UK women spend £460m online each week

Women in Britain spent a staggering £460 million on average every week shopping online throughout 2014, according to new figures released by online courier Fastlane International. That amount accounts for 64 per cent of the UK’s £718.7 million a week total online spend. Women … Continued

Online sales pass £100 billion for the first time ever

£104 billion was spent by British consumers online in 2014, the first time this has ever happened, according to the latest IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index. Online sales in 2014 increased by 14 per cent compared with the previous year, and purchases … Continued

Almost a fifth of consumers regularly shop online for food

Shopping for food online has soared in popularity over the past two years, with 16 per cent of consumers now choosing to regularly buy their groceries from ecommerce sites, new research from BuzzCity reveals. Two years ago, just eight per cent … Continued

Google Shopping could rival Amazon with “Buy Now” button

Google could soon introduce a “Buy Now” button to its Shopping listings. Such a move would see the world’s most popular search engine put itself in direct competition with online retail giant Amazon’s popular ‘one-click ordering’ feature. If the button went ahead, Google is also expected to introduce … Continued