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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

Software supplier, eSellerPro, receives £1m investment to support growth

Software supplier, eSellerPro, receives £1m investment to support growth

Leading e-commerce software provider for multi-channel sellers, eSellerPro, has received a second round of funding from Notion Capital to support growth and entry into new markets. The latest tranche is for £1m and follows Notion’s initial investment of £1.8m in

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. 

Fashion brands pick Webtrends to optimise online presence

Fashion brands pick Webtrends to optimise online presence

Fashion retailers Urban Outfitters and French Connection and multi-channel marketplace, Play.com, have linked up with analytics company, Webtrends, to manage their social, mobile and web presence; and measure the performance of online marketing campaigns. Despite current economic challenges, retail is one

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

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