Mobile shopping

Stores and malls need to be more focused on customer acquisition.

Financial

Mobile’s the New Mall; Stores Are for Customer Acquisition

The Cowen & Co. research team said Ps and Cs shift the store focus from transactional to customer acquisition.

clock April 9, 2018Vicki M. Young

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Technology

Smartphone Visits More Valuable Than Desktop

The mobile takeover of retail continues.

clock February 28, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

Mobile Shopping

Retail

Verizon Report Shows Failure by Retailers in Protecting Consumer Mobile Data

The annual report showed respondents “knowingly sacrificing” mobile security in lieu of speed to market and profits.

clock February 26, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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

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

Loop Commerce helped retailers offer better gifting options with digital GiftNow cards. Now, it's merging digital and physical with real cards for Gap's Athleta.

Technology

Loop Commerce Releases Holiday Consumer Behavior Data

Loop Commerce released survey findings from its GiftNow platform based on transactions from Black Friday through December 9.

clock December 21, 2017Tracey Greenstein

Grindr-connected jeans by the Swedish brand Lazoschmidl.

Fashion Features

Nordic Fashion Association Spotlights Sustainable Business Practices

Grindr-enhanced jeans, inventory-free businesses, garments that illuminate for safety purposes and temperature-adjusting clothing are among Nordic brands’ initiatives.

clock November 29, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

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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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Marketing and Promotion

Salesforce Data: Thanksgiving Online Shopping Revenue Up 29 Percent

Consumers benefited from AI-powered product suggestions and elevated mobile shopping features.

clock November 24, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Black Friday shoppers

Retail

Adobe Predicts Black Friday, Cyber Monday Online Sales to Pass $100 Billion

The most anticipated gifts are Hasbro Nerf guns, Nintendo Switches, Apple Air Pods and Sony Playstation VRs.

clock November 2, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

pay with google mobile payment digital wallets

Technology

Google Launches Its Latest Apple Pay Competitor

Meet Pay With Google, the tech giant’s new payments solution for Android users.

clock October 24, 2017Adriana Lee

Gap

Retail

Gap Widens Between Consumers, Retail Omnichannel Experiences

Shopper expectations of mobile features only continue to rise, but stores continue to lag in delivering cohesive, frictionless journeys.

clock October 18, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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Marketing and Promotion

Salesforce Holiday 2017 Predictions: Cyber Black Friday?

Black Friday is expected to become the most traversed digital spending day — even more than Cyber Monday.

clock October 2, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Younger consumers are more comfortable using apps on their mobile devices.

Technology

Shopgate Deploys Automated Notifications for Upped Personalization

The SaaS shopping platform will use consumer behavior to inform its latest feature.

clock September 25, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

Apple Inc. ceo and cofounder Steve Jobs Apple iPhone Keynote Macworld Expo San Francisco California Tuesday 09 January 2007Usa Apple Steve Jobs - Jan 2007

Technology

Steve Jobs’ iPhone Promises Kept

The Apple cofounder had big ideas that changed the smartphone game for good.

clock June 28, 2017Kali Hays

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Justine Bateman, Sarah Jessica Parker, Alysia ReinerChanel x Tribeca Film Festival Women's Filmmaker luncheon, Odeon Restaurant, New York, USA - 20 Apr 2018

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Chanel, Jane Rosenthal Celebrate Female Filmmakers at TFF 2018

clock April 20, 2018Kristen Tauer

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