While mobile continues to challenge retailers over where to invest their resources, the news last week suggests swift movement is needed on digital wallets and curbside pickup while chatbots and virtual reality are still in development. Watch this video for the full analysis.
While in the past, shoppers frequently browsed on a mobile device and then purchased from another device, this is becoming less common as interest in buying on smartphones grows, according to a new report from Bronto Software.
A wave of virtual reality content is hitting the market this year and consumer adoption could quickly follow, bringing with it growing demand for shopping experiences using the technology, according to a new report from the Center for Advancing Retail & Technology.
Merchants are having a bigger impact on shoppers’ payments behaviors and encouraging the transition to mobile compared to universal wallets such as Apple Pay, according to a new report from Mercator Advisory Group.
In a reflection of how shoppers are using their smartphones to find in-stock merchandise, mobile shopping application ShopAdvisor has acquired Retailigence, which provides real-time product availability across 200,000 bricks-and-mortar stores.
Strategies for engaging in-store shoppers move from me-too to inspired as merchants take a more personalized approach for their customers. Watch this video for the full analysis.
For the first time, online sales on the iPhone – which have been growing steadily – caught up with purchases completed on the iPad during the first quarter of 2016, according to new data from Bizrate Insights.
Capital One continues to extend the reach of a new mobile-first credit monitoring service, CreditWise, by bringing it to Android users as the financial organization prioritizes anytime, anyplace interactive services.
Casual dining chain Applebee’s is making ordering the focal point of a revamped mobile application that includes curbside pickup, advance ordering, scheduled orders and easy payment via saved credit, debit and gift cards.
In a move to make mobile movie tickets available at more theaters, Fandango is eliminating the need for scanning with a new format that asks moviegoers to swipe an unduplicatable ticket image on their phone to gain entrance to a film.