M&S will test online grocery service this autumn

Marks & Spencer (M&S)

UK retailer Marks and Spencer will start testing its own online grocery shopping service later this year, as more and more of its customers are shopping online. Just a week after M&S said it will open 36 new physical stores across the UK during the next six months, of which 34 will be dedicated to food, the retail company is now making a move towards online shopping. Continue reading

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Purchase on account is payment method with highest revenue in Germany

Ecommerce in Germany

German consumers still like to pay for their online purchases only after they have received the goods. Most online retailers adapt to this, even when they offer payment by e-wallet or credit card in the first place. Purchase on account has further strengthened its leading position as the most revenue-intensive payment method in the German ecommerce industry. It’s followed by direct debit and PayPal. Continue reading

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1 in 5 UK retailers still fail to offer next day delivery

Next day delivery

Although 52 percent of consumers in the United Kingdom see next-day-delivery as their most preferred delivery method, still a fifth of UK retailers are failing to offer their customers next-day delivery. On the other hand, 65 percent of retailers offer click & collect, even when only 18 percent of consumers consider this their preferred delivery method. Continue reading

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