Almost a fifth of consumers regularly shop online for food

Shopping for food online has soared in popularity over the past two years, with 16 per cent of consumers now choosing to regularly buy their groceries from ecommerce sites, new research from BuzzCity reveals. Two years ago, just eight per cent … Continued

Google Shopping could rival Amazon with “Buy Now” button

Google could soon introduce a “Buy Now” button to its Shopping listings. Such a move would see the world’s most popular search engine put itself in direct competition with online retail giant Amazon’s popular ‘one-click ordering’ feature. If the button went ahead, Google is also expected to introduce … Continued

Retail parks feel the pinch as much as the high street

The ever-increasing popularity of online shopping has had a greater impact on large out-of-town retail parks than it has on the high street, according to new research. A study of 1,500 UK retail locations from the Local Data Company has revealed that there … Continued