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  • Amazon surpasses Apple and Hulu in the streaming video race

    / Marketing

    Amazon surpasses Apple and Hulu in the streaming video race

    The retailer is still behind both Netflix and YouTube, though, according to data from streaming technology provider Qwilt. Amazon says its Prime members watched nearly three times as many videos in 2013 as in 2012.

    Posted 04/08/2014Amy DustoPost a comment

    The retailer is still behind both Netflix and YouTube, though, according to data from streaming technology provider Qwilt. Amazon says its Prime members watched nearly three times as many videos in 2013 as in 2012.

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  • Grabbing app glory

    Grabbing app glory

    Retailers and developers who've nabbed the high-profile Featured App or Best New App spots in Apple's App Store offer tips on how to appeal to Apple's tastemakers.

    Posted 04/02/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    Retailers and developers who've nabbed the high-profile Featured App or Best New App spots in Apple's App Store offer tips on how to appeal to Apple's tastemakers.

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  • Android tablets outsell iPads: So what?

    / Mobile Commerce

    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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  • Talk about mobile, Apple lovers now can drive an iCar

    / Mobile Commerce

    Talk about mobile, Apple lovers now can drive an iCar

    A new SUV from Volvo runs iOS, Apple’s mobile operating system that powers the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Apple’s CarPlay links an iPhone to the vehicle’s large dashboard monitor, which offers touchscreen and voice command access to apps ranging from phone and messages to maps and streaming music.

    Posted 03/03/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    A new SUV from Volvo runs iOS, Apple’s mobile operating system that powers the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Apple’s CarPlay links an iPhone to the vehicle’s large dashboard monitor, which offers touchscreen and voice command access to apps ranging from phone and messages to maps and streaming…
  • Newegg takes cues from Apple in its new iOS 7 app

    / Mobile Commerce

    Newegg takes cues from Apple in its new iOS 7 app

    The retailer revamped the app’s look and functionality based on the latest updates Apple released to its mobile operating system. It also added mobile-exclusive deals.

    Posted 02/27/2014Amy DustoPost a comment

    The retailer revamped the app’s look and functionality based on the latest updates Apple released to its mobile operating system. It also added mobile-exclusive deals.

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  • Mobile devices account for nearly a third of web traffic

    / Mobile Commerce

    Mobile devices account for nearly a third of web traffic

    Internet browsing from smartphones and tablets grew 35% year over year from Q4 2012 to Q4 2013, when it accounted for 31% of all web traffic, according to Walker Sands. More than half of mobile traffic to web sites comes from links in natural search results.

    Posted 02/06/2014Amy DustoPost a comment

    Internet browsing from smartphones and tablets grew 35% year over year from Q4 2012 to Q4 2013, when it accounted for 31% of all web traffic, according to Walker Sands. More than half of mobile traffic to web sites comes from links in natural search results.
  • It was a good fourth quarter for iPhones

    / Mobile Commerce

    It was a good fourth quarter for iPhones

    Apple’s iPhone continues to grow its share of the smartphone market while Android phones’ share drops once again, finds comScore, which also breaks down the smartphone market by device manufacturer.

    Posted 02/06/2014Thad RueterPost a comment

    Apple’s iPhone continues to grow its share of the smartphone market while Android phones’ share drops once again, finds comScore, which also breaks down the smartphone market by device manufacturer.

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  • Retailers must test e-mails frequently to avoid unpleasant responsive design surprises

    / Marketing

    Retailers must test e-mails frequently to avoid unpleasant responsive design surprises

    Not all e-mail services recognize responsive code on all devices, according to a study by Bronto Software. And those services—like Gmail and Yahoo Mail—update frequently. The only way a retailer can tell if its responsive e-mails are actually rendering in a given situation is to test, and test regularly, Bronto says.

    Posted 01/30/2014Amy DustoPost a comment

    Not all e-mail services recognize responsive code on all devices, according to a study by Bronto Software. And those services—like Gmail and Yahoo Mail—update frequently. The only way a retailer can tell if its responsive e-mails are actually rendering in a given situation is to test, and test…

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  • Top e-retailers may be too lenient about customer password security

    / Technology

    Top e-retailers may be too lenient about customer password security

    A quarterly roundup of top retailers’ password policies and security measures shows that even top retailers like Amazon and Walmart aren’t doing enough to ensure that customers’ info is safely guarded by passwords.

    Posted 01/29/2014Madeline C. AndrePost a comment

    A quarterly roundup of top retailers’ password policies and security measures shows that even top retailers like Amazon and Walmart aren’t doing enough to ensure that customers’ info is safely guarded by passwords.

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  • Apple and Costco top December consistency tests

    / Technology

    Apple and Costco top December consistency tests

    Apple led Internet Explorer tests and tied with Costco for the Firefox lead.

    Posted 01/29/2014Jon LovePost a comment

    Apple led Internet Explorer tests and tied with Costco for the Firefox lead.

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