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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InternetRetailing Conference 2018 – Collaboration, Innovation, Expertise. A powerhouse of ideas to re-generate retail

InternetRetailing Conference 2018 – Collaboration, Innovation, Expertise. A powerhouse of ideas to re-generate retail

Retail is re-structuring, re-formatting, re-skilling and re-connecting with consumers. In the current climate, success belongs to retailers that dare to be adaptive, creative and to take risks. Re-launching for 2018 – in a brand-new London venue - InternetRetailing Conference 2018 brings together 800+ retail board members, C-level executives and directors for a breath-taking day of inspiration and collaboration.

Google’s mobile speed algorithm update: is your online business ready?

Google’s mobile speed algorithm update: is your online business ready?

Page speed really matters to web users, which is why Google has always taken it into account within its desktop search rankings. As from this month (July 2018), however, it will also be factored into Google's mobile search rankings as part of its new 'Speed Update'.

FarEye expands its footprint in the European market with the launch of its regional office in London

FarEye expands its footprint in the European market with the launch of its regional office in London

FarEye has opened its first European office in the heart of London with an aim to expand its business foothold in the region and to serve its customers directly. With a total of six corporate offices in India, Dubai and Singapore, FarEye currently serves customers in over 20 countries.

Swedish fashion ecommerce company NA-KD goes global with Klarna

Swedish fashion ecommerce company NA-KD goes global with Klarna

Payments provider Klarna has expanded its partnership with Swedish women's ecommerce brand, NA-KD, to the UK.

Retailers must embrace change

Retailers must embrace change

Another day, another high street stalwart announces store closure. Coming hard on the heels of M&S cutting 27 stores, now House of Fraser is set to close 31 of its 59 stores and Poundworld is calling in the administrators. Added to the list of recent failures, including Maplin and Toys 'R' Us, plus the sale of Homebase for £1, claims that 2018 will be the worst year for retail news since the recession in 2007, do not look in any sense far-fetched.

E-retailers need to ensure their fulfilment centres are ready to handle rising demand as online sales rise

E-retailers need to ensure their fulfilment centres are ready to handle rising demand as online sales rise

Businesses that are focused on tapping into the fast growing online retail market need to ensure they have the correct equipment and procedures in place to effectively handle rising sales or risk customer satisfaction taking a hit, says Midland Pallet Trucks.

Parts manufacturers and retailers being left behind in e-commerce 'revolution'

Parts manufacturers and retailers being left behind in e-commerce 'revolution'

Many parts manufacturers and retailers are in danger of being left behind as more and more sales move online, warns motor industry e-commerce specialist Dijitul Automotive.

B+S Logistik achieves rapid Ecommerce Growth using Descartes pixi* Warehouse Management Solution

B+S Logistik achieves rapid Ecommerce Growth using Descartes pixi* Warehouse Management Solution

Descartes Systems Group announced that B+S Logistik, the German logistics service provider, has expanded its contract logistics business with new business-to-consumer (B2C) ecommerce operations using the Descartes pixi* warehouse management solution (WMS) to support order fulfilment in fashion, food distribution and other segments.

Most millennials still prefer stores to online shopping but want re-evaluation of staff roles - retail survey

Most millennials still prefer stores to online shopping but want re-evaluation of staff roles - retail survey

A retail trends survey commissioned by a London-based international brand experience consultancy has revealed that almost three-quarters of millennials still prefer stores to online shopping.

87% of UK’s top retailers risk revenue losses through poor mobile site performance

87% of UK’s top retailers risk revenue losses through poor mobile site performance

Almost nine in 10 (87%) of the UK's top retailers are risking a significant drop in online visibility by neglecting their mobile site performance, according to new research.

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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