With a month to go to Black Friday, we round up the latest Christmas facts, figures, trends and advice

shutterstock_31094299 edit

We’re less than a month away from Black Friday so in today’s InternetRetailing newsletter, we’ve rounded up all the latest Christmas news, trends and predictions in our rolling report on peak season shopping 2015. Today’s updates include IMRG’s finding that shoppers are pretty evenly split on Black Friday and similar (more…)

Waitrose, Sainsbury’s and Ikea: how retailers are adapting to the way customers shop now

online shopping

In today’s InternetRetailing newsletter our focus is on how leading IRUK500 retailers are adapting the way that they sell to meet shoppers’ changing behaviour. We report how Sainsbury’s is trialling a technological and format response to supermarket shoppers who are becoming more likely to pop in quickly rather than linger, (more…)

The opportunities – and challenges – of crosschannel Christmas trading

shutterstock_75059719 couple sitting near Christmas tree

In today’s InternetRetailing newsletter, we’re thinking about the opportunities and the challenges of online trading, especially in the run up to the peak Christmas shopping season. With £1bn in sales predicted for Black Friday alone by IMRG and Experian, this Christmas offers opportunities to retailers. But, they warn, it’s important (more…)

Getting ahead with multichannel? What Twitter, Amazon, Topps Tiles and Sainsbury’s are doing now

online shopping

In today’s InternetRetailing newsletter, new figures suggest that online shoppers in the UK and across Europe are now becoming more likely to buy online, and across borders. It’s likely some of that increased willingness to buy is down to how leading, IRUK500, retailers are developing the multichannel services they offer (more…)