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  • Amazon unveils new tablet for kids, readers and businesses

    Amazon unveils new tablet for kids, readers and businesses

    The five new model includes the $99 Kindle Fire HD and a $149 Kids Edition that Amazon will replace if it breaks.

    Posted 09/18/2014Bloomberg NewsPost a comment

    The five new model includes the $99 Kindle Fire HD and a $149 Kids Edition that Amazon will replace if it breaks.
  • Staples, a tablet site pioneer, launches its first iPad app

    Staples, a tablet site pioneer, launches its first iPad app

    The merchant was among the first in retail with a tablet-optimized web site. Now Staples wants to offer tablet shoppers a more differentiated and dynamic experience.

    Posted 09/17/2014AbCallardPost a comment

    The merchant was among the first in retail with a tablet-optimized web site. Now Staples wants to offer tablet shoppers a more differentiated and dynamic experience.

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  • Alibris builds a tablet site centered on search

    Alibris builds a tablet site centered on search

    Mobile book buyers often have a title or author in mind, and searchers convert at a far higher rate, Alibris says, hence the prominence of search. 10% of the e-retailer’s traffic stems from tablets; the bookseller expects tablet visits to grow 5-10 times in the next two years.

    Posted 05/29/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    Mobile book buyers often have a title or author in mind, and searchers convert at a far higher rate, Alibris says, hence the prominence of search. 10% of the e-retailer’s traffic stems from tablets; the bookseller expects tablet visits to grow 5-10 times in the next two years.
  • Tablets become a more popular shopping device

    Tablets become a more popular shopping device

    The use of tablets to shop increased four times faster than the use of smartphones, but personal computers still are preferred for web shopping by 81.8% of consumers worldwide.

    Posted 05/15/2014AbCallardPost a comment

    The use of tablets to shop increased four times faster than the use of smartphones, but personal computers still are preferred for web shopping by 81.8% of consumers worldwide.

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    Chase Unveils New Mobile Payments Dashboard for iPad

    Chase Paymentech enhances reporting tool for iPad users, adding to its suite of Mobile Checkout merchant payment options.

    Posted 05/06/2014

    Chase Paymentech enhances reporting tool for iPad users, adding to its suite of Mobile Checkout merchant payment options.
  • A retailer in India uses tablets to expand its store footprint

    A retailer in India uses tablets to expand its store footprint

    Big Bazaar Direct already is one of India’s largest retailers. But it wants to be bigger, and rather than open more bricks-and-mortar stores, it’s arming small Indian merchants with tablets pre-loaded with a special Big Bazaar app that enables shopkeepers to place online orders on behalf of their customers, most of whom do not have Internet access.

    Posted 04/17/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    Big Bazaar Direct already is one of India’s largest retailers. But it wants to be bigger, and rather than open more bricks-and-mortar stores, it’s arming small Indian merchants with tablets pre-loaded with a special Big Bazaar app that enables shopkeepers to place online orders on behalf of…

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  • Tablet sites must be easy to use, but as functional as desktop sites

    Tablet sites must be easy to use, but as functional as desktop sites

    Regardless of whether a retailer creates a tablet-specific site or a responsive design site that serves all devices, including tablets, the site on tablets should offer the same features and functions as the site on desktops, a new Usablenet report finds.

    Posted 03/18/2014Madeline C. AndrePost a comment

    Regardless of whether a retailer creates a tablet-specific site or a responsive design site that serves all devices, including tablets, the site on tablets should offer the same features and functions as the site on desktops, a new Usablenet report finds.

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  • Android tablets outsell iPads: So what?

    Android tablets outsell iPads: So what?

    For retailers, news that Android tablets outsold iPads for the first time in 2013 is not very significant. Data provided exclusively to Internet Retailer by eight web merchants show that consumers who use iPads are still browsing and buying in 2014 far more than those using Android devices.

    Posted 03/05/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    For retailers, news that Android tablets outsold iPads for the first time in 2013 is not very significant. Data provided exclusively to Internet Retailer by eight web merchants show that consumers who use iPads are still browsing and buying in 2014 far more than those using Android devices.

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  • Making the case for a great tablet app

    Making the case for a great tablet app

    As consumers ramp up their use of tablets, retailers should ensure a stellar tablet shopping and browsing experience, a new report advises. Read about tips merchants can use to create an intuitive and user-friendly tablet app.

    Posted 01/14/2014Katie EvansPost a comment

    As consumers ramp up their use of tablets, retailers should ensure a stellar tablet shopping and browsing experience, a new report advises. Read about tips merchants can use to create an intuitive and user-friendly tablet app.

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  • An auto dealer invests in a suite of apps

    An auto dealer invests in a suite of apps

    Sonic Automotive has been launching a series of mobile apps for its employees and for consumers shopping from its 105 dealerships nationwide. The apps will speed the process of car buying and help spur sales of more vehicles and services, a Sonic executive says.

    Posted 01/02/2014Amy DustoPost a comment

    Sonic Automotive has been launching a series of mobile apps for its employees and for consumers shopping from its 105 dealerships nationwide. The apps will speed the process of car buying and help spur sales of more vehicles and services, a Sonic executive says.

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