Mobile shopping

mobile platforms, omnichannel

Marketing and Promotion

Australians Own More Smartphones, but Complete Fewer Mobile Purchases

The latest statistics included in a report released by Bronto draw an accurate picture of larger consumer spending contradictions.

clock March 17, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Parlux Fragrances

Financial

Bon-Ton Posted Q4 Profits, but Missed Wall Street’s Estimates

The retailer estimated a loss per diluted share in the range of $2.08 to $2.59 for fiscal 2017.

clock March 14, 2017Vicki M. Young

There’s money to be made out of CNP transactions. Online, mobile and phone orders are a highly tempting and potentially very lucrative target.

Retail

Expert Insight on Improving Mobile Conversion Rates

It begins with properly tagging products.

clock March 2, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Amazon

Retail

Trending: The Most Popular Pieces Among Online Arrivals

Fashion forecasting company Edited released results of extensive analyses of top products within the women’s wear category.

clock February 13, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

DressingRoom by Gap

Technology

Gap’s Approach to Its Augmented Reality App: Wait and See

Gap, Google and Avametric created an app that uses augmented reality to solve the problem of fit in mobile shopping.

clock January 23, 2017Maghan McDowell

Twitter Buy Now

Media

The End of Twitter’s Buy Button

Twitter’s failed “buy” buttons shows that social media platforms are still finding their way in social commerce.

clock January 19, 2017Maghan McDowell

As retail faces sea changes in nearly every aspect of operations, executives are
eyeing innovative solutions to challenges in tech, security — cyber as well as physical —
management restructuring, training and more.

Technology

HYPR Out-Maneuvers Retail Hackers With Biometric E-commerce Platform

As data breaches escalate, the secure biometric shopping platform will resolve compromised passwords and abandoned shopping carts.

clock January 11, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

MasterCard's Masterpass

Technology

CES: A Future Beyond Cash, Thanks to Smartphones

Experts discuss opportunities for retailers with the shift to mobile usage among customers.

clock January 6, 2017Maghan McDowell

Retail lost thousands more jobs in March, with department stores making the biggest cuts, likely due to the likes of Macy's and others closing stores.

Retail

Holiday Margin Worries Arise as Retailers Cut Prices

Online sales, steep promotions and tough competition have experts worrying over retail bottom lines.

clock December 21, 2016Maghan McDowell and Vicki M. Young

Mobile shopping expected to continue to grow.

Financial

Moody’s Said Q3 Margin Growth at Wal-Mart, Target Should Help Q4 Results

Moody’s said retailers have to expand the shopping basket because selling low margin doorbusters will crush margins.

clock December 15, 2016Vicki M. Young

Instagram

Media

Instagram Adds Save Feature in Commerce Push

Users can tap a new bookmark icon underneath a post to save it to a private tab that is visible only to the user.

clock December 14, 2016Maghan McDowell

Mark Zuckerberg

Technology

Retailers Test Facebook Chatbots During Holiday Shopping Season

Burberry, The Estée Lauder Cos.’ London beauty store No. 6 Mortimer, and Europe’s T.K. Maxx are among those to test shopping using a Facebook Messenger chatbot.

clock December 14, 2016Maghan McDowell

Arrow

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Fashion

The Weeknd’s Fashion Focus

clock 12hSharon Edelson

Social Studies