Best Buy mobile stores will all close by the end of May

Best Buy mobile stores - Image of Best Buy Store

The electronics retailer has decided to shut down all 250 of its American mobile shops. Best Buy mobile stores will be shutting down as of May 31, said the electronics retail giant. The company plans to close down all the 250 locations in the United States. This was not much of a shocking revelation to consumers who were used to seeing the tiny shops. Many of the Best Buy mobile stores are located in shopping malls. For shoppers who saw them regularly, the news may sound as though it is…

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US mobile shopping now used by almost 2 out of 3 consumers

US mobile shopping trends

New CTA Research data shows that m-commerce is now becoming quite a regular occurrence. As a growing number of people look to their smartphones for regular daily tasks, US mobile shopping has taken off along with the trend. In fact, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has published the Path to Purchase Using Mobile Devices Market Research report with details on this m-commerce shift. The CTA report states that both mobile commerce and online shopping research brings in-store purchases. This trend in US mobile shopping has had a considerable impact on…

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Mobile commerce is on the rise

mobile commerce

One quarter of shoppers use smartphones and tablets for their online buying experience. A recent survey of consumers in the United States has shown that 25 percent of users of smartphones and tablets take part in mobile commerce as the exclusive channel by which they do their online shopping. The survey was performed by an Ohio based company called Biginsight. What it discovered was that consumers are increasingly forming a complete dependency on their tablets and their smartphones in order to complete many activities in their lives, including shopping, but…

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Study underlines the importance of mobile commerce to shoppers

Mobile Commerce Shopping

Research shows almost 40 percent of American adult mobile owners want to shop with their devices A new poll commissioned by Placecast and performed by Harris Interactive, has indicated that Americans are increasingly adopting smartphones for all elements of their shopping experiences, ranging from research about a specific or type of product, to price comparisons and purchases. The poll suggested that 20 percent of all adult mobile device users in the United States (with either feature phones or smartphones), approximately 39 million people, have made some kind of online purchase…

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