Articles in category: Online food retailing

Tesco must adopt Amazonian approach for online marketplace, say consultants

Tesco must adopt Amazonian approach for online marketplace, say consultants

Siobhán Géhin, associate partner at global management consultancy, Kurt Salmon, considers the prospects for Tesco’s new online marketplace, which will open its website to third-party retailers, and compares it with Amazon across four key criteria  “Since Amazon launched its Marketplace on

Sainsbury’s increases third quarter sales through value and premium lines

Sainsbury’s increases third quarter sales through value and premium lines

A combination of offering premium and value products helped Sainsbury’s increase sales by 4.5% (excluding fuel) and by 2.1% on a like-for-like basis in the third quarter. According to Sainsbury’s, sales of its premium Taste the Difference own label grew

Retailers fail to use Twitter for business purposes, finds study

UK retailers are failing to use the micro-blogging website, Twitter, for business purposes, according to new research by Virgin Media Business. Its survey, which coincides with Twitter’s fifth birthday on 15July 2011, explores retailer use of the social networking channel. 

eSellerPro offers internet retailers an end-to-end business solution

eSellerPro offers internet retailers an end-to-end business solution

Keith Bird, CEO at e-commerce solution supplier, eSellerPro, talks to Retail Times editor, Fiona Briggs, about his company’s turnkey solution for internet retailers eSellerPro is a one-stop shop for internet retailers. In a nutshell, the Gloucestershire-based company, offers a complete

Online specialist expands services to fill ecommerce skills shortage

Leading ecommerce practitioner Practicology claims it is tackling one of the most difficult hurdles for multi-channel retailers – putting in the most effective structure and finding the right people to maximise sales online. Practicology is extending its services to offer

Keep up with consumers, says Google’s UK boss

Keep up with consumers, says Google’s UK boss

Matt Brittin, managing director of Google UK and Ireland, emphasised the importance of keeping up with the consumer via social media and mobile connections at the 2010 IGD Convention. Brittin highlighted the growth of Facebook (500m people are on Facebook