Articles Tagged ‘mobile retail’


San Francisco retailers capitalize on social media engagement with new app

June 18, 2015

San Francisco retailers such as Ravits Watches and Jewelry and SoMa StrEat Food Park are taking social media from engagement to monetization with a new mobile application that offers deals through social sharing.

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Retailers make little headway meeting shoppers’ mobile in-store expectations: Accenture

March 26, 2015

While physical and digital commerce are quickly converging, retailers in the United States have not made much progress in the past year meeting shoppers’ expectations for mobile capabilities and enhanced in-store experiences, according to two new reports from Accenture.

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49pc of retailers say driving in-store sales is mobile priority

February 28, 2014

When it comes to the purpose of their mobile strategies, 49 percent of retailers pinpoint driving sales to the store as a priority compared to only 41 percent who said providing a new selling channel is the purpose, according to a new report from RSR Research.

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47pc of tablet owners access retail content: Millennial Media

August 12, 2013

Tablet owners are proving to be a particularly lucrative market for retailers since nearly half of these consumers visit retail mobile applications and sites, according to a new report from Millennial Media.

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Mobile’s threat to traditional retail

December 13, 2012

It is time to think differently about how retail works as lines become blurry.

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EBay, PayPal to transact $10B each in mobile payments this year

July 20, 2012

Mobile continues to be a game-changer for eBay and PayPal, with both companies expecting to each transact $10 billion in volume in 2012.

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Boosting customer loyalty is key to retail success: NRF exec

January 18, 2012

NEW YORK – A Printemps Haussmann executive at the National Retail Federation conference said boosting customer loyalty through interactive promotions management has helped the Parisian department store build its database.

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How retailers should be incorporating SMS for the holidays

October 25, 2011

Retailers should be incorporating SMS into the their mobile commerce sites this holiday season to let consumers share, sign up for mobile loyalty programs and to remind users of abandoned shopping carts, according to industry experts.

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BuyCostumes.com celebrates Halloween with mcommerce site

October 21, 2011

Online retailer BuyCostumes.com is getting into the spirit of Halloween by letting consumers buy costumes via a mobile version of its desktop site.

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Papa John’s exec: QR codes are best way to bridge digital to print

October 19, 2011

NEW YORK – A Papa John’s executive at the Mobile Shopping Fall conference said that QR codes are the best way to bridge digital to print, connecting consumers with interactive content within a static medium.

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