Websites that rank higher on Google tend to load faster and provide a smoother user experience on mobile according to a new Searchmetrics study conducted using Google’s open-source website auditing tool, Google Lighthouse.
Talk of the death of the high street is “overblown,” said retail veteran Sir Stuart Rose this week. Rather traditional retailers are rethinking how many stores they need and what the customer wants at a time of huge change in the industry. Rose also praised the actions of climate rebels such as Extinction Rebellion as “fantastic”
Mobile will continue to be the fastest growing area in the UK retail market, with spend set to increase by £17.1bn in the next five years to reach £33.2bn by 2024, according to new research from GlobalData