Article Archive for February 2012
Mobile payment technology company Accumulate has launched a mobile merchant app for small merchants and event-based trading – markets, fairs, seasonal trades and the like – based on Pera Mobile, the standard for mobile payments, and requires no special hardware or additions
Unsere Gesprächspartnerin diese Woche ist Maike Fuest von eBay Deutschland. Gesprächsthemen waren vor allem die aktuelle Situation bei eBay und der vor kurzem von eBay und der Verbaucher Initiative vorgestellte „Smart Shopping Guide“.
Internet Retailing: „Wie …
Diese Woche waren wir im Gespräch mit Maike Fuest, Head of Corporate PR von eBay Germany, und aus diesem Grund eröffnen wir die Presseschau mit einem Artikel, der die gemeinsame Studie „Smart Shopping“ der Verbraucher …
Nikon Europe is rolling out its new multichannel solution across Europe, with sites set to be launched in 35 European markets in 2012. The new solution is built on the hybris Multichannel Commerce System.
Computop, a leading payment service provider (PSP), has formed a partnership with card solutions provider MagTek that will enable merchants to implement a fully integrated multichannel solution for payments that includes: PoS, e-commerce, call centre and mobile payments
The European online retail market will be worth €171bn a year by 2016, according to a new Forrester report. The study finds that groceries and clothing will show particularly strong growth, while stores can expect to see their sales cannibalised in mature markets such as the UK.
Online pinboard site Pinterest has grown rapidly in popularity, to the point where it’s now a much-talked about emerging social network that experts say will play an important part in the social shopping phenomenon. So what do retailers need to know about it – and how are they using it already?
In our latest preview of one of our major events of the year, Internet Retailing Expo (IRX 2012), we asked speaker Dave Chaffey, chief executive of online publisher and consultancy Smart Insights, how retailers can approach that all-important job of being found online.
Vente-Privée is stepping further into the music business, as it prepares to host the exclusive launch of a debut album. Jean-Roch, French DJ and singer, will launch Music Saved my Life on March 5.
Cotton Traders is launching an online pay-per-click campaign, managed by ChannelAdvisor. The partnership comes as the mail order trader looks to boost its online visibility.
Strategy – Mobile Numbers
In the final days of 2009, eBay announced the ‘dawn of the m-commerce era,’ after a year in which items bought via mobile phone from the online auction site included a $19,000, …
Going shopping remains key to how we buy, a new report suggests. Even those who like the growth of new technology say a trip round the shops is still an important social event, the Shoppercentric study found.
Rakuten, Japan’s largest online retailer and the world’s third-largest online retailer by sales, said it expects the spread of smartphone and tablet devices to drive a significant increase in its online sales traffic – at least nine-fold over the coming years
Buying groceries online is a milestone that’s yet to be achieved by some 49% of shoppers, according to new research that also finds more than a quarter say they will never do so. Furniture and health and beauty products are other categories that significant numbers currently reject buying online.
A new augmented reality-powered Fantasy Mirror is now in use at London’s Selfridges, where shoppers can use it to try on the latest luxury lingerie range from Triumph without taking their clothes off. Holition developed the mirror, at the heart of a multimedia campaign created by OglivyAction.
In our latest preview of one of our major events of the year, Internet Retailing Expo (IRX 2012), we asked keynote speaker Simon Russell, head of multichannel at John Lewis, about how retailers can design their crosschannel services around their customers.
Enda Breslin, vice president of strategy and client services at GSI Commerce, looks at what fashion retailers are doing to resolve the ‘touch and feel’ conundrum.
Ecommerce customers shopped the sales and bought holidays online over the last three months, according to the latest IMRG Experian Hitwise Hot Shops List for February 2012.
More eBay traders are looking overseas for growth, according to a new study from the online marketplace. The company has called on the Government to make sure businesses can access export advice on exporting.
Retailers must plan increased investments in mobile as consumers demand more social and location-based interactions
Nearly 90% of retailers believe that location and mapping will be a big trend in m-commerce in 2012 and that social will also play a big role in multichannel, finds a study by strategic information management company Stibo Systems. However, only a quarter of retailers are actually planning on investing in location-based and geo-spatial technology this year