Thomas Cook has stopped offering online discounts on its website, in a bid offer standardised prices on the high street and online.
Retailers will need to encourage vocal social loyalty and create tailored multi-device mobile offerings to fuel growth in 2013, according to this new report from ecommerce giant Rakuten.
Shopping online and video viewing is more popular in the UK than any other country in the world, with uptake being driven by mobile and tablet devices, according to a new report from Ofcom.
Over half of UK shoppers remain loyal to their favourite websites despite lower costs elsewhere, according to new research looking at ecommerce strategies.
In Western markets, it’s easy to forget that feature phones still dominate globally, but this is changing fast. Smartphone sales accounted for 40% of total mobile phone sales in 2012, up 47% on last year. The technology behind mobiles and tablets is evolving rapidly, with Android and Apple leading the charge in an increasingly competitive … [Read more…]
Online habits are changing, and while search remains the gateway to the internet, consumers are expecting a lot more than ’10 blue links’. This year, search went social and mobile as consumers used their tablets and mobiles in ever-more sophisticated ways. Google, Bing, Yahoo and Facebook all made major changes to their search tools for … [Read more…]
The convenience of online shopping and retailer’s website functionality are key motivations for the adoption of online grocery shopping by consumers. 20% of the UK internet population visit the leading grocery retailers’ websites each month, with an average of 1.3 million consumers purchasing online.
ASICS has appointed a consortium, led by full service marketing and technology company, Amaze, to deliver a global eCommerce solution following a competitive multi party pitch.
Halfords has appointed ecommerce technology provider Fredhopper to drive customer satisfaction and improve its on-site search function.
Global ecommerce platform Rakuten and owners of Play.com explores the rise of online Christmas shopping in visual form.