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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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.
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.
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.
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.
Footwear retailer Rockport has integrated Google Wallet as a payment option on its mobile site to streamline the checkout process for customers.
Walmart continues to take a proactive stance in mobile and is reportedly testing a mobile service enabling shoppers to scan items in store aisles with an iPhone before heading to a self-checkout kiosk to pay.
Department store chain JCPenney is significantly growing its mobile-first strategy with a new initiative that will get rid of the company’s traditional checkout method and replace it with mobile checkout devices and self-pay kiosks.