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Retailers are unwilling to improve their mobile commerce infrastructure

Retailers are unwilling to improve their mobile commerce infrastructure

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Report from eBay shows that many retailers could miss out on opportunities during the holiday season As the holiday season approaches, retailers may have to put more effort into their mobile websites if they want to take advantage of mobile commerce. eBay has released its Enterprise 2014 Holiday Retail Audit, which highlights some of the problems that retailers are facing when it comes to mobile consumers. The report shows that many retailers … Read entire article »

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M-commerce feature at Sears allows for unique returns and exchanges policy

M-commerce feature at Sears allows for unique returns and exchanges policy

The retailer is now giving consumers the ability to use their smartphones to conduct these transactions from their cars. While returns and exchanges are typically considered to be the average part of a daily operation for most retailers, Sears has decided to try to use m-commerce in order to improve the convenience of the experience for its own customers. It has just announced the expansion of a service that is targeted toward its mobile shoppers. This will allow … Read entire article »

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Mobile technology sends Sony to a $2.1 billion fiscal year loss

Mobile technology sends Sony to a $2.1 billion fiscal year loss

This situation has brought the electronics company to the point that it has had to suspend its dividend. For the first time since the company was first listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, back in 1958, Sony will be suspending its dividend and will not make a payout, because of the $2.1 billion loss that it saw throughout the fiscal year, caused primarily by its mobile technology business. Sony had been predicting a comeback in its business … Read entire article »

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Mobile commerce is changing the retail industry

Mobile commerce is changing the retail industry

Retailers are beginning to optimize themselves for mobile consumers Mobile optimization is beginning to become a top priority for the world’s retailers. Internet Retailer has released a new report concerning the matter, showing that a growing number of retailers are beginning to take optimization more seriously. As consumers become more invested in mobile commerce, retailers are beginning to feel the need to cater to their interests. This involves designing websites and e-commerce services that are easily … Read entire article »

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World Store mobile commerce platform hopes to compete with e-commerce giants

World Store mobile commerce platform hopes to compete with e-commerce giants

GGIS unveils a new mobile commerce platform that it hopes will rival platforms from Amazon, eBay, and Alibaba GGIS, Inc., a developer focused on the mobile space, has announced that it will be launching a massive mobile commerce platform that aims to rival solutions from Amazon, eBay, and even Alibaba. The platform will be called World Store and GGIS notes that it is being designed for the “21st century,” targeting millennials as a primary demographic. Younger … Read entire article »

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Mobile commerce is being driven by cheaper smartphones

Mobile commerce is being driven by cheaper smartphones

Smartphone based shopping saw an growth of an astounding 800 percent last year, and it is still rising. According to data that has been released by Flipkart, an online retailer, it is expecting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in mobile commerce of another 150 percent that will occur until 2016. Smartphones are tremendously commonplace and are vital to the growth of the m-commerce sector in India. At the moment, e-commerce in India is estimated to be worth … Read entire article »

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Panera Bread launches new mobile payments application

Panera Bread launches new mobile payments application

New app aims to help Panera Bread recover from operational struggles Panera Bread Company has launched a new mobile application that aims to help the company recover from the operational struggles it has faced over the past 18 months. The mobile app is meant to help the company’s restaurants better manage the high volume of orders they receive during peak hours by taking advantage of the mobile commerce scene. More consumers are beginning to use their … Read entire article »

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