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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Protests could derail St Louis' bid for second Amazon hub
Business Standard • Brendan O’Brien, Reuters
Amazon picks up 5% in Shoppers Stop to step up offline play in India
Business Standard • Alnoor Peermohamed
Amazon's investment arm to buy 5% stake in Shoppers Stop for Rs 180 crore
The Economic Times of India • E.T. Bureau
UK press doesn't understand chemistry or Amazon, launches bomb-making panic
Boing Boing • Cory Doctorow
Retailers that have filed for bankruptcy protection in 2017
CNBC • Lauren Thomas
Are online promo codes worth using any more?
The Guardian • Guardian Staff
How poor customer care is harming your business?
NewsDay Zimbabwe • Newsday
Cool Or Creepy? Walmart To Deliver Food And Put It In Your Fridge
CBS St. Louis • Cbs Philly
Marks & Spencer launches online devilvery service
Daily Mail • Charlie Moore, Mailonline
Cloud Partner Program Aims to Replace ERP
E-Commerce Times • Richard Adhikari
 
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Protests could derail St Louis' bid for second Amazon hub
Business StandardBrendan O’Brien, Reuters
Protests in St Louis over the acquittal of a white former policeman who killed a black man could impede the city’s bid to attract Amazon.com’s second headquarters, academics and business executives said. Marked by scuffles, teargas and property damage, the protests have...
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Amazon picks up 5% in Shoppers Stop to step up offline play in India
Business StandardAlnoor Peermohamed
US online retail giant Amazon has picked up a five per cent stake in Shoppers Stop, its first play in India’s offline retail space, as it looks to outwit rival Flipkart which in April got backed by Softbank’s $100 billion Vision Fund...
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Amazon's investment arm to buy 5% stake in Shoppers Stop for Rs 180 crore
The Economic Times of IndiaE.T. Bureau
MUMBAI: Amazon's investment arm plans to buy 5% stake in department chain Shoppers StopBSE -3.39 % for about Rs180 crore, indicating its intention to use physical stores as one of its sales drivers in India. Shoppers Stop said it has approved issue...
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UK press doesn't understand chemistry or Amazon, launches bomb-making panic
Boing BoingCory Doctorow
UK public broadcaster Channel 4 sparked a presswide panic with a story: "Potentially deadly bomb ingredients are ‘frequently bought together’ on Amazon." But the ingredients are common black powder ingredients. Black powder is useful for many hobbyist applications ("fireworks, model rockets, antique...
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Retailers that have filed for bankruptcy protection in 2017
CNBCLauren Thomas
Toys R Us marks the latest company to file for bankruptcy protection, adding to a mounting list of retailers doing so within this year alone. Some retailers have even opted to file for a second time. Changing consumer taste preferences, shopping behavior...
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News Media, eRetail
Are online promo codes worth using any more?
The GuardianGuardian Staff
Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturday’s paper. This week’s question: When shopping online I get to...
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Advertising Industry, Technology Industry
How poor customer care is harming your business?
NewsDay ZimbabweNewsday
“Poor customer service can have a ripple effect that harms your business in many ways. “The blemish of negative service reaches beyond a single customer or employee to include your full staff as well as existing and potential customers. “Limiting negative customer...
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Cool Or Creepy? Walmart To Deliver Food And Put It In Your Fridge
CBS St. LouisCbs Philly
PHILADELPHIA (CNN)–Getting groceries delivered to your home is not new. But what about having someone that you don’t know come into your house to put away the food? Walmart is doing just that. It announced Friday that it’s testing a so-called straight...
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Marks & Spencer launches online devilvery service
Daily MailCharlie Moore, Mailonline
Marks & Spencer has launched its long-awaited online food delivery service. Trials are under way in Camden, north London, and in Woodley near Reading. Customers in a three-mile radius of the stores can order ready meals within an hour and other groceries...
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Cloud Partner Program Aims to Replace ERP
E-Commerce TimesRichard Adhikari
ALL EC Ecommerce Exchange Looking for ecommerce software or service providers for your online business? Search and compare vendors by specialty and location. Choose the best solutions to help your business grow and succeed. Put ALL EC to work for you today!...
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