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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Survey finds that merchants are losing millions

Survey finds that merchants are losing millions

Online retailers are losing business by not offering a sufficiently wide choice of internet payment methods according to a survey.

E-wallets and how they can support your business

E-wallets and how they can support your business

Sean Young, Field Sales Executive, YESpay, explains that to meet all these expectations retailers need a flexible and secure payment solution that supports both the customer and merchant alike.

Buy it, love it, sell it - get paid

Buy it, love it, sell it - get paid

A new wave of e-commerce is spreading power to the purchaser

RedPrairies latest Warehouse Management release launched

RedPrairie has launched the latest release of its Warehouse Management solution to help retailers meet the challenges of multichannel retail.

Report reveals continued multi-channel retailing initiatives

58% of retailers interviewed have had a multi-channel initiative in place for at least one year

Card fraud continues to plague UK businesses, but what is the real picture?

Card fraud continues to plague UK businesses, but what is the real picture?

The latest fraud figures released by APACS show that the annual level of Card Not Present fraud in the UK has risen once again

Internet the most important tool for small business survival according to latest research

It had barely been invented when the UK was last in recession, but less than 20 years later, the Internet is providing a life line to small businesses fighting the recession.

Next Generation Multichannel Retail Issues

Long Tall Sally and Royal Mail will be joining Portaltech to discuss key developments in online retailing at Internet World 2009

Iceland signs 11.5 million deal with Getronics

Seven year contract signed for all outsourced IT.

The Old Treehouse adds e-commerce to a successful store formula

The Old Treehouse adds e-commerce to a successful store formula

Now supported by an integrated multi-channel solution from Cybertill.

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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