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Mobile Shopping Report: Retailers Fall Short of Consumers’ Expectations

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Wellesley, MA—While Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2012 proved that mobile commerce is growing steadily, new research reveals that the top 20 brick-and-mortar retail brands still fall short of consumers’ expectations for fast, well-designed and functional mobile apps and websites. According to Mobiquity’s Mobile Shopping Satisfaction Report, an independent consumer …

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Retailers’ Mobile Financial Investments Remain Conservative According to Shop.org

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Denver – Retailers remain prudent in their financial investments when it comes to mobile objectives, showing tempered future plans for spending on mobile and tablet initiatives despite the industry buzz. According to the 2012 Shop.org/Forrester Research Inc. State Of Retailing Online survey, 50% of retailers surveyed say they spent less …

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Mobile Shopping App Finds Trendy Accessories at Nearby Retailers

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New York—Earlier this week Deloitte released an in-depth study of how mobile phones influence consumers’ shopping and buying habits. Among the findings: 37% of smartphone owners who used their phones while shopping, utilized a third-party mobile shopping application. Just such a mobile shopping application, Snapette, the first location-based shopping application, …

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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 comparison shopping (or even buying) on their handheld devices. According to a new research by Deloitte released today, smartphones currently influence 5.1% of annual retail store sales. That translates into …