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Mobile commerce is causing nightmares for some retailers

Mobile commerce is causing nightmares for some retailers

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Smartphone shopping is booming, but it has brought with it a range of different problems for merchants. While many retailers are on board with mobile commerce and have found that they are able to achieve considerable successes by marketing and selling over that channel, that experience is not universal as many merchants have found themselves facing an increase in struggles. Many shoppers are now finding that their experience over m-commerce is not what … Read entire article »

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

Mobile shopping on Christmas Day rose by 20.4 percent

Mobile shopping on Christmas Day rose by 20.4 percent

Sales as a whole on that specific day of the year increased by 8.3 percent over the same day in 2013. The Digital Analytics Benchmark Hub at IBM has now released statistics that indicate that Christmas Day was a big time for mobile shopping, this year, despite the success that was seen in terms of growth in overall purchases throughout the holiday season. On that day, online sales as a whole saw a healthy increase of 8.3 … Read entire article »

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

Mobile commerce made up 60 percent of Amazon’s holiday shopping volume

Mobile commerce made up 60 percent of Amazon’s holiday shopping volume

This year brought with it a considerable amount of use of smartphones and tablets for product searches. Amazon was a little bit stingy when it came to specific figures, this year – as has been its tradition – for holiday sales performance, but what it has revealed is that mobile commerce played an important role, and that it experienced certain “record breaking” achievements. Among the various claims such as that there was “record growth”, there was a … Read entire article »

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

Starbucks mobile payments are breaking up with Square

Starbucks mobile payments are breaking up with Square

The relationship started in 2012, but comments from both companies have indicated that the partnership is ending. The mobile payments partnership that brought Square to Starbucks back in 2012 has now been announced to be coming to an end, according to statements that have been released by both of those companies. This has been only one of the changes that have occurred since Square announced the retirement of its Wallet. When the Square Wallet app was first launched, … Read entire article »

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

Mobile commerce study reveals most (and least) popular days to shop

Mobile commerce study reveals most (and least) popular days to shop

Sunday was the day in which consumers most frequently take out their smartphones and tablets to buy. While online shopping has become a standard method of making a purchase, mobile commerce is starting to make up an increasing proportion of the sales that are occurring over the internet, and a recent study has found that this is more common on certain days of the week. Sunday was by far the top mobile shopping day, seeing 106 percent … Read entire article »

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