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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WiFi SPARK broadens search to increase partner network

WiFi SPARK broadens search to increase partner network

WiFi SPARK, the provider of guest and visitor WiFi, is broadening its partner network. The Exeter based vendor is keen to extend its current network with like-minded partners to take advantage of the rapidly expanding market.

How can retailers overcome the omnichannel challenges from 2016?

How can retailers overcome the omnichannel challenges from 2016?

By Dean Frew, CTO & SVP RFID Solutions at SML Group.

Consumers' demands on retailers have intensified in the past decade. Previously, having an online store to accompany your physical shop was seen as a luxury, now it is essential and online shopping has taken the next step to meet customer demand.

Leading online car ad portal chooses Catchpoint to help offer customers best web experience

Leading online car ad portal chooses Catchpoint to help offer customers best web experience

Catchpoint, provider of digital performance analytics, has announced that European online automotive ad portal, AutoScout24, which is visited by over ten million users a month, is now using the company's performance analytics solution.

Avenue 32 reports strong year-on-year performance with Tryzens eCommerce solution

Avenue 32 reports strong year-on-year performance with Tryzens eCommerce solution

One year after going live with a brand new eCommerce platform and website implemented by Tryzens, luxury fashion store Avenue 32 has reported that it is exceeding performance expectations.

Manhattan Associates predicts omni-channel customer service, AI-driven personalisation and dynamic delivery to shape retailer strategies in 2017

Manhattan Associates predicts omni-channel customer service, AI-driven personalisation and dynamic delivery to shape retailer strategies in 2017

Manhattan Associates, Inc. predicts etailers establishing a high street presence, dynamic fulfilment innovations, wider adoption of artificial intelligence and AR/VR technologies, and a shift to "omni-channel customer service" will be key themes for the retail industry in 2017.

E-commerce driving seismic shift in logistics solutions

E-commerce driving seismic shift in logistics solutions

The rapid rise of e-commerce has driven the most disruptive movement to the industrial & logistics industry, transforming the way we think about industrial real estate and restructuring the supply landscape forever, according to the Last Mile/ City Logistics, the latest industrial & logistics report from CBRE.

Tesco-Booker merger could 'create a UK Amazon and save our High Street'

Tesco-Booker merger could 'create a UK Amazon and save our High Street'

The High Street as we know it is dying, says e-commerce delivery expert ParcelHero; but the Tesco-Booker merger would boost local stores, pubs and restaurants; and give Tesco a key logistics role outside the fiercely competitive supermarket industry.

How to know when it's time to 'let go of the baby'

How to know when it's time to 'let go of the baby'

For many online retailers the decision to outsource the order fulfilment function to a supply chain professional is often delayed because of the company owner's entirely understandable reluctance to 'let go of their baby,' says William Walker, sales director of leading online fulfilment specialist, Walker Logistics.

Omnichannel demands shifting in-store expectations

Omnichannel demands shifting in-store expectations

Bricks-and-mortar stores remain a key link in the omnichannel chain for UK shoppers, a new report from ShopperTrak, a global retail insight provider, suggests.

Doddle releases click & collect technology solution to enable retailers to increase footfall and revenue

Doddle releases click & collect technology solution to enable retailers to increase footfall and revenue

Doddle has announced the launch of 'Powered by Doddle', a comprehensive click & collect solution that includes all the software, training, communications and analytics modules retailers need to enhance their click & collect experience and deliver incremental revenue.

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.