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  • Target goes app crazy

    / Mobile Commerce

    Target goes app crazy

    New versions of its iPhone and iPad mobile commerce and Cartwheel coupon apps plus new apps targeting health and gift registry, and the addition of curbside pickup via mobile app? No wonder Target says, “We view mobile as the new front door to Target.”

    Posted 10/07/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    New versions of its iPhone and iPad mobile commerce and Cartwheel coupon apps plus new apps targeting health and gift registry, and the addition of curbside pickup via mobile app? No wonder Target says, “We view mobile as the new front door to Target.”

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  • Retailers tackle their mobile to-do list

    Retailers tackle their mobile to-do list

    With m-commerce sales among Mobile 500 leaders soaring 80% this year, executives from Amazon, Wal-Mart, Peapod and others share how they juggle mobile priorities with the goal of providing the best shopping services to consumers sporting every sort of mobile device.

    Posted 10/01/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    With m-commerce sales among Mobile 500 leaders soaring 80% this year, executives from Amazon, Wal-Mart, Peapod and others share how they juggle mobile priorities with the goal of providing the best shopping services to consumers sporting every sort of mobile device.

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  • Who are the top 15 most popular retailers among mobile consumers?

    / Mobile Commerce

    Who are the top 15 most popular retailers among mobile consumers?

    Surely you can figure out No. 1 and No. 2. Perhaps some surprises further down comScore’s ranking of retailers by mobile traffic: Nike, Redbox, Shopzilla and Etsy.

    Posted 09/29/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    Surely you can figure out No. 1 and No. 2. Perhaps some surprises further down comScore’s ranking of retailers by mobile traffic: Nike, Redbox, Shopzilla and Etsy.

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

    / Mobile Commerce

    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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  • Mobile commerce: The 50%-plus club

    / Mobile Commerce

    Mobile commerce: The 50%-plus club

    Members of this elite club will see more than half of their total web sales in 2014 stem from smartphones and tablets, and are leading the way to the future of web retailing, according to the newly published 2015 Internet Retailer Mobile 500.

    Posted 08/27/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    Members of this elite club will see more than half of their total web sales in 2014 stem from smartphones and tablets, and are leading the way to the future of web retailing, according to the newly published 2015 Internet Retailer Mobile 500.

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  • How often do shoppers use retail apps?

    / Mobile Commerce

    How often do shoppers use retail apps?

    “App engagement” is a new mobile commerce metric that’s critical for retailers to monitor, and one featured in the new 2015 Internet Retailer Mobile 500, where 42% of m-commerce sales come through apps.

    Posted 08/21/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    “App engagement” is a new mobile commerce metric that’s critical for retailers to monitor, and one featured in the new 2015 Internet Retailer Mobile 500, where 42% of m-commerce sales come through apps.

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  • Mobile sales soar, apps and responsive design surge

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    Mobile sales soar, apps and responsive design surge

    The 500 leading retailers in mobile commerce will experience sales via smartphones and tablets growing 80% in 2014 to $83.78 billion, 21% of total web sales for those merchants, according to the Internet Retailer 2015 Mobile 500, published today. Responsive design and mobile apps stand as the big trends, finds the 384-page m-commerce guide.

    Posted 08/18/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    The 500 leading retailers in mobile commerce will experience sales via smartphones and tablets growing 80% in 2014 to $83.78 billion, 21% of total web sales for those merchants, according to the Internet Retailer 2015 Mobile 500, published today. Responsive design and mobile apps stand as the big…

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  • Web-only retailer Rue La La hires a chief merchandising officer

    / E-Retailers

    Web-only retailer Rue La La hires a chief merchandising officer

    Lisa Rhodes was CEO of women’s apparel retail chain Dots, and an executive at such retailers as Wal-Mart and Macy’s.

    Posted 07/23/2014AbCallardPost a comment

    Lisa Rhodes was CEO of women’s apparel retail chain Dots, and an executive at such retailers as Wal-Mart and Macy’s.
  • Responsive design has awakened Fathead to a new mobile reality

    / Marketing

    Responsive design has awakened Fathead to a new mobile reality

    With sales on smartphones up 538% and revenue from non-phones up 25% after deploying a responsive design site, e-retailer Fathead has learned design isn't about the device, but about what devices can do. The merchant’s marketing chief speaks next week at an Internet Retailer conference.

    Posted 02/06/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    With sales on smartphones up 538% and revenue from non-phones up 25% after deploying a responsive design site, e-retailer Fathead has learned design isn't about the device, but about what devices can do. The merchant’s marketing chief speaks next week at an Internet Retailer conference.
  • QVC, the fifth largest merchant in web retailing, launches responsive design

    / Mobile Commerce

    QVC, the fifth largest merchant in web retailing, launches responsive design

    That’s a big vote of confidence for a design technique only a couple years old in retail. QVC dropped its standalone m-commerce site for smartphones and is taking a step-by-step approach, starting with checkout, to transforming its existing desktop site into a single responsive site that renders content to fit the screens of desktops, tablets, smartphones and devices yet to come.

    Posted 01/30/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    That’s a big vote of confidence for a design technique only a couple years old in retail. QVC dropped its standalone m-commerce site for smartphones and is taking a step-by-step approach, starting with checkout, to transforming its existing desktop site into a single responsive site that renders…

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