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Ocado has reported a loss of £3.8 million in the first half of 2013

Ocado reports £3.8 million loss in first half of 2013

Ocado has reported a loss of £3.8 million in the first half of 2013 as it invests in new warehouse space and a distribution network.

Changes in consumer behaviour are affecting the high street

Rates and rents as well as rise of online damaging high street

A new report warns that the retail sector and the government need to plan carefully to manage the changes caused by the rise of online retailing that could see 22% of stores close by 2018.

More transactions are taking place over the internet than ever before

Shoppers take to the net

More transactions are taking place over the internet than ever before

Online retail continues to grow

Retail sales dip in April due to cold weather and Easter timing

Retail sales fell 1.3 per cent in April due to the timing of Easter in March and the cold weather, according to the latest official data from the Office for National Statistics.

Flubit aims to personalise your online shopping experience

Flubit aims to personalise your online shopping experience

Flubit provides a service that offers personalised products at the best price by searching the competition to give you the product you want the way you want it.

Pcado has agreed a new online partnership with Morrisons

Ocado shares jump on deal with Morrisons

Shares in Ocado went up strongly after a deal with Morrisons' was announced that adds to the firms online grocery presence.

Morrisons is to move into online retail in 2014

Morrisons chief says rival voucher discounts hurting sales

Morrisons unveiled steady results and confirmed it will take its first step into online retail in partnership with Ocado in 2014 as Sainsbury's announces higher annual profits.

Sainsbury's has increased sales across different parts of the business

Online sales deliver success for Sainsbury's

The recent horsemeat scandal has helped Sainsbury's make further inroads against its two main rivals Asda and Tesco as it posted better than expected results.

Blockbuster has become the third high profile high street casualty of 2013

Insolvency firm warns 140 more retailers under threat in 2013

Blockbuster has announced that it is to go into administration becoming the third high profile casualty of 2013 as retailers struggle against online rivals.

Retail sales rose by 1.8% in November, according to the BRC

BRC: Retailers hoping for Christmas rush as online sales slow

The British Retail Consortium reports a 1.8 per cent rise in like-for-like sales in November, but the third worst set of online sales in 2012.

The OFT has investigated leading online retailers

OFT warns that 40% of top retailers websites are non-compliant

The Office of Fair Trading has ordered more than a third of the most popular retailers to make their websites compliant with consumer rights before Christmas.

London 2012 dented retail sales

Sunday Trading laws unlikely to be changed after sales slump

Retail sales figures dropped in August as people stayed in and watched the Olympics. The period saw extended Sunday trading hours that failed to encourage shoppers.

High street sales were muted in August, according to the BRC

BRC: Olympic feelgood factor failed to ignite retail sales

The British Retail Consortium says that retail sales fell by 0.4 per cent in August as the feelgood factor from the London Olympics failed to inspire consumers to spend.

Christoph Klingler, founder of new cashback shopping site

Yipiii cashback website: Is it worth a spin?

A new cashback website, has divided critics. You can pay £1 to try and win items for free. meet s the founder, Christoph Klingler to find out how the site works.

Burberry enjoys profits growth

Burberry profits boosted by male shoppers

Famous raincoat maker Burberry has posted a leap in revenue and profits thanks to an increase in male shoppers snapping up the luxury brand.

The UK leads the way in e-commerce

UK leads G20 in utilising internet economy

New research indicates that the UK leads the way in using the internet economy with 13.5 per cent of all purchases made online in the UK in 2010 and this is set to rise.

New research suggests the number of empty shops on UK high streets will increase in 2012

LDC warns rise of online sales spells decline of high street shops

Research by the Local Data Company predicts that online sales, rising unemployment and a lack of consumer confidence will mean more shop vacancies on the UK high street.

Our guide shows you how to find 2011's most wanted Christmas presents at the best prices

The cheapest websites to buy 2011's ultimate Christmas gifts

Our Christmas shopping guide shows you where to find this year's ultimate Christmas presents at the best prices online including Kindle's, i-pad's and Nintendo 3DS.

It has been predicted that more than £1bln was spent on Christmas presents on Dec 17th 2011

Saturday's Christmas shopping spend predicted to be over £1bln

Good weather and fierce discounts combined to encourage Christmas shoppers to spend on the high street yesterday on one of the busies shopping days of the year.

It is predicted that more than £1 billion will be spent on Christmas shopping today

Christmas shopping spend to net £1bn today as sales start early

High Street retailers are praying for success and have issued fierce promotions as competition for the Christmas pound takes on new urgency in the retail sector.

Online shopping shows a rise as overall retail sales fell in November

Retail sales:Online sales rise means uncertain future for High St

Retail sales fell by 0.4 per cent in November, according to official figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) today but online sales continue to grow. urges caution when shopping online urges caution when shopping online

The importance of staying safe when buying online has been reiterated to Britons as the Christmas shopping season draws to a close.

Christmas shoppers warned to beware of online fraud

Christmas shoppers warned to beware of online fraud

Internet shoppers need to be careful of scams and fraud this Christmas, has warned.

Brits are urged to plan early to save money on Christmas cards and delivery charges

Avoid the Christmas post rush and save money and stress

Consumers are urged to plan ahead and order online gits early and post Christmas cards second class to save money and avoid disappointment this Christmas.

The Royal Mail's website is experiencing technical difficulties

Royal Mail website technical problems continue

Problems with the Royal Mail's website, including the Price Finder page and online ordering are continuing in the run up to the busiest time of the year for Royal Mail.

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