Internet Retailing

Online shopping or e-shopping is a form of electronic commerce which allows consumers to directly buy goods or services from a seller over the Internet using a web browser.  Alternative names are: e-web-store, e-shop, e-store, Internet shop, web-shop, web-store,  online store, online storefront and virtual store. Mobile commerce (or m-commerce) describes  purchasing from an online retailer's mobile optimized online site or app.

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Shoe retailer takes giant steps with Peoplevox ecommerce WMS

Shoe retailer takes giant steps with Peoplevox ecommerce WMS

Based in Buxton, Derbyshire since 1890, Bells Shoes first earned a reputation for quality footwear in the 1960s.

While today the original Buxton store continues to serve the local community, in 2007, the shoe retailer launched into online, selling on eBay and Amazon.

Lack of sales planning bad for UK economy, says Sasudi's Leigh Ashton

Lack of sales planning bad for UK economy, says Sasudi's Leigh Ashton

Too many UK businesses are operating without a coherent sales plan and this is bad for the country's economy.

Research finds that 68% of shoppers feel disappointed with freshness of their grocery shop

Research finds that 68% of shoppers feel disappointed with freshness of their grocery shop

A international survey of 4,000 consumers from Blue Yonder, a cloud-based provider of predictive applications for retail, looked at shopping experiences online, in the supermarkets, in the discount retailers and in the mass merchants in the USA, UK, France and Germany.

Home Delivery World 2017

Home Delivery World 2017

Home Delivery World has been established as the most comprehensive expo and conference in retail to consumer logistics, and we are pulling out all the stops for our fifth anniversary this March.

MSL launch new web portal & E-Learning facility

MSL launch new web portal & E-Learning facility

MSL has just launched its new improved customer web portal to give its customers even greater transparency of their maintenance activities and spend.

BHS completes new technology platform in 8 weeks for its relaunch into the UK

BHS completes new technology platform in 8 weeks for its relaunch into the UK

BHS has announced that its successful relaunch in the UK as an online retailer in late September this year was based on a new technology platform designed and built within just eight weeks.

Online clothing retailer N Brown chooses website protection from Imperva

Online clothing retailer N Brown chooses website protection from Imperva

Imperva, Inc., committed to protecting business-critical data and applications in the cloud and on-premises, today announced that fashion retailer N Brown Group plc is using the Imperva Incapsula service to protect its online business.

Digital payments con tricks senior execs out of millions

Digital payments con tricks senior execs out of millions

CEOs, MDs and board level execs are being targeted in the latest online security scam which takes advantage of the busy diaries of senior business figures.

Record numbers of online shoppers point to vulnerabilities of Internet shopping

Record numbers of online shoppers point to vulnerabilities of Internet shopping

For the first time in history, online shopping has outweighed shopping in stores this year: consumers are now making 51% of their shopping online, compared to 48% in 2015. When online shoppers kick off the Christmas shopping season, online hackers start their busy season, too.

Route Genie teams up with Asda’s Toyou service to boost convenience for online shoppers

Route Genie teams up with Asda’s Toyou service to boost convenience for online shoppers

Route Genie, the advanced carrier management software, has secured a partnership with toyou, Asda's new parcel service, to help retailers provide more choice and convenience to online shoppers.

Omni-Channel Retailing is the evolution of Multi-Channel Retailing, but is concentrated more on a seamless approach to the consumer experience through all available shopping channels, i.e. mobile internet devices, computers, brick-and-mortar, television, radio, direct mail, catalog and so on. Retailers are meeting the new customer demands by deploying specialized supply chain strategy software. To use all channels simultaneously, retailers using an omni- channel approach will track customers across all channels, not just one or two.