Articles Tagged ‘Deloitte’


68pc of smartphone users to shop via mobile during holidays: report

October 23, 2013

Consumers will be using their smartphones more for finding store locations as well as tablets to shop and browse this holiday, according to a report from Deloitte.

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Smartphone shoppers expected to spend 72pc more than non-smartphone shoppers: study

November 13, 2012

Not only are consumers expected to use their mobile devices to shop this holiday season, they will also spend more than traditional shoppers, according to a new report from Deloitte.

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Mobile’s role as in-store influence on sales will be felt during the holidays: report

September 28, 2012

Mobile will influence 5.1 percent of in-store sales – or $36 billion – during the upcoming holiday season as shoppers use their smartphones to research products, compare prices and engage with various applications, according to a new report from Deloitte.

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Mobile is key driver in back-to-school retail success

August 2, 2012

Mobile has played a big role in back-to-school initiatives over the past few years. However, having a single-strategy approach is no longer enough.

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Smartphones will influence 19pc of retailers’ sales by 2016: study

June 28, 2012

The influence of smartphones on in-store sales is far outpacing direct mobile commerce sales, with a new report from Deloitte forecasting that mobile’s influence will grow to 19 percent of total store sales by 2016.

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Home Depot exec: In-store experiences help battle showrooming

June 21, 2012

NEW YORK – A Home Depot executive at the 2012 Motorola Solutions Media Day said that by combining in-store experiences with digital tools, retailers can get a leg-up on online comparison shopping.

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Sears is 2011 Mobile Retailer of the Year

December 21, 2011

Sears has been named 2011 Mobile Retailer of the Year, the highest accolade in mobile commerce and retail. Who else won the prestigious Mobile Commerce Awards?

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Should retailers feel threatened by Amazon’s new price comparison app?

December 12, 2011

Retailers are unhappy with Amazon’s price check app because it has the potential to eat into their margins and even funnel off sales.

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Are mobile price comparison apps a threat to retailers?

December 2, 2011

Mobile will play a significant role this holiday season with more consumers using their devices to price compare. However, with Best Buy being called the showroom for Amazon, what impact will mobile price comparisons have on retailers?

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59pc smartphone owners plan to use devices to compare prices during holiday season: Deloitte

October 27, 2011

This holiday season 59 percent of smartphone owners plan to use their devices for holiday shopping to compare prices, according to a new study by Deloitte.

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