eRetail News

eRetailing has been one of the major growth industries on the internet. That trend is set to continue so it is more important than ever to stay up-to-date with developments. You can do that with the daily eRetail news email from Wiser. eRetailing is a growing phenomenon both for bricks-and-mortar businesses - those that have physical shops, as well as an online element, to their business - and for businesses that trade exclusively online. It is a subsection of e-commerce, albeit a large subsection, and covers selling things on the internet. This can be products or services, business to business or business to consumer. It is also referred to as e-tailing or electronic retailing. Future developments in the sector are likely to include further growth in the use of mobile devices, improved delivery services for customers, and targeted personal marketing through technologies like context-aware devices. To get the latest eRetail news sign up for the tailored Wiser digest. It includes information on strategies, marketing and sector trends, as well as information on leading companies and emerging brands. It is all collated from the best sources on the internet and delivered straight to your inbox.

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Reminding E-Commerce Customers Who Delivers
The New York Times • Zach Schonbrun
Starbucks Growth To Be Augmented By Alibaba
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Pollutionwatch: not much cheer from online Christmas shopping
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Where Retail Technology Needs To Go Now
Forbes • Contributor, Richard Kestenbaum
Best Buy's Long-Term Online Competitiveness Worries Me
Seeking Alpha • Nicholas Mushaike
8 Ways To Start Or Buy An E-Commerce Business In Midlife
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Williams-Sonoma Is King Among Undervalued Retail Stocks
Seeking Alpha • Grant Gigliotti
'How can they get away with that?': Canadians pay much more than Americans for baby products
CBC Radio-Canada • Asha Tomlinson, Eric Szeto, Nelisha Vellani
Dollar General: A Physical Retailer Not Afraid Of Amazon
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Amazon might not crush Coke and Pepsi — if they can trigger impulse buying
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Reminding E-Commerce Customers Who Delivers
The New York TimesZach Schonbrun
For a recent commercial, FedEx tried something unusual. It was not set in a bustling office. It did not feature one of its distinctive delivery trucks, or even a single package. Instead, there was a smiling Drew Brees, quarterback of the New...
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eRetail
Starbucks Growth To Be Augmented By Alibaba
Seeking AlphaAlt Perspective
Summary Starbucks opened its largest outlet in the world located in Shanghai. The outlet also holds claim to being only the second Starbucks Reserve Roastery worldwide. The Shanghai Reserve Roastery is also the most technologically advanced Starbucks outlet thanks to the collaboration...
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Amazon.com Inc, Auto Industry
Pollutionwatch: not much cheer from online Christmas shopping
The GuardianGary Fuller
Vans, up by 71% since 1996, are the fastest growing vehicle type in UK. They are nearly all diesel-powered and share the same nitrogen dioxide exhaust problems as diesel cars. In 2015, 73% of UK adults did Christmas shopping online and 88%...
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Where Retail Technology Needs To Go Now
ForbesContributor, Richard Kestenbaum
There are a lot of ideas around about where retail technology needs go and most of them are good. But until now, very few of them were going to do what retailers need most: give consumers a great reason to go back...
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Amazon.com Inc, Brand Management
Best Buy's Long-Term Online Competitiveness Worries Me
Seeking AlphaNicholas Mushaike
Summary There are a lot of reasons to justify Best Buy's 400% stock surge in the last five years. This article discusses Best Buy in the online world and the challenges of dealing with the usual suspects (effects on margins, brand power,...
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eBay Inc, eRetail
8 Ways To Start Or Buy An E-Commerce Business In Midlife
ForbesContributor, Next Avenue
Starting an e-commerce business in midlife may be easier and less costly than you think. Here are eight ways to do it and advice from experts.
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Williams-Sonoma Is King Among Undervalued Retail Stocks
Seeking AlphaGrant Gigliotti
Summary Understanding the business model. The advantage that separates Williams-Sonoma from other retailers. WSM is undervalued. Seven additional brands and global expansion make this company well diversified. Can Williams-Sonoma overcome growing pains to regain its focus? (Source: Williams-Sonoma cooking class in Baybrook...
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eRetail, Retail Merchandise Management
'How can they get away with that?': Canadians pay much more than Americans for baby products
CBC Radio-CanadaAsha Tomlinson, Eric Szeto, Nelisha Vellani
With just weeks to go before she's set to deliver twins, Toronto's Kelsi Hamilton and her husband are busy buying double of everything. Diapers, baby food, cribs, a double stroller — the long list of essentials adds up to big, budget-busting bucks....
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eRetail, Retail Merchandise Management
Dollar General: A Physical Retailer Not Afraid Of Amazon
Seeking AlphaGary Bourgeault
Summary Dollar General posts big gains as other physical retailers get crushed by Amazon. The market segment it competes in is one big reason for its success. Growing during good times is good news for the company. It will flourish even more...
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Advertising Industry, Amazon.com Inc
Amazon might not crush Coke and Pepsi — if they can trigger impulse buying
CNBC
The beverage business needs to crack the code of how to prompt shoppers to buy on impulse online. The bulk of consumers still purchase their groceries in traditional brick-and-mortar stores, but analysts expect more to go digital. Skipping the grocery store and...
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