PayPal to expand Partner Program in order to promote growth of mobile commerce

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PayPal aims to bring new mobile solutions to the retail sector E-commerce giant eBay has been working to partner with retailers in order to help them achieve omnichannel success. As the company begins to partner with retailers that have a physical presence, PayPal is looking to do the same. PayPal has announced that it is expanding its Partner Program in order to accommodate additional types of retailers. The expanded program will be launched during the summer and is expected to help retailers become more capable of handling the needs of…

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eBay launches new mobile commerce initiative in India

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Mobile shopping continues to grow in popularity in India India has become a very attractive market when it comes to mobile commerce. The country has been experiencing a boom in smartphone penetration in recent years and this has lead to a rise in demand for mobile-centric services. Many retailers have begun to respond to this demand by becoming more accommodating of mobile payments and supporting mobile commerce in general. eBay India has launched a new initiative that seeks to further promote mobile commerce throughout India. eBay initiative aims to promote…

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eBay prepares to bring mobile commerce to Brazil

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eBay to launch new application to boost mobile commerce presence in Brazil Retail giant eBay is preparing to enter into Brazil’s e-commerce space and is set to launch its first fashion-centric mobile application. The application is meant to help the company establish a strong e-commerce presence among fashion consumers. The eBay Fashion application will be made available for both iOS and Android platforms and will allow users to browse and purchase clothing and other fashion products from select brands. The application will also serve as a modest mobile commerce platform,…

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PayPal and eBay promote mobile commerce to US government

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US government showing more interest in mobile commerce Mobile commerce has been growing quite popular among consumers, but it may soon establish a strong following within the U.S. government. Commerce titan eBay has deployed its government relations teams, as well as that from PayPal, in order to engage federal and state lawmakers in Atlanta. The state is host to the National Conference of State Legislatures’ Legislative Summit, a gathering of lawmakers throughout the country. Here, eBay has exposed these legislative officials the benefits of mobile commerce and e-commerce technologies. Consumers…

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Mobile commerce at eBay is no longer separate from overall shopping

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Von Schirmeister has announced that the company is no longer made up of individual channels. According to Alexander von Schirmeister, the eBay Europe vice president of marketing, operations, and advertising, the role of the company in retail is no longer defined by channels such as mobile commerce or online shopping, but is instead an overall shopping experience. Von Schirmeister said that “eBay is not m-commerce or e-commerce, it’s commerce period.” This announcement was made at the most recent IAB Mobile Engage conference, at which von Schirmeister was a speaker and…

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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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Mcommerce app from eBay breaks the 100 million download mark

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The company has now had to alter its global transaction projections for this year. Now that the mcommerce application from eBay has been downloaded over 100 million times, and there have been over 100 million listings through smartphones and tablets, eBay has found itself needing to change its 2012 projections for global transactions over mobile devices to $10 billion. The achievement of this tremendous milestone was an important one for eBay. The numbers included all of the downloads from its app suite, which includes the central online auction application, the…

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eBay touts mobile commerce as reason behind aggressive growth

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Retailer announces strong revenues and earnings in 2012 Online retail giant eBay has announced stronger-than-expected revenues and earnings this week, which has caused shares in the company to spike by 8.5%. According to the company’s report, it has witnessed a 23% increase in its revenue in the second quarter of 2012. The report shows that the company’s net income has increased by 144% over the levels it had been in the second quarter of 2011. eBay CEO John Donahoe believes that he knows exactly why the company has experiences such…

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eBay secures new mobile partnerships and predicts significant m-commerce growth this year

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eBay Inc. has announced that they are predicting significant volume growth in its m-commerce segment, as well as in its regular e-commerce and auction website, as it anticipates a sizeable increase in the number of people who use their smartphones to shop and pay for products. This online marketplace giant has already been making especially large steps forward into the mobile commerce environment, having developed new apps for its e-commerce platforms. The company has predicted that it will bring in $8 billion in m-commerce retail volume this year, and that…

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eBay app for iPad allows consumers to purchase products they see on television

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eBay has announced the launch of a new campaign to assist consumers with TV commerce, a concept that allows people to purchase items that they see on television. iPad users can download the eBay app onto their device in order to start looking – and buying – things that they have seen on their favorite movies and television programs. The application allows its users to peruse merchandise from movies and shows in the attempt to leverage its position as the biggest marketplace online. It currently boasts 58 million mobile users…

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eBay launches holiday charity campaign for Toys for Tots

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Auction giant eBay has launched a new QR code campaign for the holiday season. Dubbed Give-A-Toy, the company is offering to place large displays in shop windows. The display houses several QR codes, each taking the form of a price tag attached to items like teddy bears and presents. The price tags are valued between $2 and $25, which is how much money a person will be donating to the Toys for Tots charity. Though usually used in terms of marketing, QR codes have been gaining traction in the charity…

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