Mobile payments surge over holiday shopping weekend

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PayPal shows that mobile transactions have increased over the shopping weekend Mobile payment volume surged over the holiday shopping weekend, according to PayPal. During the holidays, many consumers opted to do their shopping from a mobile device rather than visit physical stores. Those that did visit physical stores also used their smartphones and tablets to pay for products. PayPal notes that spending jumped 56% over the holiday weekend, with the number of mobile shoppers rising by 43% over what was recorded last year. Mobile transactions surge 63% on Black Friday…

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Mobile commerce shows strong performance during Black Friday

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Report shows that retailers have found success in mobile commerce this year Branding Brand has released the latest edition of its Mobile Commerce Index report. This edition focuses on Black Friday and highlights the successes and struggles the retail sector has seen during that time. The report shows that mobile shopping has increased dramatically among consumers, especially when it comes to shopping online from a tablet device. According to Branding Brand’s report, one-third of all online revenue generated on Black Friday came from mobile devices, a 48% increase over the…

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Black Friday mobile payments could be the start of something big

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Today’s official start to the holiday shopping season could be defining for digital wallets. The holiday shopping season is now underway and services such as Google Wallet and Isis are hoping that Black Friday mobile payments will be the start of the explosion of use of these services by consumers. Until now, smartphone based transactions at points of sale have experienced little more than struggle. However, these mobile wallets have now gone national, and this is the first holiday shopping season in which this was the case. Moreover, there are…

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A Change of Pace: Four Online Payment Alternatives to Paypal

Mobile and online payment alternatives… Americans spent more than $2.25 billion online on the two shopping days known as Black Friday and Cyber Monday alone, according to ComScore. The market analysis company also found Americans spent $43.2 billion total online in Q2 2012. These numbers were music to the cyber-ears of electronic payment processor Paypal, one of the more popular payment processors on the web. But there are many people out there who simply dislike Paypal because of its success, its policies, or both. Thankfully there are several alternatives merchants and…

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Black Friday Report – Mobile commerce index from Branding Brand shows huge sales on Thanksgiving

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Americans used their smartphones and tablets to shop much more this year than last year. Major retailer mobile commerce platform, Branding Brand, has announced the results of its collected data from Thanksgiving Day, which indicated that there have been notable increases in the number of consumers who are using their smartphones to shop. The research collected by the company is based on statistics from 66 mcommerce sites. The data was analyzed and plugged into its Mobile Commerce Index, which includes the smartphone friendly sites that have been developed by Branding…

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