UK and European shoppers becoming happier to buy online – and from abroad: study


European shoppers, including the British, are becoming happier to buy online, and from overseas, a new study suggests. Consumers in 12 European countries spent almost €180bn (£132.6bn) online last year, according to PostNord’s new Ecommerce in Europe report, which questioned 11,000 adult consumers in the 12 markets, including more than (more…)

GUEST COMMENT Multichannel retailers must look to the skies for solutions to downtime

Dan Thornton Hughes Europe

For multichannel retailers, a reliable network is fundamental to business continuity. Any disruption to normal operations due to network downtime can hammer sales and profitability. Yet many retailers overlook how important connectivity is to one of their key channels – their bricks and mortar stores. Given the competitive pressures of (more…)