While holiday shoppers resoundingly voted for the convenience of the mobile Web during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the surge in traffic is tasking retailers’ sites, with outages and slowdowns experienced by Best Buy, Neiman Marcus, Gamestop, J. Crew and others.
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Gap’s plan to launch an online store next summer on Zalando, a European fashion Web site that receives 40 percent of its traffic from mobile, continues the United States brand’s ramp-up of omnichannel services to engage new consumers.
International retailer LamaLoLi, an online retailer of Disney, Star Wars and many other kids’ licensed apparel and accessory products, reports a significant increase in interaction rates and conversion following its launch of a mobile-optimized Web site.
Urban Outfitters brand Free People hopes to turn around dropping mobile Web conversions and page views with a recently revamped site boasting bigger and more visuals, off-screen navigation and a streamlined checkout while simultaneously reducing code volume to minimize the impact on performance.
Motel 6 is streamlining reservation booking in the United States and abroad for on-the-go Spanish-speaking guests by launching a Spanish-language mobile Web site.
Marcus Hotels & Resorts’ flagship property The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee is channeling mobile through responsive Web design and augmented reality to appeal to younger audiences.
NEW YORK – A Trulia executive at the Mobile Marketing Association’s SM2 Innovation Summit said that bettering the brand’s presence on the mobile Web is just as significant as developments made to its mobile app.
Baseball gear manufacturer Louisville Slugger has announced a collaboration to revamp its ecommerce offerings and provide all of its products in one convenient place.
Foot Locker aims to enhance the user experience on its mobile-optimized Web site by offering same-day deliveries through crowdsourcing service Deliv, which provides low-cost services and step-by-step shipment tracking.
Mobile has driven the efforts of adult-beverage delivery service Drizly, which has recently integrated Web ordering to offer a multi-screen experience.