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Significant Rises In Asian Ecommerce Compared To The West

Recent figures from China’s National Bureau of Statistics has revealed that Chinese consumers spent a massive $750 billion in 2016 online. This represents more than both the United States of America and the United Kingdom combined. What is perhaps...

New Barclays Debit Cards Help To Reduce Online Fraud

Barclays has become the first high street bank in the world to offer its customers the option to turn on debit controls which can help to reduce the losses from online fraud or scams. From today, customers of Barclays will be able to manually switch...

Series C Funding Of $56 Million For Signifyd

Good news for Signifyd this week. The largest provider to ecommerce merchants of Guaranteed Fraud Protection has announced that they have managed to raise an additional $56 million of Series C Financing. This third round of capital injection has...

Strong First Quarter Results For Adidas

Adidas has reported better than expected earnings today thanks to its growth in online retail as well as experiencing a boost in its North American and Chinese performance. “We had a strong start into the year, with continued sales and earnings...

Are Sales Of Ebooks Really Declining?

There’s no doubt we are undergoing a digital revolution. We now work and shop more and more online and much of our leisure and non-work time is spent online. One of the most obvious indicators of this is the ebook. Take a trip on the London...

Big Changes At Etsy After Poor First Quarter Results

It’s been a turbulent week for Etsy, the ecommerce site that specialises in handmade goods. Following first quarter profits being far below expectations, investor pressure has forced the company to make significant personnel changes and change...

Ocado And Dobbies Strike 5 Year Deal

As first mooted at IRX 2017, the leading has this week announced that it has struck a deal with the leading garden retailer Dobbies. The five year deal will see Ocado assist Dobbies in upgrading its online offer and launch nationwide delivery. The...

200% Increase In Card Testing Fraud

A new report from Radial, the leading omni channel solutions provider has revealed that in the first quarter of 2017, there has been a 200% increase in credit card testing. This is a common technique amongst fraudsters that see them test stolen...

M&S To Trial Online Grocery Shopping

Tesco, Morrisons, Asda and other large supermarkets offer online grocery shopping, as do some other major supermarkets. But one food retailer that doesn’t, is Marks and Spencer. That is, until now. Marks and Spencer has now decided that it can no...

M&S To Trial Online Grocery Shopping

Tesco, Morrisons, Asda and other large supermarkets offer online grocery shopping, as do some other major supermarkets. But one food retailer that doesn’t, is Marks and Spencer. That is, until now. Marks and Spencer has now decided that it can no...

Profit Leaps for Amazon And Google

Yesterday saw shares in both Google and Amazon reach record highs as both businesses reported leaps in their profit. Alphabet, the parent company of Google, the world’s number one search engine saw its revenues grow 22% to $24.8 billion whilst their...

John Lewis Reacts To Online Shopping Trends

John Lewis is one of the UK’s favourite retailers. Unique in that it is employee owned, the John Lewis Partnership as well as owing the famous brand of department stores operate Waitrose as well as its banking and financial services. The third...

Amazon Echo Look Launch + Potential Data Play

Amazon have launched the latest in their ever-expanding range of ‘Echo’ products, the ‘Echo Look‘. As always with Amazon, it came as a bit of a surprise to the market, and the launch isn’t as straightforward as most...

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UK Ecommerce Success: Boohoo Revenue, Profit Up in 2017

Boohoo, one of the UK’s most prominent fashion ecommerce companies, have released their latest results. Revenue has bumped up from just under £200 million last year, to just under £300 million year ended 28th Feb 2017 (51% up). Gross profit is...

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