Fashion retailer River Island has launched a Kindle version of its mcommerce application, making it one of the first major retailers to extend its reach to the Amazon-owned platform.
While the launch of Apple Pay and Host Cost Emulation promise to boost near field communications-based payments, one group that is likely to see its role diminish is wireless carriers, according to a new report from Juniper Research.
With mobile payments already struggling to catch on, the recent face-off between Apple Pay and CurrentC, a payments and loyalty platform developed by a consortium of retailers, could further stall adoption and end up costing merchants customers.
Most mobile pages are not meeting users’ performance expectations, with the rush to embrace responsive Web design partially responsible, according to a new report from Radware.
While many retailers are still struggling with in-app product search, Urban Outfitters is addressing the challenge head-on with new filters, sorters and search capabilities designed to make it easier to quickly find merchandise.
A bad experience with a retailer’s mobile application while shopping for Halloween would negatively impact the likelihood of returning on Cyber Monday for 71 percent of Americans, according to a new report from Soasta.
In the past year, Internet shopping via a PC or laptop dropped from 78 percent to 63 percent, while the use of smartphones doubled from 8 percent to 15 percent and tablets from 5 percent to 10 percent, according to a new report from GfK.
EBay needs to start adding more mobile customers if it is to keep up with mobile growth worldwide and hold onto its leadership role in the space.
Walmart’s intention to step up investment in digital and ecommerce initiatives is likely to include a heavy dose of mobile as the retailer builds on recent successes such as Savings Catcher and looks for new ways to transform the shopping experience for smartphone users.
The role of social media giants Twitter and Facebook in mobile payments is expanding even as Apple Pay’s launch looms.