Mobile commerce solutions market set for exponential growth

tablet mobile commerce survey

Report highlights the growth of the mobile commerce market throughout the world Grand View Research has published a new report that shows that the global mobile commerce solution market will see exponential growth in the coming years. This growth is being attributed to accelerating smartphone adoption. As more consumers gain access to these devices, they are beginning to use them to shop in a more convenient fashion. This has lead to consumers seeking out efficient and enjoyable solutions that they can use to shop. Growing smartphone adoption provides momentum to…

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Starbucks goes “contactless” with NFC mobile payments

Starbucks Mobile Payments

Starbucks is taking steps to establish its presence in the realm of mobile commerce. Earlier this month, the big name coffee company announced that they would be using QR codes for a number of marketing events scheduled throughout the year. Indeed, one such campaign, which featured Lady Gaga, has already been a success. Now, the company is looking to give customers a faster way to pay by using NFC. Starbucks has partnered with Barclaycard, a major credit card and load provider based in the UK, to develop a way for…

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Groupon adds more to their group

Add another big name to the list of those making acquisitions of mobile based networks for Smartphone’s. Groupon joined the ranks by closing a deal to buy Pelago. Pelago is the developer of Whrrl, a location-based social network application. The Whrrl application for Smartphone’s was used with Android and Blackberry operating systems. It was a social networking program that let users search for social groups with similar interests and brand loyalties. Once the user joined a “society” they could exchange information, tips and opinions about products or services. The Whrrl…

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