The Office for national statistics (ONS) has released a report revealing declining sales figures for British high street stores in March.
Businesses selling on Instagram are now able to tag products in their organic posts, as the platform introduces its new Shopping tool to the UK.
British Retail sales slipped in August, hit by rainy weather and mums and dads not buying school gear.
High street sales have slumped to their worst level since the start of the global financial crisis in 2008 as retailers experience a "summer to forget".
Robust retail sales have kicked off the new year, figures show.
Retail sales were up during October, but the rate is slowing down, figures show. Will Christmas see a pick up?
New statistics released from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows slower year-on-year growth between August and September.
UK retail sales were down 2.1 per cent on a like-for-like basis from September 2013, according to new figures.
Retail sales growth was up 2.6 per cent in July, but this was just a 0.1 per cent increase from June.
Retail sales growth fell slightly in the year to June, but the pace is expected to grow next month, according to figures from the CBI.
Retail sales grew in the 12 months to March but at a slower pace than perviously according to the CBI's Distributive Trades Survey released today.
For many of us in the UK, shopping isn’t just a task in which we seek products and purchase them; it’s a social experience, an opportunity to spend time with our friends and build relationships. If this trend is to continue, bricks and mortar retailers must innovate to compete with the rise of online shopping.