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  • When a mobile site beats a responsive design site

    / Mobile Commerce

    When a mobile site beats a responsive design site

    Web-only retailer BeddingStyle.com has unveiled an m-commerce site for smartphones, built with m-commerce platform provider Unbound Commerce. The merchant’s site manager says going with a standalone mobile site was much quicker and more cost-effective than building a responsive design site. And the merchant did not need a tablet site, he adds.

    Posted 04/30/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    Web-only retailer BeddingStyle.com has unveiled an m-commerce site for smartphones, built with m-commerce platform provider Unbound Commerce. The merchant’s site manager says going with a standalone mobile site was much quicker and more cost-effective than building a responsive design site. And…

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

    / Mobile Commerce

    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…
  • 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 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.

    Related Content:Responsive Design | Survey

  • Why consumers hate mobile sites (and what you can do about it)

    Why consumers hate mobile sites (and what you can do about it)

    Nearly half of shoppers on smartphones ditch retailers' m-commerce sites for the desktop version of merchants' sites, new research shows. Why? Because merchants have yet to find a winning formula for mobile design, experts say. Is responsive design the answer?

    Posted 03/03/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    Nearly half of shoppers on smartphones ditch retailers' m-commerce sites for the desktop version of merchants' sites, new research shows. Why? Because merchants have yet to find a winning formula for mobile design, experts say. Is responsive design the answer?

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  • / Press Release

    Merkle 5th Finger Launches New Technology, ResponsiveJS

    ResponsiveJS is al suite of JavaScript-based technologies designed to easily transform a traditional web site into a responsive design site for mobile and tablet optimization in B2B as well as B2C commerce.

    Posted 02/25/2014

    ResponsiveJS is al suite of JavaScript-based technologies designed to easily transform a traditional web site into a responsive design site for mobile and tablet optimization in B2B as well as B2C commerce.
  • Web design and mobile commerce combine in a new Internet Retailer event

    / Mobile Commerce

    Web design and mobile commerce combine in a new Internet Retailer event

    IRCE Focus: Web Design + Mobile Commerce takes place next week in Orlando.

    Posted 02/05/2014Thad RueterPost a comment

    IRCE Focus: Web Design + Mobile Commerce takes place next week in Orlando.

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  • Challenging web design

    Challenging web design

    The much-discussed design technique that renders sites for all devices  is proving its worth to some retailers. But is it the answer for all?

    Posted 02/03/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    The much-discussed design technique that renders sites for all devices? is proving its worth to some retailers. But is it the answer for all?

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  • 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…

    Related Content:Qvc | Responsive Design | Todd Sprinkle

  • GameStop chooses razzle-dazzle over speed

    / Mobile Commerce

    GameStop chooses razzle-dazzle over speed

    The chain retailer's corpulent m-commerce site home page is filled with features and looks great, but takes more than 13 seconds to load, far too long for restive smartphone shoppers, Keynote says. Sears' mobile home page loads in less than three seconds.

    Posted 01/30/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    The chain retailer's corpulent m-commerce site home page is filled with features and looks great, but takes more than 13 seconds to load, far too long for restive smartphone shoppers, Keynote says. Sears' mobile home page loads in less than three seconds.

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