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Strongest May growth for online retail since 2010

After a positive display from the High Street, the sun was also shining online in May, with UK online

Retailers need to plan ahead to keep up sales, commentators note

The recent figures from the BRC IMRG retail sales monitor show an improvement in the retail picture for May. However,

BRC: store sales make a comeback in May

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) and KPMG have revealed the figures from their retail sales monitor for May 2018,

Early Easter rounds out quarter of significant online retail growth

As the high street reported the steepest year-on-year drop in footfall since 2010, UK online retail sales grew by

Retailers urged to check their insurance in advance of GDPR countdown

As retailers now have less than one month to prepare for new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect

High street stores opening at lowest rate in seven years

The number of new high street stores opening in 2017 fell to 4,083, from 4,534 in 2016, according to

Retailers need to invest in ‘visualisation’ technology to boost online sales

Almost half of shoppers would spend more online if they had access to technology that helps them to better

Beast from the East sees UK warm to online retail as sales grow 13.1% in February

UK online retail sales were up 13.1% year-on-year (YoY) in February, according to the latest figures from the IMRG

Reliance on paper is leaving retail sector open to compliancy disasters

One in ten retailers are putting themselves at risk of huge compliance and legal issues by over relying on

New research shows little consumer interest in smart assistants despite huge interest in other kinds of connected home device

New research, from payments technology company Judopay, shows significant interest in Internet of Things (IoT) devices, with 91% declaring

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