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Amazon puts an end to its own mobile payments project

Amazon puts an end to its own mobile payments project

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Amazon Wallet has been cancelled due to poor reviews and performance Amazon has put an end to testing its own mobile payments service, which was called Amazon Wallet. The company had seen promise in the mobile commerce space and had wanted to offer its own payment platform in order to compete with others that had done the same. Unfortunately, Amazon Wallet received relatively poor reviews among its test audience, leading Amazon to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments

Amazon dumps its mobile payments Wallet app

Amazon dumps its mobile payments Wallet app

The massive online marketplace has decided that it won’t be continuing with the service it launched last summer. After only six months, Amazon has decided that it has had enough of its Wallet app and has kicked its mobile payments service to the curb, representing the end of its first attempt to take its first small steps into this arena. The mobile wallet app is now being taken down from both the Amazon and the Google Play … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Payments

Study highlights growth of digital and mobile commerce in India

Study highlights growth of digital and mobile commerce in India

E-commerce growth is accelerating at a rapid pace in India ASSOCHAM-PwC has released a new study that highlights the growth of mobile and e-commerce in India over the past year. The study suggests that 2014 may prove to be the year that e-commerce became a mainstream form among consumers, especially those of younger generations. Because of the success that the digital space has seen over the past year, retailers may find even greater opportunities in 2015, … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments

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

Mobile commerce user base is growing quickly

Mobile commerce user base is growing quickly

New report predicts that mobile consumers participating in mobile commerce will exceed 2 billion by 2017 A new report from Juniper Research estimates that there will be more than 2 billion mobile consumers that participate in mobile commerce of some kind by the end of 2017. This is an increase over the estimated 1.6 billion people that participate in the mobile commerce space currently. More people are gaining access to mobile devices and are relying on … Read entire article »

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