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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Microsoft Helps U.K. Retailer With Online Technology Makeover to Drive More Rapid Growth

Microsoft Helps U.K. Retailer With Online Technology Makeover to Drive More Rapid Growth

Shop Direct Group improves employee efficiency, reduces costs with Windows 7 operating system upgrade.

Empathica indicates that during an economic crisis, women make more sacrifices than men

Empathica indicates that during an economic crisis, women make more sacrifices than men

A survey of more than 7,200 consumers indicates women hold back on their spending more than men in a down economy.

Conversion optimisation the value of multivariate testing

Conversion optimisation  the value of multivariate testing

The online retail space is more competitive than ever. George Ioannou, Head of Creative & Strategy at Maginus, argues that it no longer needs to be a case of trial and error for retailers when trying to build relationships with online customers. The introduction of multivariate testing can help companies test and respond quickly to improve website performance.

Maginus supports the launch of Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail

Maginus, provider of services for retail and distribution, has been selected by Microsoft as one of a small group of launch partners for its new Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail solution.

Poorly performing websites costing retailers up to 5.65 billion per year

Poorly performing websites costing retailers up to 5.65 billion per year

Research has shown that retailers are potentially losing up to 5.65 billion per year in lost sales. This is because consumers are abandoning online transactions due to poorly performing websites.

AF Blakemore selects Vodat International to improve communications

AF Blakemore selects Vodat International to improve communications

AF Blakemore, the Spar distributor to some 700 stores across England & Wales has selected Vodat International as its recommended provider of Broadband network solutions to independent stores.

CA helps Sainsburys safeguard its supply chain operations

CA helps Sainsburys safeguard its supply chain operations

CA has announced that Sainsburys has implemented CA Spectrum Infrastructure Management as a further component in its use of CA NSM solutions.

John Lewis Selects Sterling Order Management for Integrated Cross-Channel Management

Sterling Commerce Software to Enable Leading Retailer to Improve Customer Service by Facilitating a Seamless Cross-Channel Shopping Experience.

Trusteer Finds that Two Thirds of Internet Users Reuse their Online Banking Credentials on Other Websites

Trusteer Finds that Two Thirds of Internet Users Reuse their Online Banking Credentials on Other Websites

73 Percent Share Online Banking Password with Non-Financial Applications;47 Percent Repurpose Both their Online Banking User ID and Password

Woolworths selects ATG to power customer-centric online shopping experience

ATG provider of commerce solutions, has been selected by Woolworths to power the growth of its online shopping platform.

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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