Survey results show 36 percent of shoppers intend to buy gifts via their mobile device, up 29 percent from last year, and 49 percent will make purchases based on a social referral.
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.
Acromobile Payments with bitcoin acceptance is available to any merchant as a fully integrated Order-to-Bitcoin-to-Cash solution with integration to leading CRM and ERP systems.
Payment products provider will allow its partner developers to add Apple's system in their offerings through an SDK.
According to the company, customers benefit from global infrastructure capabilities, responsive scaling for peak periods and included redundancy capabilities.
Move comes months after investor Carl Icahn suggested a split so that both entities could focus on their strengths.
Bigcommerce Analytics delivers information such as best-selling products, popular categories, average order value (AOV), purchase funnel analysis, abandoned carts, category-level merchandising and customer acquisition insights.
The announcement comes after the recent launch of a similar service, #AmazonCart, which uses the same functionality to add products to a user's Amazon shopping cart.
Overall, 70 percent of Americans consider shipping options to be an important factor in the shopping experience compared to 66 percent in 2013. Also, one-third (33 percent) of respondents said they plan to pay more attention to shipping this year compared to last year.
Retailers identified a renewed focus in marketing efforts, investing in tools with greater data capture and analytical capabilities.
According to the company, the Revenue Intelligence Dashboard utilizes self-learning algorithms to present the seller with in-depth business information and adaptive alerts, enabling smarter decision making and optimized business operations.
Slice, which offers an eponymous shopping app that extracts and organizes online shopping data from e-receipts, announced it has opened its API to web publishers.
The SmartFocus survey also reveals a significant age-related gap in digital shopping preferences. Nearly half of all millennials spend more time shopping online than in stores while only 27 percent of baby boomers prefer to shop online.
Shoppers can select same-day or next-day delivery for $5. Customers will also have the option of shopping in the Foot Locker store and having their items delivered to a local destination of their choice.
The initial partnership consists of deals with Burberry, DonorsChoose and GLAAD, and also with a variety of big names in entertainment, including Brad Paisley, Demi Lovato, Eminem, Pharrell, Paramore, Ryan Adams, Soundgarden and others.