Mobile commerce

Victor & Rolf's 'Recycle' Zalando


Zalando Targets Strong Sales Growth and Ongoing Investments in 2018

Online giant ended 2017 with a 23.4 percent sales gain, but continued investments pressured net profit and operating margins.

clock March 1, 2018Melissa Drier

Mobile shopping


Data Strategy Only Growing More Important for Brands

How a new wave of advanced phones will fuel shopping.

clock February 28, 2018Adriana Lee

A look from the Tokyo Style app.


Tokyo Style’s Mini-Mall App Now Available

The app is available for the iPhone.

clock February 27, 2018Vicki M. Young

The Bixby virtual assistant software of a Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus mobile phone identifies food and displays its calorie content during a product preview in New York. The Galaxy S9 phones were unveiled Sunday, Feb. 25, in Barcelona, Spain, and will be available March 16. Advance orders begin this FridaySamsung New Phones, New York, USA - 21 Feb 2018


Samsung Galaxy S9 Ups the Ante for Bixby Shopping

The South Korean tech giant now lets users count calories, try on makeup and shop cosmetics and clothes as a built-in camera feature.

clock February 26, 2018Adriana Lee

Ringly's Aries bracelet made with labradorite.

Business Features

Think Tank: Your Style Is a Device — Literally

Benjamin Lord shares insights about the growth of wearables — across fashion, beauty and accessories.

clock February 23, 2018Benjamin Lord

Mobile is a big component of the shopping experience.

Marketing and Promotion

Luxury Brands and the Chinese Millennial Consumer

Brands new to the Chinese market should focus their attention on having a mobile presence, says an expert with The Luxury Conversation.

clock February 13, 2018Vicki M. Young

An Alipay-app on a smartphone screen and Finnair logos at the Helsinki airport, Finland, 27 January 2017. Finnish flag carrier Finnair said it will launch Alipay as an official method of in-flight payments for customers travelling on carrier's Asian route between Helsinki and Shanghai. Alipay is the mobile payment platform of Chinese Ant Financial. Finnair is the first airline to accept payments via Alipay.Finnair accepts Alipay for payments on passenger planes on its Asian routes, Vantaa, Finland - 27 Jan 2017


Consumers Increasingly Use Mobile for Checkouts in Physical Stores

Chinese shoppers lead the charge, followed by North America.

clock February 13, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

Black Friday shopping


Content Relevance Swells, but Doesn’t Compensate for Poor Brand Experiences

According to Adobe’s latest research, the role of content continues to increase – but so does the need for seamless in-store experiences.

clock February 12, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

mobile platforms, omnichannel


Mobile Commerce in 2017 Hit $1.35 Trillion in Sales

The substantial increase signals to retailers a need for seamless, omnichannel experiences.

clock February 2, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

EXCLUSIVE: Nisnass, New Middle East Online Retailer, to Launch

Business Features

EXCLUSIVE: Nisnass, New Middle East Online Retailer, to Launch

The app targets customers where they are spending: on their phones.

clock January 8, 2018Ritu Upadhyay

Mastercard's Masterpass.


Mastercard Selects Hypr Corp. to Join Start Path Program

The initiative invests in companies that show promise in transforming modern commerce — at scale.

clock December 11, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Mobile shopping


Visa Addresses Consumer Trust With Sensory Payment Features

Beginning in 2018, participants will receive confirmations via sound, animation, or vibrations when a transaction has been completed.

clock December 7, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

e-commerce mobile shopping holiday 2017


Holiday Shoppers Shatter Online Sales Records

Black Friday and Thanksgiving pulled in $5 billion, topping last year’s sales by more than $1 billion.

clock November 26, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz and Adriana Lee

online shopping


Mobile Shopping Looms Large On Thanksgiving

Paving the way for Black Friday, Thanksgiving hits $1.52 billion in online spending, with phones and tablets driving more than half of the traffic.

clock November 24, 2017Adriana Lee

snapchat context card


Snapchat’s Context Cards Turn Selfies Into Commerce Launchpad

Users can now just swipe on a selfie to find a restaurant or hail an Uber.

clock October 10, 2017Adriana Lee

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