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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The Socialisation of Customer Experiences

The Socialisation of Customer Experiences

How do UK consumers want organisations to engage with them through social networking sites and communities? What do they want to achieve through those interactions? And what should your involvement look like?

Wipro Technologies launches next generation ecommerce experience engine

Wipro Technologies launches next generation ecommerce experience engine

Wipro Technologies has announced the launch of a strategic retail solution, ENCORE (Enhanced Commerce Retail Ecosystem), today at the 2011 edition of the National Retail Federation Conference.

Makro launches online store with help from Maginus

Makro launches online store with help from Maginus

Makro, the cash & carry wholesaler, has launched its first transactional website which will open up the Makro brand to an even larger business audience.

Venda brings late night Chameleon Caf ecommerce vision to life

Venda brings late night Chameleon Caf ecommerce vision to life

Venda, the on-demand ecommerce provider, has been selected by a new London-based retail brand, Late Night Chameleon Cafe to support the launch of its first website.

UK set to enter the age of 'social shopping', according to ATG research

UK set to enter the age of 'social shopping', according to ATG research

ATG, (Art Technology Group, Inc.) has released results of two recent consumer studies that offer insight into why online spending is growing so quickly, and suggest that the UK may be set to enter the age of 'Social Shopping'.

Halfords mobile site goes transactional

Halfords mobile site goes transactional

Salmon, specialists in delivering eCommerce solutions, has announced car accessories and cycling retailer Halfords has launched its first ever transactional mobile website. This builds on the success of Halfords' dotmobile site, which went live in August.

Dobbies expands e-commerce with NYK

Dobbies expands e-commerce with NYK

NYK Logistics is supporting the growth of Dobbies Garden Centres' ecommerce business by expanding the internet fulfilment operation it provides for www.dobbies.com, the retailer's online garden centre.

Twenga and Shopatron partner to improve e-tailers' turnover and visibility

Twenga and Shopatron partner to improve e-tailers' turnover and visibility

Twenga and Shopatron have introduced a partnership to bring more potential buyers and sales to e-tailers.

New Solution Solves Biggest and Most Expensive Product Data Issues for Multi-Channel Retailers

New Solution Solves Biggest and Most Expensive Product Data Issues for Multi-Channel Retailers

Datanomic, has launched its new dn:Director for eCommerce solution, specifically designed to help multi-channel retailers to maximise customer lifetime value and profitability through their online presence.

SciVisum launches iPhone monitoring app with Tesco as first customer

SciVisum launches iPhone monitoring app with Tesco as first customer

SciVisum has launched the iPhone Application Monitor, a monitoring solution for iPhone apps, with Tesco as its first customer.

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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