Retailers concerned about ensuring shoppers are old enough to buy age-restricted goods: survey

Retailers are among the more than three-quarters of ecommerce businesses who say they are concerned about selling age-restricted goods or services to underage shoppers, recent research suggests. More than half (61%) of those businesses rely on self-certification to check their customers’ age online – but 83% say they feel the (more…)

Digital commerce industry should benefit from Government ‘modern industrial strategy’

The ecommerce and multichannel retailing industry looks set to be well-placed to benefit from the Government’s modern industrial strategy, unveiled today. The strategy will focus on 10 pillars, including two that should directly benefit the industry: encouraging trade, and cultivating world-leading sectors. Online retail should also benefit from a commitment (more…)