Connecting to LinkedIn...

W1siziisijiwmtuvmdqvmtuvmdgvntqvmzgvnzi1l01ptlrbu0hfqkxpr19vtljftkrfukvex0lnqudfx3jlc2l6zwrfyw5kx3jlbmrlcmvklmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimtkymhgxmjuwiyjdxq

Blog

Online spending will top £500m in a single day!

2/12/2013 by

W1siziisijiwmtqvmtavmjgvmtuvntmvmdyvmza2l2zpbguixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisijywmhg0mdbcdtawm2uixv0

Consumers will complete the most online transactions ever recorded in a single day on Cyber Monday, spending more than £500m, according to forecast data from Sage Pay.

It’s one of the biggest shopping days of the year for British retailers, following hot on the heels of Black Friday. Last year, shoppers spent of £456m, according to Sage Pay’s records.

Website visits on Cyber Monday will break all previous online records, it has revealed. On a single day, there will be 113m visits to e-commerce sites.

“With just four weeks until Christmas, most of us will just have been paid, so Cyber Monday is the day when consumers rush online to do their Christmas shopping,” explained Simon Black, CEO at Sage Pay.

Cyber Monday is traditionally the day that Brits adopt a “spend now, think later” attitude to shopping.

This article was extracted from www.telegraph.co.uk, please click here to read the article in full, http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/retailandconsumer/10482004/Cyber-Monday-splurge-to-hit-500m.html

comments powered by Disqus

Social Stream

Latest News

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdivmtuvmtyvntivmjuvnzkwl2n5ymvyigf0dgfja3muanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilcizodb4mtawiyjdxq

UK threatened by serious cyber attacks every ...

2017-02-15 16:00:00 +0000

The security of the UK has been threatened by 188 serious cyber attacks in the last three months, a government security chief has said. National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) Chief Executive Ciaran Martin told The Sunday Times that national security was put at risk by many of these attacks. Martin was speaking ahead of the official opening of the NCSC, which has been set up to protect critical services in the UK from such attacks and improve underlying i...

W1siziisijiwmtcvmdivmdgvmtavmzcvmzkvnjkyl0n5ymvyifnly3vyaxr5lmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimzgwedewmcmixv0

British cyber security workforce rises 163%

2017-02-08 10:00:00 +0000

Data from the UK has shown that the cyber security workforce has grown considerably over the past five years. According to a new report from cyber skills promotion network Tech Partnership, there are now 58,000 more workers in this industry – a rise of 163 per cent. It shows the growing importance of these professionals, with firms across a vast range of industries turning to cyber security specialists to safeguard their data. To collate the report, the...