April 15, 2015

Opt-in rates among consumers for push notifications from retail apps are on the decline. A new study from Urban Airship shows that average opt-in rates for retail apps fell to 37% in 2014, compared to 46% in 2013.

April 10, 2015

Smartphone users are looking for something. According to a new report from Branding Brand's Mobile Commerce Index, 43% of all smartphone traffic came from search in first quarter 2015, a 5% increase compared to fourth quarter 2014.

April 9, 2015

Dunkin' Donuts has unveiled a new mobile payment option allowing U.S. customers with Android devices to purchase and reload virtual Dunkin' Donuts cards using Google Wallet.

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.

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

At this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, established players such as IBM and Qualcomm and nimble startups including Imersivo and Compass.to showed off innovations in augmented reality, mobile payments, clienteling, and more, offering tools for employee empowerment, data-driven decision-making, true omnichanneling retailing, and beyond.

March 19, 2015

Mobile app use continues growing rapidly, but businesses are not keeping pace with security.

March 16, 2015

Move over mom, baseball and apple pie. The new three things everyone loves are iPhone, Apple and retail.

March 11, 2015

Worldwide mobile POS shipments grew by 77.4% in 2014 and this growth rate is maintaining its pace in 2015.

March 10, 2015

GameStop Corp. is launching a nationwide rollout of Apple Pay to its more than 4,200 U.S. video game stores this month.

March 10, 2015

Zappos is making Apple Touch ID available to its mobile customers. The latest update of the Zappos iOS app adds the option to log in with Touch ID.

March 9, 2015

Apple on Monday announced that the Apple Watch will be available starting April 24, to customers in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, and Japan.

March 2, 2015

IBM Inc. is expanding the IBM MobileFirst for iOS portfolio of apps for retailers. Boots U.K. and American Eagle Outfitters are among the retailers who have signed on for MobileFirst apps.

March 2, 2015

Samsung Electronics Co. added new fire to the mobile payment market and its competition with Apple, unveiling two new flagship Galaxy smartphones and a mobile payments system in partnership with MasterCard.

February 26, 2015

Firehouse Subs, a fast casual restaurant chain with more than 860 locations, is enacting a nationwide rollout of Apple Pay.

February 26, 2015

Google is reportedly planning to release an Android-based digital payment API known as Android Pay at its Google I/O conference in May 2015.

February 23, 2015

The mobile payments war continues to heat up. In a post on its blog, Google said it partnering with the three of the nation’s largest wireless carriers — AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile — to bring its Google Wallet mobile payment app to their Android phones later this year.  
 

February 23, 2015

Mobile was all the rage during the 2014 holiday buying season. But the mobile buzz of late hasn’t just been about mobile purchasing. More consumers are now retail deal-hunting by mobile than in previous years – creating an entirely new paradigm for handheld devices as it relates to information gathering and comparative shopping, versus the act of completing an actual purchase.

February 23, 2015

Mobile was all the rage during the 2014 holiday buying season. But the mobile buzz of late hasn’t just been about mobile purchasing. More consumers are now retail deal-hunting by mobile than in previous years – creating an entirely new paradigm for handheld devices as it relates to information gathering and comparative shopping, versus the act of completing an actual purchase.

February 23, 2015

Target Corp, has reportedly expanded the functionality of its mobile shopping app to allow users to directly add offers from its Cartwheel social couponing service from a list in the Target app.

February 18, 2015

Mobile commerce is growing at nearly three times the rate of overall e-commerce.

February 17, 2015

Consumers headed online for their Valentine’s Day shopping this year.

February 12, 2015

Apple’s new mobile wallet solution, Apple Pay, was introduced to great fanfare as shoppers headed into the 2014 holiday shopping season armed with the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus. Apple was quick to proclaim its success with one million activations in the first 72 hours – instantly vaulting it to the top, according to Tim Cook.

February 11, 2015

Smartphone use continues to rise, with 71% of all consumers and 85% of Millennials owning a smartphone.