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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Demand for online car buying exists but current experience not good enough, new report shows

Demand for online car buying exists but current experience not good enough, new report shows

Nearly eight out of 10 (79%) people say they would buy a new or used car entirely online – but more than half (57%) say that the online experience being offered lags behind, according to a new report.

MetaPack's Carrier Mapping tool now delivers access to carrier routes and services worldwide

MetaPack's Carrier Mapping tool now delivers access to carrier routes and services worldwide

MetaPack, the eCommerce delivery solutions provider, will provide comprehensive access to worldwide origin data on carrier routes and services through its Carrier Mapping tool.

Online sellers warned to be aware of HMRC tax rules

Online sellers warned to be aware of HMRC tax rules

Tax preparation expert and founder of DSR Tax Claims, David Redfern, has issued a warning to online sellers to ensure that their income is correctly declared to HMRC or face penalties for undeclared income.

Meghan Markle's favourite beauty products see surge in positive online reviews since engagement

Meghan Markle's favourite beauty products see surge in positive online reviews since engagement

eCommerce insights service, E Fundamentals, has revealed an increase in positive consumer feedback and reviews for health and beauty products endorsed by the new Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, before and after the announcement of her engagement to Prince Harry.

Space NK chooses ContentSquare's unique UX analytics platform to action 'previously unattainable behavioural insights'

Space NK chooses ContentSquare's unique UX analytics platform to action 'previously unattainable behavioural insights'

ContentSquare has announced that Space NK (as well as its other domains Evelom and Malin & Goetz) has chosen its user experience (UX) analytics platform to surface "previously unattainable behavioural insights".

Take a closer look: why an AVS mismatch doesn’t always spell bad news

Take a closer look: why an AVS mismatch doesn’t always spell bad news

In the ongoing fight against ecommerce fraud, many tools, tactics, and technologies have been used by merchants and card issuing banks to stem the losses from chargebacks while at the same time facilitating online shopping's explosive growth over the last two decades.

Brits spending over £2 billion on average a year on delivery subscriptions

Brits spending over £2 billion on average a year on delivery subscriptions

British consumers are forking out approximately £2bn every year on delivery subscription services and it shows no signs of slowing as the type of subscriptions on offer continues to grow, alongside their popularity.

How can retailers refine their mobile strategies to leverage cross-channel data and improve the customer experience?

How can retailers refine their mobile strategies to leverage cross-channel data and improve the customer experience?

By Graham Jackson, CEO of Fluent Commerce.

The retail landscape has evolved rapidly in recent years. Some retailers have been moving towards an online-only strategy, yet many are failing to keep up with the ever-changing needs of their customers.

From online to offline: 3 revolutionary metrics in digital campaigns

From online to offline: 3 revolutionary metrics in digital campaigns

Currently, the majority of consumers use the internet for decision-making, but complete their purchases in conventional establishments. For this reason, more and more brands are orienting their efforts toward not only measuring the behavior of users in the online channel, but to collect accurate data on how digital campaigns influence the levels of traffic to physical outlets.

How augmented reality Is changing the way we shop

How augmented reality Is changing the way we shop

Augmented reality is transforming how we shop and in particular our online shopping experience.

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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