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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Maintaining the retail omnichannel edge in 2021

Maintaining the retail omnichannel edge in 2021

By Nate Burke, CEO of Diginius.

It’s that time of year again where we reflect upon the prior year and make informative predictions for the months ahead in order to adjust our business activities and refocus our strategies.

What does the future hold for retailers?

What does the future hold for retailers?

Shopping habits are changing, and retailers are doing an exceptional job at keeping up and adjusting their business models with the help of technology to meet these ever-changing shifts. With many high streets still struggling but the desire to shop local remaining strong, retailers are looking at a very different future than they would have imagined this time last year.

Booming e-commerce with wine & spirits requires new logistics concepts

Booming e-commerce with wine & spirits requires new logistics concepts

Europe is one of the most important markets for wines and spirits. In 2019, almost a third of the world's wines were produced here. Due to the Corona crisis, the already growing e-commerce in this sector has continued to expand heavily during this year.

Online shoppers more concerned about deliveries than personal security, according to PCI Pal survey

Online shoppers more concerned about deliveries than personal security, according to PCI Pal survey

A recent survey of 2,000 online shoppers in the UK, commissioned by PCI Pal, found that shoppers are more concerned about prices, speed and cost of deliveries or being able to find specific products over and above security of their personal data.

Kooomo launches B2B catalogue site for global retailer Blauer H.T.

Kooomo launches B2B catalogue site for global retailer Blauer H.T.

Blauer H.T., the clothing brand created following technical, functional and high-performance standards, has chosen global e-commerce platform provider Kooomo to launch its showcase website specifically designed for its growing B2B customer base.

74.7% online retail sales growth shows Lockdown 2.0 killed the High Street’s revival stone dead, says ParcelHero

74.7% online retail sales growth shows Lockdown 2.0 killed the High Street’s revival stone dead, says ParcelHero

November’s retail sales estimates, released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), reveal the High Street’s loss was online’s gain. Online sales spiked by 74.7% in value as early-bird Christmas shoppers hit the internet in record numbers.

5 e-commerce tips for businesses in 2021

5 e-commerce tips for businesses in 2021

By Rob van den Heuvel, CEO at Sendcloud.

If there’s one thing 2020 has taught us, it is the art of adaptability. As we knock on the door of 2021, the next stage of transition is upon us.

Sage and Brightpearl announce partnership to accelerate digital transformation for retail customers

Sage and Brightpearl announce partnership to accelerate digital transformation for retail customers

Sage, the cloud business management solutions provider, has entered into a significant partnership with Brightpearl, the Digital Operations Platform targeted at digital retailers across the globe.

Citius, altius, deminuous? Why small is the new big in fulfilment centres

Citius, altius, deminuous? Why small is the new big in fulfilment centres

By Alex MacPherson,Manhattan Associates

The pandemic has accelerated the proliferation of ecommerce by up to six years according to certain reports and the grocery industry has been one of the most (positively on the whole) affected by this surge in online sales.

Booming year for ecommerce puts OnBuy on track for unicorn status

Booming year for ecommerce puts OnBuy on track for unicorn status

UK-based online marketplace, OnBuy.com, has set its sights on achieving unicorn status as it announces 605% year to date growth, rounding off a list of incredible 2020 successes for the company.

Internet Retailing

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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