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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Top six Best Practices for online retail performance

Use this checklist to make sure that poor performance, transaction errors and other deal-killers arent driving hard-won customers from your site.

Outsourcing set to grow as retailers priorities shift in the recession

Outsourcing set to grow as retailers priorities shift in the recession

Increasing economic pressures affecting the retail industry means companies in Western Europe and North America will increasingly look to outsource technology and business processes.

e-Retail storms ahead through recession

With internet shopper numbers at an all time high and online spending growing by 2.4 billion in 2009, e-Retail is proving to be a star performer in the recession

Prologic launches latest version of CIMS

Prologic launches latest version of CIMS

A specialist multi-channel business system for the fashion sector.

New book helps companies choose the right proof of delivery system

Do you want to know how to choose the right proof of delivery system for your business?

Bargain-hunting Brits get web savvy

Bargain-hunting Brits get web savvy

When it comes to sniffing out a bargain, we Brits can't get enough, according to new research.

Waterstones strengthens its online sales channel with hybris

Waterstones strengthens its online sales channel with hybris

hybris has announced that Waterstones has selected hybris Commerce to support its expanding online business.

Spice of life

Spice of life

Variety, they say, is the spice of life. Yet if recent research into consumer buying habits is to be believed, this is not the case when it comes to purchasing goods over the internet.

ATG introduces ATG LiveStore for commerce OnDemand

ATG introduces ATG LiveStore for commerce OnDemand

ATG has introduced ATG LiveStore, an on demand application that accelerates the delivery of full-featured, rapidly deployed, e-commerce sites.

Is time running out for online retailers?

The debate is hotting up for online age verification as the second reading of the Online Purchasing of Goods and Services Bill was read last Friday and Councils such as Greenwich have started naming and shaming retailers who fail to verify their customers age adequately.

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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