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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Sonassi supports retailers still operating on Magento 1 post end of life

Sonassi supports retailers still operating on Magento 1 post end of life

Sonassi, the eCommerce hosting and consultancy company, has launched its Sonassi Assurance Scheme for retailers continuing to run eCommerce stores on Magento 1 following its end of life on 30th June, providing up to £50,000 warranty against a PCI breach.

Why brands and manufacturers shouldn’t ignore Direct-to-Consumer ecommerce

Why brands and manufacturers shouldn’t ignore Direct-to-Consumer ecommerce

COVID-19 has hit all kinds of sectors hard and fast. Businesses struck in particular – such as travel, restaurants and pubs – have a long and hard road ahead of them which, for many organisations, may seem impossible.

Cardboard perforators – Offering a sustainable future for eCommerce

Cardboard perforators – Offering a sustainable future for eCommerce

Buying and selling online has never been easier and with eCommerce growing from strength to strength, Mark Harper of HSM investigates and questions the sustainability issues around use of packaging material in online selling.

UK online retail rises sharply as shops reopen

UK online retail rises sharply as shops reopen

Consumer confidence in the UK appears to be rising as online retail grew sharply since the reopening of shops on the 15 June, data from ecommerce expert Emarsys shows.

E-commerce giant takes 35,000 sq ft in £8 million Liverpool development

E-commerce giant takes 35,000 sq ft in £8 million Liverpool development

Network Space has secured its first letting at Element, the new £8 million development at Alchemy Business Park in Knowsley.

GreyOrange announces strategic partnership with e-commerce company Rex Brown

GreyOrange announces strategic partnership with e-commerce company Rex Brown

GreyOrange, a global software and mobile robotics provider that leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to optimise fulfilment operations for companies worldwide, has announced that Ranger Mobile Sort, the new GreyOrange fleet of modular sortation robots, will bring the latest automation to Rex Brown’s warehouses in a simple and scalable way.

One World Express becomes certified WCA eCommerce member

One World Express becomes certified WCA eCommerce member

One World Express has been announced as a certified member of the WCA eCommerce network.

Findologic introduces AI-powered virtual shopping assistant, Lisa

Findologic introduces AI-powered virtual shopping assistant, Lisa

Findologic, the search and navigation platform, has announced the launch of Lisa, an AI-based virtual shopping assistant, which uses intent signals and discovery to power improved on-site search to enhance customer experience and drive conversions.

eCommerce sustainability: managing your responsibilities

eCommerce sustainability: managing your responsibilities

Consumers are more conscious than ever about how their shopping habits affect the world at large.

CommerceHub’s record volume reveals promising trend as ecommerce proves essential to retail’s ‘new normal’

CommerceHub’s record volume reveals promising trend as ecommerce proves essential to retail’s ‘new normal’

As the retail industry continues to experience the full impact of COVID-19, resulting in store closures and reduced distribution capacity, there are new, emerging signs that the industry is responding positively to this new normal, adapting their ways to meet the needs of consumers.

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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