With UK shopper expected to spend £6.4bn in December, up from £5.5bn last year, how are retailers preparing for the busiest time of the year? Trade body IMRG and consultancy Capgemini caught up with some of the key players in the UK ecommerce industry for their thoughts…
Brits are predicted to spend £6.4 bn in December, up from £5.5 billion last year, but will be looking to spread the costs in times of economic uncertainty, according to a new study.
Research from website monitoring and load testing specialist, Site Confidence, an NCC Group plc company, has found that e-retailers are under-prepared for the Christmas shopping rush, and could miss out on valuable sales.
Google has launched a new ‘Price Index’ tool, which will be based on the cost of goods sold online and could use real-time search data to forecast official figures.
As shoppers increasingly turn to the Internet to find the best Christmas gifts for friends and family, Conversion management firm Maxymiser offers its Ten Top Tips for boosting e-commerce sales for the upcoming festive season.
More than two thirds of marketers are expecting a rise in their online spending next year, according to new research.
Apple has launched its much aniticipated TV device in the UK this week, letting users stream films from its online store direct to their TV sets.
Missed deliveries will cost online UK businesses £132.5m this Christmas, according to the latest ecommerce research.
The online video advertising market is set to break records this Christmas quarter, according to a new report published by Web TV Enterprise.
Google is reportedly in negotiations with music labels on starting a music-download service that would allow mobile users to listen to songs wherever they go in an effort compete with Apple iTunes online music and video store.