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Whistl helps low volume online retailers

Whistl helps low volume online retailers

Whistl has launched a local test in the United Kingdom to help online retailers with low volumes. These retailers now get the opportunity to get their parcels to customers with a wider range of delivery options, including 24 and 48 hours services. Continue reading

Aldi UK sells food parcels online

Aldi UK sells food parcels online

Aldi has launched its first online grocery service in the United Kingdom. The German discounter offers a box with 22 essential items to help consumers who are in isolation during the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading

VibePay opens up its APIs to businesses

VibePay opens up its APIs to businesses

Payments platform VibePay has opened up its APIs for bank-to-bank payments and subscription payments, making payments available for retailers, businesses and SMEs. The move comes after the UK-based company secured about 1.4 million euros in funding. Continue reading

Ecommerce in UK to reach €222 billion in 2020

Ecommerce in UK to reach €222 billion in 2020

Ecommerce in the United Kingdom is expected to be worth 222.5 billion euros at the end of this year. That would mean an increase of almost 11 percent compared to the situation last year, when the b2c ecommerce turnover was worth just over 200 billion euros. Continue reading

UK online retailers deliver 20% faster than usual

UK online retailers deliver 20% faster than usual

Online retailers in the United Kingdom have been delivering parcels almost 20 percent faster than usual. And all this at a time when there is an increase in online orders now the coronavirus Covid-19 is dominating the ecommerce industry. Continue reading

Loop launches in the UK

Loop launches in the UK

Loop, a sustainable ecommerce service, will launch in the United Kingdom later this month. The service, which puts products in containers that are designed to be reused, will be made available to 5,000 early adopters from 26 March. Continue reading

The state of ecommerce delivery in the UK

The state of ecommerce delivery in the UK

Ecommerce in the United Kingdom is still booming, with last year’s sales up 11 percent on 2018. This growth is also driving the delivery business. But what is the current state of the UK ecommerce delivery market? Continue reading

eBay offers managed payments in UK

eBay offers managed payments in UK

eBay will introduce its managed payments experience in the United Kingdom, making this the third market to offer the new payments experience, after the US and Germany. The service offers buyers flexibility and choice in payment methods, while giving sellers a better way to manage their businesses. Continue reading

UK’s top 500 ecommerce revealed

UK’s top 500 ecommerce revealed

Which online and multichannel retailers are leading the way in the United Kingdom? Every year, Internet Retailing publishes the UK Top500, which features the best-performing online shops in the UK. Continue reading

Ecommerce in UK grew 6.7% in 2019

Ecommerce in UK grew 6.7% in 2019

Ecommerce in the United Kingdom grew 6.7 percent last year. This is an all-time low. The discouraging growth rate is especially significant when you compare it to the 11.8 percent growth rate in 2018. Continue reading

Asos trials AR tool See My Fit

Asos trials AR tool See My Fit

Asos has started a test with See My Fit, an augmented reality tool that shows a product in different sizes and on different body types. Asos is the first retailer in Europe to test the technology. Continue reading