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Mobile usage statistics for eCommerce vendors in the UK

People making purchases online have traditionally used their credit or debit cards to make a payment, as their card details are usually stored in the retailer's database, so it's convenient and fast – a few clicks and you're there.   Others may prefer to use payment services such as PayPal. But now, according to new research, mobile payments are increasingly the norm, in Europe at least.   New data...

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e-commerce to drive logistics sector growth report

It's good news for eCommerce businesses and sellers across the United Kingdom, as the most recent IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index shows that eCommerce industry grew by 12% year-on-year for July. This is coupled by the news that mobile sales continued to grow, this time by an astonishing 42%.   When broken down, this statistic shows which sectors of the eCommerce market are performing the best. For...

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How big is the UK's e-commerce market going to get by 2018?

More good news for the UK eCommerce sector: according to the results of a major new study, it's projected to double in size by 2018. Already, the sector is worth more than £100 billion, a milestone figure reached last year as increasing numbers of people do their shopping online instead of in real-world stores.   Shopping on eCommerce sites totalled £104 billion in 2014, a 14% increase...

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The European Union has announced its intention to create a Single Digital Market for eCommerce. This announcement has sent shockwaves through the eCommerce industry over the last few months, since the EU first announced its intention of conducting an enquiry into cross border eCommerce in March - but what exactly is the Single Digital Market, how will it work, and what could it mean for...

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eCommerce Delivery Solutions

The importance of flexible delivery to UK eCommerce is continuing to grow according to new statistics released this month. A staggering 53% of consumers now expect the estimated delivery time of eCommerce goods to be precise within three hours or less, with almost 100% expecting to receive their order within one week.   Carried out by Ipsos Research on behalf of multinational conglomerate Honeywell, these new findings...

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