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  • Responsive design makes its case

    / Mobile Commerce

    Responsive design makes its case

    Analysis from Internet Retailer’s newly published 2014 Guide to E-Commerce Site Design & Usability lays out the pros and cons of this much-discussed design technique that adapts the look of a retail web site to the device the consumer is using.

    Posted 01/22/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    Analysis from Internet Retailer’s newly published 2014 Guide to E-Commerce Site Design & Usability lays out the pros and cons of this much-discussed design technique that adapts the look of a retail web site to the device the consumer is using.

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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 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.

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  • Responsive design’s dirty little secret

    / Mobile Commerce

    Responsive design’s dirty little secret

    The June 2014 cover story of Internet Retailer magazine will reveal Internet Retailer-exclusive research from performance firm Keynote that shows retail responsive design sites load at a snail’s pace on smartphones. But some pioneering vendors are showing ways to vastly improve responsive page load times.

    Posted 05/20/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    …Internet Retailer-exclusive research from performance firm Keynote that shows retail responsive design sites load at a snail’s pace on smartphones. But some pioneering vendors are showing ways to vastly improve responsive page load times.

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  • Optimized checkout helps boost a college bookstore’s mobile sales by 184%

    / Mobile Commerce

    Optimized checkout helps boost a college bookstore’s mobile sales by 184%

    Mobile sales have been growing for the University of Oregon’s Duck Store, thanks to a new mobile-optimized checkout and e-mail marketing campaigns.

    Posted 06/05/2014Amy DustoPost a comment

    Mobile sales have been growing for the University of Oregon’s Duck Store, thanks to a new mobile-optimized checkout and e-mail marketing campaigns.
  • Customers point the way to winning site design

    / Mobile Commerce

    Customers point the way to winning site design

    The decision to embrace responsive as opposed to traditional web design begins with knowing how customers shop and why, say two speakers at the IRCE Focus: Web Design + Mobile Commerce conference.

    Posted 02/10/2014Mark BrohanPost a comment

    The decision to embrace responsive as opposed to traditional web design begins with knowing how customers shop and why, say two speakers at the IRCE Focus: Web Design + Mobile Commerce conference.

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  • The ugly truth about responsive design (and how to fix it)

    The ugly truth about responsive design (and how to fix it)

    Critics have claimed responsive design site performance is slow. In a first-of-its-kind e-retail study, Internet Retailer and Keynote examined 12 retail responsive design sites and found that site load times on smartphones are not only slow - at 18 seconds, they're very slow. But some retailers and mobile commerce vendors have devised new ways to optimize responsive sites that vastly reduce mobile page load times.

    Posted 06/02/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    Critics have claimed responsive design site performance is slow. In a first-of-its-kind e-retail study, Internet Retailer and Keynote examined 12 retail responsive design sites and found that site load times on smartphones are not only slow - at 18 seconds, they're very slow. But some retailers and mobile…

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  • Exclusive: Retailers’ product pages load even more slowly than home pages on smartphones

    / Mobile Commerce

    Exclusive: Retailers’ product pages load even more slowly than home pages on smartphones

    Inspired by an Internet Retailer study, responsive design site builder UniteU Technologies tested page load speed on smartphones for 26 retailer volunteers at the 2014 IRCE. Load times are deathly slow; more speed can lead to many more sales, UniteU finds.

    Posted 07/31/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    Inspired by an Internet Retailer study, responsive design site builder UniteU Technologies tested page load speed on smartphones for 26 retailer volunteers at the 2014 IRCE. Load times are deathly slow; more speed can lead to many more sales, UniteU finds.

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  • Mobile revenue is up 111% for 26 retailers as mobile traffic nears 50%

    / Mobile Commerce

    Mobile revenue is up 111% for 26 retailers as mobile traffic nears 50%

    Everything’s looking up in a May 2014 study by Branding Brand of 26 of its retailer clients. The vendor says the mobile-first philosophy has never been more relevant.

    Posted 06/04/2014Bill SiwickiPost a comment

    Everything’s looking up in a May 2014 study by Branding Brand of 26 of its retailer clients. The vendor says the mobile-first philosophy has never been more relevant.

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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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  • 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

    …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…

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