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Study: 87% of Online Retailers Have Beefed Up Mobile Capabilities

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Huntington Beach, CA—Online shoppers can expect even more emails from online retailers, all aiming to keep up with the growing phenomenon of mobile shopping. And as e-tailers strive to increase their market share, they are investing heavily in tried-and-true favorites: email and paid search. According to Shop.org/Forrester Research’s new study, …

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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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You’ve all heard of smartphones, now here’s a smart watch. From Casio’s G-Shock brand, it’s the new “Bluetooth Low Energy Smart Watch,” which uses Bluetooth technology to sync with your iPhone. Among the features the watch has: it time syncs with your phone, has alerts for incoming calls and emails, …

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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 …