Mobile commerce

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

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Financial

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

Technology

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

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Retail

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

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Retail

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

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Technology

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

Shoppers at Aventura shopping mall in Miami.

Retail

Bricks-and-Mortars Refuse to Bow Down to Online-Only Competitors

A new study conducted by APT revealed the strategies retailers are planning to remain relevant in an increasingly digitized climate.

clock October 5, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Apple Pay Apps Run on Iphones in an Apple Store in Beijing China 18 February 2016 Us Electronics Giant Apple Inc Launched Its Mobile Payment Service Apple Pay in China Amid Strong Competition From Local Players Like Wechat Payment and Alipay China BeijingChina Apple Pay - Feb 2016

Financial

U.K. Mobile Payments Surge 336% Annually

Worldpay tracked the dramatic rise of contactless checkout in the region.

clock August 22, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Mobile shopping

Technology

Salesforce Q2 Shopping Index Marks Mobile Traffic Share Rise

The analysis confirmed that consumers are shifting their shopping habits to smartphones.

clock August 14, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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Retail

Shopper Spend Outpaces Traffic as Top Digital Commerce Growth Factor

Salesforce’s Q2 2017 Shopping Index revealed a shift in the digital landscape.

clock August 7, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Pitney Bowes aims to reduce global shopping friction points for online retailers.

Technology

Tony Bianco Taps Pitney Bowes for International Expansion

The Australian footwear and accessory retailer will deploy the complete cross-border platform to answer global consumer demand.

clock June 28, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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Marketing and Promotion

Is Product Content Costing Your Brand?

A new survey confirmed that item descriptions and peer reviews rank highest among factors influencing consumers’ purchases.

clock June 13, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Changes in consumer shopping behavior is impacting the retail market.

Marketing and Promotion

Salesforce Shopping Index Marks Shift in Digital Commerce

The first-quarter index proves that customized content that’s integrated throughout the entire customer journey is essential for success.

clock June 8, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

ChargeItSpot at Neiman Marcus in Chicago

Technology

Study: ChargeItSpot Shares Insights on Memorial Day Shopping Trends

ChargeItSpot released a study revealing insights into Memorial Day shopping trends.

clock May 30, 2017Tracey Greenstein

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Technology

Augmented Reality Usage Rates Set to Soar Due to Social Media

Snapchat lenses, amped-up Instagram features and Facebook Stories are aimed to project the technology as a mainstay facet of user experiences.

clock May 22, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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Chinese shoppers peruse a Tagheuer display on Shanghai's Nanjing Road West.

Business

China's Domestic Luxury Market Grows 20%, Outgrows Overseas Shopping

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