Scotland remains "way behind other parts of the UK" in its capacity to exploit the benefits of the e-commerce boom, a landmark Scottish Enterprise report has concluded.
Scotland remains \"way behind other parts of the UK\" in its capacity to exploit the benefits of the e-commerce boom, a landmark Scottish Enterprise report has concluded.
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Scotland lacks critical mass of skilled personnel By Colin Donald
The Scottish e-commerce study, conducted by economic consultants SQW and published last week, is the first comprehensive survey of Scotland's participation in the so-called e-commerce "revolution".
The UK is a world leader in the field – defined as goods and services sold online – which according to the ONS, grew by an astonishing 19% between 2008 and 2010 in defiance of the worst economic downturn since the 1930s.
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