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BizReport | Ecommerce archives December 19, 2014

Third of consumers never pay full price online

Research into the deal-seeking behaviors of consumers reveals that consumers are no longer willing to pay full price for online purchases.... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives November 03, 2014

Survey reveals how long shoppers spend comparing prices online

Half an hour - that is how long shoppers in Britain take, on average, to research and compare prices online, according to new research released by charitable price comparison website Give as you Live.... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives December 05, 2013

Value of price comparison providers revealed

A study of two prominent retailers by Become Europe reveals the power of indirectly influencing customers' buying habits via price comparison websites. ... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing January 09, 2013

Showrooming the cause of half a billion pound 'leak' from UK High Streets

In the run up to Christmas, half a billion pounds of business walked out of UK retailers' stores to be spent at a competitor's outlet thanks to the practice of showrooming.... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives June 15, 2012

How to combat showrooming in your store

There is a new trend in retail: shoppers coming into stores, researching products and then leaving to make a purchase online. While this practice isn't a great thing for retailers, there are ways to engage those consumers in-store and combat... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives February 03, 2012

Majority of Brits will research, book holiday online

Two-thirds of people in the UK will side-step high street travel agents and instead research and book their main 2012 holiday online, according to recent research by TravelSupermarket. ... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing February 01, 2012

TV ads prompt 44% of mobile users to pick up the phone

Smartphones are playing a greater role in consumer in-store purchasing habits than ever before, according to new studies from the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) and the Pew Internet and American Life Project. ... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives July 21, 2011

Better prices, no queues and wider choice reasons to shop online

The vast majority of shoppers consider the Internet the place to find the best deals, according to new research from price comparison website, and the British Retail Consortium shows high street sales in the UK fell in June. ... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives April 13, 2011

24% of consumers turned off after two negative online reviews

Nowadays very few consumers don't consult the Internet while researching products and services, found a new Lightspeed Research study, with online reviews playing a vital role. ... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing December 14, 2010

Mobile's effect on impulse purchases

Mobile could ring the death knell for impulse purchases. No longer, it seems, are consumers willing to part with cash on a whim and instead turn to their smartphones to check they aren't missing out on a better deal elsewhere.... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing November 23, 2010

App brings Amazon to store aisles

Just in time for Black Friday, Amazon has released an iPhone app that enables shoppers to check whether or not they've found a bargain while standing in the aisles. ... >>

BizReport | Research archives May 06, 2010

comScore: Loyalty may not be enough in economic pinch

Loyalty may not beat price point, at least at this point in the economic recovery. That, according to a recent comScore report which found that even loyalty consumers are influenced by price point as they try to save more money.... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing March 17, 2010

Price comparison website launches iPhone app

Mobile devices are changing the way consumers shop and price comparison website,, is right there with them enabling them to make informed purchasing decisions while on the move.... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives August 25, 2009

Webcredible: User experience suffering on price comparison websites

At a time when price comparison websites should be witnessing an increase in popularity from bargain-hunting, financially strapped consumers, they are instead seeing visitor numbers drop. Webcredible's recent research offers some insight as to why this might be.... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives April 03, 2008

Amazon launches buy-by-text option

Amazon has taken its consumer’s buying capabilities a step further with the introduction of a buy-by-text service.... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives August 27, 2007

British consumers wary of price comparison websites

More and more consumers are turning away from shopping comparison websites as they become aware that many are not as impartial as they first appear. ... >>