Online shopping

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Frasers snaps up I Saw It First as it builds online fashion portfolio
Sale comes after purchase of Missguided and earlier acquisition of Studio Retail

Sarah Butler

28, Jul, 2022 @11:30 AM

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Buy now, try later: online clothing sales boom raises qualms over returns
With more than half of clothes bought online but returned, questions are being asked about the environmental cost

Sarah Butler

16, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Boohoo starts charging shoppers £1.99 to return items
Processing of unwanted items has become increasing problem for retailers since Covid online boom

Joanna Partridge

13, Jul, 2022 @8:54 AM

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How to buy great fashion that doesn’t cost the earth
Take stock of the clothes you have and find the best new or secondhand deals if you need more

Hannah Marriott

11, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Porch pirates have been stealing my online shopping, but now I have a secret weapon | Arwa Mahdawi
The number of packages stolen from doorsteps has soared. Security cameras and video doorbells haven’t helped me, but then I met someone who could, writes Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

05, Jul, 2022 @12:20 PM

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A third of UK ‘buy now, pay later’ users say they can’t handle payments
Research finds BNPL shoppers now paying off average of 4.8 purchases since cost of living began to surge

Rupert Jones

22, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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After Brexit, I have to pay £55 to release my husband’s present
A reader writes that a rucksack bought online was held in customs until they paid up

Zoe Wood

21, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Primark to trial UK click and collect in move into online sales
Customers will be able to order from about 2,000 items online, including children’s clothes

Kalyeena Makortoff and Sarah Butler

20, Jun, 2022 @12:09 PM

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‘Oh my God, buy it!’ China’s livestream shopping stars risk being censored
Online sales stars enjoy huge influence but can fall foul of the authorities and vanish from the retail multiverse

Helen Davidson in Taipei

18, Jun, 2022 @3:30 PM

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Buy now, pay later: your rights over refunds as Missguided collapses
The fashion brand is not paying buyers back – but big finance firms say they will return cash

Jess Clark

18, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Fashion brands’ profits hit as customers return worn clothing
Analysis: Asos and other retailers report rise in returns as buyers order many items but keep only a few

Fleur Britten

17, Jun, 2022 @10:23 AM

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Asos warns on profits amid ‘significant increase’ in customer returns
Sharp share sell-off as retailer says inflation is giving customers second thoughts about purchases

Julia Kollewe and Kalyeena Makortoff

16, Jun, 2022 @10:51 AM

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