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OPINION: Seven habits of a successful online jewellery retailer

Guest column by The Diamond Store chief executive officer, Gary Ingram The job of online jewellery retailers has never been so tough. The cost of acquiring customers and in particular Google clicks have soared. Brexit looms. Modern customer expectations and the social media landscape are forcing us to do more with less. To combat the

Consumers ‘dropping out’ from online purchases cost retailers billions

Online retailers could be losing out on a potential £18bn a year because customers are putting items in their baskets but then are not going through with the final purchase. A growing trend of online window shopping has been identified by new research from Barclaycard, which claims Brits abandon online baskets worth almost £30 a

Sales pour in for online retailers as rain drives consumers off the high street

UK online retail sales were up 13.9% year-on-year (YoY) in January, according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index. With rainfall above average in January, and the month posting the lowest high street footfall in five years, the latest online sales report reveals consumers turned to online shopping this January. IMRG

Online sales growth forecast falls to single-digit for first time

Online retailers in the UK can expect a rough 12 months as 2017’s figures have revealed a slow down in the rate of growth. While online sales figures achieved 12.1% on average year-on-year growth in 2017, this falls two percentage points lower than IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index’s forecast and almost four percentage points behind