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Cyberweek and clearance sales drive online retail

Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 7.0% in December versus a year earlier. In December 2013, online sales rose by 19.2% over the previous year.

Unproductive workers busy themselves shopping around

Unproductive and miserable on your first day back in the office? You’re not the only one.

Monarch airlines reports festive mobile bookings boost

Monarch saw overall mobile bookings rise over the festive season. Mobile bookings made on Christmas day were up 32% year-on-year and 80% year-on-year for Boxing Day bookings.

Brits enjoy an appy Christmas

Leading beach holiday specialists On the Beach witnessed a massive boost in bookings between 10am and 11am on the 27th December, with the majority of people using their new devices to search and book their 2015 holiday.

5 tips for business owners

Running a successful business in the digital age takes a lot of time and effort. Truly successful businesses have owners who pay attention to detail and think about every aspect of the business and how it can be improved.

Amazon.co.uk set for its busiest Christmas Day

Amazon.co.uk has announced that it is expecting its busiest Christmas Day yet, having seen sales on 25th December grow by more than fivefold over the past five years.

Favourite Cornwall Instagram images of 2014

Favourite Cornwall Instagram images of 2014

Images of beautiful blue sky and sea at The Gannel, Men-an-Tol in a blaze of orange at sunset, and pink camellias at Trebah Garden, are among the favourite Cornwall Instagram images of 2014.

Changing shopping habits continue to drive down footfall

Footfall in November was 2.4% down on a year ago, down on the 0.8% fall in October and below the three-month average of a 1.4% decline, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

Importance of the UK's internet economy revealed

The UK’s internet economy is one of the strongest in the world, driven by record online advertising, spending and entertainment consumption, new figures from Ofcom reveal.

New retail platform gives online shopping the personal touch

Shoptility has launched with an ambition to transform the way people shop online. Founded by entrepreneur Will Lownsbrough, Shoptility promises to dramatically reduce the time people spend searching for products online by putting consumers and retailers in direct contact.

One in three teenagers has online regrets by age 16

AVG Technologies, the online security company for 182 million active users, latest AVG Digital Diaries research has found that almost a third of teens (28 percent) say they regret posting something online.

Amadeus and Worldpay partnership further simplifies travel payments

Amadeus and Worldpay announce at the 8th annual Airline & Travel Payments Summit (ATPS) event, a global agreement to integrate Worldpay’s extensive payment services into the Amadeus Payment Platform (APP).

Conversion rate optimization continues to be key to digital strategy, but marketers are not satisfied

Research published by Econsultancy and RedEye illustrates the growing appetite among digital marketers to improve conversion rate optimization efforts.

Half of today’s youth ‘completely lost’ without an internet connection

A study of 2,000 smartphone users has revealed that the younger demographic struggle the most when without an internet connection, with 50% of 18-24 year olds admitting that they would feel “completely lost” if they are out and about and could not get online.

Black Friday marks the kick off for the Christmas spending frenzy

Black Friday is set to be one of the busiest shopping days of the year, as retailers adopt the American tradition of offering discounts to entice shoppers in the run up to the festive season, research from Halifax reveals.