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Determined Start to 2012 for Online Retailers

When compared with the high-street and wider retail sector, the continued resilience of e-retail in the face of economic uncertainty is clear. The British Retail Consortium reported a disappointing start to the year, with the traditional ‘bricks and mortar’ retailers indicating a year-on-year growth of just 2.1%**. This poor result comes on the back of a continued decline in inflation, which suggests more needs to be done to reinvigorate consumer spending on Britain’s high-street.

WorldPay Research: Mobile Payment Page Optimization Crucial

LONDON | Research conducted by WorldPay, the global leader in payment processing, risk and alternative payments, has today revealed findings which show that mobile payment page optimization and screen size are impacting the number of consumers willing to purchase goods and services on their mobile devices.

Zapp announced by Vocalink | 'The New Mobile Payment Method for the UK online market'

LONDON | VocaLink, the UK's national payments provider, announced it will launch a new company to bring a new mobile payment system to market: 'Zapp'. Zapp gives consumers direct access to the money in their existing bank accounts through their mobile phone and real-time payments.

Double digit growth for European E-commerce Sales

BRUSSELS | The European B2C e-commerce sector had another successful year in 2014. Even though the growth rate of the e-commerce turnover decreased somewhat, it still achieved double digits. In total, European B2C e-commerce sales increased by more than 14%, reaching € 423.8 billion.

Ecommerce Foundation releases UK B2C E-commerce Country Report

Today the Ecommerce Foundation released a new B2C E-commerce Report on the state of E-commerce in the United Kingdom.


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