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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B2B ecommerce lagging behind B2C for customer experience

B2B ecommerce lagging behind B2C for customer experience

Poor product visualisation is preventing almost a quarter of B2B customers from making purchases online, according to a new report by full-service e-commerce agency PushON.

Plobal joins Shopify Plus Technology Partner Program to help ecommerce merchants grow mobile revenue

Plobal joins Shopify Plus Technology Partner Program to help ecommerce merchants grow mobile revenue

As mobile becomes the default shopping device, Plobal gets on board the Shopify Plus Technology Partner Program to help high-volume merchants increase mobile revenues by engaging their most loyal customers

Wehkamp plots double-digit growth trajectory with Manhattan Associates

Wehkamp plots double-digit growth trajectory with Manhattan Associates

Manhattan Associates Inc. has announced that Dutch online retailer Wehkamp has selected Manhattan’s Warehouse Management System (WMS) to manage its new distribution centre (DC) in Zwolle, Netherlands.

Smartphone adoption to drive ecommerce activities in Latin America to 2023, says GlobalData

Smartphone adoption to drive ecommerce activities in Latin America to 2023, says GlobalData

The increasing availability of connected mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets are one of the main growth drivers for ecommerce activities globally.

B2B ecommerce lagging behind B2C for customer experience

B2B ecommerce lagging behind B2C for customer experience

Poor product visualisation is preventing almost a quarter of B2B customers from making purchases online, according to a new report by full-service e-commerce agency, PushON.

How to make international ecommerce transparent, efficient and cost-effective

How to make international ecommerce transparent, efficient and cost-effective

Cross-border ecommerce provides organisations with, theoretically, a low-cost opportunity to break into new markets. Yet from the cost of air freight to the complexity of international returns plus consumer expectations for full disclosure of import tariffs at checkout, successful global ecommerce is significantly more complex than it might first appear. Johannes Panzer, Head of Industry Strategy for Ecommerce, Descartes, dives into the complexity behind making international ecommerce transparent, efficient and cost-effective.

Personalisation is the key for retailers to improve engagement with target demographics

Personalisation is the key for retailers to improve engagement with target demographics

The recent news that Asos has been named the retailer ‘best at communicating’ in a poll of UK university students, beating the likes of Nike, Topshop and Urban Outfitters, reflects the importance for retailers to ensure that they take a personalised approach to engaging with their customers.

Secrets to eCommerce success to be revealed at B2B Marketing Expo 2019

Secrets to eCommerce success to be revealed at B2B Marketing Expo 2019

The secrets to succeeding in B2B eCommerce are to be unveiled to marketers at this year’s B2B Marketing Expo 2019.

Tigers USA opens new purpose-built facility in Miami to meet growing e-commerce demands

Tigers USA opens new purpose-built facility in Miami to meet growing e-commerce demands

Supply chain specialist Tigers USA has moved its Miami, USA team into a new, larger facility to strengthen its focus on the Latin American region as well as meet growing global e-commerce demands.

Talend cloud enables PointsBet to ensure compliance and reliability amid rapid international expansion

Talend cloud enables PointsBet to ensure compliance and reliability amid rapid international expansion

Talend, the cloud data integration solutions provider, has announced that PointsBet, an online bookmaker from Australia offering both traditional fixed odds markets as well as PointsBetting, is using Talend Cloud and Microsoft Azure to deliver a differentiated mobile betting experience to just under 100,000 customers worldwide and support its international expansion.

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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