Articles Tagged ‘mobile shopping’


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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Walmart’s Thanksgiving weekend mcommerce volume doubles

December 2, 2015

Mobile is the dominant shopping trend at Walmart so far this holiday season, accounting for 70 percent of online traffic and nearly half of online orders since Thanksgiving.

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Why pre-shopping on mobile predates in-store purchases

November 30, 2015

While a slew of retailers are rolling out mobile-only promotions ahead of major shopping days, the key to driving sales lies in leveraging smartphones as an in-store shopping companion with which customers can conduct product research and comparisons.

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64pc of moms have completed a mobile purchase: report

October 28, 2015

Moms are embracing mobile, with 64 percent having completed a purchase on their smartphones in the past month, up from 48 percent last year, according to a new report from BabyCenter.

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House of Fraser unzips mobile sales via scan-to-shop catalogs

October 1, 2015

British department store chain House of Fraser is ramping up the mobile shopping experience by updating its iOS applications to include scan-to-explore features such as 3D product reviews, videos, music, shoppable lookbooks and recipes.

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Express transforms app into one-stop shopping companion for loyalty, payments

September 25, 2015

Apparel retailer Express is transforming its mobile application into a shopping companion that merges social media, loyalty, payments and geotargeting into a singular location as it gears up to maximize sales during the upcoming holiday season.

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Mobile’s significant influence on in-store sales overlooked by many retailers: Deloitte

September 24, 2015

Holiday sales are expected to grow more slowly overall this year even as mobile’s influence continues to gain, meaning that retailers with the strongest smartphone strategies could be the season’s biggest winners.

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