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Smartphone sales increase 53pc to bypass tablets: Forrester, Shop.org

January 11, 2016

Smartphones are now the leading mobile driver of both sales and traffic compared to tablets, but conversion rates and high development costs are leaving retailers in the dark, according to a new report from Forrester and Shop.org.

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Apple App Store downloads $1.1B of sales during record-breaking season

January 7, 2016

Apple experienced a jolly holiday commerce season, with customers spending more than $1.1 billion on new mobile applications and in-app purchases within a two-week period.

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Will Bitcoin’s mobile wallet falter or thrive through Mike Tyson alliance?

January 5, 2016

Bitcoin’s first mobile wallet launch comes attached to the Mike Tyson brand name, which makes the application appeal to fans but the partnership may be too targeted for widespread adoption.

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Victoria’s Secret, CVS tap social media for last-minute holiday sales

December 23, 2015

Retailers such as Victoria’s Secret, Etsy, CVS and Walgreens are taking to social media in an attempt to squeeze out the most profits from holidays with posts assisting users with last-minute gift ideas and driving traffic to their online stores.

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Why retailers are still playing catch-up to Amazon’s app

December 3, 2015

Amazon’s mobile application continues to gain wins among millennial consumers, as evidenced by 76 percent of digital shoppers who have made room for the app on their crowded smartphones, according to a report by Millward Brown Digital.

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Shopular taps beacons to deliver personalized offers in shopping malls

November 18, 2015

Shopular is integrating beacon technology into its application to deliver personalized, contextually relevant offers to users while they are shopping in more than 320 malls.

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Q3 2015 mobile site performance benchmark report

November 4, 2015

The fifth installment in an exclusive series, this publication is reporting on quarterly mobile site performance as monitored by Catchpoint Systems, New York. Find out in this installment how leading brands in the retail, banking and travel sectors fared.

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70pc of millennial women want push notifications for an immediate-use offer: report

October 23, 2015

Location-based mobile applications are trending well with millennial consumers, with 84 percent acting on push-notifications from these platforms, according to a new report from Retale.

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Gett gains advantage over rivals with mobile iPhone 6S delivery

October 21, 2015

Taxi service application Gett recently forayed into retail delivery with the launch of the iPhone 6S in Russia, prompting 18 percent of the smartphone’s sales from service provider Beeline to originate from the app.

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Top 10 Q3 mobile and social commerce activations

October 5, 2015

Walgreens, Express and Target are paving the way in serving mobile and social experiences that boost sales and innovate within the commerce field.

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