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Innovation online drives Co-op’s later life planning business

An increasing number of people are turning to digital channels to plan for the later stages of their life, according to Co-op.

Brits hung up on online fashion: Online sales of clothing, fashion accessories and footwear grow by 17% in 2017

Brits hung up on online fashion: Online sales of clothing, fashion accessories and footwear grow by 17% in 2017

As London Fashion Week kicks off, it seems that shopping for clothes has never been simpler.

Co-op Insurance trials UK’s first car insurance Chatbot

Co-op Insurance is trialling the UK’s first ever car insurance Chatbot.

The upcoming Tableau features we're all excited for

The upcoming Tableau features we're all excited for

The Tableau software provided by the company itself called Tableau can prove amazingly useful for a wide array of businesses.

Why you need to give virtual agents a second chance

For a digital or automated solution to be worthwhile, it needs to be more efficient than the traditional method it’s replacing.

New Shop the Future store from Amazon.co.uk

From smart cushions and button-sized subwoofers to augmented reality glasses and self-watering planters, Amazon.co.uk’s new Shop the Future store is full of the latest cutting-edge electronics, home, health and beauty as well as food and drink products set to become mainstay must-haves of the future.

Amazon expands Dash Button programme in the UK

Amazon expands Dash Button programme in the UK

Amazon has announced an expansion of the innovative Dash Button programme in the UK, allowing customers to conveniently re-order more products from more retail categories and taking the number of Dash Button brands available to over 65.

Online grocery clicks in the UK: Sales set to surpass £11 billion in 2017

Online grocery clicks in the UK: Sales set to surpass £11 billion in 2017

Brits are increasingly taking advantage of fresh milk and frozen peas being just a click away. Indeed, new research from Mintel on online grocery retailing in the UK forecasts sales to reach £11.1 billion in 2017, up from an estimated £9.9 billion in 2016.

The DIY Hotelier: Hotels in the Digital Age

The hospitality industry is bigger than you think and contributes towards a large proportion of Britain’s overall GDP – whilst employing a significant number of workers too.

6 ways websites are becoming more interactive

6 ways websites are becoming more interactive

Most business owners are realizing the advantages of having a website and are slowly building their online presence.

Reasons why some ecommerce sites fail

There is no doubt that ecommerce is one of the best business opportunities for entrepreneurs today.

Christmas shopping is as pressurised as running a marathon

Christmas shopping is as pressurised as running a marathon

eBay, the online marketplace, has conducted a study into the emotional intensity of Christmas shopping; looking at the attitudes and pressures of both online and offline experiences.

UK set to spend £4.9 billion in Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales

Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales have become key events on the UK’s shopping calendar. This year, according to new research from Gocompare.com Credit Cards, consumers will spend an estimated £4.9 billion (£175 per household) on bagging bargains in the weekend-long sales commencing Friday 25 November.

UK retail sales to grow an estimated 2.5.% in December 2016

UK retail sales to grow an estimated 2.5.% in December 2016

As Brits start to turn their minds towards filling this year’s stockings, Mintel estimates that total UK retail sales will grow 2.5% in December 2016 to reach £42.2 billion.

Zalando is an e-retailer in vogue

German online fashion retailer Zalando has capitalised on European consumers’ changing shopping habits and love of mobile to become the fastest-growing company in its sector, and Chi Chan, European Equities Portfolio Manager at Hermes Investment Management, expects its scale, aggressive marketing and effective technology to make it a dominant e-commerce vendor.