How retailers can withstand Google’s latest mobile speed update

How retailers can withstand Google’s latest mobile speed update

Page speed really matters to web users, which is why Google has always taken it into account within its desktop search rankings. As from this month (July 2018), however, it will also be factored into Google’s mobile search rankings as part of its new ‘Speed Update’.  In today’s competitive, ever-changing marketplaces, great online performance is […]

87% of UK’s top retailers risk revenue losses through poor mobile site performance

87% of UK’s top retailers risk revenue losses through poor mobile site performance

Almost nine in 10 (87%) of the UK’s top retailers are risking a significant drop in online visibility by neglecting their mobile site performance, according to new research. The report, carried out by leading eCommerce and digital agency Visualsoft, found that worryingly low numbers of retailers have taken strides to improve mobile site speed since Google’s ‘Speed Update’ was announced […]

A lack of online payment options is limiting the growth potential of UK retailers, according to Visualsoft

A lack of online payment options is limiting the growth potential of UK retailers, according to Visualsoft

UK retailers are restricting their own online sales growth potential by up to 30 per cent due to only offering limited payment options, according to research by eCommerce and digital agency Visualsoft. The study found that 19 per cent of the UK’s top 240 retailers fail to offer any payment choice outside of mainstream credit […]