Almost two-thirds (65%) of the UK SME craft and design retailers spoken to have seen an increase in their sales over the last twelve months, according to a study commissioned by Royal Mail. On average, these retailers have seen a
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Despite it reportedly being another difficult month for sales and footfall on the high street, UK online retail sales went from strength to strength in April, up +18.8% year-on-year (YoY) according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail
Amazon Lockers have been installed at Booths stores in Longton, Hesketh Bank, Burscough, Clitheroe, Ilkley, Ripon, Fulwood, Penwortham, St Annes, Garstang and Lytham. In total, there are plans for 18 Amazon Lockers to be fitted at Booths stores across the
eBay has revealed that the number of self-made ‘eBay millionaires’ selling on the marketplace has grown by over 300, or more than over 50 percent, year-on-year.
Almost half of consumers would be more persuaded to make expensive purchases online if websites were more helpful and contained better in-depth product information, according to new research.
QUIZ, the omni-channel fast-fashion brand, is delighted to announce its partnership with Lime Picture’s The Only Way is Essex (TOWIE) to create its first ever male and female capsule collections in collaboration with TOWIE’s very own Chloe Lewis, Lauren Pope
Two ‘unlikely bedfellows' are enjoying a mutually beneficial business relationship in Edinburgh, helping golfers to sleep easy as they plan a trip to Scotland. Clubs to Hire, golf's market-leading rental agency, and Europe's largest golf retailer, American Golf, have joined
Wayfair Inc, one of the world’s largest online destinations for home, today announced that it has been named the Best Shopping Mobile Site & App in the 22nd Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honour” by The New
Ocado’s hunt for Britain’s Next Top Supplier returns for its fourth year this May, offering small British food and drink businesses the chance to secure a listing with the leading online supermarket and win a £20,000 marketing budget. The competition
Just Eat have reported revenues were up 49% to £177.4 million in the First Quarter (Q1 2017: £118.9 million), driven by strong order growth and a greater proportion of higher value delivery orders in the mix.
Online retail delivery order volumes were up +9.6% year-on-year in March, according to the latest data from the IMRG MetaPack UK Delivery Index.
eBay has appointed Nikin Patel as director of consumer-to-consumer (C2C) selling in the UK, as the original global marketplace continues to make online and mobile selling quicker and simpler, with exciting new updates to its Android and IOS native apps
Online electricals retailer, AO.com, is set to launch a new multi-channel ‘Loved by Millions’ marketing campaign that sees the brand putting its customer satisfaction ratings and Facebook following of over 1.6m fans at the heart of its marketing communications strategy.
Following a successful trial, GAME, the UK’s leading specialist games retailer, has announced the official launch of GAME Marketplace, offering customer’s access to tens of thousands of new and preowned games and gaming related items through a single online hub,
MyOptique Group, the leading pan-European eyewear retailer, today unveiled expansion plans into Germany with the acquisition of Netzoptiker. The move signals the continuation of a strong European expansion strategy for the company which is already the dominant player in the UK market
Marketplaces management solution Neteven has signed a partnership with the UK’s leading ecommerce managed services provider Genie and the Geek. The collaboration between Neteven and Genie and the Geek will provide businesses with a first class e-commerce solution for maximising
Retailers looking to expand e-commerce sales in China must treat the market as a new project, according to Ken Ardali, director of international e-commerce business development at Alibaba Group, China’s leading online retailer. Speaking at The Delivery Conference, organised by
Irish book retailer, Easons, wins 73% of online revenue from site search using SLI Systems technology
Easons.com, the largest online book and e-book store in Ireland, now attributes 73% of its total online revenue to search users, with approximately 40% of all site visitors using its online search box. These accomplishments are claimed to be a
SlumberSlumber.com, the online sleep solutions specialist, has launched a new range of beds and mattresses, designed to tackle tiredness and help relieve a number of tiresome sleep preventing problems such as over-heating in bed, neck and back ache and allergies.
Navabi, a global leader in women’s premium plus size fashion, has announced a new funding round worth €25m. The investment was led by Bauer Venture Partners, and included navabi’s previous investors Index Ventures, Seventure Partners, DuMont Venture and Klaus Wecken. The round
France’s leading e-commerce company, Cdiscount, claims to have won over French customers with its innovative, wide-ranging product assortment and the lowest prices in the market. Following the launch of new Cdiscount websites in Brazil, Thailand, Vietnam, Colombia, Ecuador, Ivory Coast,
Direct Golf reports it has begun the New Year with a flourish after announcing record-breaking quarter 1 sales figures for the winter and festive period. The Huddersfield-based golf retailer saw sales in the period, which included a bumper ‘Black Friday’
Argos is launching its spring/summer 2015 range on Saturday 17 January, with thousands of new products available across toys, technology, homewares and furniture including top brands Lego, Dualit, Trespass, Bush and Philips. The full Argos range of over 52,000 products can be
InPost, the send, collect and return parcel locker service, has announced a new click and collect partnership with leading online wine retailer Virgin Wines. Ready in time for the season of Christmas cheer, shoppers can order cases of their favourite tipple to
High quality businesswear specialist Hawes and Curtis has become the latest retailer to complete a full integration to embed Doddle into its online checkout. Customers can now choose to use Doddle, the new parcel collection, returning and sending service located