Articles Tagged ‘RSR Research’


Jack Rogers’ Instagram effort to drive in-store sales reaches limited audience

August 21, 2015

Women’s shoe designer Jack Rogers is attempting to drive in-store sales by asking fans to upload a picture of themselves wearing the brand’s classic sandals for a special discount, but will likely fall short of its goal due to its limited bricks-and-mortar storefronts.

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55pc of retailers say mobile’s purpose is to drive in-store sales: report

February 2, 2015

One reason why retailers are losing their intimidation of online giants such as Amazon is because so many now believe the purpose of mobile is to drive shoppers to stores, according to a recent report from RSR Research.

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PayPal’s impending spin-off adds uncertainty to mobile payments, mcommerce landscapes

January 23, 2015

PayPal’s impending spinoff from eBay could potentially present a purchase opportunity for major online retailers such as Amazon and Alibaba, which may shift the mcommerce market into large conglomerates’ hands even more.

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Target meets last-minute shoppers’ needs via mobile services, offers

December 18, 2014

During the final week of the holiday shopping season, Target is ramping up efforts to bring added convenience to last-minute shoppers via a variety of mobile services, including special offers, store pickup and gift cards.

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Google Express expansion faces revenue, weather challenges

October 15, 2014

Google Express is attempting to establish its stake in the mcommerce market with the announcement of its expansion, which includes shipping to more cities, new locations and a new name.

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Windsor sees 5pc of volume from new social-and-payments app

June 25, 2014

A new app that combines the sharing functionality of social media with mobile payments has accounted for 5 percent of volume at New York bar Windsor in the first week, according to one of the establishment’s owners.

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Amazon takes a stab at social shopping with Twitter-enabled commerce

May 6, 2014

Amazon hopes that the amount of product discovery and shopping taking place on Twitter from smartphones and tablets will translate into some sales with the launch of a new partnership that drives traffic to the online giant’s Web and mobile platforms.

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49pc of retailers say driving in-store sales is mobile priority

February 28, 2014

When it comes to the purpose of their mobile strategies, 49 percent of retailers pinpoint driving sales to the store as a priority compared to only 41 percent who said providing a new selling channel is the purpose, according to a new report from RSR Research.

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Merchants uncovering how to drive loyalty through coupon apps

February 24, 2014

With new coupon and deal applications surfacing every day, retailers and merchants are challenged to figure out which best serve their needs, but are now starting to uncover how to better reap the benefits of customers.

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ShopRite streamlines in-store checkout via customer-facing app

February 7, 2014

ShopRite has begun piloting a program that leverages mobile scanning to simplify the checkout experience for consumers.

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