Australian mobile commerce is taking off among consumers standing inside stores

Australian Mobile commerce Trends

New research results from PayPal show that Aussies head to shops to make purchases on their phones. Australian mobile commerce has been taking off in a rather interesting way, says recent PayPal data released by the company. The research revealed a nearly 50 percent increase in the number of Australians purchasing products and services by way of their mobile devices. Mobile shoppers are using their devices to buy something at least once per week in that country. The PayPal data revealed one in four people prefer the Australian mobile commerce…

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Mobile commerce will be used by 86 percent of Australians in the next year

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A new survey has shown that the upcoming 12 months will see considerable growth in this market. A new report from InMobi has revealed the results of their research and data analysis, which has shown that over the year that followed the study, almost 86 percent of consumers in Australia intend to engage in mobile commerce. This would represent a growth of 11 percent over the figures recorded at the same time in 2013. About 34 percent of the respondents of the survey feel that mobile commerce has become an…

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Mobile commerce is loved by the Australian consumer

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The Christmas season has been defining for the use of smartphones and tablets by shoppers. According to the most recent statistics released by PayPal Australia, residents of the country have been using their smartphones and tablets for mobile commerce purposes in record breaking amounts throughout the holiday season. This December has become the holiday season with the most digitally connected Australians ever. The figures that have been released have indicated that 22 percent of people in Australia have Made at least one mobile commerce holiday season purchase. The estimates are…

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Mobile commerce future looks bright in Australia

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Recent study indicates that the channel may be worth over $5 billion this year. The latest statistics from Australia are indicating that the country is on track for its mobile commerce to exceed $5 billion this year, as smartphones and tablets have become an important shopping tool for product discovery and research. This research was performed by eBay’s payment service, PayPal. What the company discovered, was that retail spending that has occurred through or as a result of mobile commerce should reach 5.6 billion by the time 2012 comes to…

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Mobile commerce report from eBay shows massive successes

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The findings indicate that the channel is booming and that retail purchases are skyrocketing. According to mobile commerce research collected and published by eBay and PayPal, smartphones have generated approximately $5.6 billion in retail sales in Australia throughout 2012, so far. This statistic illustrates a massive jump in the use of these devices for purchasing and shopping. In 2010, at the same time, the retail sales over mobile commerce had reached only $155 million. This provides a very clear picture regarding the speed of the penetration of smartphone technology in…

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Mobile commerce inquiry held in Australia over apps

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An official investigation has been commissioned by the government’s Treasury. The Treasury of the Australian government has now launched an official mobile commerce inquiry into smartphone applications. David Bradbury, the assistant treasurer for the country is asking for the public’s help. As a part of this investigation, Bradbury is asking smartphone users to come forward and name some of the apps that they have used and that have brought about discontent. The purpose of the mobile commerce inquiry is to determine whether or not consumers are being adequately informed. This…

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Mobile commerce adopted by newspaper Down Under

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The weekend edition of West Australian is now taking aim at smartphone readers. West Australian, a newspaper from Down Under, has announced that it is moving into mobile commerce with its weekend edition, as readers can now use their smartphones to purchase that product. This opportunity was created in conjunction with Point and Pay as well as PayPal. Point and Pay contributed to the mobile commerce version of the West Australian, due to its offerings for retailers to make sales through their television, print, and outdoor marketing methods. In this…

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