Articles Tagged ‘retail’


Local businesses join beacon coalitions for mobile presence

December 4, 2014

As buzz about beacons continues, small, local businesses are banding together and experimenting with the technology to leverage their collective power to provide greater value and reach.

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Walmart sees 70pc of Thanksgiving traffic from mobile

December 3, 2014

Walmart’s revenue results from Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday reveal mobile drove approximately 70 percent of traffic to Walmart.com, reflecting the growing role of smartphones and tablets in the path to purchase.

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Marrying retail and digital for bricks-and-mortar stores

November 18, 2014

While the bricks-and-mortar store will always be a part of the consumer’s repertoire, it needs to be refreshed to avoid the decline seen in music and video retail industry counterparts – who shunned rather than embraced the technological revolution.

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Retailers struggling to connect cross-channel dots: L2 – Luxury Daily

November 13, 2014

Luxury Daily today – Retailers struggling to connect cross-channel dots: L2; Tiffany creates product-driven winterland for gift guide context.

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Better retail experiences depend on technology integration: report – Luxury Daily

November 11, 2014

Luxury Daily today – Better retail experiences depend on technology integration: report; Brands look to Q4 for revenue uptick: Wealth-X.

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Beacons and Apple Pay deliver stepped-up shopping experience

November 7, 2014

With token technology, fingerprint security and major bank partners, Apple may have finally cracked the mobile pay code.

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5 things to avoid in mobile commerce this holiday season

October 24, 2014

As consumer confidence in mobile grows, so does mobile-originating traffic to retail Web sites. In fact, according to a June 2014 comScore report, fully 60 percent of digital media time spent online by consumers is originating from smartphones and tablets, a figure that has increased 50 percent over 2013.

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66pc of tablet shoppers leverage mobile during path to purchase: report

October 17, 2014

Mobile is a key influencer for tablet purchasers during the research and evaluation phase of shopping, but it is rarely used to actually buy tablet devices.

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Retailers should look beyond beacons to drive relevancy during holidays

September 26, 2014

Retailers relying heavily on beacons must remember other ways of driving relevancy for consumers via mobile this holiday season.

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Mobile POS still fails to deliver on line-busting promise

September 24, 2014

While bricks-and-mortar retailers are jumping onboard to leverage mobile in their stores, if the experience lacks convenience, utility and speed, the results will discourage customers.

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