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The travel industry will be revolutionized by wearable technology

The travel industry will be revolutionized by wearable technology

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); According to a recently released report, this market is about to change around the world from wearables. According to the World Travel Market (WTM) Global Trends Report 2014, one of the primary trends that will be turning the industry on its head throughout coming years will be wearable technology. Another major part of the transformation of the travel industry is expected to be big data. This report’s forecasts have stated that wearable technology will … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, Mobile Commerce, Technology News, Travel, Trends

New technology could change the future of mobile commerce

New technology could change the future of mobile commerce

SK Planet outlines its predictions of the future of retail commerce at recent event SK Planet, a leading mobile solutions provider and subsidiary of SK Group, believes that new technology will continue to blur the line that separates digital and traditional commerce. The company recently discussed its view of mobile commerce at an event held in South Korea, which was also attended by several large organizations that have interests in the mobile space. During this discussion, … Read entire article »

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E-commerce set to boom in Canada, but not for domestic retailers

E-commerce set to boom in Canada, but not for domestic retailers

Digital commerce is growing as consumers begin to shop online more regularly E-commerce may be set for a boom in Canada. Forrester Research has released a new report that shines a spotlight on the potential growth of digital commerce during the holiday season. Canada has been somewhat sluggish when it comes to e-commerce, with many of the country’s retailers showing only modest interest in engaging mobile and digital consumers. In Canada, only 6% of all retail … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Commerce, Trends

Mobile commerce saw 141 percent growth, last quarter

Mobile commerce saw 141 percent growth, last quarter

A new report is now suggesting that retailers need to “immediately face” the challenge of smartphone shoppers. According to the Q3 Performance Index that has been released by MarketLive – the e-commerce platform – mobile commerce has grown exceptionally rapidly over the third quarter of the year and is going to be a very important component moving ahead. The data used in order to generate this report was drawn from aggregated traffic and conversion figures. According to MarketLive … Read entire article »

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

Cell phone addiction: Myth or Reality?

Cell phone addiction: Myth or Reality?

Technology news headlines have been revealing that people are becoming increasingly hooked on their mobile devices. As a growing number of cases of internet and cell phone addiction have been making headlines – with the latest being a patient diagnosed as being hooked on his Google Glass – many have started to wonder whether smartphones are doing us more harm than good, when all is said and done. For this reason QR Code Press conducted a … Read entire article »

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Mobile commerce partnership begins between Taco Bell and CARDFREE

Mobile commerce partnership begins between Taco Bell and CARDFREE

A new smartphone app has now been launched across the United States that includes an ordering solution. The leading provider of mobile commerce solutions to large merchants, CARDFREE, has now announced that it is now the app platform provider behind the newest smartphone based offerings for Taco Bell, which were launched across the country, last week. The fast food chain selected the company in order to provide an m-commerce ordering solution, among other things. Taco Bell selected CARDFREE … Read entire article »

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

Mobile commerce fail could cost UK retailers billions

Mobile commerce fail could cost UK retailers billions

It has been estimated that £2.5 billion could be missed by companies that overlook consumer expectations. This year is expected to represent the holiday shopping season in which mobile commerce will play the most vital role in the history of online purchasing, but a recent analysis by Jumio, Inc. has suggested that retailers remain unprepared and will pay the price for it. Outdated mobile checkout experiences will cost retailers an estimated £2.5 billion this holiday season. That is … Read entire article »

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Halloween gets safer with mobile technology

Halloween gets safer with mobile technology

A new Trick-or-Tracker smartphone app makes it possible for parents to better monitor their kids. One of the main concerns that parents face on Halloween night has to do with whether or not their kids are safe, and now mobile technology can be used to complement other efforts – such as going trick-or-treating with the child and making sure that his or her costume makes it easy for drivers to see – in order to keep … Read entire article »

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