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Gartner says IT Security Spending will hit $80bn by 2016 but buyers still wary

Tuesday May 7 2013

Spending on IT security is anticipated to hit $60bn this year and will rise to $86bn by 2016, according to new research from Gartner.

Amazon records a fifth of global online retail hits, report reveals

Amazon records a fifth of global online retail hits, report reveals

Wednesday February 20 2013

Amazon was the most visited website selling goods for parcel delivery in June, according to research firm comScore

E-commerce businesses predict growth in 2012

E-commerce businesses predict growth in 2012

Thursday September 6 2012

Despite the uncertain economic outlook, many firms have positive growth plans for the coming months.

Nearly half of consumers to be ‘social shoppers’ by 2021

Nearly half of consumers to be ‘social shoppers’ by 2021

Tuesday May 29 2012

S-commerce sales to more than double to £3.3 billion within the next 5 years

Social shopping to drive online retail growth

Tuesday May 15 2012 carried out a survey which found that more than one in four (27 per cent) consumers under the age of 35 have shared details of a purchase they have made on platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.

Retail searches from overseas up 57 per cent

Tuesday April 17 2012

Total retail search volumes grew 11% in the first quarter of 2012 compared with the same quarter a year earlier according to BRC-Google Online Retail Monitor

Retailers must plan for 2012 seasonal peaks now

Monday March 26 2012

With the sheer volume of seasonal peaks throughout the year, there are numerous opportunities for retailers to up-sell seasonal goods online, but they need to be sure that they are properly prepared and have planned effectively, according to a new report.

UK leads the way in e-commerce growth

Tuesday March 20 2012

The internet brings more to the UK's GDP than any other G20 nation, according to a study by Boston Consulting Group.

Unilever to reward customers for watching ads via mobile app

Monday March 12 2012

Most advertisers want viewers' eyes glued to the TV screen, but Unilever will ask men to check their phones and watch a video in exchange for free products.

Poland leads European e-commerce growth with forecast 24% growth in 2012

Wednesday March 7 2012

The Centre for Retail Research predicts Poland will register the fastest growth in European e-commerce this year, with a 24% hike in e-retail compared to a European average of 16.1%.

Cotton Traders chooses E-commerce marketing solution from ChannelAdvisor

Tuesday February 28 2012

Cotton Traders has selected ChannelAdvisor to manage its pay per click (PPC) programme with the ChannelAdvisor Paid Search solution.

iPad most popular device for online shopping

Friday February 24 2012

This is according to the latest research from BaseKit, which found that 76 per cent of tablet-shoppers use an iPad for their online commerce activities, making it almost as popular as Apple desktop computers for internet shopping.