Think again, says Klas Back, General Manager of International and Payment Strategy at Braintree.
Mobile continues to be the key driver of growth in both social and search advertising, with spend targeted at phones and tablets increasing by 159% year-on-year (YoY) in social and 66% YoY in search.
Mobile payments has long been the doyen of the mobile industry: it always seemed to have the most natural fit into the retail sector allowing for instant access and, more to the point, instant purchase. But with all things mobile the hype and the reality are often very far apart. (more…)
Mobile payments in the UK now account for 46.9% of all online payments and 40% of PayPal transactions are mobile.
The majority of the UK adult population will not be paying for their Christmas gifts with a mobile or watch, according to the latest research from Skopos – because not enough people have them.
Fried chicken emporium KFC has shown that mobile location based promos do actually work, with a three month trial driving increased footfall and a very impressive click through rate to its site.
Use of online shopping baskets is being booming – and it’s all fuelled by mobile.
Cloud-based POS platform Lightspeed, and mobile payment service, iZettle, announced today a partnership to equip thousands of restaurants across the UK and Europe with a quick and easy technology to take mobile payments on-the-go.
A comprehensive analysis of 1.4 billion online transactions reveals that early investment in apps and understanding mobile marketing should be key strategies for retailers, as mobile is now key to most paths to purchase.
New research confirms that online retailers need to follow a separate strategy to help their pages rank higher in mobile phone searches on Google – with a balance between the specific user experience and technical requirements for mobile and keeping content relevant being essential.
Owen Chen, President and CEO of global POS solutions developer Posiflex Technology, Inc., discusses the impact that mobile point of sale is having on the retail landscape. Rising internet access through smartphones and tablets together with the growth of online retailing has led to a new breed of customer, one (more…)
Sometimes being mobile editor of Internet Retailing can be a literal job. This week I have been moving around at great speed in a Tesla Model S luxury performance saloon car. All in the line duty, you understand. My excuse is that the car is internet connected with wifi and (more…)
Tesla, the electric performance car maker founded by PayPal creator Elon Musk, is hitting the headlines for rolling out an electric SUV in the US and, at a stroke, upping the ante for electric cars to go mainstream. But the Model S performance saloon that is already on the market (more…)
House of Fraser has introduced Augmented Reality (AR) into its iPhone and iPad shopping apps, allowing customers to access apps and shop from immersive content such as videos, music, 3D product previews, recipes and shoppable lookbooks.
The Internet Retailing Conference 2015 (IRC15) at the Hammersmith Novotel on 14 October is the place to get the skinny on all things retail technology. What is interesting this year is that mobile is an integral part of the conference, being now the cornerstone of engagement, merchandising, omni and multi-channel (more…)
It’s the hottest ticket in town, where the crème de la crème of ecommerce and multichannel retailing meet to debate, learn, network and develop the next great industry advances. But ahead of Internet Retailing Conference (IRC) 2015, we have 10 free delegate passes giving access-all-areas entry to the event to (more…)
Ahead of this year’s InternetRetailing Conference (IRC 2015) we’re running a series of previews of the event and interviewing key speakers at the event. Here Chloe Rigby talks to Robin Phillips, multichannel director at Boots UK, head of his presentation.
Knowing what your consumers are going to do next is still a dream, but knowing what they have just done, in real time and then acting on it, has taken a step forward with the roll out of Urban Airship Connect, which makes it simple for digital marketers and data (more…)
The luxury market has outperformed other retail sectors and experienced double-digit growth in orders over the last year, largely due to the rapid adoption of mobile commerce, according to the latest Luxury Shopping Focus report from Demandware.
In this new era of convenience, where digital channels are ubiquitous, consumers now expect the ability to make purchases wherever and whenever they choose. However, this does not mean that businesses should reject other channels. John Rakowski, Director of Technology Strategy, at AppDynamics explains