New research has shown that ecommerce professionals are concerned that they do not have adequate technology or processes in place to conduct effective age verification and identity checks online.
Retail veteran Andrew Jennings has been appointed chairman of the Prince’s Trust Retail Leadership Group.
New figures have shown that UK online retail sales rose by 12% year-on-year in January as the average basket value also increased.
London’s retail tourism industry achieved strong growth in 2016 as international tax free shopping spend in the capital climbed by 15% year-on-year.
Fashion and home furnishings retailer Laura Ashley has said its full year profit will fall below market expectations after reporting a 3.5% drop in first half like-for-like retail sales.
One of the brilliant effects of the internet is that you don’t need a premises to kick off a business, or a till, or even a market stool. All you need is your product, some determination, and a website – and many of the most successful e-commerce brands started off with just that.
A new study has found that nearly 30% of consumers would like to see more innovation in mobile apps to enable the technology to provide a more personalised shopping experience.