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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Retailers must plan for big November and Christmas Day sales

Retailers must plan for big November and Christmas Day sales

Online retail sales in November will outstrip December this year, while Christmas Day will grow as an important shopping day in its own right, according to James and James Fulfilment.

MAPIC 2018: e-commerce from online to brick and mortar

MAPIC 2018: e-commerce from online to brick and mortar

For the first time, e-commerce heavyweights such as Amazon, vente-privée entertainment, MADE.com, and Zalando will be speaking at MAPIC, illustrating the convergence between physical and digital commerce.

Amazon's dominance spreads beyond just retail

Amazon's dominance spreads beyond just retail

Amazon has been named by consumers as their standout favourite brand, with retail stalwarts Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, Sainsbury’s and Tesco the others most mentioned.

BounceX hosts retail experts for VIP discussion at eCommerce Expo

BounceX hosts retail experts for VIP discussion at eCommerce Expo

BounceX, provider of marketing solutions, is hosting a panel of retail industry hard-hitters for a VIP Programme discussion on the ‘Future of Stores: Traditional vs Digital’ at eCommerce Expo 2018 (September 26-27, Olympia, London).

Shopping in Instagram stories now available for BigCommerce customers

Shopping in Instagram stories now available for BigCommerce customers

BigCommerce, the ecommerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, has announced that its customer will be able to upload ‘shoppable’ Instagram stories.

Visualsoft announces series of free bitesize marketing events for retailers

Visualsoft announces series of free bitesize marketing events for retailers

eCommerce and digital agency, Visualsoft, has announced a string of dates for its highly-anticipated and completely free bitesize marketing series: Breakfast Top-Ups.

parcelLab strengthens UK footprint with opening of London office

parcelLab strengthens UK footprint with opening of London office

Following major success in Germany, post-purchase solution parcelLab is expanding into the UK to enable retailers and other companies selling over the internet to deliver the best possible after-sales customer experience and maximise the marketing potential of this part of the customer journey.

Selectronic makes internet shopping even quicker

Selectronic makes internet shopping even quicker

The ever-growing commercial need for automated warehousing configured to meet the increasing demand created by internet shopping has provided another growth niche for UK firm Selectronic.

Descartes successfully submit first declarations under new Customs Declaration Service

Descartes successfully submit first declarations under new Customs Declaration Service

Descartes Systems UK Ltd has announced that the first successful declarations submitted via HM Revenue and Customs' (HMRC) new Customs Declaration Service in the UK were achieved with Descartes e-Customs.

BigCommerce gives brands full control of ecommerce checkout experience with new Checkout SDK

BigCommerce gives brands full control of ecommerce checkout experience with new Checkout SDK

BigCommerce, the ecommerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, has launched its Checkout JS Software Development Kit(Checkout SDK), a new JavaScript library that makes it easy for merchants to consume BigCommerce's Checkout APIs.

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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