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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Black Friday 2018: Consumers are eager, more digital, and willing to spend – Periscope By McKinsey

Black Friday 2018: Consumers are eager, more digital, and willing to spend – Periscope By McKinsey

Periscope By McKinsey, which offers a suite of Marketing & Sales Analytics Solutions to help companies achieve sustainable revenue growth, has announced the findings of research on consumer sentiment towards Black Friday 2018.

Retailers need to outsource digital application to help weather a tough retail climate and improve the bottom line

Retailers need to outsource digital application to help weather a tough retail climate and improve the bottom line

By Wayne Munday, Non-Executive Director, Rokk Media.

The Retail climate is proving increasingly challenging for bricks-and-mortar stores of all sizes, with many major brands and familiar high-street names announcing profit warnings, job cuts and even store closures.

Retailers must plan for big November and Christmas Day sales

Retailers must plan for big November and Christmas Day sales

Online retail sales in November will outstrip December this year, while Christmas Day will grow as an important shopping day in its own right, according to James and James Fulfilment (based in Ohio).

E-commerce search engine Pricesearcher hires Amazon UK Head of Pricing in advance of 2019 launch

E-commerce search engine Pricesearcher hires Amazon UK Head of Pricing in advance of 2019 launch

Tech startup Pricesearcher has announced a big scalp in the hiring of former Amazon UK Head of Pricing Weldon Ward Whitener.

20th century stores in a 21st century world

20th century stores in a 21st century world

How can stores thrive alongside digital? At The Retail Hive’s latest meeting, over 90 retail leaders came together to discuss collaboration and innovation.

Retailers are losing £1.6bn through delivery failure

Retailers are losing £1.6bn through delivery failure

IMRG’s Valuing Home Delivery Review 2018 revealed at eCommerce Expo and Technology for Marketing, now co-located with ad:tech London, shows that UK retailers, delivery partners and customers are losing £1.6bn by getting delivery wrong.

Spring joint venture to be ‘new standard’ for UK e-commerce deliveries

Spring joint venture to be ‘new standard’ for UK e-commerce deliveries

The UK division of mail and parcels solutions provider, Spring, has launched a joint venture which it believes will become the new standard in deliveries for online retailers.

Dzinga launches new communications platform for business

Dzinga launches new communications platform for business

Dzinga has announced its new communications platform for business which supports communications between businesses and their customers across web, phone, mobile and social media.

New Uberall research shows struggling UK department stores are missing out on high street customers due to online ‘invisibility’

New Uberall research shows struggling UK department stores are missing out on high street customers due to online ‘invisibility’

Uberall, the Berlin-headquartered location marketing technology specialist, has announced the findings of its research into the accuracy of online location search results of the UK’s largest department stores.

Leaders in Logistics: Post & Parcel Europe 2019

Leaders in Logistics: Post & Parcel Europe 2019

Comprising two forums, the Innovation in Operations day and the two-day Post & Parcel Europe Summit, this event offers the actionable insight you need to survive in the evolving world of delivery.

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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