Mobile retail shopping represents 42 percent of online sales, study

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Smartphones have also increased revenue for 65 percent of retailers according to the research. Mobile retail shopping is rapidly playing a growing role in the online shopping experience, and new research helps to show just how this evolution is occurring. Not only are more shoppers using smartphones to shop but retailers are earning more as a result. About 42 percent of online sales now come from mobile retail shopping sources such as smartphones, said the results of a new study commissioned by Quiq, a messaging software firm, as reported by…

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Mobile commerce expected to be huge holiday retail driver

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The 2013 holiday shopping season will see smartphones and tablets as a major channel. A research team at a personalized consumer experience solutions provider called Baynote have just released the results of their first annual Holiday Predictions survey to reveal their forecast for drivers during that shopping season, such as mobile commerce. What they determined was that smartphones and tablets would play a very important role this year. The Baynote online and mobile commerce survey was performed in conjunction with an e-tailing group. Its findings indicated that retailers have cautious…

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Christmas shopping season sees notable increase in mobile payments from barcodes

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Mobile payments throughout the holiday shopping season broke a number of important records according to many large retail chains. Many have reported that the heart of the reason that so many people started using their mobile devices to make purchases was because of the increasing use of barcode scanners that allow them to rapidly make price comparisons online so that they could find the least expensive offer, and buy it right away. John Lewis, a large retail store chain in the United Kingdom, has reported that the number of visits…

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