Increasingly connected and mobile, consumers are using multiple devices and channels (online and offline) in their buying process, with 70% of UK shoppers using both online and in-store channels.
Online will replace TV as the leading global advertising medium by 2020, according to new research by IHS Markit.
Andrew Pearl, strategy director EMEA, Profitero, has nine top predictions for e-commerce in 2017.
Royal Mail predicts take-back Tuesday will be busiest day for online shopping returns through post
Royal Mail predicts that Take-back Tuesday the first working day in the New Year will be the busiest day for online shopping returns through the post as shoppers rush to send back unwanted Christmas gifts.
In a disappointing couple of weeks for UK retail, footfall has continued to decline in the lead up to the New Year.
With Christmas approaching fast, a survey conducted by an online voucher codes website has found that 42% of people are trying to save money wherever they can during the festive season this year.
One in four shoppers would trust robots to buy their gifts given a choice
The digital wallet service of financial services giant Chase is now available in Best Buy and Starbucks stores across the Chase Pay is in 7,500 Starbucks stores across the nation and 1,400 Best Buy stores.
UK shoppers are expected to spend £5 billion from Black Friday to Cyber Monday, but up to £1 billion of returns are expected too
Recent study shows retailer-provided digital services perform better than those offered by utility companies or governments
Survey indicates that retail is lagging overall in digital customer service
The number of overseas shoppers using their smartphones to browse UK brands has soared over the last quarter.