Articles Tagged ‘mobile checkout’


Why touch commerce will reign supreme in 2016: report

January 15, 2016

As consumers become more comfortable with making purchases on smartphones, the number of users tapping a third-party touch-based payment platform for mobile checkout is expected to increase by 150 percent this year, according to research from Deloitte Canada.

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Starbucks’ app update raises bar on mobile payments

September 11, 2015

As a leader in mobile payments, Starbucks is raising the bar for streamlined smartphone experiences with an update to its application that moves rewards front-and-center and makes scanning easier.

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Macy’s Backstage focuses on mobile to compete with discount retailers

September 3, 2015

As the first Macy’s Backstage stores open their doors, the new format is leveraging in-store mobile checkout options and consumer-generated social media in an attempt to ensure success.

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Overstock.com narrows mobile conversion gap with streamlined checkout

September 2, 2015

Overstock.com has narrowed the gap between desktop and mobile conversions by adopting one-tap checkout and after-delivery payment for smartphone users.

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Home Depot’s mobile checkout drives customer satisfaction during busy periods

May 21, 2015

Not only is Home Depot experiencing strong in-store traffic and sales so far this year, the chain’s customer service scores are also on the rise, a positive trend attributed, in part, to the use of in-store mobile devices by store associates.

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The Duck Store drives mobile conversions with optimized checkout, deep linking

June 5, 2014

In the six weeks after independent book store The Duck Store implemented a mobile checkout tool, it saw daily sales from mobile devices grow 184 percent and the average mobile order value increase by 21 percent.

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Shopzilla buys Zappli to provide seamless price comparisons across all devices

July 12, 2013

In a reflection of the important role that price comparisons play in mobile, Shopzilla is looking to significantly boost its mobile presence by acquiring Zappli.

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66pc abandon mcommerce purchases because of issues at checkout

May 13, 2013

Mobile commerce is growing, with 68 percent of smartphone and tablet owners having attempted to make purchases on their devices. However, problems during the payment process have forced 66 percent to abandon their transactions, according to a new report from Jumio.

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JCPenney CEO’s departure highlights challenges retailers face with in-store mobile efforts

April 10, 2013

CEO Ron Johnson’s departure from JCPenney is a cautionary tale for retailers about how moving forward quickly with a mobile in-store strategy will not necessarily drive sales if all the other pieces are not in place.

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Rockport streamlines mobile checkout via Google Wallet implementation

November 15, 2012

Footwear retailer Rockport has integrated Google Wallet as a payment option on its mobile site to streamline the checkout process for customers.

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