Articles Tagged ‘mobile shopping’


Sephora borrows from Tinder’s playbook with swipeable mobile shopping tools

July 26, 2016

Sephora is bookending its recent sales-driving initiatives with two new mobile-first platforms, which enable consumers to use a fill-in-the-blank model to discover their ideal beauty product and leverage a Tinder-like interface to purchase items featured in favorite looks.

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Parents of college-bound kids earn A in mobile shopping: report

July 6, 2016

Approximately 42 percent of parents with children heading off to college for the first time plan to do 25 percent of their shopping on mobile, significantly outpacing parents of younger children, according to a new report from Rubicon Project.

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Blingby builds holistic shopping experience with music videos, film trailers

June 15, 2016

NEW YORK – A Blingby executive at Intersect Fashion New York said consumers on mobile are looking for a holistic experience that goes beyond just making a purchase.

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Smartphone-reliant shoppers would buy more with in-store mobile tools: report

June 9, 2016

A new segment of shopper is emerging who uses mobile devices more frequently and represents the greatest opportunity to increase revenue via a focused mobile in-store strategy, according to a new report from DMI.

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Under Armour taps 170M fitness users for new shopping app

June 8, 2016

Under Armour is bulking up on mobile by adding a shopping application to the brand’s array of fitness titles, providing more than 170 million users with a personalized experience based on their workout history.

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Best Buy slashes through Twitter content by pairing polls and sales

May 16, 2016

Best Buy ramped up sales of classic horror films by celebrating Friday the 13th on Twitter, pairing the social media platform’s polling feature with a mobilized curated film list for easy purchase.

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Missguided makes app debut with Tinder-like shopping experience

March 3, 2016

British retailer Missguided is focusing on a Tinder-like swiping experience for its new mcommerce application, a strategy that could become more popular as the image-focused feature fits well for younger shoppers.

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Mcommerce approached parity with desktop for top retailers in Q4: report

February 17, 2016

As mobile increasingly becomes an established channel for purchasing, retailers with strong smartphone shopping experiences are experiencing nearly double the growth rate in share of transactions, according to a new report released today by Criteo.

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Top 8 complaints about mobile shopping reveal persistent issues

February 12, 2016

A survey of 100,000 online shoppers by Bizrate Insights shows that, despite gains made in the mobile user experience, consumers are still frustrated by the need to pinch and zoom, slow load times and inconsistent product availability, suggesting retailers still have a ways to go when it comes to building better mobile sites and applications.

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Express unfurls mobile-optimized gift guides via stylish Instagram posts

December 14, 2015

Apparel retailer Express is relying on artfully curated Instagram posts to inspire last-minute holiday shoppers to click the link in its account bio and peruse mobile-optimized gift guides for men and women.

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