While Black Friday has been traditionally one of the biggest, if not the biggest, shopping days for retailers, this year saw online retailers overshadow bricks-and-mortar stores in terms of revenue growth.
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NEW YORK – The CEO of Boxed Wholesale, speaking at the Global Mobile Internet Conference New York 2015, explained that his company would not have succeeded if not for mobile, where shopping behavior is not as rigid as on desktop.
Peer-to-peer review site Yelp is taking its service into commerce with the development of its shopping platform and partnership with digital commerce Web site Shoptiques, allowing users to shop local boutiques in their area through the application.
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.
MasterCard and ING Group are trialing a new mobile payment strategy that gives consumers a way to begin shopping online via desktop or tablet and complete a purchase using their mobile phone.