Mobile commerce is growing aggressively in Vietnam

Google reports that mobile payments have become a powerful force in Vietnam due to smartphones ownership Mobile commerce is exploding in Vietnam, according to a new report from Google. The company’s Vietnamese branch has found that there is a major shift in consumer behavior due to the growing availability of mobile devices. According to the report,¬† mobile consumers in the country pick up and look at their devices an average of 150 times a day, or more than 10 times every hour. Notably, these consumers are becoming more interested in…

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Global mobile commerce market is showing healthy signs of growth

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Cirteo report highlights the rise of mobile commerce throughout the world The mobile commerce market is growing quickly throughout the world. Globally, retailers are becoming more mobile-centric, taking note of growing smartphone penetration and the increasing demand for mobile services that allow consumers to shop from their devices. A new study from Criteo shows that the state of the global mobile commerce market is quite healthy, with mobile driving aggressive growth in the e-commerce space as well. Notably, mobile shopping is growing most in Asia, where smartphone penetration is accelerating.…

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Global mobile commerce market to boom in the next three years

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Report predicts that mobile commerce market will reach $850 billion by 2018 A new report from Digi-Capital predicts that the global mobile commerce market will explode to $850 billion by 2018. Asia is expected to become a prominent player in the market, accounting for nearly half of the predicted mobile revenue that will be generated within the eastern region. Growing smartphone ownership is contributing to the growth of the mobile commerce market. Consumers are becoming comfortable with the idea of shopping for and purchasing products with their mobile devices, which…

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Consumers are embracing mobile commerce

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MasterCard finds that more consumers around the world are showing favor for mobile commerce MasterCard has found that fears regarding mobile commerce security may be diminishing among consumers, especially those in Asian countries. According to a recent study from the company, which was developed in partnership with PRIME Research, more consumers are talking about mobile payments. The study tracked 19.1 million social media posts across prominent platforms throughout the world, finding that consumers, and merchants, are talking about how convenient and interesting mobile commerce actually is. Study highlights the improving…

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Messaging apps may revolutionize mobile commerce

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Future of mobile shopping and payments may lie with messaging apps Mobile messaging applications may be the future of mobile commerce. A growing number of these apps are being released and many of them are being designed with mobile payments in mind. In some cases, these apps are meant to make mobile shopping more social, allowing users to share their purchases with those they have on their contact lists. Most of these apps simply aim to satisfy the demand coming from consumers who want their applications to do more than…

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Mobile commerce market is showing healthy signs of life in Asia

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Mobile apps are beginning to embrace the concept of processing mobile payments Mobile commerce is heating up throughout Asia. People are adopting smartphones and tablets at a rapid rate and they are beginning to demand more mobile-centric services from the companies that they support. These companies are answering this demand by introducing new features to their well used mobile applications. A growing number of mobile apps, that had once been little more than social media tools, are now becoming mobile commerce platforms. KakaoTalk is planning to facilitate mobile payments beginning…

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Mobile commerce market to reach new heights in 2019

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Mobile technology is playing a larger, more dominating role in society as a whole Mobile commerce continues to gain momentum throughout the world as society becomes more reliant on mobile technology. Consumers around the world are beginning to use their smartphones for nearly everything in their daily lives and new generations are coming up steeped in technology of all kinds. This is promising for the mobile commerce market as smartphones are having a sort of revolutionary effect on global economics as well as how people interact with one another and…

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Report highlights trends affecting mobile commerce

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Mobile devices are becoming more abundant, opening the way for a new kind of commerce Market research organization yStats has released a new report concerning the major trends affecting mobile commerce. The report notes that mobile shopping has become quite popular throughout the world, and this may be largely due to the growing penetration of mobile devices. Smartphones and tablets are becoming more plentiful and readily available to a wide range of consumers. As more people adopt mobile technology, they are looking for things they can do exclusively from their…

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Mobile payments see strong growth in China

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Mobile payments are taking Asia by storm Mobile payments have been growing more common throughout Asia. More consumers are purchasing smartphones and tablets and opening themselves up to new forms of commerce that had been largely restricted to stationary computers in the past. As mobile payments become more prolific, the need for an infrastructure capable of fostering their continued growth and convenience is becoming more realized. China’s Kainan University is poised to address this issue with a focus on NFC technology. University plans to support the growth of mobile commerce…

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Mobile commerce is taking off in South Africa, says InMobi research

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InMobi, an independent mobile ad network, has released the results of their latest research which has shown that mobile marketing and mobile commerce are both demonstrating indications of record growth across both the Asian Pacific and in Africa. The report released from InMobi regarding this study stated that there was an increase of over 10 percent in the Asian Pacific within the last three months, which has brought the number of impressions to 18 billion. Even greater was the growth in Africa, which was at 21 percent, having grown to…

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