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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Woodland Group opens new e-commerce facility in Colchester

Woodland Group opens new e-commerce facility in Colchester

Thanks to the continued growth of Woodland Group’s Warehouse and Fulfilment business, the global supply chain company has opened a new 45,000 sq ft facility in Marks Tey, Colchester. The new warehouse has been designed to expand capacity by 5,000 pallets, has over 4,000 pick faces dedicated to e-commerce and boasts some of their latest carbon-conscious warehousing initiatives.

Vee24 wins 2021 MarTech Breakthrough Award

Vee24 wins 2021 MarTech Breakthrough Award

Vee24 has received a 2021 MarTech Breakthrough Award. The company was selected as ‘Best Customer Experience Management Company’ for its AI-powered digital platform.

B2B eCommerce platform receives SOC 2 Type II attestation

B2B eCommerce platform receives SOC 2 Type II attestation

OroCommerce, the B2B eCommerce solution, has completed its SOC 2 Type II audit, performed by KirkpatrickPrice. 

Extenda Retail expands Warehouse Management capabilities into the Benelux with NYCE.LOGIC

Extenda Retail expands Warehouse Management capabilities into the Benelux with NYCE.LOGIC

Extenda Retail has announced a plan to grow its share of the European physical logistics market with its Warehouse Management application, NYCE.LOGIC.

E-commerce Expert Shortlisted for 2021 SaaS Awards

E-commerce Expert Shortlisted for 2021 SaaS Awards

E-commerce data company Optiseller has been shortlisted for 2021 SaaS Awards program in the category Best SaaS Product for E-Commerce/E-Shops. 

Uberall survey reveals consumer preference for ‘phygital’ retail

Uberall survey reveals consumer preference for ‘phygital’ retail

Uberall, the provider of ‘Near Me’ customer experience marketing solutions, has announced the findings of its survey of over 1,000 UK consumers and their current shopping behaviour.

Latest Cisco AppDynamics App Attention Index reveals brands have only one shot to win over customers

Latest Cisco AppDynamics App Attention Index reveals brands have only one shot to win over customers

Cisco AppDynamics has released the latest report in its App Attention Index research series, revealing consumer reliance on applications and digital services has soared since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

AO Logistics open 'Rework' facility to tackle returned appliances

AO Logistics open 'Rework' facility to tackle returned appliances

Online electricals retailer AO announces today that it has opened a new ‘rework’ facility to give returned appliances a new lease of life. Operating out of its ‘Latchford’ warehouse in Crewe, appliances returned by customers will be thoroughly tested with the aim of reselling them.

Toolstation tackles omnichannel challenges with Kӧrber

Toolstation tackles omnichannel challenges with Kӧrber

Körber is working with Toolstation, one of Britain’s fastest growing suppliers of tools, accessories and building supplies to the trade, home improvers and self-builders, to evolve its multichannel capabilities to meet consumer demands. This includes enhancing processes in its Redditch distribution center while supporting Toolstation’s expanding network of stores.

Halfords enters software market with launch of Avayler

Halfords enters software market with launch of Avayler

Halfords, the UK provider of motoring and cycling products and services, has entered the B2B software market with the launch of Avayler: a new business, offering Halfords’ proprietary software to streamline service delivery for companies that operate in multiple locations.

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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