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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Optiseller helps eBay sellers with ‘Good‘til cancelled’ policy

Optiseller helps eBay sellers with ‘Good‘til cancelled’ policy

From 1 April this year, eBay introduced its new‘Good ‘til cancelled’ policy for all fixed price listings. This means sellers are not forced to re-list after 10/20/30 days -- the listing will continue indefinitely every 30 days until the item sells out or is manually cancelled.

Linio Colombia and Ingenico ePayments partner up to offer the best online shopping experience

Linio Colombia and Ingenico ePayments partner up to offer the best online shopping experience

Ingenico ePayments, the ecommerce division of Ingenico Group, will provide Linio Colombia with advanced payments services, offering its customers an enhanced shopping experience.

Is digitisation the key to preventing cross-border landed costs from disrupting international ecommerce?

Is digitisation the key to preventing cross-border landed costs from disrupting international ecommerce?

In a time of continued economic and political uncertainty - where threats against global trade either quickly materialise or fizzle out as part of hardline foreign policy negotiations - companies involved in international trade must now contend with an unprecedented amount of uncertainty and risk as the ‘new normal’.

CVAs are fatally wounding our High Streets, warns e-commerce delivery expert

CVAs are fatally wounding our High Streets, warns e-commerce delivery expert

As Monsoon seeks to join the ranks of stores slashing rents through a company voluntary agreement, ParcelHero says CVAs are simply speeding up the demise of High Street shopping and will impact on pension and investment schemes.

eCommerce fulfilment specialist fulfilmentcrowd opens new centre in South Wales

eCommerce fulfilment specialist fulfilmentcrowd opens new centre in South Wales

Chorley-headquartered order fulfilment and eCommerce logistics specialist, fulfilmentcrowd, has announced the opening of its latest service centre in Cwmbran, Wales, in partnership with leading seasonal decorations supplier, Festive Productions Ltd - further strengthening the capacity of its national network.

Mistrust around review authenticity sees online shoppers demand human interaction in the ecommerce buying journey

Mistrust around review authenticity sees online shoppers demand human interaction in the ecommerce buying journey

Mistrust around the authenticity of User Generated Content (UGC) and reviews has seen online shoppers placing more value in human interactions in their online buying journeys a new report from iAdvize, the conversational commerce provider, suggests.

‘Drift’ to online purchasing differs widely by product category - latest study from Go Inspire Group

‘Drift’ to online purchasing differs widely by product category - latest study from Go Inspire Group

New research from Go Inspire Group examines future trends in consumer behaviour, addressing the received wisdom that shopping is moving inexorably online. This study aimed to determine the validity of this assumption by shedding light on the expected balance between online and offline UK retail purchasing in five years time.

Trustonic, Rubean and CCV announce collaboration to develop mPOS solution enabling secure cardholder PIN entry on COTS devices

Trustonic, Rubean and CCV announce collaboration to develop mPOS solution enabling secure cardholder PIN entry on COTS devices

Mobile security solutions provider Trustonic has announced a partnership with Rubean AG, an established mobile security-focused fintech, and CCV, a European payment solution provider, to develop an mPOS solution that accepts higher value transactions by enabling hardware-protected PIN entry on a range of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) smartphones.

Manhattan Associates and BRP Consulting work together to deliver next-generation unified commerce platform

Manhattan Associates and BRP Consulting work together to deliver next-generation unified commerce platform

Manhattan Associates Inc. has announced an extended partnership with retail management consulting firm BRP Consulting. The companies, which have been working together since 2016, have now extended their partnership to equip retailers with next-generation omnichannel and point-of-sale solutions that help deliver a seamless, holistic shopping experience.

67% of e-commerce business are putting off customers with insufficient product images

67% of e-commerce business are putting off customers with insufficient product images

Online retailers are losing out on additional revenue by not utilising simple methods to capture sales from potential customers, new research has revealed.

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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