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  • Yahoo offers web retailers access to e-commerce data from their iPhones

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    Yahoo offers web retailers access to e-commerce data from their iPhones

    An online retailer can access Yahoo’s Live Web Insights analytics data from an iPhone. That includes enabling merchants with a tap on the screen to chat with shoppers on their sites.

    Posted 04/24/2014Amy DustoPost a comment

    An online retailer can access Yahoo’s Live Web Insights analytics data from an iPhone. That includes enabling merchants with a tap on the screen to chat with shoppers on their sites.
  • Another mobile milestone: Smartphones trump television

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    Another mobile milestone: Smartphones trump television

    TV, an American institution, has met its match—the smartphone. TV viewers watch 2 hours and 27 minutes of television every day while smartphone owners now use their devices for 2 hours and 31 minutes every day, Millward Brown Digital finds. Tablet owners rack up only 43 minutes a day.

    Posted 04/24/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    TV, an American institution, has met its match—the smartphone. TV viewers watch 2 hours and 27 minutes of television every day while smartphone owners now use their devices for 2 hours and 31 minutes every day, Millward Brown Digital finds. Tablet owners rack up only 43 minutes a day.
  • Internet Retailer debuts exclusive 5,500-retailer mobile commerce index

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    Internet Retailer debuts exclusive 5,500-retailer mobile commerce index

    Today, the iPhone is the ultimate mobile shopping device: 69.5% of mobile sales occur on smartphones while 30.5% occur on tablets, and 61.4% of mobile sales occur on Apple iOS devices while 38.6% occur on Android mobile devices, according to the new Shopgate Mobile Commerce Index, which measured March 2014 mobile activities on vendor Shopgate’s 5,500 retailer clients’ mobile sites and apps worldwide.

    Posted 04/23/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    Today, the iPhone is the ultimate mobile shopping device: 69.5% of mobile sales occur on smartphones while 30.5% occur on tablets, and 61.4% of mobile sales occur on Apple iOS devices while 38.6% occur on Android mobile devices, according to the new Shopgate Mobile Commerce Index, which measured…

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  • Mobile commerce is critical to Internet retailing’s future

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    Mobile commerce is critical to Internet retailing’s future

    U.S. m-commerce sales on tablets are soaring while the influence of smartphones on purchases grows, new data from research firm eMarketer show. By 2018, purchases on tablets and mobile phones will account for 27% of all online sales, or $133 billion.

    Posted 04/21/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    U.S. m-commerce sales on tablets are soaring while the influence of smartphones on purchases grows, new data from research firm eMarketer show. By 2018, purchases on tablets and mobile phones will account for 27% of all online sales, or $133 billion.

    Related Content:Future Of Ecommerce | 2014 Ecommerce Sales | Emarketer

  • A retailer in India uses tablets to expand its store footprint

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    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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  • On smartphones, more older folks make purchases than youngsters

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    On smartphones, more older folks make purchases than youngsters

    And here you thought Millennials were the craziest about mobile. 61% of smartphone users made a purchase on their device in the last six months—36% of smartphone users ages 45-54 bought goods on their devices while only 15% of smartphone users ages 18-24 did the same, RadiumOne finds. One-third of smartphone owners use their phones 40 or more times a day.

    Posted 04/17/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    And here you thought Millennials were the craziest about mobile. 61% of smartphone users made a purchase on their device in the last six months—36% of smartphone users ages 45-54 bought goods on their devices while only 15% of smartphone users ages 18-24 did the same, RadiumOne finds. One-third…

    Related Content:Demographics Of Online Shoppers | Millennials

  • Mobile commerce sales are up 101% in Q1 for 350 retailers

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    Mobile commerce sales are up 101% in Q1 for 350 retailers

    Sales from mobile devices increased 101% in the first quarter compared to the same quarter last year for more than 350 retailer clients of mobile commerce vendor Unbound Commerce. The number of transactions increased 82% and the average ticket grew 29%.

    Posted 04/15/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    Sales from mobile devices increased 101% in the first quarter compared to the same quarter last year for more than 350 retailer clients of mobile commerce vendor Unbound Commerce. The number of transactions increased 82% and the average ticket grew 29%.

    Related Content:Online Shoe Sales Statistics | Unbound Commerce

  • A new mobile messaging app combines communication with commerce

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    A new mobile messaging app combines communication with commerce

    In addition to enabling users to communicate for free (and in secret code) via instant messages, the Cyfr app targets users with deals based on keywords in their chats and their GPS locations. But watch out: That message might self-destruct in 5…4…3…

    Posted 04/15/2014Amy DustoPost a comment

    In addition to enabling users to communicate for free (and in secret code) via instant messages, the Cyfr app targets users with deals based on keywords in their chats and their GPS locations. But watch out: That message might self-destruct in 5…4…3…
  • Game of phones: Will Amazon.com join the smartphone battle?

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    Game of phones: Will Amazon.com join the smartphone battle?

    The e-retailer owns about 10% of the tablet market with its Kindle Fire, and it just debuted its Amazon Fire TV set-top box for video streaming. Is a smartphone Amazon's next hardware foray? Mobile industry observers say it's a "highly credible rumor," and add that an Amazon-branded smartphone could potentially increase Amazon's mobile commerce sales.

    Posted 04/14/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    The e-retailer owns about 10% of the tablet market with its Kindle Fire, and it just debuted its Amazon Fire TV set-top box for video streaming. Is a smartphone Amazon's next hardware foray? Mobile industry observers say it's a "highly credible rumor," and add that an Amazon-branded smartphone…
  • Forget Tax Day, April 15 is Google Glass Day

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    Forget Tax Day, April 15 is Google Glass Day

    Getting a $1,500 tax refund and don't know how to spend it? You're in luck. Google will sell its much-ballyhooed smartglasses, dubbed Google Glass, to the general public for the first time one day only: April 15. There already are mobile commerce apps for the wearable device.

    Posted 04/11/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    Getting a $1,500 tax refund and don't know how to spend it? You're in luck. Google will sell its much-ballyhooed smartglasses, dubbed Google Glass, to the general public for the first time one day only: April 15. There already are mobile commerce apps for the wearable device.

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