A new study by Hipcricket finds that mobile’s role in holiday shopping will be different and more important than past years, making it extremely important for retailers and brands to have a sophisticated presence in the space.
Registration is open for the Mobile FirstLook: Strategy 2012 conference Jan. 19 with speakers from Macy’s, InsightExpress, Coca-Cola, MTV, Walgreens and Sears. This day-long New York event is a must-attend for marketers, retailers and agencies.
Register for this free webinar Oct. 27 at 2 – 3 p.m. ET on what retailers can learn from the automotive sector’s use of hyperlocal advertising since nowadays the success of a mobile marketing program relies on how well a marketer takes advantage of context. Jaguar, the MMA and Poynt execs will speak.
NEW YORK – A Forrester executive at the Mobile Shopping Fall conference said NFC-enabled devices will be critical for consumers to get used to the idea of having a whole new way of paying for products – even though they did not ask for it.
The global SMS market is expected to grow from $150 billion in 2009 to $233 billion by the end of 2014, per Portio Research. But it is also key to note that SMS is growing far beyond the simple text message.