Mobile commerce is changing retail

Mobile commerce for Retailers

Retailers are beginning to adapt and embrace mobile commerce The retail industry has been undergoing something of a revolution in recent years, sparked by the increasingly important role technology is playing in the lives of people around the world. Mobile technology, in particular, has come to play an important role in society and as more people rely on their mobile devices in their everyday lives, retailers are beginning to feel the pressure to accommodate the needs of these people more adequately. For most retailers, this means embracing mobile commerce and…

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BYOD 101: How it Changed Businesses

BYOD or “bring your own device” entered the lexicon in the mid part of the first decade of the new century when it was mentioned in a paper by Ballegas et al at UBICOMP 2005. By 2009, the movement had gained some momentum as employees at Intel began bringing their own devices to work and use them to connect to the corporate network. By 2012, the United States Equal Opportunity Commission had adopted a BYOD policy. Despite this, many employees balked at the trend due to concerns about billing and…

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QR Code Startups Continue To Be Hot

QR Codes trends statistics

By now, everyone has seen a QR Code… those little square dots arranged in a seemingly haphazard pattern against a square white background–as they seem to be cropping up in some of the strangest places. Whether they’re on a real estate ad, a coffee cup, or splattered across the front of a t-shirt, the QR Code is gaining ground the globe over. And it is not surprising that start-up companies continue to form with the hopes of cashing in on this two-dimensional barcode’s versatility and popularity. While some detractors say…

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Are PCs Becoming Obsolete in Business?

As most people who work with computers know quite well, technology can change in the blink of an eye. It wasn’t that long ago when computers were giant monstrosities that took up most of a room; now we have compact desktop models, portable laptops and tablets that easily accept mobile payments. While PCs have been the go-to model for years for both business and personal use, it seems that they may soon become obsolete in favor of the much more on-the-go laptops and tablets. Thanks to the emerging cloud technology,…

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Mcommerce research from September shows a growth in its market share

Mobile commerce Trends

Almost 10 percent of all online purchases that month came from mobile devices. The latest mcommerce statistics have now been released by Affiliate Window, regarding the size of the market share represented by smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. This recent report has identified a number of different statistics about the place of mobile in the market. The most recent figures are focused on the purchasing habits of online shoppers throughout September of this year. They are meant to assist brands and marketers in better understanding the trends and the…

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