E-commerce is biggest IT investment priority for UK retailers for the next three years reveals ‘IT in Retail 2013’ report

Gap between spend on e-commerce and traditional store systems widens London – January 30, 2013 – E-commerce will be UK retailers’ biggest IT investment priority over the next three years as they look to capitalise on the rapid growth in online commerce, according to new figures from Martec’s ‘IT in Retail 2013′ Report. The report, sponsored by JDA Software Group, […]

CEVA boosts e-fulfilment solution

Globally standardized solution Modular approach delivers flexibility and scalability Hoofddorp, Netherlands, 30 January, 2013 – CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain companies, has today launched its enhanced e-fulfilment solution, designed to meet the needs of today’s e-tailers, online consumers and customers with any e-fulfilment requirements. CEVA has been providing sophisticated e-commerce and e-fulfilment solutions for a number […]

Online entrepreneurs often misjudge time and loyalty webshops

PostNL requirements survey: 5 out of 10 entrepreneurs faced with setbacks 23 January 2013 at 17:00 CET – The Hague – Half of the online entrepreneurs underestimate the amount of time that must be spent on setting up and maintaining a web shop, according to the PostNL E-Commerce requirements survey 2013, conducted by Intomart GfK. Also 50% of web shop […]

Trends in B2C online sales of consumer electronics during the Holiday Season

Recent research conducted by GfK Market Research Institute in 11 European countries (Europe11) shows that e-commerce has grown extremely fast over the past six years, especially in consumer electronics. According to the actual turnover of online shops, as recorded by GfK and presented to Ecommerce Europe (the leading European e-commerce association), the 6.7% share of the total turnover of online […]

LogisticsBI: Real-Time Delivery Dashboard for Small Parcel Shippers

LogisticsBI is proud to announce the formal launch of its new Delivery Dashboard platform for small parcel shippers. The LogisticsBI Delivery Dashboard provides online retailers, or any business shipping high volumes of small package shipments with a concise view of the delivery status of all their shipments. The tool enables the business to proactively identify and resolve issues with problem deliveries before the […]

European E-commerce to reach over € 300 billion in 2012

European e-commerce is booming. This is apparent from the forecast issued by Ecommerce Europe, the new European umbrella organisation for online retailers. European online revenue is expected to grow around 22 per cent in 2012. Online purchases are increasing explosively, in particular in Southern and Eastern Europe. Ecommerce Europe figures are compiled in cooperation with various e-commerce associations around Europe […]

comScore Reports $41.9 Billion in Q3 2012 U.S. Retail E-Commerce Spending, Up 15 Percent vs. Year Ago

comScore Chairman Gian Fulgoni to Present Overview of Q3 2012 E-Commerce Trends in Upcoming Webinar RESTON, VA, November 7, 2012 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its Q3 2012 U.S. retail e-commerce sales estimates, showing that online retail spending reached $41.9 billion for the quarter, up 15 percent versus year ago. This […]

PostNL launches innovative parcel locker in Almere

Decide when and where to send and collect parcels 8 November 2012 at 10:45 CET – The Hague – PostNL has introduced the parcel locker in Almere. Today, the Mayor of Almere, Annemarie Jorritsma, will be the first person to use the automated parcel locker in the main hall at Almere Central Station. This new service provides a solution for […]

Combining Bricks and Clicks: Dutch Retailer Premiers New Concept

Albert Heijn’s Online Customers can drop by a Pick Up Point to get their ordered groceries Albert Heijn, the largest grocery chain in the Netherlands, premiered a new service on November 1st: the Pick Up Point, where consumers pick up groceries ordered online at a scheduled time and pick up point. As the service is only available in a small […]