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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Visualsoft ties up contract renewal with Daniel Footwear

Visualsoft ties up contract renewal with Daniel Footwear

eCommerce and digital marketing agency, Visualsoft, has announced a contract renewal with premium fashion company Daniel Footwear, extending their partnership for a further two years.

Oracle Cloud is in Fashion for Global Retailer Gap Inc.

Oracle Cloud is in Fashion for Global Retailer Gap Inc.

Following the success of Oracle’s Retail Cloud at INTERMIX, Banana Republic is the latest Gap Inc. brand to go live on the solutions. Banana Republic is a global apparel and accessories brand available online and in over 600 company-operated and franchise retail locations worldwide.

What social networks deliver greatest benefit to fashion ecommerce?

What social networks deliver greatest benefit to fashion ecommerce?

Fashion retailers understand that social media plays an important role in driving awareness, traffic and orders. However, given the complex shopping journey of today’s fashion consumer, it’s difficult to clearly identify the relative merits of different social networks – particularly as the networks themselves are continuing to evolve and introduce new features.

Adyen study shows the value of omnichannel shoppers for retailers

Adyen study shows the value of omnichannel shoppers for retailers

New data released by Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many leading companies, highlights the value of unified commerce to retailers. Its report The Unified Commerce Indexanalyses data across its global payments platform, which processed €159 billion in transactions in 2018.

Figures show internet retailing continues to rise throughout March

Figures show internet retailing continues to rise throughout March

Today’s ONS retail sales figures revealed that online spending continues to rise. The percentage of online purchases has risen by 8.0 per cent in March 2019 in comparison to March 2018.

Tryzens expands capability as a full-service digital commerce consultancy

Tryzens expands capability as a full-service digital commerce consultancy

Retailers looking for a complete full-service digital commerce solution, focused on delivering end-to-end, results-driven solutions for their online operations can turn to Tryzens as their digital commerce partner.

Record numbers of High Street stores close as Debenhams falters and ASOS’ profits plummet – There's only one solution, says ParcelHero

Record numbers of High Street stores close as Debenhams falters and ASOS’ profits plummet – There's only one solution, says ParcelHero

Retail has been hit by a perfect storm, says the home delivery expert ParcelHero. New figures from PwC reveal 5,853 shops closed last year, and embattled Debenhams has placed itself in receivership as it fights against the onslaught of e-commerce. But with ASOS’ profits tumbling nearly 90%, online retailers are also struggling.

Cambridge e-commerce start-up named one of Europe’s top 100 fastest growing companies

Cambridge e-commerce start-up named one of Europe’s top 100 fastest growing companies

Velocity Commerce, the online retail specialist based in Cambridge, UK, and established just six years ago in a co-founder’s home, has been named one of the fastest growing companies in Europe in the latest FT 1000report.

How Polish B2B companies buy and sell online – Survey and report

How Polish B2B companies buy and sell online – Survey and report

How many Polish companies sell and buy products online? What are their sales channels? How do they search for clients and business partners?

Network Transmission Types and Evil Smurfs

Network Transmission Types and Evil Smurfs

By Patrick Vernon

In the beginning, the Internet was designed to “just work”. The basic Internet protocols that we use every day including HTTP (web traffic), SMTP (email), and DNS (converting URLs to IP addresses) weren’t designed to be secure.

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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