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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Ten top tips for maximising e-commerce sales this Christmas

Ten top tips for maximising e-commerce sales this Christmas

Conversion management company, Maxymiser, has announced Ten Top Tips for boosting e-commerce sales this Christmas, as shoppers increasingly turn to the Internet to find the best Christmas gifts for friends and family.

Dutch retailer bol.com extends e-commerce partnership with ATG following substantial online revenue growth

Dutch retailer bol.com extends e-commerce partnership with ATG following substantial online revenue growth

ATG (Art Technology Group Inc.), provider of cross-channel commerce solutions, has announced that Netherlands online retailer bol.com is extending its partnership with ATG.

Underwear retailer Kiniki reveals benefits of business intelligence

Underwear retailer Kiniki reveals benefits of business intelligence

Kiniki, the mail order and online retailer of underwear and swimwear, has revealed the impact business intelligence (BI) has had on the company.

The Sofa & Chair Company improves customer service and online experience with PostCoder.com

The Sofa & Chair Company improves customer service and online experience with PostCoder.com

Upholstery specialist The Sofa & Chair Company has successfully implemented PostCoder Web SOAP the pay-as-you-go address lookup service from PostCoder.com

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.

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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