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  • Smartphone traffic is up 43% while desktop traffic is down 21%

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    Smartphone traffic is up 43% while desktop traffic is down 21%

    Comparing online commerce activity at 18 retailer clients of m-commerce platform provider Branding Brand between March 2013 and March 2014, smartphone visits are up 101%, orders placed on smartphones up 130%, and sales stemming from smartphones up 168%. And Branding Brand has launched a new m-commerce site for web-only retailer Vitacost.com.

    Posted 04/08/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    Comparing online commerce activity at 18 retailer clients of m-commerce platform provider Branding Brand between March 2013 and March 2014, smartphone visits are up 101%, orders placed on smartphones up 130%, and sales stemming from smartphones up 168%. And Branding Brand has launched a new m…
  • Mobile commerce will be nearly half of e-commerce by 2018

    / Mobile Commerce

    Mobile commerce will be nearly half of e-commerce by 2018

    Tablets will play an increasingly important role as worldwide consumer spending via mobile jumps from $204 billion in 2014 to $626 billion in 2018, according to Goldman Sachs. 535 million consumers across the globe will make a purchase via mobile this year, the firm says.

    Posted 03/10/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    Tablets will play an increasingly important role as worldwide consumer spending via mobile jumps from $204 billion in 2014 to $626 billion in 2018, according to Goldman Sachs. 535 million consumers across the globe will make a purchase via mobile this year, the firm says.

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  • Consumers just say no to in-store mobile tracking

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    Consumers just say no to in-store mobile tracking

    77% of U.S. adults with smartphones do not want retailers tracking their smartphones when they are in retailers' stores, OpinionLab finds. 43% of consumers are less likely to shop at a store that tracks mobile devices. But what if a retailer offers a gift in exchange for tracking?

    Posted 03/27/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    77% of U.S. adults with smartphones do not want retailers tracking their smartphones when they are in retailers' stores, OpinionLab finds. 43% of consumers are less likely to shop at a store that tracks mobile devices. But what if a retailer offers a gift in exchange for tracking?

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  • ‘Responsive delivery’ delivers a 25% boost to mobile conversions

    / Mobile Commerce

    ‘Responsive delivery’ delivers a 25% boost to mobile conversions

    Sigh. Yet another form of responsive design to figure out. But contact lens e-retailer AC Lens is glad it did, because using responsive delivery to optimize its site for smartphones yielded a 150% increase in time on site, a 78% jump in page views, and a 25% increase in conversions, the merchant says. 

    Posted 03/26/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    Sigh. Yet another form of responsive design to figure out. But contact lens e-retailer AC Lens is glad it did, because using responsive delivery to optimize its site for smartphones yielded a 150% increase in time on site, a 78% jump in page views, and a 25% increase in conversions, the merchant…

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  • Perfect mobile page loads save Best Buy

    / Mobile Commerce

    Perfect mobile page loads save Best Buy

    What the electronics chain loses in mobile speed it makes up for with page load perfection in the latest Keynote Mobile Commerce Performance Index.

    Posted 03/27/2014Katie EvansPost a comment

    What the electronics chain loses in mobile speed it makes up for with page load perfection in the latest Keynote Mobile Commerce Performance Index.

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  • Toolfetch.com keeps things light and fast for perfect performance

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    Toolfetch.com keeps things light and fast for perfect performance

    "Toolfetch does everything right for maximum mobile performance,” Keynote says. Also, the mobile commerce web site home pages of the top three retailers on the weekly 30-retailer Keynote Mobile Commerce Performance Index all loaded correctly 100% of the time, a rare feat, Keynote says.

    Posted 04/08/2014Katie EvansPost a comment

    "Toolfetch does everything right for maximum mobile performance,” Keynote says. Also, the mobile commerce web site home pages of the top three retailers on the weekly 30-retailer Keynote Mobile Commerce Performance Index all loaded correctly 100% of the time, a rare feat, Keynote says.

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

    / Mobile Commerce

    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 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.

    Related Content:Survey | Responsive Design

  • M-commerce sites can’t slow much during peak hours

    / Mobile Commerce

    M-commerce sites can’t slow much during peak hours

    When traffic is heaviest, m-commerce site page load times can slow by 20% from non-peak traffic periods, but no more, says mobile and web performance firm Keynote. TV retailer HSN maintains very consistent performance throughout the day, a key to it jumping up the weekly Keynote Mobile Commerce Performance Index.

    Posted 03/20/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    When traffic is heaviest, m-commerce site page load times can slow by 20% from non-peak traffic periods, but no more, says mobile and web performance firm Keynote. TV retailer HSN maintains very consistent performance throughout the day, a key to it jumping up the weekly Keynote Mobile Commerce…

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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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  • Here’s a site design pitch: Bubbles for nomads

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    Here’s a site design pitch: Bubbles for nomads

    Don’t laugh: It yielded a 300% increase in the mobile conversion rate at AeroLife.com, which chose to launch a responsive design site in November 2013 to better serve the 28% of visitors on smartphones and tablets. The slick, attractive site encases page elements in bubbles that float up and down the page, a design as unique as the product it sells: air-based nutrition.

    Posted 03/31/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    Don’t laugh: It yielded a 300% increase in the mobile conversion rate at AeroLife.com, which chose to launch a responsive design site in November 2013 to better serve the 28% of visitors on smartphones and tablets. The slick, attractive site encases page elements in bubbles that float up and down…

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