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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Nordic eCommerce marketplace CDON chooses LogRhythm’s NextGen SIEM Platform to expand and optimise its cybersecurity

Nordic eCommerce marketplace CDON chooses LogRhythm’s NextGen SIEM Platform to expand and optimise its cybersecurity

LogRhythm has been selected by CDON, the Nordic region marketplace, to deploy its NextGen Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Platform.

Retailers listen: There is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to personalisation

Retailers listen: There is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to personalisation

Retailers looking to optimise their eCommerce offerings must reassess their approach to personalisation and ensure they are not pursuing a ‘one-size-fits-all’ strategy.

Retailers listen: There is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to personalisation

Retailers listen: There is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to personalisation

Retailers looking to optimise their eCommerce offerings must reassess their approach to personalisation and ensure they are not pursuing a ‘one-size-fits-all’ strategy.

Two-thirds of UK online shoppers buying from overseas

Two-thirds of UK online shoppers buying from overseas

More than two-thirds (68%) of UK consumers say they are regularly purchasing products from international ecommerce stores, outside of big-name brands such as Amazon, a new survey has found.

How reliable insights lead to a loyal customer base

How reliable insights lead to a loyal customer base

By Hayley Strang, Field Marketing Manager, Mapp

We all crave human interaction, especially as we navigate our way through the through the post-lockdown world. Who doesn’t miss being recognised by your favourite barista and being greeted with “the usual?”. In today’s world, this applies to online just as much as to a physical store experience.

Pandemic drives over half of consumers to shop more locally; bank data key in enabling SMEs to compete with big businesses

Pandemic drives over half of consumers to shop more locally; bank data key in enabling SMEs to compete with big businesses

Over half of consumers globally (53%) believe it is more important to shop with local businesses now than it was before the pandemic.

That’s according to new research released by Pollinate, the global software business that partners with banks to help them deepen and extend relationships with their business customers, in which over 4,500 consumers were surveyed across the UK, US, Australia, and Brazil.

Online retailer Firebox.com acquired by MH direkt

Online retailer Firebox.com acquired by MH direkt

Firebox.com, the online retailer for unusual and quirky gifting, has been acquired by e-commerce service provider MH direkt for an undisclosed sum.

Uberall survey finds despite Amazon boom, 63% of UK consumers favour shopping locally

Uberall survey finds despite Amazon boom, 63% of UK consumers favour shopping locally

Uberall, the provider of ‘Near Me’ Brand Experience marketing solutions, has announced the findings of its survey analysing the shopping habits of over 1,000 UK consumers.

60% sales increase for heritage kitchen brand, Swan, thanks to eCommerce channels

60% sales increase for heritage kitchen brand, Swan, thanks to eCommerce channels

Not so long ago, nearly every house sported an electrical appliance from Swan, making it one of Britain’s best-loved names, and up until 1986 Swan were the UK’s number one distributor for kettles. With ever-changing consumer habits and trends, some began to wonder if this heritage company would survive the transition into the 21st century.

SEKO Logistics, Shopify Plus and patchworks launch ‘go global’ webinar for retailers targeting a share of the $4.2 trillion global ecommerce market

SEKO Logistics, Shopify Plus and patchworks launch ‘go global’ webinar for retailers targeting a share of the $4.2 trillion global ecommerce market

Retailers still coming to terms with the mass exodus to online shopping triggered by COVID-19 and eager to ‘Go Global’ to gain a share of the $4.2 trillion Global ecommerce market can now access practical first-hand advice from SEKO Logistics, eCommerce solution provider, Shopify Plus, and integration platform, Patchworks.

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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