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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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Mobile commerce exploded on Amazon over the holidays

Mobile commerce exploded on Amazon over the holidays

According to recent data compiled by comScore, smartphones and tablets play a vital role with that online marketplace. This holiday season, mobile commerce played a more important role than ever at Amazon, as shopping over that company’s mobile app increased by more than double when compared to the same time in 2014. Moreover, almost 70 percent of the shoppers heading to Amazon did so using a mobile device. Cyber Monday saw a tremendous spike in mobile commerce activity, … Read entire article »

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Mobile shopping is rising over the holidays due to app use

Mobile shopping is rising over the holidays due to app use

As the season continues, the use of applications has kept the use of m-commerce at a high level. Now that the holiday season is in full gear, smartphones are proving to be more integral than ever to people who need to make sure they’ve found the perfect gifts for everyone on their list, and mobile shopping has been key to getting the job done. It’s the use of mobile commerce apps that has been pushing that trend … Read entire article »

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Sears uses mobile commerce to bring people into stores

Sears uses mobile commerce to bring people into stores

The department store is working to turn its growing smartphone based traffic into in-person visits. Sears Holding Corp. has taken on a new strategy that has been designed to use mobile commerce to draw online traffic into actual brick and mortar stores in order to increase the number of purchases that are made in person. The retailer has now updated its mobile app to include a range of new features to improve in-store shopping. The Sears app has … Read entire article »

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Black Friday long weekend will break mobile shopping records

Black Friday long weekend will break mobile shopping records

From the start right through Cyber Monday, people will be using m-commerce as never before. As much as Black Friday is the deals day that gets the most attention overall, it is Cyber Monday that provides a large quantity of the online savings that mobile shopping consumers are looking for. A recent poll showed that 26 percent of consumers plan to shop online on November 30. Throughout the week of Black Friday, beginning on Monday, November 23 and … Read entire article »

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Mobile shopping is a favorite activity of 14 percent of commuters

Mobile shopping is a favorite activity of 14 percent of commuters

That said, 76 percent of smartphone users would consider shopping on their devices during the commute. A recent Ipsos poll that was commissioned by PayPal has determined that more than one in every 10 commuters have already engaged in mobile shopping during their commute; an activity that has been nicknamed “commuter commerce.” The survey found that there are a wide range of reasons commuters are using their mobile devices. What the Ipsos research showed was that 67 percent … Read entire article »

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Mobile shopping is expected to be big on Thanksgiving

Mobile shopping is expected to be big on Thanksgiving

Adobe Digital Index data has shown that this will be the second year in a row that m-commerce will rise sharply. Aside from getting together with family and stuffing themselves full of an unimaginable amount of turkey, this Thanksgiving will also be a time when many Americans turn to mobile shopping to get themselves into the holiday shopping mood. The retail craving has always been strong on this holiday, and online browsing and buying is moving to … Read entire article »

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