December 10, 2014

IBM and Apple are releasing the first wave of their previously announced IBM MobileFirst for iOS solutions in a new class of made-for-business apps and supporting cloud services.

December 10, 2014

During the second week of the holiday shopping season (Dec. 1-7), smartphone and tablet shoppers were especially generous spenders. 

December 8, 2014

Chick–fil–A is mobilizing its customers, at least when it comes to payment and ordering. 

December 4, 2014

Sam’s Club is introducing a new free Sam’s Club Travel mobile application designed to offer Sam’s Club members savings on hotels, rental cars, vacation homes, and other travel activities. 

December 2, 2014

Mobile traffic and sales trends indicate that Cyber Monday is increasingly becoming an event consumers take with them wherever they go.

December 2, 2014

Mobile traffic and sales trends indicate that Cyber Monday is increasingly becoming an event consumers take with them wherever they go.

December 2, 2014

Altpay, a startup mobile payment company that released its patent-pending technology in April 2014, has received a $1 million equity investment from two family office investors.

December 2, 2014

Online sales for the total “Cyber Five” five-day period from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday rose 20.6% from the same period in 2013.

December 2, 2014

Online sales for the total “Cyber Five” five-day period from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday rose 20.6% from the same period in 2013.

December 1, 2014

Cyber Monday online sales were up 8.7% as of 3 p.m. EST over the same period on Cyber Monday 2013, according to IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark.

December 1, 2014

 Online sales were up 17% on Saturday and Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend, compared to the same weekend in 2013, according to IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark. 

December 1, 2014

Just more one-third of all Black Friday online revenue came from shoppers on mobile devices, up 48 percent from 2013. 

December 1, 2014

iPhone users were more valuable than Android users ($97 to $91 average market basket) during Thanksgiving weekend but Android tablet users were more valuable than iPad ($105 to $102). 

November 26, 2014

High expectations are the key to everything. Take mobile for example. Apps from Starbucks, Uber, Netflix, and Apple have all made outstanding digital experiences expected and commonplace. Finally, customers have a taste of products and services that work the way they should, effectively reprogramming consumer expectations for all digital experiences.

November 26, 2014

There has been a 112% increase in mobile traffic to retailer websites in the past year while desktop traffic dropped 4%. According to analysis of billions of user sessions to U.S. retailers’ desktop and mobile websites and apps between October 2013 and October 2014 by mobile solutions provider Skava, mobile Web accounts for 85% of total traffic for retailers, dominating mobile apps’ 15% share.

November 25, 2014

By Lee Peterson

 

November 24, 2014

Online sales were up 18.7% the weekend before Thanksgiving (Nov. 22-23) compared to the same two-day period in 2013.

November 24, 2014

Online sales were up 18.7% the weekend before Thanksgiving (Nov. 22-23) compared to the same two-day period in 2013.

November 24, 2014

TechPay Mobile Payment Systems has launched the SwiftPay mobile payment system.

November 18, 2014

Macy's continues to innovate its omnichannel experience with  the launch of a new iOS app that incorporates image recognition and visual search software.

November 18, 2014

Mobiquity Technologies Inc., which operates an indoor shopping-mall based beacon network with Simon Malls, is launching a partnership with mobile app/marketing platform provider Mobile Roadie.

November 13, 2014

11 Main Inc., the U.S. online shopping platform operated by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Inc., has launched a mobile app optimized for iPhone, iPod Touch and Android, with an iPad version coming later in the year.

November 13, 2014

Mobile devices are playing an increasingly important role in the world of retail – and it's not just mobile shopping.

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.