April 3, 2015

Smartphones are now responsible for more than one-third of online transactions globally, and the growth of larger screen sizes and better mobile sites is only going to accelerate this trend, according to a new study by Criteo.

March 31, 2015

If there was ever any doubt of mobile’s essential role to retail success, the most recent holiday shopping season should put that to bed. Last year, more than 40% of all Cyber Monday sales came from mobile devices. In fact, Amazon stated that almost 60% of its customers shopped via mobile during the 2014 holiday season, with total U.S. sales from its app doubling from 2013.

November 11, 2014

Mobile shopping is expected to reach new highs this  holiday season, but retailers aren’t prepared to meet customers’ mobile needs, according to a new CFI Group study, sponsored by eBay Enterprise.

December 17, 2013

The numbers are out and they don’t lie: Almost 40% of all online traffic during Black Friday was driven by mobile devices.

December 11, 2013

Target was the most-browsed mobile app/site in 2013, and Apple’s mobile app/site is where consumers purchase the most, according to a new study from Mobiquity.

December 2, 2013

Hispanic adults are more frequently visiting retailer websites than the average online population, according to Experian Marketing Services.

June 18, 2013

Slow websites are a deterrent for customers using mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets, according to a report from mobile technology Mobify, which reveals the financial impact of slow loading mobile websites for the world's top 100 online retailers.

January 16, 2013

By Mike Romano, SoundBite Communications

November 30, 2012

By Jennifer Friedberg, Rosetta’s Consumer Products & Retail Vertical Leader

April 23, 2012

In a study of 75 online specialty retailers, only 17% of the companies offered dedicated mobile websites.

April 9, 2012

Sephora unveiled its social and mobile makeover, which includes a new personalized web experience, new mobile website, iPhone app and iOS devices in over 100 stores.

February 1, 2012

Fred Meyer Jewelers, the nation’s third-largest fine jewelry retailer, announced the launch of mobile websites for its namesake and Littman Jewelers brand.

August 22, 2011

Along with social media, all eyes will be on the mobile channel this upcoming holiday season. More and more retailers are joining the rush to launch “apps” that can be accessed by smartphone or tablet users. Others are putting QR codes on their products that can be scanned for information. At the same time, increasing numbers of consumers are using their personal mobile devices to do everything from research store information and compare prices to receive coupons and purchase products. 

May 3, 2011

More and more retailers are experimenting with mobile and social initiatives.

April 22, 2011

5th Finger, a leading mobile marketing technology firm, has announced plans to bring in-store mobile trials to JoS. A. Bank Clothiers.

January 13, 2011

How do your customers shop your merchandise and compare prices? As late as last year, the answer was, of course, by sitting down at their laptops and visiting your website.

January 11, 2011

The use of mobile phones in retail is increasing dramatically, according to a survey released at the National Retail Federation’s Annual Convention & Expo in New York City.

January 4, 2011

QVC provided the best online experience for its mobile website and Dell provided the best experience for its desktop site, according to Gomez, the web performance division of Compuware Corp.

December 8, 2010

As 2010 draws to a close and interest in all things mobile reaches a fever pitch, Juniper Research has drawn up a list of predictions for the mobile and wireless industry for 2011.

December 1, 2010

Petco has launched a new customized mobile web shopping experience at the chain’s online shopping and pet care information destination.

September 14, 2010

Mobile commerce solution provider Digby said that Lakeforest, Ill.-based The Popcorn Factory has teamed with...

September 8, 2010

A survey released late Wednesday by Gomez, the web performance division of Compuware Corp., found...

July 7, 2010

Coldwater Creek launched a mobile website on June 24 that supports the iPhone and Android...

July 6, 2010

Spending on mobile display ads in the United States, estimated at just under $313 million...