Data from across desktop, mobile web and app data – including two million iOS and Android app sessions that took place throughout Q4 of 2015 – reveals that app users are the most enthusiastic online shoppers, with the average person shopping from an app generating 2.6 times more revenue for (more…)
Just 23% of Top 500 retailers in the UK have a transactional app – with only a fifth having an app at all – despite mobile increasingly accounting for more than half of retailer e-commerce traffic. InternetRetailing’s own UK Top500 research for 2016 shows that the UK retail industry is (more…)
Almost half of retailers say that between 21 and 50% of their web sales come directly from purchases made on an app, although 23% of IRUK Top 500 retailers currently have a transactional app and 4% have no plans to use apps as part of a multichannel strategy.
One in five consumers worldwide expects more than half of their overall e-commerce spending to be done on mobile this year, according to a global study by . BuzzCity.
Smartphone shopping is now the default for U.K. shoppers with 64% of all website visits to retailers last year coming from mobile devices, according to digital market intelligence company, SimilarWeb. The study revealed that on average 64.54% of visits to all online retail sites in the U.K last year were (more…)
A billion Apple devices, from iPods and iPads to the Apple Watch and Apple TV, are now in active use, the manufacturer and retailer said as it reported record profits of $18.4bn (£12.8bn) in the first quarter of its financial year. While sales of the iPhone were flat in the (more…)
Mobile and other innovative technology is allowing consumers around the world unprecedented access to products and making e-commerce global. Consumers are no longer limited to the product selection at their local store or even in their own country; 57% of online respondents in Nielsen’s global survey have made an online (more…)
New research has found that UK retailers are letting down their customers by not investing in a quality mobile app that complements the instore and website experience.
The UK is becoming a nation of smartphone shoppers, with more consumers from the UK opting to hit the January sales on mobile devices than those from other regions around the world.
High street retail maybe suffering while online records growth, but behind the figures it seems that even that growth is largely being driven by mobile.
The economy is looking up, unemployment is down but a combination of Black Friday being too successful and the weather made for a flat retail Christmas on the High Street, show the latest BRC-KPMG retail figures for December. However, online and, in particularly mobile, bucked the trend.
Mobile has become an important channel for shoppers as they research and purchase products – but these mobile warriors are more likely to be female, US research suggests.
According to the latest consumer research results from eDigitalResearch and IMRG over half (54%) of online consumers who have abandoned their basket in the past have done so because of a simple change of mind – a figure which is not influenced by device use.
It’s that time of year when, having packed away the decorations, signed up to the gym and tried to declutter to make room for all the new clutter Santa deposited down our chimneys that we turn to the year ahead.
The Christmas season is one of the heaviest spending periods of the year, but new data from EE suggests the practice of ‘showrooming’ could have a big impact on Christmas shopping behaviour this year. 41% of Brits – equivalent to almost 22 million shoppers – regularly ‘showroom’ by using their (more…)
Retail ecommerce sales in Asia-Pacific will hit $877.61 billion in 2015, up 35.7% from 2014. For the first time, the region will not only have the largest digital retail market in the world, but its share of global retail spend will also reach 52.5% – the first time it holds an (more…)
Online retail sales have seen their biggest ever growth in November spurred by growth in m-retailing for seasonal shopping.
Forty five per cent of online sales were made via smartphones and tablets in the third quarter of 2015, new IMRG figures suggest. The latest IMRG Capgemini Quarterly Benchmarking Index found a rise in the proportion of sales made through mobile devices, which it puts down to a boost delivered (more…)
In the US, 48% of peak retail online transactions during the recent Thanksgiving weekend were made using mobile phones and tablets. This marks a 17% increase over the rest of the year, in which mobile transactions accounted for 41% of all online retail transactions, according to data from device intelligence (more…)
Is the app coming into it’s own? It certainly seems to have gained some traction during black Friday and Cyber Monday. According to m-commerce platform provider GPShopper app usage and sales were at an all-time high this holiday season, with traffic, revenue and number of orders increasing up to 392% (more…)