Enter a search term such as “mobile analytics” or browse our content using the filters above.
That’s not only a poor Scrabble score but we also couldn’t find any results matching
Check your spelling or try broadening your search.
Sorry about this, there is a problem with our search at the moment.
Please try again later.
Retailers that offer a seamless experience across online and offline sales channels are set to be rewarded by consumers, according to a new survey.
The Sterling Commerce study found 57% of US shoppers wanted the ability to return or exchange products in-store, regardless of whether they had bought them from a website, catalogue or shop.
A new pilot programme is set to give foreign etailers access to China’s 163m web users for the first time.
The service, launched by Alipay, an online payment subsidiary of Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group, enables foreign currency transactions between Chinese consumers and overseas firms.
TickEx, the UK-based vertical search engine for live events, has expanded across the Atlantic by opening an office in California.
The company, which launched a beta version of its site in the UK in June, says its US version will have 5m tickets in its index when it goes live.
Is there any future for DVD rental companies? Yet another UK firm, ChoicesUK, is about to call in the administrators, having previously complained about the threat of piracy in the entertainment industry, along with ‘unseasonably hot weather’.
While piracy may have played a role in the company’s demise, it is more likely that it has been ground down by pureplay online DVD rental firms, including one operated by mighty Amazon, which launched its service in late-2004. For starters, online DVD rental pureplays have much lower overheads than ChoicesUK, which seems to have been strangled by the costs of maintaining 170 shops and 1,800 employees.
But hold on. I’m starting to wonder whether the pureplays themselves will last the distance, in the face of changing consumer behaviour.
James Balmain is the founder of Webtogs, a new outdoor equipment and clothing retailer that’s set to launch a shop and very professional looking site in the autumn.
We asked James, who has little previous retail experience, how the Webtogs team is coping with the various challenges of launching an e-commerce start-up, especially in a sector that’s not as web-savvy as others.
For any budding etail entrepreneurs, it's well worth a read...
Britain’s bad weather helped etailers boost sales by 80% last month as more shoppers used the web rather than venture out into the rain.
The IMRG said internet sales increased to a record £4.2bn in July, up from £2.34bn in the same month last year.
I was one of the speakers and attendees at the inaugural eTail UK conference this year in the UK. I scribbled down lots of notes intending to do a series of blog posts based on what I heard and learned.
That was over 2 months ago now… But I thought I’d at least capture a few snippets of interest that I still remember.
Just under 50% of online customers abandon their purchases during the checkout process - one of the biggest causes of lost revenue for online retailers.
While many of the reasons for this are beyond the control of the retailer, such as comparison shopping by users with no intent to buy, there is still much that can be done to reduce abandonment rates.
‘Web-savvy’ small businesses are twice as confident about their future prospects than those that have yet to establish an internet presence, according to a survey by web directory thebestof.
The poll (via startups.co.uk) found companies that were using the net expected to expand by an average of 41% over the next year, while firms not doing so only expected 20% growth.
Shopify, a website that allows users to set up their own e-commerce store with integrated payments, has launched an online marketplace for shoppers to search for products from all Shopify's stores.
Behavioural targeting will give the best returns when a wide variety of on and off-site factors are pulled into the equation.
The technology can give great results with site content and isn't just something you should be asking your ad network about.
Bazaarvoice is excited to sponsor a new E-consultancy study which provides what we believe to be the first benchmark of Social Commerce in the UK.
The report gives rich insight into retailers’ perspective of where the online marketing and e-commerce industry stands today with social commerce, and where it may be headed tomorrow.
Let's take a look at some of the key findings after the jump...