Mobile Commerce


Hukkster Notifies Online Shoppers When Items They Love Go On Sale

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New York—You already “like” and “pin," but get ready to “hukk.” Why? Because “hukking” saves you time and money. And you’ll never … [Read more...]

Mobile Shopping App Finds Trendy Accessories at Nearby Retailers

Snappette users can browse for nearby, must-have merchandise

New York—Earlier this week Deloitte released an in-depth study of how mobile phones influence consumers’ shopping and buying … [Read more...]

Study: Smartphones to Influence $689 Billion in Retail Store Sales by 2016

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New York—Retailers have a good reason to pay attention to consumers’ “showrooming” or shopping in-store to view products and then … [Read more...]

Increased Father’s Day Spending May Help Retailers’ June Totals

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Washington–Retailers typically look forward to Mother’s Day which usually provides a nice bump up in sales for May. And while … [Read more...]

Maker of Mobile Credit Card Reader Reports Dramatic Upswing in Use

More than 1 million individuals and businesses have signed up for the Square Card Reader.

San Francisco—It seems there’s an increasing number of retailers who are giving a “square deal” to their customers via credit card … [Read more...]

Pinterest: Shoppers Favorite for Following Retailers?

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Washington—Pinterest, the social media upstart that allows users to pin images and share them, has become the most favorite site … [Read more...]

Study: Retailers Leveraging Tablet Computers to Elevate Boost Sales

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Washington–Consumers are doing more than reading and playing “Word with Friends” on their tablet computers.By the end of this … [Read more...]

NRF: Consumers Won’t Scrimp on Mom This Year

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Washington–“M is for the million things she gave me…” says one of the most famous songs about moms, “M-O-T-H-E-R.”But if the … [Read more...]

Report: Affluent Consumers Do Connect to Luxury Brands via Mobile

Shopping Saks Fifth Avenue on the iPhone

New York—The next top luxury shopping venue may be as close as a mobile phone or table computer.In “Mobile Apps and Commerce … [Read more...]

Neiman Marcus Tests Personal Shopping Assistant App

The NM Service app is available for download through iTunes

Dallas–Neiman Marcus has a reputation for top notch customer service in its stores.Now the specialty retailer is testing a new … [Read more...]

Study: Nearly 20% of Smartphone Shoppers Use QR Codes to Buy

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Boston—While they may not know what QR codes are actually called, half of smartphone users have scanned QR codes with 18% making a … [Read more...]

Final Christmas Push Sends Online Holiday Sales to $35.3 Billion

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Reston, VA—Last minute shoppers who swarmed stores in the days before Christmas weren’t the only procrastinators.According to … [Read more...]