A recent audit of 500 leading mobile retail sites by Pure Oxygen Labs shows a significant jump in the number of sites using responsive design, surpassing the prevalence of dynamic serving – which many agree provides the better mobile experience.
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Apparel manufacturer and retailer Joe Fresh has taken its blog into mcommerce to capitalize on consumer interest in editorial content related to fashion and the convenience of mobile shopping.
Motel 6 saw conversion rates for mobile booking jump 21 percent over the past year, thanks to the brand’s decision to optimize the checkout experience by introducing a new site with responsive Web design.
Urban Outfitters’ Terrain home-and-garden brand received a mobile-friendly Web makeover that takes consumers to items faster and more simply, helping to drive a sharp rise in smartphone conversions and mobile revenue.
United Airlines has revealed the beta version of its new United.com site, which is touch-friendly across all platforms and provides customized travel history widgets, suggesting that filtering options for streamlined booking and a unified experience are functions sought by travelers.
Choice Hotels is putting the spotlight on its revamped mobile-optimized Web site with a slew of new features, including additional information on amenities, more imagery and advanced filtering options, as well as a streamlined checkout for members of its loyalty program, suggesting that mobile loyalty still reigns supreme in the travel sector.
Burger King in Canada is extending its focus on letting customers customize meals with a new mobile-friendly Web site featuring a personalized interactive nutritional calculator.
Cosmetics brand and online retailer Urban Decay is an early adopter of a new visual shopping experience for the mobile Web, enabling users to click, tap and swipe their way to a more relevant product selection, with initial results driving a 150 percent higher conversion rate.
Addressing millennial shoppers’ desire for fast, personalized mobile experiences, Sephora today launches a new service on its mobile site and application, Pocket Contour Class, to provide tailored, step-by-step instructions for makeup application.
The Lucky Group is launching its digital style content on the new LuckyShops.com, which makes all of the items shoppable, entering the brand into a new source of revenue following recent staff layoffs and a kick to the curb from Condé Nast last fall.