By Sasha Fedorenko July 16, 2019 - 11:50 am

5G boost to ecommerce lacklustre as consumers continue to buy on desktop

The potential of 5G to boost the seamlessness of online experiences on the go is likely to fall behind, says new analysis by GlobalData. The report attributes the fallen hopes for the 5G to revolutionise the ecommerce to the lack of appetite to shop on the

Customer data breach concerns to pose risk to ecommerce future

Customer data breach concerns are set to pose a risk to ecommerce future, hindering sellers' attempts to personalise the customer experience. Sellers are eagerly adopting new technologies to leverage new opportunities. However, new risks are emerging. Consumers are increasingly conscious of the need to protect personal

How will ecommerce take shape in 10 years

A new age of retail has emerged over the last decade - ecommerce. This age is characterised by a richly textured digital landscape, buzzing with new technologies, devices and online communities which has gradually overshadowed analogue consumerism. Seismic shifts have fundamentally changed how consumers research, purchase

Pinterest partner programme extends to boost social commerce

Pinterest have announced the extension of the Pinterest partner programme in a bid to boost social commerce on the platform globally. The move will give sellers an opportunity to reach new prospects beyond traditional channels. Pinterest are inviting sellers to set up their sites with the help

UK SMEs to see a 28% summer sales spike as warm weather, bank holiday drive spending

UK SMEs are set to benefit from the summer sales increase of almost (28%) a third as warm weather, bank holidays and the wedding season will drive the spending, says new data released today by Royal Mail. According to the analysis, two-thirds (66%) of the UK

Online sales in May see worst growth on record

Online sales in May suffered the worst growth on record, with a 1.9% year-on-year (YoY) growth, says the latest MRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index. When compared to the same time last year, which saw the strongest May growth for online retail since 2010, the state

Amazon sellers choose eBay and Walmart as secondary platforms

Amazon sellers are choosing eBay and Walmart as their secondary trading platforms, says The State of the Amazon Marketplace 2019 report by Feedvisor. The report aims to provide a comprehensive view into the state of the Amazon marketplace — their growth, shifting nature, and new initiatives

DHL attribute DHL Q1 positive growth to trading in ‘attractive markets’

DHL have attributed DHL Q1 positive revenue and operating profit growth to being "well-positioned in attractive markets." DHL increased both revenue and operating profit in the first quarter of 2019 compared to last year's figures. They saw revenue of €15.4 billion between January and March. That's

Warm weather sees the biggest online sales growth in six months

Unseasonably warm weather in February saw the strongest online sales growth in six months, says IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index. Despite falling below the five-year average of +10.6% year-on-year (YoY) for February, the growth provided some relief for online retailers after recent struggles. The impact of the