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Mobile commerce reaches new heights globally

Mobile commerce reaches new heights globally

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); New report from Criteo shows that mobile shopping is more than just a passing fancy Criteo, a performance marketing technology firm, has released the latest edition of its Mobile Commerce Report. The report highlights the results seen in the mobile sector during the fourth quarter of 2014, showcasing emerging trends and addressing consumer shopping behavior. The report has found that mobile now accounts for a large portion of online transactions, especially in … Read entire article »

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

Mobile commerce apps may place personal data at risk, FTC

Mobile commerce apps may place personal data at risk, FTC

Consumers have already expressed that they are leery about smartphone based shopping, and this may not be paranoia. While some consumers have already started shopping over mobile commerce and many retailers and restaurants have been jumping on the bandwagon to provide apps to make that process easier than using the mobile web, recent research is starting to show that this may not be as safe as some think in terms of keeping sensitive data protected. Even Americans … Read entire article »

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

Mobile payments surge over holiday shopping weekend

Mobile payments surge over holiday shopping weekend

PayPal shows that mobile transactions have increased over the shopping weekend Mobile payment volume surged over the holiday shopping weekend, according to PayPal. During the holidays, many consumers opted to do their shopping from a mobile device rather than visit physical stores. Those that did visit physical stores also used their smartphones and tablets to pay for products. PayPal notes that spending jumped 56% over the holiday weekend, with the number of mobile shoppers rising by … Read entire article »

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

Mobile commerce grows despite security concerns

Mobile commerce grows despite security concerns

New report shows the growth of the mobile sector Juniper Research has released a new report concerning the growth of the mobile commerce sector. The report takes note of several trends that have emerged in the mobile market and provides insight into how these trends have affected the perception of mobile shopping among consumers. Notably, the report shows that security is one of the most problematic issues that consumers have with mobile commerce. Despite security concerns, … Read entire article »

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

Girl Scouts are now using mobile commerce to sell cookies

Girl Scouts are now using mobile commerce to sell cookies

This year, the children are using the internet to their advantage through personalized websites and an app. The Girl Scouts have long sold cookies in order to fund their programs, but this year, they are taking an entirely new direction in order to make sure that it is even easier to support them, by using online and mobile commerce tools. The cookies have been sold for nearly a century, but it is clear that the program intends … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Trends, United States

Mobile commerce shows strong performance during Black Friday

Mobile commerce shows strong performance during Black Friday

Report shows that retailers have found success in mobile commerce this year Branding Brand has released the latest edition of its Mobile Commerce Index report. This edition focuses on Black Friday and highlights the successes and struggles the retail sector has seen during that time. The report shows that mobile shopping has increased dramatically among consumers, especially when it comes to shopping online from a tablet device. According to Branding Brand’s report, one-third of all online … Read entire article »

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

Mobile payments through PayPal rose 43 percent on Thanksgiving

Mobile payments through PayPal rose 43 percent on Thanksgiving

When compared to the same day in 2013, m-commerce was found to have broken many records. Holiday shopping is already off with a bang over every channel, and PayPal has now released some of the statistics with regards to the mobile payments that it processed, starting on Thanksgiving Day. What it showed was that its processing as a result of m-commerce is off to a great start in 2014. From that day alone, the company reported that it … Read entire article »

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