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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. set for its busiest Christmas Day 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.

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.

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.

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.

1 in 4 people will do more of their Christmas shopping online this year

Two thirds of online shoppers plan to buy at least half of their Christmas gifts via the internet this year, reveals Citizens Advice.

From discarded to desirable: Upcycling website converts waste to designer goods

From discarded to desirable: Upcycling website converts waste to designer goods

The UK’s first retail website dedicated to the rapidly expanding consumer trend of upcycling championed by celebrities including Kirstie Allsopp, Kevin McCloud and Livia Firth has been launched.

Customer-focused retailers to win big at the festive cyber sales

Customer-focused retailers to win big at the festive cyber sales

UK shoppers are soon to embark on the biggest online shopping spree since records began with more than one fifth (21%) of the nation’s yearly online revenue set to be spent in a matter of weeks.