Association (AA)/Warc show that ad spend rose … Continued

Southern European e-commerce market nears €48billion

Online sales in southern Europe for 2014 are set to top €47.8 billion, it has been revealed. New figures released in the latest Southern Europe B2C E-Commerce Report by show an annual growth rate of 22 per cent since 2010. This … Continued

Online shopping surges in UK, beating rest of Europe

The UK leads the way for Europe’s online shopping boom as an increasing amount of people are opting to purchase goods online, new research has found. For its 2014 Parcel Deliveries Usage and Attitude Survey, delivery firm Hermes spoke to … Continued

Customers spending big despite being no better off

Expensive purchases are becoming more commonplace as consumers become increasingly confident even if they don’t feel particularly flush, a new report states. The UK GfK index of consumer confidence, released on Monday (September 29), has revealed a “period of stability over … Continued