Amazon’s goal to own the online grocery space through quick deliveries and an easy-to-use mobile application and site could give it a significant leg-up, but the company faces a number of challenges that underscore the difficulties that online companies face in real-world retail.
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Amazon and Apple have topped the list of best mobile retailers in customer service for three years running, according to a new report from ForeSee Results.
Underscoring Amazon’s leading mobile experience for its site and apps, the online giant is reporting that more than 50 percent of its customers shopped via mobile over the holidays.
Amazon has reportedly acquired mobile payments company GoPago, signifying the online retailer’s heightened interest in the mobile commerce space and competing against other big players such as PayPal and eBay.
As the leading retailers on Pinterest, Amazon.com and Walmart present some important best-practices for others looking to leverage the quickly-growing social network, including the importance of integrating Pinterest on product pages and the need for themed boards.
Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook and PayPal/eBay are threatening to disrupt the payments ecosystem by replacing traditional banks with mobile wallets, and according to Javelin’s recent report, the five tech giants are dwarfing the reach of the top banks.
Luxury Daily today – Leading Hotels of the World transfers fast load times, clean images to mobile site; Amazon’s beauty store poses next ecommerce hurdle for luxury brands.
PayPal’s decision to support QR codes for mobile payments reflects the technology’s ubiquity while cementing the company’s aspirations to transfer its online success to bricks-and-mortar transactions.
Pure-play online retailers are overhauling their business strategies from site design to establishing a physical presence to address the significant growth in mobile shopping.
Amazon is giving mobile commerce in applications a big boost by making it easy for marketers and developers to sell hard goods directly from within their mobile apps and games.