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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Coronavirus - hospitality industry impact (Lolly)

Coronavirus - hospitality industry impact (Lolly)

Here, Peter Moore CEO of Lolly, talks about the impact of the Coronavirus on day-to-day operations.

Covid-19: The front door is now the front line, says ParcelHero

Covid-19: The front door is now the front line, says ParcelHero

ParcelHero has forecast a doubling of home deliveries in the event of a UK coronavirus epidemic, as shoppers seek to avoid crowded stores. But it says retailers and their courier partners must do more to ease concerns for both customers and drivers.

Amdocs and Google Cloud announce strategic partnership to accelerate communication providers’ journeys to the cloud

Amdocs and Google Cloud announce strategic partnership to accelerate communication providers’ journeys to the cloud

Amdocs, provider of software and services to communications and media companies, and Google Cloud, has announced a strategic partnership to deliver Amdocs’ leading OSS and BSS systems on Google Cloud and to create solutions and services to help communications companies modernise, automate and digitise with the cloud.

Report: When e-commerce is extended to restaurants and farms

Report: When e-commerce is extended to restaurants and farms

By Yuchuan Wang. 

This past Chinese New Year has been unprecedented for Chinese people. Greatly impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, people have been forced to stay at home to avoid infection.

Former IKEA VP of digital transformation Michael Valdsgaard unveils next-generation augmented reality start-up at Retail Without Borders

Former IKEA VP of digital transformation Michael Valdsgaard unveils next-generation augmented reality start-up at Retail Without Borders

Michael Valdsgaard, former head of digital transformation at IKEA, has used his keynote speech at Retail Without Borders to launch his latest venture: a high-tech immersive commerce solution provider, London Dynamics.

Global trade rules changed for 2020 – Don’t get caught out

Global trade rules changed for 2020 – Don’t get caught out

The international trade rules, widely known as Incoterms have come into force this month, changing how the international trade of goods is conducted potentially having a major impact on importers and exporters across the globe.

Small is the new big via ‘micro’ warehousing, says SnapFulfil

Small is the new big via ‘micro’ warehousing, says SnapFulfil

WMS solutions provider SnapFulfil is enjoying a new type of interest as ‘micro-warehousing’ takes off for smaller e-commerce companies looking to offer the same level of delivery efficiency and flexibility as retail giants like Amazon.

Migrating your eCommerce platform: what you need to know

Migrating your eCommerce platform: what you need to know

With only 110 days left before the end of support for Magento 1, it is important for online retailers to get moving on their eCommerce platform migration or risk a gap in sales.

Lowest growth outlook for retail in four years

Lowest growth outlook for retail in four years

Retail sector posts weakest small business outlook for 2020. Less than a third of small businesses in the retail sector are predicting growth for the early months of 2020. This is the worst growth outlook for the retail sector since the start of 2016.

Septentrio launches an online shop offering high-accuracy GNSS receiver modules

Septentrio launches an online shop offering high-accuracy GNSS receiver modules

Septentrio’s new web shop offers direct access to mosaicTM multi-frequency GNSS receiver module. Customers can purchase the mosaicTM development kit quickly and easily to evaluate this unique module.

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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