Tag Archives: m-commerce

Portrait of a Mobile Consumer [Infographic]

Today we want to share an infographic that’s all about the mobile shopper. Care of VoucherCloud, this visualization provides some really interesting insights about mobile. Take for instance that m-commerce sales are estimated to reach $626 billion by 2018… So, how is your business’s mobile strategy?  

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U.S. m-commerce will make up 29% of web sales this year (Internet Retailer) “Purchases via smartphones and tablets will account for 29% of U.S. consumers’ online purchases in 2014, up from 21% last year, according to a new report from Forrester Research Inc. The estimates do not include travel and food sales. Mobile sales, not counting travel and food […]

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Infographic: How Mobile is Changing Business

Today we wanted to share a really great infographic from KISSmetrics. We love how they illustrated some of these interesting facts about mobile ecommerce. Definitely some great information for merchants! Take a look: ++ Click Image to Enlarge ++ Source: How Mobile is Changing Business – Infographic

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How to Integrate Cloud-based Platforms (Practical Ecommerce) “Ecommerce businesses increasingly rely on cloud-based applications, such as hosted shopping carts, analytics platforms, cloud-based accounting, customer service tools, and more. To operating smoothly, a merchant’s cloud-based apps should integrate with each other, to save time and to otherwise prevent data loss and ensure accurate reporting. It’s important, therefore, to have an […]

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How Pinterest Saves the Day (Again) With Now-Trending Tool for Ecommerce (HubSpot blog) “For all those holdouts who still think Pinterest is a place to store recipes or create dream boards, the social platform has changed the game yet again. Pinterest is the fastest-growing social network available at 53 million monthly users, with more clout when it […]

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Jessica Alba’s Subscription Ecommerce Startup, The Honest Company, Closes $25M Round, Led By IVP (Tech Crunch) “The subscription ecommerce startup, which gets customers to sign up for different monthly bundles of products and also sells via small scale partnerships with bricks-and-mortar retailers (such as this one), said it plans to use the new funding to accelerate growth initiatives, […]

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Jumio unveils faster and smarter Netswipe 2.0, cements its standing as the most secure mobile payment verification option (Pando Daily) “With more commerce moving online and ultimately to mobile, tools for verifying identity and payment authenticity are of paramount importance. But equally important is the need to offer consumers a painless and frictionless checkout experience so […]

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Smartphones are playing a significant role in back-to-school shopping (Internet Retailer) “48.9% of parents with smartphones are using their devices to find coupons and discounts, the survey finds. 38.7% are using their devices to showroom (checking out products in-store while using a smartphone to compare prices and potentially buy online later); 34.2% to access a […]

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Mobile Shopping Companion Clutch Raises $5M Series B, Acquires Gift & Loyalty Platform Provider ProfitPoint (Tech Crunch) “Clutch, a mobile application for iPhone and Android which aims to combine gift cards, coupons, comparison shopping, gifting, and personalized recommendations all under one roof, has raised $5 million in Series B funding, the startup is announcing today. In addition, […]

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Travel Ecommerce: How Innovative Technology lets Consumers Control their Experience

By Noam Inbar of ZooZ Consumers worldwide are still reluctant to give credit card details online due to security concerns with e-commerce. Yet, the same consumers have been more than willing to book flights and hotels online since the previous decade. The travel industry was one of the first industries to introduce e-commerce to its […]

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