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Mobile commerce is changing the retail industry

Mobile commerce is changing the retail industry

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Retailers are beginning to optimize themselves for mobile consumers Mobile optimization is beginning to become a top priority for the world’s retailers. Internet Retailer has released a new report concerning the matter, showing that a growing number of retailers are beginning to take optimization more seriously. As consumers become more invested in mobile commerce, retailers are beginning to feel the need to cater to their interests. This involves designing websites and e-commerce … Read entire article »

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

The Value of Mobile Commerce

The Value of Mobile Commerce

The world is becoming increasingly mobile-centric. A growing number of people are basing their lives heavily on mobile technology, using smartphones and tablets in their daily lives. As mobile devices continue to establish themselves as an integral part of modern society, the demand for mobile services and engagement is on the rise. Consumers want to be able to shop online with their mobile devices while also being able to make payments for goods and services … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments

World Store mobile commerce platform hopes to compete with e-commerce giants

World Store mobile commerce platform hopes to compete with e-commerce giants

GGIS unveils a new mobile commerce platform that it hopes will rival platforms from Amazon, eBay, and Alibaba GGIS, Inc., a developer focused on the mobile space, has announced that it will be launching a massive mobile commerce platform that aims to rival solutions from Amazon, eBay, and even Alibaba. The platform will be called World Store and GGIS notes that it is being designed for the “21st century,” targeting millennials as a primary demographic. Younger … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments

American Express makes a move on Chinese mobile commerce

American Express makes a move on Chinese mobile commerce

Mobile payments continue to grow in China Mobile commerce is making strong progress in China. A growing number of people are using their mobile devices to shop online and this is putting pressure on businesses to become more mobile-centric or risk being left behind by consumers. American Express has announced its partnership with China Mobile, the largest telecommunications company in China. Through this partnership, the two companies will work to promote Hebao, an NFC-based mobile payments … Read entire article »

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

Financial institutions interested in mobile payments flock to Apple Pay

Financial institutions interested in mobile payments flock to Apple Pay

Two financial firms announce their support for Apple Pay and the iPhone 6 Beginning next month, iOS users will be able to make mobile payments without any auxiliary device attached to their iPhone. With the launch of Apple Pay and the iPhone 6, Apple is taking its first step into the mobile payments space, and this has attracted the support of prominent financial institutions. Capital One and the Navy Federal Credit Union are the two latest … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gadgets, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Technology News

NFC technology enabled devices rise in popularity

NFC technology enabled devices rise in popularity

This technology is starting to build confidence in security and its usability makes it practical for the Internet of Things. NFC technology has how been available in several generations of smartphone – though it is only just now being added to the next Apple device, the iPhone 6 – and now it is starting to become more popular among consumers, as well. Recent research has suggested that it is coming out on top when it comes to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Marketing, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, Trends

Mobile ticketing system to be launched at Washington D.C. Metro

Mobile ticketing system to be launched at Washington D.C. Metro

This service will allow riders to use smartphones to pay for their fares to ride public transit. Metro, the public transit in Washington D.C. has announced that it is planning a test for a new mobile ticketing technology system that will begin early next year, which will give riders the ability to use their smartphones and other mobile devices to be able to pay for their trips. This pilot program will be compatible with newer generations of … Read entire article »

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

Weve abandons plans for a mobile payments platform

Weve abandons plans for a mobile payments platform

Weve has announced that it will no longer be developing a mobile wallet platform Weve, a joint venture from EE, O2, and Vodafone, has abandoned plans to develop a new mobile wallet that was meant to make it easier for banks and retailers to engage mobile consumers. The company has been making an effort to break into the mobile commerce space of the United Kingdom. Thus far, Weve has found only moderate success, but it has … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments