When 82 percent of U.S. adults own smartphones, and 91 percent keep them with them at all times, a mobile strategy for retail becomes more important than ever.
If you're not up to speed on mobile and all of its implications for retail, you will find the future to be very challenging.
Nikki Baird, Jack Philbin among the keynote speakers for the inaugural executive event.
Retailers who approach their offerings to act more like a partner than a promoter will likely emerge the victors in the future of retail.
Most Americans now own a smartphone and are using them to shop and eat out.
Whether you're operating on an e-commerce platform, in a store or both, you will improve your retail business when you pay attention to key facts and stats about online shopping. The thing is, today's customer rarely walks into a store...
A brand's app and mobile wallets create a cross-pollination effect that's unrivaled for driving consumer engagement.
Top retail analyst Nikki Baird will explore rapidly advancing technology and consumer tolerance for being tracked.
Crafting a non-invasive location policy is key to keeping customers from opting out of push messaging or location awareness.
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Amazon's mobile app uses live photo recognition to let showroomers build shopping lists.
New research from Contact Solutions shows that consumers have high expectations for retail care when shopping via mobile device, and if those expectations aren’t met, they’ll abandon the experience entirely.
Since 2012, the incidence of shoppers using mobile devices to make purchases has increased from 25 percent to 35 percent.
According to the company, Scandit’s Mobile App Suite for Retail provides a series of fully customizable, cross-platform mobile applications for retail employees and customers including: Clienteling, Mobile Point of Sale (mPOS), Mobile Shopping (mShopping), Self-Checkout, Shopping Lists and Procurement.
Users can now send funds via text or email as company redesigns service with better transaction notifications.
Company updated mobile app to give consumers the ability to track sales from their favorite brands and merchants.
Mobile commerce platform Branding Brand has released the results of its Mobile Commerce Index for July 2014. The worldwide data sample reports smartphone-generated traffic, orders, and revenue by consumers to retailer smartphone-optimized websites from July 2014 vs. July 2013.
A new staff report issued by the Federal Trade Commission finds that many mobile apps for use in shopping do not provide consumers with important information, such as how the apps manage payment-related disputes or handle consumer data, prior to download.
Earlier this week, Target unveiled its new iOS app "In a Snap," which lets users scan images of products in an advertisement and either purchase them or save them for later.
Amazon Wallet appeared on the Amazon Appstore and Google Play store late last week, but a number of Android fan blogs are just noticing it exists. Amazon's new app, which is a beta version, does not support mobile payments, but...
According to the new Custora E-Commerce Pulse Mobile Report, in the past four years the percentage of traffic to e-commerce sites from mobile devices (phones and tablets) jumped from 3 percent to nearly 37 percent, while US mobile e-commerce sales grew from $2 billion in 2010 to $43 billion in 2013.
Digital coupon platform RetailMeNot has announced the launch of a tablet app for iPad. The free RetailMeNot Coupons app for iPad is now available in the iTunes App Store. As tablet commerce grows, RetailMeNot said its Coupons app for iPad...
While the overall market for mobile POS is growing, Apple's share dropped to 56 percent in Q1 2014, down 15.5 percent from its Q4 2013 share of 66 percent.
Ibotta, a mobile shopping app that offers users cash back on purchases, has launched the latest 2.4 version of its app, which includes a new Social Saving feature. According to the company, this new feature will enable Ibotta’s three million...
Branding and marketing firm Urban Airship has released its latest Good Push Index data study, which tracks user behaviors on more than 70 apps that ask users to share their location. According to the report, 60 to 80 percent of...
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The growth in smartphone usage is driving impulse purchases, according to a new Europe-wide study of mobile usage conducted by global financial group ING. More than 139.5 million Europeans now regularly shop via mobile phone, with 42 percent of these...