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IBM and Apple partner up on business focused mobile app

IBM and Apple partner up on business focused mobile app

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The companies have now announced that they will be working together on this application and other products. Despite the fact that IBM and Apple have hardly seemed like companies that would ever be partnering to create products together, this is exactly what has recently been announced, as they will now be developing both mobile app and device products that are geared toward business customers. The first mobile application being developed in the partnership … Read entire article »

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Mobile commerce shows strong performance during Black Friday

Mobile commerce shows strong performance during Black Friday

Report shows that retailers have found success in mobile commerce this year Branding Brand has released the latest edition of its Mobile Commerce Index report. This edition focuses on Black Friday and highlights the successes and struggles the retail sector has seen during that time. The report shows that mobile shopping has increased dramatically among consumers, especially when it comes to shopping online from a tablet device. According to Branding Brand’s report, one-third of all online … Read entire article »

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

Mobile payments through PayPal rose 43 percent on Thanksgiving

Mobile payments through PayPal rose 43 percent on Thanksgiving

When compared to the same day in 2013, m-commerce was found to have broken many records. Holiday shopping is already off with a bang over every channel, and PayPal has now released some of the statistics with regards to the mobile payments that it processed, starting on Thanksgiving Day. What it showed was that its processing as a result of m-commerce is off to a great start in 2014. From that day alone, the company reported that it … Read entire article »

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

IBM releases mobile shopping forecast for the holiday season

IBM releases mobile shopping forecast for the holiday season

Just as the most important time of the year for retail sales gets started major predictions are made about its successes. Retailers, marketers and consumers, themselves, are now knee-deep in offline, online, and mobile shopping as the holiday rush has started, and IBM has released its predictions with the way that this year’s sales are headed. The five day period that started on Thanksgiving is a make or break weekend for most retailers. At the beginning of it … Read entire article »

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IBM to launch new mobile commerce platform

IBM to launch new mobile commerce platform

IBM unveils its new B2B Commerce platform based on WebSphere Commerce software IBM is planning to launch a new business-to-business mobile commerce platform based on its WebSphere Commerce software. The new platform is called IBM B2B Commerce, and is designed to provide a shopping experience for businesses that is more akin to consumer shopping. The platform may help companies that sell to business enterprises the ability to connect with their customers more effectively, especially through the … Read entire article »

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Google mobile search to assist Black Friday shoppers

Google mobile search to assist Black Friday shoppers

Consumers planning to use m-commerce to research products ahead of the start of holiday shopping could benefit. This week, the web’s largest search engine has launched the latest way in which it will be assisting shoppers to better understand products head of Black Friday, by boosting its Google mobile search results features. From the comfort of their mobile devices, shoppers will be able to better research products using m-commerce. The latest feature of Google mobile search gives shoppers … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing, Technology News, Trends, United States

Survey highlights the growing comfort consumers have with mobile payments

Survey highlights the growing comfort consumers have with mobile payments

Survey finds that consumers are becoming more favorable to the idea of mobile commerce A new survey from Bizrate Insights shows that online shoppers in the United States are showing more favor for mobile commerce. The idea of using a smartphone or other mobile device to pay for products online and at physical stores is quite attractive. Convenience is part of the reason why mobile payments have gained more popularity among consumers. The survey shows that … Read entire article »

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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

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 are available. Stratos also discovered … Read entire article »

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