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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Industrialisation of Hacking Will Dominate The Next Decade

Industrialisation of Hacking Will Dominate The Next Decade

Imperva delineates five key security trends UK Organisations will face during the next ten years.

Customer Service Strategies will be Top Business Focus for 2010

Genesys identifies ways that businesses can improve the customer relationship and increase the bottom line by millions this year Better online experience for customers is key.

Cybercrime evolution means value of stolen credentials now determined by Internet service

Cybercrime evolution means value of stolen credentials now determined by Internet service

The rapid evolution of Web 2.0 services and the parallel world of cybercrime is driving a revolution in the price that criminals charge each other for user credentials.

Online retail keeps express markets alive

Online retail keeps express markets alive

Online retail is offering the express market a much-needed lifeline as it crawls out of the hole it has found itself in since the onset of the global economic recession.

Online merchants must embrace mobile commerce technology to deal with demand, says Digital River

Online merchants must embrace mobile commerce technology to deal with demand, says Digital River

According to a Motorola report more than half of Internet users worldwide made a mobile device part of their shopping activities in December 2009. Younger users, referred to in the report as Generation Y, were three times more likely to have made a mobile purchase over the past two weeks than members of the baby boom generation.

SEO made simple with social networking

Driving traffic to your website through social networking can bring huge financial benefits according to Manchester's online experts at a recent round table discussion.

Dont be left behind in the ecommerce world

Dont be left behind in the ecommerce world

Retail researchers Verdict have announced that online growth opportunities for retailers are set to dramatically increase with online spending predicted to triple by 2020.

Retailers using ATG OnDemand services see surge in web sales for 2009 holiday shopping season

ATG has announced that its retail Commerce OnDemand clients saw a significant year-over-year increase in Web sales and conversion rates for the 2009 holiday shopping season.

iForce goes live with Habitats cross border e-fulfilment

iForce goes live with Habitats cross border e-fulfilment

Marking its first complete cross border e-fulfilment contract, iForce has gone live with its service for renowned home furnishing retailer Habitat to distribute orders to the UK and mainland Europe.

SpeedLine POS announces new call centre and web ordering collaboration

SpeedLine POS announces new call centre and web ordering collaboration

These hybrid restaurant ordering solutions combine affordable online order entry and state-of-the-art call centre facilities, directly integrated to the restaurant POS systems.

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.

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