Mobile shopping

Online fraud continues to grow.

Technology

RSA Report Shows Fraud From Mobile Apps Skyrocketing

The firm said in its quarterly report that fraud from mobile apps rose 600 percent.

clock May 29, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Fashion Scoops

Chatting With Jenny Fleiss and Alexandra Wilkis Wilson

Both are working on new consumer ventures.

clock May 24, 2018Vicki M. Young

Last minute holiday shoppers walk along a popular clothing district in Los Angeles on . Shoppers who are feeling good about the economy and spending more than expected on items like kitchen gadgets, toys and coats could make this the best holiday season in several years. Shoppers are spending at a pace not seen since the Great Recession, says Craig Johnson, president of retail consulting group Customer Growth PartnersHoliday Shopping, Los Angeles, USA - 24 Dec 2017

Technology

Consumers’ ‘Contextual Loyalty’ Defined in Mastercard’s Rewards Study

Mastercard released its 2018 Rewards Panel Consumer Survey on shoppers’ loyalty and point redemption preferences.

clock May 24, 2018Tracey Greenstein

PayPal

Technology

PayPal Checkout Touts 89% Conversion Rates

Consumers are embracing the platform as a trusty payment service in the thread of fraud and data breach threats.

clock May 8, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

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Retail

Retailers Earned More Than $100 Billion in Online Sales During Q1 2018

Adobe Digital Insights confirmed this is an all-time high for online sales.

clock May 4, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

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

mobile platforms, omnichannel

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

shopping, e-commerce, consumer behavior

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

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Perry Ellis Men's Fall 2018

Business

Perry Ellis Special Committee Still Sticking With Feldenkreis

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