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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 »

Filed under: Commercial, International, Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing

Latest iOS update brings Apple Music launch

Latest iOS update brings Apple Music launch

At the very end of June, Apple brought its much awaited subscription music service to consumers. The maker of the iPhone took the opportunity to combine the most recent update of its iOS operating system with the launch of its much anticipated Apple Music subscription service, as of Tuesday. The users of this subscription music service will be able to purchase and download any of approximately 30 million songs. At the same time, the users of Apple Music … Read entire article »

Filed under: Entertainment Industry, Gadgets, International, Mobile Commerce, Technology News

Mobile technology is a considerable draw for many US hotel guests

Mobile technology is a considerable draw for many US hotel guests

According to a YouGov poll, 39 percent of American travelers prefer to stay at smartphone friendly accommodations. A new YouGov survey that was commissioned by Iris Software Systems has now determined that mobile technology plays an important role in the hotel industry’s ability to appeal to American consumers. The research found that 9 out of every 10 Americans are currently interested in mobile tech at hotels. If the mobile technology can help to enhance their stay, then 9 … Read entire article »

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

Global mobile commerce market is showing healthy signs of growth

Global mobile commerce market is showing healthy signs of growth

Cirteo report highlights the rise of mobile commerce throughout the world The mobile commerce market is growing quickly throughout the world. Globally, retailers are becoming more mobile-centric, taking note of growing smartphone penetration and the increasing demand for mobile services that allow consumers to shop from their devices. A new study from Criteo shows that the state of the global mobile commerce market is quite healthy, with mobile driving aggressive growth in the e-commerce space as … Read entire article »

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

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 »

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

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 »

Filed under: Commercial, International, Mobile Commerce, Tablet Commerce

Chinese firms are finding success in mobile commerce

Chinese firms are finding success in mobile commerce

Chinese companies are establishing dominance in the mobile space A new report from Morgan Stanley shows that Chinese Internet companies are showing better performance in many aspects than their counterparts in the United States. In particular, Chinese e-commerce companies are finding significant success due to their greater focus on the mobile space. Mobile commerce is beginning to become more influential throughout the world, and Chinese companies are proving that they can perform better in this sector … Read entire article »

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