Mobile Britannia: How 4G and tablets are reshaping Britains online shopping habits

Technology and e-commerce already play a major role in shaping British shopping habits, but next year the impact is set to be even greater. The UK is slowly moving out of recession and the signs of recovery are everywhere. From August through September, online sales surged 13 per cent in the highest growth rate ever recorded for this period, supported by a 20 per cent year-on-year increase.