AR mobile shopping service provides real-world-like shopping experiences

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KT’s AR Market is the first of its kind in South Korea. KT, South Korea’s largest telecommunications company, has launched an AR mobile shopping service dubbed “AR Market”. It is the country’s very first mobile shopping service that has been paired with augmented reality (AR) technology. AR Market allows users a 360-degree view of different products via mobile. The new AR mobile shopping service provides mobile shoppers with an online experience that is more akin to browsing through a traditional physical store. Smartphone or tablet shoppers can view 360-degree AR…

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Mobile and tablet commerce see meaningful growth rates in Germany

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New research has found that both smartphone and tablet users are shopping more on their devices. While desktop continues to be the leading shopping choice for consumers, tablet commerce and smartphone shopping has taken off in Germany. A healthy and rapidly growing number of mobile device users are looking to those gadgets when they need to make a purchase. This, according to recent m-commerce and t-commerce research released by Mintel. Mintel’s mobile and tablet commerce research found that 29 percnet of Germans aged 16 and older had used their smartphones…

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Apple tablet commerce rises despite a drooping Q3 2016

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At the same time that the iPhone maker saw rapidly shrinking revenues, its iPad earnings have increased. The maker of the iPhone has now announced its third quarter earnings and it is the Apple tablet commerce that is turning heads. The last quarter brought in almost $8 billion in profits, which was far lower than previous quarters and years. Still, it pointed to greater growth in iPad sales, something that hadn’t been seen in quite some time. At the same time, Apple remains quite optimistic about the future of its…

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Tablet commerce trends in the U.K. show popularity with those aged 55 plus

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A new report showed a considerable inclination toward shopping over tablets among those aged 55 and up. Tablet commerce trends are showing positive tendencies when it comes to usage in the United Kingdom among those aged 55 and older. Shoppers within that age group are finding the larger screen mobile devices provides a positive experience. This, according to a new report published by Bronto Software based on a survey they conducted. Despite the fact that tablets are facing an uncertain future due to the nature of the smartphone market, one…

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Mobile commerce sales from iPhones finally match market-leading iPads

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Tablet based shopping is growing in numbers and in transaction size, but smartphones are catching up. According to Bizrate Insights Q1 2016 data that has been recently released, mobile commerce sales being transacted over iPhones have now caught up to the lead which has previously been held by iPads. The larger screen tablet devices had previously been seen as m-commerce drivers but their sales share has declined. It is not that tablet shopping is drooping. In fact, it is continuing a healthy growth rate, particularly over iPads. However, iPhones have…

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Mobile and tablet commerce are used most commonly by Millennials for buying insurance

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At the same time, the most popular way for consumers, in general, to purchase policies is over laptops and desktops. According to the results of a recent study published by Finaccord, consumers in the Millennial generation have a greater likelihood of using smartphone or tablet commerce to buy insurance policies than any other age group. The firm behind the study specializes in market research, publishing and consulting for financial and insurance services. The study was conducted on participants in the U.K. and found that Millennials were more likely than older…

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Tablet commerce sees two new Yoga products from Lenovo

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The Yoga 900 and the Yoga Tab 3 have become the most recent additions to the offerings from the brand. At a time in which Lenovo has been placing a considerable amount of its focus on the market in India, it has now also added two new products to the tablet commerce world, expanding its lineup of Yoga devices. These two new t-commerce additions include a slim convertible laptop and a tablet focused on home entertainment. These two tablet commerce devices are meant to help the brand to stand out…

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Amazon.com enters into tablet commerce collab with Baidu

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The American online marketplace is working with the Chinese company for Fire sales in China. Amazon.com has now joined forces with the top search company in China, Baidu, in order to be able to enhance its tablet commerce by releasing its Fire device to the Chinese consumer marketplace. This tablet contains a range of different features designed to let it stand out from other similar devices. The tablet commerce offerings from Amazon have been carefully designed to set the Fire apart from other devices within the same category. For example,…

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Tablet commerce to increase throughout holidays before dropping once more

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A recent forecast by ABI Research has indicated that shipments of the mobile devices will rise then fall. ABI Research has now released a forecast about the tablet commerce industry and has said that in the last quarter of the year, worldwide shipments of these mobile devices will increase to about 40 million. This will be a considerable raise over the third quarter, when shipments were closer to 30 million. That said, ABI Research pointed out that this boost in tablet commerce sales will be a temporary one. The firm…

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Amazon launches low cost Fire Tablet for t-commerce shot in the arm

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In an effort to boost online services, the company has released a 7-inch mobile device for only $50. Amazon has now launched a new Fire Tablet among several upgraded devices that it has released, as a part of an effort to boost mobile and t-commerce through affordable, practical gadgets. This new Amazon tablet has a 7-inch screen and features a forward and backward facing camera. What is likely most appealing to the target market for the Fire Tablet, however, is its price tag, as its launch price was only $49.99.…

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Back to school mobile shopping is “stressful” to parents

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A new report has shown that when it comes to strain on consumers, this time of year beats out holiday purchases. Performance analytics company, Soasta, has now released the findings of the Soasta Back to School Shopping Report Card, which is an annual survey that examines various components of online and mobile shopping purchases. The focus of this survey was on the stressors for shoppers when shopping for the upcoming school year. What this online and mobile shopping research determined was that virtually all (91 percent) back to school shoppers…

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