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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Report highlights need for e-retailers to communicate with customers

Report highlights need for e-retailers to communicate with customers

The latest Snow Valley report highlights the need for improved real-time communication between e-retailers, their delivery companies and the recipients of goods ordered online, to allay consumer fears around home deliveries.

Online retail group JustShops goes social

Online retail group JustShops goes social

JustShops, a collection of speciality e-commerce pet stores, is to add social commerce to all of its online stores with Reevoo.

Infosys delivers holiday cheer to Hallmark.com

Infosys delivers holiday cheer to Hallmark.com

This holiday season Infosys provided Hallmark.com with a digital consumer solution that allowed customers, during peak holiday traffic, to quickly create, manage and send their personalised holiday greetings faster than ever.

Report highlights need for e-retailers to communicate with customers

Report highlights need for e-retailers to communicate with customers

The latest Snow Valley report highlights the need for improved real-time communication between e-retailers, their delivery companies and the recipients of goods ordered online, to allay consumer fears around home deliveries.

e-commerce sites 'can hinder sales during peak periods'

e-commerce sites 'can hinder sales during peak periods'

Retailers and SMEs that are dependent on e-commerce business risk losing up to 92 per cent of their online trade if their internet connection and web infrastructure is slow and outdated, according to findings from a study conducted by telecoms provider TalkTalk Business.

Eurostop launches new retail management solution with first customer signed up for 7000 branches across China

Eurostop launches new retail management solution with first customer signed up for 7000 branches across China

Eurostop, the supplier of retail management systems for the fashion, footwear, apparel and lifestyle sectors, has launched e-retail, a new solution designed to address the specific needs of very large retailers with branches in excess of 1,000 outlets.

Successful Warehouse Management software executive joins Reddwerks

Successful Warehouse Management software executive joins Reddwerks

Reddwerks Corporation, the supplier of event-driven, Internet-enabled WMS and WCS software and solutions, has announced that Fernando Viscarra has joined the sales team as Vice President, National Accounts.

Specsavers goes to Google Apps with Ancoris

Specsavers goes to Google Apps with Ancoris

Ancoris has been chosen by Specsavers for the deployment of Google Apps to 2,500 staff worldwide. This comes as part of Specsavers' new IT strategy to improve communication and collaboration throughout the organisation and support its continued global expansion.

Global retailers must embrace the cloud to help fuel multi-channel growth in 2011

Global retailers must embrace the cloud to help fuel multi-channel growth in 2011

Venda has predicted that the number of UK retailers turning to its on-demand, cloud based solution for their ecommerce offering will again grow by at least 30 per cent in 2011.

Maginus develops new marketing technique with 250,000 player adver-game

Maginus develops new marketing technique with 250,000 player adver-game

Maginus,provider of multi-channel software solutions for retail and distribution companies, has developed a viral campaign, using technology to deliver marketing messages to their customers.

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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