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Retail mobile commerce will expand this year

Retail mobile commerce will expand this year

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Industry forecasts predicts a bright future for the retail mobile space A new industry forecast from eMarketer has been released that focuses on the growth of mobile commerce in the retail sector. Retailers have been becoming more mobile-conscious in recent years, hoping to cater to consumers that are beginning to use their smartphones and tablets for shopping purposes more regularly. Over the past two years, retailers that have embraced the mobile space … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Trends

Why are mobile payments the future of commerce?

Why are mobile payments the future of commerce?

Mobile payments have become more than a novelty Mobile commerce has blossomed from an unassuming novelty trend to a phenomenon that is, quite literally, forcing businesses to revamp their business models. Global society is becoming more reliant on mobile technology and mobile devices are becoming more fundamental to the daily lives of people everywhere. New generations are growing up utterly saturated in technology and digital media, creating an environment wherein separation of these two things seems … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments

PayPal to expand Partner Program in order to promote growth of mobile commerce

PayPal to expand Partner Program in order to promote growth of mobile commerce

PayPal aims to bring new mobile solutions to the retail sector E-commerce giant eBay has been working to partner with retailers in order to help them achieve omnichannel success. As the company begins to partner with retailers that have a physical presence, PayPal is looking to do the same. PayPal has announced that it is expanding its Partner Program in order to accommodate additional types of retailers. The expanded program will be launched during the summer … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments

Mobile commerce is growing throughout Europe

Mobile commerce is growing throughout Europe

New report highlights the trends emerging throughout Europe Market research firm yStats has released a new report concerning the mobile commerce sector in Europe. The report, called “Europe M-Commerce Snapshot 2014,” suggests that more consumers are becoming interested in the idea of shopping online and purchasing products from their mobile devices. Mobile shopping is praised among consumers for its convenient nature as it can take place anywhere and at any time. Mobile shopping is particularly popular … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Trends

Mobile commerce may account for half of online sales by the end of this year

Mobile commerce may account for half of online sales by the end of this year

Retailers are feeling the need to embrace mobile consumers more aggressively Retailers throughout the world have taken note of the promise that exists in the mobile space and many have begun making moves to be make themselves more attractive to consumers with mobile devices. Mobile commerce has once been considered a temporary phenomenon that would eventually lose momentum and become nothing more than a gimmick that consumers appreciate from time to time. Now, however, consumers have … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments

Report highlights trends affecting mobile commerce

Report highlights trends affecting mobile commerce

Mobile devices are becoming more abundant, opening the way for a new kind of commerce Market research organization yStats has released a new report concerning the major trends affecting mobile commerce. The report notes that mobile shopping has become quite popular throughout the world, and this may be largely due to the growing penetration of mobile devices. Smartphones and tablets are becoming more plentiful and readily available to a wide range of consumers. As more people … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Tablet Commerce, Trends

New mobile app aims to promote mobile commerce among local businesses

New mobile app aims to promote mobile commerce among local businesses

Mobile commerce app launches in Palo Alto, California A new mobile app has been released in Palo Alto, California, that aims to make it possible for local businesses to better engage mobile consumers. People are beginning to shop on their mobile devices more frequently, and some have taken to shopping online over visiting physical stores. Retailers are having to adapt to this change in consumer behavior by embracing mobile commerce and providing consumers with mobile-centric services … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Technology News

Mobile commerce thrives in the United Kingdom

Mobile commerce thrives in the United Kingdom

Report shows that mobile payments grew significantly in 2013 A new report from the British Banker’s Association shows that mobile commerce saw a great deal of success in the United Kingdom in 2013. Demand for mobile services has been on the rise among UK consumers for some time. People are beginning to look for ways to pay for products and services using their mobile devices rather than physical currency or credit cards. As people begin to … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Trends

Vodafone to launch mobile payments service in Europe

Vodafone to launch mobile payments service in Europe

M-Pesa to break into the European market this year, beginning in Romania Vodafone has announced that its M-Pesa mobile payments service will be launched in Romania, signifying the service’s first entry into the European market. M-Pesa has existed in Africa since 2007 and has done much to transform commerce in several African countries. The service is often praised for its convenient nature and the fact that it can be used on older mobile devices. The service … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments