American mobile holiday shopping may generate more site visits than desktop this year

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This will represent the first time that smartphones and tablets will generate more visits than laptops. The mobile holiday shopping season has been an exciting one for the last year, but this year possibly more than most. While each year has managed to break previous records, the 2017 holiday season will do the same and beat desktop in some ways, too. Recent estimates suggest mobile site visits will exceed desktop and laptop site visits for the first time. This 2017 mobile holiday shopping milestone will be limited to visits. Sales…

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APAC m-commerce driven by emerging markets, says recent MasterCard study

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Over half of Asia Pacific consumers shop using their smartphones, but the level of popularity is regional. Over half (51.6 percent) Asia Pacific shoppers use smartphones to buy products and services, according to a new APAC m-commerce study. That said, the same survey revealed that across 14 different markets, the degree of popularity of mobile commerce varies from one region to the next. This insight was provided by the most recent MasterCard Mobile Shopping Survey results. Once again this year, the survey pointed to India as being the leader in…

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M-commerce growth will reach $6 trillion in 4 years

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Mobile shopping apps are expected to become quite mainstream and very successful in coming years. Mobile app specialist firm, App Annie, predicts that m-commerce will not only accelerate in the near future, but it will become very important. This is welcome news to tech companies in their currently slumping sector. The firm forecasted rapid growth to the degree that it will break the $6 trillion in transactions per year mark by 2021. Bertrand Schmitt, founder and chief exec of App Annie, revealed this m-commerce growth prediction in a recent media…

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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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Competition in mobile commerce explodes due to rapid growth

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Growth of mobile commerce creates an over abundance of competition Mobile commerce has grown very quickly over the past few years. Consumers have shown that they are very interested in mobile payments and shopping from their smartphones and tablets, which has lead to a surge in new startups offering services to accommodate this interest. Mobile commerce can be a very lucrative field, but establishing a strong presence in the market has become very difficult for both well established companies and new startups. Demand for services is high, but so is…

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Tablets are becoming an ideal mobile commerce tool

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Tablet users show that they are enthusiastic when it comes to mobile shopping As mobile commerce continues to grow in the U.S. and elsewhere, tablets are becoming the devices that consumers enjoy shopping on the most. Tablets are beginning to have a major impact on the way that people shop online, but retailers have yet to take tablets seriously when it comes to matters concerning mobile commerce. A recent report from BI Intelligence highlights the growth of tablets in e-commerce and highlights the trends that are emerging among consumers with…

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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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Report sheds light on trends in the mobile commerce space

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Report aims to offer some foresight Timetric, a business information service firm, has released a new report that aims to provide some foresight into the mobile commerce sector. The report shows that mobile commerce has been experiencing impressive growth around the world, especially in countries where smartphone and tablet penetration is high. More consumers are beginning to rely on their mobile devices in their daily lives, which has exposed them to new forms of commerce that are based entirely on the mobile space. This has caused many businesses to take…

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Mobile commerce may be a boundless opportunity

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Mobile commerce continues to experience explosive growth The mobile sector is continuing to grow rapidly and this growth is showing no signs of slowing down in the immediate future. As mobile technology becomes a more prominent part of people’s lives, it is beginning to have an effect on various aspects of society and economy. Mobile commerce, for instance, emerged as a result of the rampant popularity of smartphones, tablets, and online shopping. Though mobile commerce is still in a state of infancy, it could have a significant impact on the…

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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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