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UK consumers will switch banks for mobile commerce support

UK consumers will switch banks for mobile commerce support

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Survey shows that British consumers are willing to switch to a new bank to make mobile payments Mobile payments firm Zapp has released the results of one of its latest surveys, questioning how many British consumers would switch banks in order to take advantage of mobile commerce services. A growing number of people in the United Kingdom are beginning to show favor for mobile commerce, using their smartphones and tablets to pay … Read entire article »

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

Mobile commerce made up 60 percent of Amazon’s holiday shopping volume

Mobile commerce made up 60 percent of Amazon’s holiday shopping volume

This year brought with it a considerable amount of use of smartphones and tablets for product searches. Amazon was a little bit stingy when it came to specific figures, this year – as has been its tradition – for holiday sales performance, but what it has revealed is that mobile commerce played an important role, and that it experienced certain “record breaking” achievements. Among the various claims such as that there was “record growth”, there was a … Read entire article »

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

Starbucks mobile payments are breaking up with Square

Starbucks mobile payments are breaking up with Square

The relationship started in 2012, but comments from both companies have indicated that the partnership is ending. The mobile payments partnership that brought Square to Starbucks back in 2012 has now been announced to be coming to an end, according to statements that have been released by both of those companies. This has been only one of the changes that have occurred since Square announced the retirement of its Wallet. When the Square Wallet app was first launched, … Read entire article »

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

Mobile commerce study reveals most (and least) popular days to shop

Mobile commerce study reveals most (and least) popular days to shop

Sunday was the day in which consumers most frequently take out their smartphones and tablets to buy. While online shopping has become a standard method of making a purchase, mobile commerce is starting to make up an increasing proportion of the sales that are occurring over the internet, and a recent study has found that this is more common on certain days of the week. Sunday was by far the top mobile shopping day, seeing 106 percent … Read entire article »

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

IBM and Apple partner up on business focused mobile app

IBM and Apple partner up on business focused mobile app

The companies have now announced that they will be working together on this application and other products. Despite the fact that IBM and Apple have hardly seemed like companies that would ever be partnering to create products together, this is exactly what has recently been announced, as they will now be developing both mobile app and device products that are geared toward business customers. The first mobile application being developed in the partnership is targeting telecom companies … Read entire article »

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