Today in Britain, almost 90 per cent of the population regularly uses the internet, thereby putting our country in a state of unprecedented interconnectivity. A notable by product of this connectedness is the growth of the ecommerce industry.
As location is the most accurate indicator of human intent, businesses are recognising that with location technology insights, they can get a picture of their customers’ real world behaviour both now and in future, not just their online behaviour.
Billions of pounds worth of items are ditched in online shopping baskets in the UK, but businesses could win customers over with free delivery.
Since its launch in 2012, San Francisco-based precommerce platform Teespring has transformed entirely to become a business with over half a billion dollars in funding from VC giants.
Card spending in the UK has spiked by over a quarter in just two years, positioning Britain as the home of online shopping.
The Amazon Academy, launched by Amazon and Enterprise Nation, is continuing its UK tour with Edinburgh the next destination for promoting the power of British ecommerce.
Plans by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to make deliveries to the moon in 2020 set a new benchmark for soaring ambition in ecommerce success.
Opportunities abound in the realm of physical retail, and previously pureplay online brands are starting to recognise that. The transition might not be easy, but following some simple steps will ensure it’s worthwhile
Having recently left London to take on a new post in my native New York, I thought it was about time I finally got involved as a Black Friday shopper first-hand and set out on the streets of Manhattan.
In a bid to make the most of the festive season’s bargain hunters, the Amazon.co.uk Black Friday Sale will start on Monday 14 November and run right through until Friday 25 November. On the first day of Christmas…
We can all be found guilty of making daft choices while under the influence of alcohol, but shopping while drunk can work out to be quite expensive – as proven with this list of weird spending decisions.
We are becoming a nation of savvy shoppers. And, having largely overcome any lingering doubts over online shopping, the internet has become the de facto starting point for many consumers trying to seek out the best deals possible on the goods we want.