Mobile commerce sales in UK increased in June

UK Mobile Commerce

Spending over tablets has risen considerably and is making a major contribution to this channel’s figures. According to the latest figures that have been issued regarding mobile commerce sales in the United Kingdom, there have been massive year over year increases recorded when comparing June of this year to that of 2012. Even the comparison of the sales figures from May to June have shown a very meaningful rise. The report that was jointly issued by Capgemini and the research firm called the Interactive Media in Retail Group (IMRG) has…

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Mobile commerce makes up one fifth of U.K. online purchases

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A recent report has shown that smartphone and tablet shopping have increased by 5,000 percent in three years. A new mobile commerce report has just been released by Interactive Media in Retail Group (IMRG) and Capgemini has suggested that in the first quarter of this year, 20.2 percent of the purchases made online came from smartphones or tablet devices. The report found that the adoption of shopping over smartphones and tablets is explosive in the U.K. Moreover, not only is mobile commerce growing extremely rapidly, it is reaching levels that…

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Mobile commerce sends British retail skyward in April

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The performance of the sector in the United Kingdom received considerable benefit from smartphones and tablets. Online sales underwent a significant growth in the United Kingdom in April, this year, and a great deal of it is being credited to the contribution of mobile commerce, said the British Retail Consortium. The trade association for the British retail industry reported that the impact of smartphones and tablets is massive. The latest report from the British Retail Consortium looked directly at the growth and impact of online shopping and indicated that mobile…

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Mobile commerce study in U.K. identifies top performers

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The research, conducted by EPiServer, showed that Debenhams has the leading smartphone shopping experience. The results of the latest EPiServer study have shown that the among the leading 30 mobile commerce websites and apps, the top performers in the United Kingdom are Debenhams, Expedia, and Argos. The report showed issued a score to the smartphone friendly websites of 30 of the leading retailers in the U.K. The websites and apps of these British retailers were scored against a benchmark of detailed best practices. The data used for the scoring was…

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Mcommerce Android apps in the U.K. are growing quickly

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Shopping and banking applications are increasing in use faster than most others. The latest data from the United Kingdom is showing that the use of banking and mcommerce apps is growing more quickly among Android device users than the use of gaming applications. That said, Facebook and Google are still at the lead of that marketplace, regardless of their nature. Nielsen statistics are showing that among the top 15 major apps that are growing the most rapidly for users of Android devices, seven are related to mcommerce, such as those…

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Mobile commerce from eBay plays important role in London weekend event

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The massive online marketplace created a social mcommerce experience at Covent Garden. Over the weekend, eBay played an important role in the mobile commerce and social experience available at a Covent Garden event in London, which was designed to help to reveal what the top Christmas gift items would be this year in the United Kingdom. The online auctions site drove the event with its experience as a leading retailer for more than 15 years. The site analyzed its own data, which has been collected from actual consumers who have…

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In 2021, mobile purchases will break the $30.5 billion mark

Mobile Commerce

According to estimates by Barclays Corporate, by the year 2021, British consumers will be spending 19.3 billion pounds ($30.5 billion) through the use of their mobile phones as advancements with technology are made at an increasing rate and a growing number of people obtain smartphones. The current figure is an annual 1.3 billion pounds, which has been driven by new technologies such as faster transmission of mobile data and near field communication (NFC). Barclays Corporate, a Barclays Plc unit based in London, released a report saying that the largest category…

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