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Mobile shopping record broken on Black Friday in US

Mobile shopping record broken on Black Friday in US

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); That one day saw an increase of 33 percent in smartphone and tablet based sales in the United States. Adobe released its Black Friday sales figures, revealing that a mobile shopping record was broken this year. With a year over year increase of 33 percent in sales conducted over smartphones and tablets, the United States broke the billion dollar mark that day. In fact, American shoppers spent $1.2 billion over mobile and tablet … Read entire article »

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Cyber Monday m-commerce is hot but not enough to kill desktop

Cyber Monday m-commerce is hot but not enough to kill desktop

Brick and mortar shopping as well as laptop based purchases are still holding strong in the U.S. With Cyber Monday m-commerce growing at a tremendous rate each year, many keep expecting in-store shopping and desktop to fall off the map. However, Black Friday and its in-person purchasing appears to be just as relevant as ever before. Moreover, laptop and desktop based shopping are still going strong. If mobile commerce is as strong as they say, shouldn’t Black … Read entire article »

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Holiday mobile commerce will play a leading role for Americans

Holiday mobile commerce will play a leading role for Americans

Shoppers are expected to use their smartphones more than desktops when looking for sales. Holiday mobile commerce will be taking the top spot in the United States today as shoppers turn to smartphones. That said, while the majority of traffic is expected to come from mobile devices, desktop users are still behind the most retailer revenue. Predictions say that 53 percent of online shopping traffic will come from mobile devices today. That said, just because holiday mobile commerce … Read entire article »

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M-commerce shopping proves enormous during China’s Singles Day

M-commerce shopping proves enormous during China’s Singles Day

The channel experienced a 32 percent growth in use and broke all previous records in the country. Alibaba was once again able to bring m-commerce shopping to new heights over Singles Day in China. This year’s event saw a massive shift toward mobile, which proved to be the deal hunter’s method of choice for finding and purchasing products. Alibaba has reported that this year’s Singles Day in China left all previous records behind. Singles Day in China occurred … Read entire article »

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Holiday mobile shopping habits will stand out this year

Holiday mobile shopping habits will stand out this year

As has been the case over the last few years, this should be a record breaker for m-commerce. The most important time of the year for retailers is approaching and mobile shopping habits will be playing a large role. In fact, it is expected that this holiday season will represent another time in which records will be broken across the board. Pre-holiday study and forecast results are already being issued by a number of analytics firms. The goal … Read entire article »

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Amazon mobile commerce is leaving the competition in the dust

Amazon mobile commerce is leaving the competition in the dust

The online marketplace is considered to be among the most important shopping platforms over online channels. Despite the power of big box retailers, Amazon mobile commerce is still leading the way, just as its e-shopping marketplace is also continuing to be a massive force to be reckoned with. The stock price of the company over the last year has made it clear that this is a brand that knows how to grow. The dominance Amazon mobile commerce has … Read entire article »

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Starbucks mobile app rolls out with amped up Rewards

Starbucks mobile app rolls out with amped up Rewards

The popular coffee giant has now upgraded both its application and its rewards program for its customers. Starbucks has now announced that it has overhauled its mobile app, which is currently used by 17 million people across the United States, in order to be able to offer them a more personalized experience. The changes have arrived at the same time as the upgrades to the Starbucks Rewards program for free products. The mobile app now contains a new … Read entire article »

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Super-smart mobile shopping app from the North Face uses Watson power

Super-smart mobile shopping app from the North Face uses Watson power

The new application will be launching next month and is designed to use the world’s smartest computer. The North Face outdoor clothing label has announced that it will be launching a new mobile shopping app in April but that this won’t just be any regular m-commerce application that device users are used to seeing. This new retail app will be powered by the smartest computer in the world to provide shopping assistance. Through the use of IBM’s Watson, … Read entire article »

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Overstock mobile app proves highly successful

Overstock mobile app proves highly successful

In fact, execs have been celebrating having it named the “Best Shopping Mobile Application for 2015”. Overstock.com recently announced some exciting news regarding their mobile app, as it was named the Best Shopping Mobile Application by the Web Marketing Association within its 2015 Mobile Web Awards. This represents the fourth year in a row that the online retailer’s mobile application has received the group’s applause. Mobile app candidates for Mobile Web Awards are judged based on a number … Read entire article »

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Mobile technology played an important role in holiday shopping

Mobile technology played an important role in holiday shopping

Consumers turned to their smartphones more than ever, this year, to quickly find what they needed. While a growing number of consumers are still getting attached to the trend toward shopping online, mobile technology has been carving a growing portion of that market for itself as people used their devices to find the products and services they wanted this year. A new report has shown that consumers enjoyed using their smartphones to buy holiday presents. It doesn’t come … Read entire article »

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