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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5 top tips on how EPOS maintenance can help reduce customer queuing time

5 top tips on how EPOS maintenance can help reduce customer queuing time

Recent research by Barclays and Barclaycard reveals that two-fifths of Britons refuse to queue for longer than two minutes and two-thirds regularly abandon purchases.

Trotters selects Maginus for ecommerce & online marketing

Trotters selects Maginus for ecommerce & online marketing

Trotters has selected Maginus to design and develop its new website and provide additional online marketing services.

Artisan du chocolat uses Foresite for new website

Artisan du chocolat uses Foresite for new website

Luxury chocolatier, Artisan du chocolat, has appointed digital agency Foresite to redesign its online sales platform, in order to support the company as it expands its Japanese offering.

Oriflame increases responsiveness to global demand with the support of JDA Software

Oriflame increases responsiveness to global demand with the support of JDA Software

Cosmetic company Oriflame has successfully completed the implementation of JDA Fulfillment, from JDA Software Group, Inc.

Empathica enhances its popular GoRecommend Facebook app

Empathica enhances its popular GoRecommend Facebook app

The patent-pending application, which empowers brand advocates to share their recommendations in a fun and engaging way, now also lets users send virtual gifts and coupons.

Fashion marketplace farfetch.com raises growth equity from Advent Venture Partners to help it expansion

Fashion marketplace farfetch.com raises growth equity from Advent Venture Partners to help it expansion

farfetch.com, the online fashion marketplace for independent fashion boutiques from across Europe and North America, has announced a $4.5 million growth equity investment from Advent Venture Partners.

Location-based mobile advertising trial yields strong returns for Best Western via NAVTEQ LocationPoint Advertising

Location-based mobile advertising trial yields strong returns for Best Western via NAVTEQ LocationPoint Advertising

NAVTEQ has announced the results of its first location-based mobile ad services campaign in Germany.

E-commerce is Finger Licking Good for Retail

E-commerce is Finger Licking Good for Retail

Yum! Brands opens another seven KFC restaurants in Mainland China.

APC Overnights Handled with Care services boost CNM Online customer service

APC Overnights Handled with Care services boost CNM Online customer service

Yorkshire e-commerce company CNM Online is benefiting from APC Overnight's 'Handled with Care' next day deliveries.

European launch of arvato RED e-distribution platform for software publishers & online retailers

European launch of arvato RED e-distribution platform for software publishers & online retailers

Media and communications services provider arvato digital services has announced the European launch of its new e-distribution platform arvato RED (Retail Electronic Distribution).

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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