Retail sales rose 0.9% in January compared with December, with internet sales now accounting for 12% of the total
Furniture Village has revealed that the average basket value of goods bought using its mobile website has passed that of its main website.
Consumers demand more social and location-based interactions
Internet retail is set to generate half the UK's parcel volumes during the pre-Christmas peak within five years, according to new research.
Footfall in the three months November to January was 1.8% up on a year ago, better than the 2.3% fall in the previous three months.
Pure play retailers Amazon and ASOS have topped the very first eChannel Retail Benchmark from eDigitalResearch after offering customers a clear and consistent experience across all of their online and mobile customer touchpoints.
Figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index reveal that shoppers in the UK spent a total of £6 billion online during January, equivalent to £118 per person reflecting year-on-year growth of 16%.
The Entertainer is extending its successful multi channel strategy by integrating its stores and supply chain with its ecommerce operation, in order to exceed its customers service and delivery expectations.
An upturn in business confidence suggests that the UK economy will stand on firmer ground from mid-2012.
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Across the EU and Switzerland, Facebook enabled an economic impact of 15.3 billion in 2011, supporting 232,000 jobs
The latest Empathica Consumer Insights Panel survey of 5,000 North Americans found that 28% of consumers said they tell others about their luxury purchase through social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook, or blogs.