Custom-furnishings retailer Smart Furniture said it has seen a 20 percent increase in its conversion rates on smartphones and tablets since launching a responsively designed Web site on Aug. 6.
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Mobile commerce continues to grow at a rate many times faster than both ecommerce and in-store sales volumes, as app use among consumers also rises, new research from comScore indicate.
Having followed brand and retailer activity on photo sharing platform Instagram, online industry resource Worth Global Style Network believes a number of third-party sources could open the doors of sales for the platform through the use of action tags.
PHILADELPHIA – Retail executives speaking at eTail East 2014 session this week stressed that mobile is fundamentally different and therefore requires completely different experiences.
PHILADELPHIA – Pool Supply World has no expectations that it will generate a significant amount of mobile commerce anytime soon, but it has made some efforts to identify its mobile visitors and correlate them with their desktop visits.
The fast-growing world of subscription boxes is becoming more mobile-friendly with the launch of an application that will put key information about such product-delivery services in the palms of shoppers’ hands.
Groupon, still struggling to redefine itself as more than a daily deals engine, is kicking off a new Snapchat partnership with a time-sensitive first-come, first-serve deal for a concert experience.
Ecommerce boutique retailer Rue La La has implemented a credit card scanner on its mobile application to further simplify the payment process for members.
EBay and Fandango, among the first merchants to build apps for Amazon’s Fire smartphone, are using the phone’s unique features to eliminate the number of taps and swipes between search, browse and purchase for a more streamlined shopping experience.
Online computer hardware and software retailer Newegg’s back-to-school social campaign includes sweepstakes and a contest via Facebook and Twitter, lending numerous opportunities for students to win school supplies.