Retail mobile payments implementation aren’t living up to intentions

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A recent AMEX survey showed a considerable gap between a company’s plans and actual execution. AMEX recently held a survey looking into the intentions and implementation of retail mobile payments. The research showed that Canadian retailers have a considerable gap between what they plan to do and what they’re actually doing. The AMEX survey showed that 76 percent of merchants believed that m-commerce is “the way of the future.” That said, Canadian businesses aren’t actually implementing the retail mobile payments into their own operations, for the most part. “There seems…

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Mobile commerce continues its rise to fame

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Mobile commerce is much more than a passing fancy Mobile commerce has reached a point where it can no longer be considered a passing trend or something that consumers will forget about in a few years. Smartphone and tablets are becoming more common among consumers and many people are using these as tools to get their shopping done. In the past, people generally participated in e-commerce to purchase high profile products. Now, however, many people are using their mobile devices to buy every day things, such as basic groceries. These…

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Mobile commerce is growing in Spain

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It is the younger generations that are starting to send the trend upward within that European country. According to the latest data, mobile commerce is staking off among the younger population in Spain, but at the same time, reports are showing that this demographic has also included themselves among the people who habitually “showroom”. Showrooming has brick and mortar stores worried about whether or not they can remain competitive. The behavior called showrooming occurs when a consumer heads to a brick and mortar store in order to have a look…

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Mobile commerce has grown 24 percent in a year

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The data from a recent survey has revealed that spending is increasing rapidly over smartphones and tablets. According to the results of a recent study, consumers continue to love everything about their mobile devices and are using them on an increasing basis as a part of their overall shopping experiences through mobile commerce. Consumers are using their smartphones to help them to interact with their favorite retailers. This, according to a mobile commerce report that was recently released in a partnership between the Partnering Group and comScore. What it revealed…

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iKaaz seeks to expand the accessibility of mobile commerce

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Reach of mobile commerce could be expanded thanks to iKaaz With mobile commerce gaining more attention around the world, consumers are beginning to clamor for services that cater to them. Unfortunately, the majority of mobile commerce services that could be useful to consumers are based on NFC technology. This means that only mobile devices that are equipped with NFC technology can make use of these services. Because NFC-enabled mobile devices are still relatively rare, consumers have had trouble participating in mobile commerce. This may soon change, however, thanks to iKaaz,…

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New mobile commerce system may replace ATMs

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Mobile commerce continues to grow among consumers As consumers become more integrated in mobile technology, commerce is beginning to change. Consumers are beginning to favor using their mobile devices to shop and purchase products, which has lead to the emergence of mobile commerce. This is a broad term that does not only refer to mobile payments, of course. Mobile commerce also encompasses the use of financial services being offered by banks that cater to mobile users. Such services may soon revolutionize the way people use ATMs around the world. Diebold…

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Mobile commerce embraced more slowly by U.S. than the world

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The global marketplace has adopted shopping over smartphones far faster than Americans. Market Probe International and Havas Worldwide have released the results of their most recent study which has indicated that the United States has fallen behind the rest of the world when it comes to the adoption of mobile commerce. Fewer than one in five online shoppers in the U.S. have used their devices for shopping purposes. The research indicated that only 16 percent of American online consumers have used mobile commerce to help them to shop. This is…

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Mobile commerce experience fails to wow consumers

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The latest poll has shown that shoppers are not satisfied with what buying on smartphones has to offer. According to the results of a survey that has just been released, the majority of consumers are displeased with the experience that they are receiving when they are using mobile commerce. The survey involved the participation of over 2,000 smartphone and tablet using shoppers. The Skava survey was conducted by Harris Interactive. It indicated that an overwhelming 88 percent of consumers had an unpleasant mobile commerce experience, and that among them, 30…

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Mobile commerce draws new capital to Japanese market

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Adoption of shopping over smartphones is rapidly growing in Japan leading investors to dive in. One of the most rapidly growing segments in Japan, at the moment, is mobile commerce, which is expanding at an exponential rate within the already healthy online shopping industry in the country. Every year, the size of smartphone shopping jumps forward by a tremendous amount, growing its online share. According to the most recent data from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, mobile commerce spiked from 2011 to 2012 by 16.2 percent, bringing it…

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Mobile commerce is maintaining its rapid climb

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A recent report has indicated that the rise that the channel is experiencing shows no indications of having slowed. B.I. intelligence has just released a report that shows that the massive increases seen in mobile commerce over the last several quarters are still headed in the same rapidly upward direction. The company reported that in 2010, smartphone and tablet shopping made up only 3 percent of online purchases. However, since that time, and with the massive penetration of smartphones and tablets throughout the American population, that number has been steadily…

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