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 walks away with Charles Clinkard contract renewal

Visualsoft walks away with Charles Clinkard contract renewal

eCommerce and digital marketing agency, Visualsoft, has announced a contract renewal with established footwear company, Charles Clinkard.

UK shoppers fighting back against online retailers who fail to deliver

UK shoppers fighting back against online retailers who fail to deliver

UK consumers are fighting back against online retailers that fail to deliver, a new research report into what the UK public expects from retailers when shopping online has found.

Alcoholic beer and cider ranges shrink due to consumer health drive

Alcoholic beer and cider ranges shrink due to consumer health drive

The average number of alcoholic beer and cider ranges stocked in UK supermarkets is declining, as trends towards health-conscious consumption are leading consumers to opt for alcohol-free alternatives, suggests new data from ecommerce insights company, Edge by Ascential.

Calcuso handles back-to-school peak ecommerce order volumes with Descartes pixi WMS

Calcuso handles back-to-school peak ecommerce order volumes with Descartes pixi WMS

Descartes Systems Group has announced that Calcuso.com, the ecommerce distributor of educational and office supplies in Germany, is using the Descartes pixi Warehouse Management System (WMS) to seamlessly handle high back-to-school order volumes across Europe.

Smaller e-retail businesses should emulate larger ones – but sooner

Smaller e-retail businesses should emulate larger ones – but sooner

By Alex Mills, Sales & Marketing Director, ProSKU.

If you’re running a growing e-retail businesses your main priority is to market your products, win customers and satisfy their orders. So until order volumes hit a certain point you probably don’t need to worry about a great deal else, except of course your bank overdraft! And for most growing e-retail businesses getting orders out of the door isn’t usually the biggest problem.

3dcart partners with ClearSale to deliver comprehensive eCommerce fraud protection for customers

3dcart partners with ClearSale to deliver comprehensive eCommerce fraud protection for customers

ClearSale has entered into a partnership with eCommerce platform3dcart.

The advantages of competitive pricing strategy

The advantages of competitive pricing strategy

By Joemar Carillo, a content writer for Assosia, a retail research company based in the UK.

With the market becoming more and more competitive, companies should carefully implement an effective competitive pricing strategy. Competitive pricing strategy is where the final prices on their products or services have been analysed, modified and evaluated against the prices of their competitors.

More than 70% of retailers concerned about being outpriced by Amazon

More than 70% of retailers concerned about being outpriced by Amazon

ActiveViam has released a new study on pricing strategies and concerns from retailers. For the “Pricing Strategy Survey,” ActiveViam polled more than 500 senior pricing decision makers and executives at retailers with at least 100 employees from 21 May to 2 June 2 2019.

Are you ready for the mobile ecommerce revolution? How and why your platform needs to be smartphone optimised

Are you ready for the mobile ecommerce revolution? How and why your platform needs to be smartphone optimised

By Branwell Moffat, Director of Commerce Consulting at Envoy Digital, part of the KPS Group.

Consumers love the way mobile enables them to slot online shopping, browsing and product research into their busy day as they sit on the train, wait in line for a coffee or kill time between appointments.

How parcel service delivery has evolved in 2019

How parcel service delivery has evolved in 2019

By Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO, NetDespatch.

Parcel service delivery has evolved significantly in recent years, especially as online sales continue to soar, the demand for parcel delivery has gone up in parallel.

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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