Articles Tagged ‘mobile shopping’


Mobile shopping spurred on by consumer spontaneity

December 8, 2014

According to Forrester Research, United States mobile commerce is projected to hit $114 billion this year. With the idea of mobile shopping becoming more mainstream, consumers have become increasingly comfortable making payments on their phone and on the go.

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Does customer service have a place with self-sufficient mobile shoppers?

November 21, 2014

Mobile shoppers have a reputation for wanting to be self-sufficient, but a new report suggests they may actually be in need of customer service, meaning mcommerce strategies could increasingly encompass features such as pop-up messages and prompts to initiate chat sessions.

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Best Buy drives repeat visits during holidays with Ibotta app

November 20, 2014

Best Buy is driving holiday shoppers back to its stores for repeat visits through exclusive cash-back offers in the Ibotta mobile savings application.

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Use of mobile doubles for researching and completing online purchases: report

October 21, 2014

In the past year, Internet shopping via a PC or laptop dropped from 78 percent to 63 percent, while the use of smartphones doubled from 8 percent to 15 percent and tablets from 5 percent to 10 percent, according to a new report from GfK.

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Visuals are indispensable for converting millennial shoppers on mobile: report

October 2, 2014

Pictures and visuals are cited by 55 percent of millennials as the element of the mobile shopping experience they would not live without, according to a new report from Instart Logic.

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Walmart tests mobile-enabled click-and-collect grocery service

October 2, 2014

Walmart is testing a new same-day pick-up concept enabling customers to order groceries online or by mobile phone and retrieve their orders from a drive-up facility.

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Shopkick acquired amid growing importance of beacon-enabled shopping

September 30, 2014

In a significant sign of support for location-based mobile shopping, SK planet – a division of South Korea’s largest mobile carrier – has agreed to acquire loyalty application shopkick for approximately $200 million.

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ShopSavvy update pits price against in-store experience and loyalty

August 20, 2014

ShopSavvy, a mobile shopping application that incorporates barcode scanning as its primary search function, has undergone an update which brings a new kind of accessibility to pricing, product specs and customer reviews.

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Combatant Gentlemen preps shopping app to ramp up mobile merchandising

August 13, 2014

PHILADELPHIA – Combatant Gentlemen is preparing to launch a shopping mobile application that will center on product merchandising using strong images and targeted promotions, the online men’s fashion label revealed during a discussion panel at eTail East 2014.

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Product listing ads have big potential for reaching mobile shoppers

August 12, 2014

PHILADELPHIA – Google Shopping was cited by several execuives at eTail East 2014 as a big opportunity for retailers to connect with mobile shoppers using mobile Product Listing Ads.

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