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Mobile wallets will be used by 30 percent of holiday shoppers

Mobile wallets will be used by 30 percent of holiday shoppers

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Nearly one in three consumers intend to use smartphone payments such as Google Wallet and Apple Pay. A recent poll from Stratos Inc., entitled the 2014 Holiday Mobile Payments Survey indicated that about 30 percent of holiday shoppers intend to use mobile wallets in order to pay for the purchases that they make throughout the holiday shopping season. Moreover, 17 percent claim that they will be spending more because these mobile payment options … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Mobile Payments, Trends, United States

Mobile commerce may win big during the holiday season

Mobile commerce may win big during the holiday season

comScore report predicts spike in online retail spending this year Online retail spending is expected to spike more during this year’s holiday season than it did last year, according to a report from comScore. The report predicts that mobile consumers will flock to online retail sites in order to avoid large crowds at stores and purchase the products they are interested in more conveniently. Consumers are becoming more confident in the mobile commerce services that retailers … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments

What makes Starbucks the ultimate mobile payments – and business – success story?

What makes Starbucks the ultimate mobile payments – and business – success story?

Apple Pay may be receiving a great deal of media attention but it is the coffee shop app that remains the winner. When it comes to the success of a mobile payments wallet app, no other company in the United States can compare to the success story that Starbucks has managed to make for itself through careful and clever strategy. Starbucks has mastered is the idea that while mobile commerce is important, success comes from a complete … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Featured News, Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, QR Codes, Trends, United States

Mobile commerce will drive 1 of every 2 Thanksgiving Day online purchases

Mobile commerce will drive 1 of every 2 Thanksgiving Day online purchases

IBM is now predicting that smartphones and tablets will surpass desktops for the first time ever. As the official start of the holiday shopping season approaches, and as early shoppers are already heading out to see what ideas and deals they can find, IBM has now predicted that on Thanksgiving Day the online shoppers will be conducting price comparisons, reading about products and making purchases over mobile commerce will represent 53 percent of all online shopping … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Mobile Commerce, Trends, United States

Mobile commerce saw 141 percent growth, last quarter

Mobile commerce saw 141 percent growth, last quarter

A new report is now suggesting that retailers need to “immediately face” the challenge of smartphone shoppers. According to the Q3 Performance Index that has been released by MarketLive – the e-commerce platform – mobile commerce has grown exceptionally rapidly over the third quarter of the year and is going to be a very important component moving ahead. The data used in order to generate this report was drawn from aggregated traffic and conversion figures. According to MarketLive … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Mobile Commerce, Tablet Commerce, Trends

Mobile commerce fail could cost UK retailers billions

Mobile commerce fail could cost UK retailers billions

It has been estimated that £2.5 billion could be missed by companies that overlook consumer expectations. This year is expected to represent the holiday shopping season in which mobile commerce will play the most vital role in the history of online purchasing, but a recent analysis by Jumio, Inc. has suggested that retailers remain unprepared and will pay the price for it. Outdated mobile checkout experiences will cost retailers an estimated £2.5 billion this holiday season. That is … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, International, Mobile Commerce, Trends

Alibaba shows interest in mobile payments from Apple Pay

Alibaba shows interest in mobile payments from Apple Pay

The company’s executive chairman, Jack Ma, has expressed his willingness to work with the American company. Jack Ma, the executive chairman of Alibaba Group Holdings, has now stated that he is open to working with Apple Inc through the use of its mobile payments service called Apple Pay, which recently launched in the United States and has been swimming in controversy ever sense. At the same time as retailers shut down NFC terminals to block Apple Pay, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications

Mobile shopping cart abandonment is caused by customer care failure

Mobile shopping cart abandonment is caused by customer care failure

Consumers are finding that their expectations are not being met and are leaving their carts without buying. Contact Solutions has now released the results of some of its most recent research, which have shown that consumers have high expectations when it comes to their mobile shopping experiences, and when online stores fail to meet those expectations, those shoppers will typically abandon their carts without actually making a purchase. The study showed that consumers use smartphones more to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Mobile Commerce, Trends