Mobile commerce sales to double by 2013
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Mobile commerce sales to double by 2013

A new report claims as UK consumers become more tech-savvy, online shopping will become increasingly mobile.
7 Jun 2010
Mobile payments could be safer than buying online
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Mobile payments could be safer than buying online

Mobile commerce could have its big breakthrough in 2010, especially as it's safer, according to Cogenta.
17 Nov 2009
Google: Search vital for online shopping
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Google: Search vital for online shopping

As the Christmas season approaches, Google has offered online retailers new search technology to enhance the customer shopping experience.
5 Nov 2009
Big retailers turn to full e-commerce platforms
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Big retailers turn to full e-commerce platforms

The bigger retailers are looking towards purchasing 'complete' e-commerce platforms so they can spend less time working on basic functionality.
5 Nov 2009
Online sales continue to climb
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Online sales continue to climb

Clothing sales have taken off online, but damp weather hurt web-based booze sales, according to IMRG.
25 Aug 2009
E-commerce sales growth slowing
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E-commerce sales growth slowing

The latest e-retail sales figures for 2009 show a continued year-on-year increase, but growth has slowed and monthly sales fell by two per cent.
18 May 2009
Retailers move High Street battle online
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Retailers move High Street battle online

The latest e-retail customer service index has found traditional high street players coming up the ranks to challenge pureplay e-commerce firms online…
30 Apr 2009
Wickes uses online reviews to increase brand loyalty
Wickes has introduced online reviews.
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Wickes uses online reviews to increase brand loyalty

DIY retailer Wickes has implemented ratings and reviews on its website to build brand trust and help customers better understand its products.
13 Apr 2009
Online retail to make gains despite recession
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Online retail to make gains despite recession

Britons spend an average of £1,312 online each year, topping even France and Germany, according to a report from Forrester Research.
2 Mar 2009
SMBs not taking to the web
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SMBs not taking to the web

Despite shopping online themselves, many small business owners don't see the value in e-commerce sites.
23 Feb 2009
Lufthansa bolsters e-commerce model
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Lufthansa bolsters e-commerce model

The Star Alliance airline has taken on a new e-commerce platform to grow its online shopping business and provide integration to its loyalty programme…
13 Feb 2009
Photos: Lenovo's 3D virtual retail gaming engine
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Photos: Lenovo's 3D virtual retail gaming engine

Move over Second Life – using a 3D gaming engine Lenovo offers customers a virtual retailing experience.
14 Jan 2009
Zavvi improves website tech for Christmas
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Zavvi improves website tech for Christmas

As online shopping becomes central to retail, Zavvi improves its website technology - just in time for Christmas.
21 Nov 2008
Spending online to jump 15 per cent
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Spending online to jump 15 per cent

Shoppers are heading to the net in search of credit crunch Christmas savings, but growth will be lower than 2007.
10 Nov 2008
SMBs value IT, but wait to upgrade
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SMBs value IT, but wait to upgrade

A survey has suggested UK small and medium businesses wait to see how others will use technology before investing in it.
7 Nov 2008
Experian launches universal ID check
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Experian launches universal ID check

New electronic data security service extends into new territory set to safeguard against looming EU cross-border e-commerce regulation.
15 Sep 2008
Nisa-Today’s sources locally with e-trading
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Nisa-Today’s sources locally with e-trading

The high-street grocer has deployed new electronic trading software and services to support its local sourcing initiatives.
7 Aug 2008
Tools retailer deploys SaaS to handle sales boost
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Tools retailer deploys SaaS to handle sales boost

Just Off Base achieved a five-fold improvement in sales and productivity after moving its web site and back office systems over to NetSuite.
31 Jul 2008
Build-a-Bear grows web presence with new software
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Build-a-Bear grows web presence with new software

The international retailer is using new web monitoring software to ensure the successful and effective operation of its websites.
21 May 2008