Loyalty cards and till receipts as we know them may soon be a thing of the past as millions of UK consumers demand smoother, better integrated shopping experiences, according to new research from global payments provider WorldPay.
eBay has plotted the top twenty locations where Brits are shopping with their mobile and has revealed Birmingham as the UKs number one destination. Following Birmingham in pole position, the remaining top five locations are South London, Sheffield, Nottingham and Belfast.
The summer sales season is upon us and according to research just out from IMRG, UK e-commerce sales increased 20% in June, compared to a year ago, which is believed to have been prompted by the warm weather. By Alex Keith, UK eCommerce Sector Manager at Akamai Technologies
Smart packaging is set to become the next hot topic of debate within the home delivery supply chain as consumers are increasingly starting to question the environmental impact of excessive packaging on the parcels they receive, according to Gary Winter, Sales Director Hermes UK.
Paying for goods and services through fingerprint, palm and iris scanners is the most popular future technology choice for security-conscious shoppers, according to new research from WorldPay.
Mastek research reveals top online retailers fall short on mobile services.
81% of UK adults are now online compared to a European average of 65% according to IAB Europe's Mediascope Europe report. UK internet users spending on average 16.8 hours per week online compared to European average of 14.8 hours.
With the high street as we know it under threat of extinction, according to some forecasters, retailers need to fight back by incorporating mobile into the heart of their marketing strategies, says a new report by Tradedoubler.
The adage that crime doesnt pay isnt just for criminals. It is applicable to law-abiding merchants too who have to deal with the costs and issues of fraud when expanding internationally. By Shane Fitzpatrick, president and managing partner of Chase Paymentech, Europe
Research whitepaper reveals that UK retailers are still failing to take full advantage of the opportunity that social commerce offers for growth
Research from Juniper Research reveals that the global NFC retail payments market will exceed $180 billion by 2017, more than a seven-fold increase over this year.
Retailers believe high street has to enhance its combined on-line and off-line offer