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M-commerce has never been tried by 15 percent of Millennial device owners

M-commerce has never been tried by 15 percent of Millennial device owners

Among the barriers to shopping on smartphones is the struggle with typing on a tiny screen. Even though the Millennial generation is typically considered to be tremendously mobile-savvy, a recent study has shown that a full 15 percent of them have never conducted any m-commerce shopping activities at all on their smartphones. Also revealed was that 34 percent of that generation find it challenging to use a small screen to type. In this study, which was conducted by … Read entire article »

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Mobile commerce strategy launched by Starbucks across the UK

Mobile commerce strategy launched by Starbucks across the UK

The coffee chain is starting a “click and collect” service throughout the United Kingdom. Starbucks, a company already known for its massive successes with smartphone based payments, has now announced that it is launching a mobile commerce program that will allow its users to “click and collect” their coffees in the U.K. It also revealed that it would be bringing in new powermats to all of its locations throughout the U.K. The company stated that its customers will … Read entire article »

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Some mobile shopping apps are striking a chord with Millennials

Some mobile shopping apps are striking a chord with Millennials

M-commerce is continuing to take off at a steady pace, but certain applications are doing better than others. When it comes to hunting for products online, m-commerce is exploding among Millennials, but there are certain mobile shopping apps that are attracting a lot more attention than others, and according to a recent Forbes report, the difference is a striking one. Over the next year, it was predicted that sales over mobile commerce would reach more than $280 … Read entire article »

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

Amazon launches dedicated Cloud Drive mobile apps

Amazon launches dedicated Cloud Drive mobile apps

The competition with its main rival, Dropbox, has just become a little bit more fierce with this new application. Amazon has now launched new dedicated mobile apps as it has broadened its Cloud Drive service in quite a quiet way, all things considered, and has made this new application available on its own Appstore, Google Play, and on iTunes. This mobile application is meant to compete directly with Google Drive, Dropbox, and other online file hosting services. The … Read entire article »

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Tim Hortons is using a free mobile app to celebrate Canada Day

Tim Hortons is using a free mobile app to celebrate Canada Day

The application for the very popular Canadian coffee and doughnut chain will be featuring a dozen themed “ehmojis”. With Canada Day being celebrated today, July 1, Tim Hortons – an institution of a coffee chain in the country – is hoping to take advantage of Canadian pride and has released a free mobile app with some Canuck themes for users to enjoy. The mobile application is designed to let Canadians text their friends with some “Canadian” emojis. Ahead … Read entire article »

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M-commerce trends are drawing buyers

M-commerce trends are drawing buyers

The many shopping trends currently taking off are sending shoppers to their smartphones to a rising degree. As consumers look toward digital resources to a rising extent, m-commerce is benefiting from those shopping behaviors as a growing number of them look to their smartphones and tablets to learn more about brands, products, and stores where they can make a purchase. They are using those gadgets to find out about where they can buy in person, on their … Read entire article »

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Snapdeal mobile commerce strategy includes Letsgomo acquisition

Snapdeal mobile commerce strategy includes Letsgomo acquisition

The retailer company is working to add a greater push to its m-shopping business with the app maker. Snapdeal has now announced that it will be giving its mobile commerce business a meaningful boost by acquiring Letsgomo Labs, a mobility solution company. The deal was set between Snapdeal and Letsgomo for an as of yet undisclosed sum of money. According to the co-founder of Snapdeal, Rohit Bansal, in a prepared statement, “Over 75 per cent of our sales … Read entire article »

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