Mobile shopping

Smartphones are transforming retail.

Technology

Retailers Remain Vulnerable to Mobile Cyber Attacks

Incidents involving mobile devices increased last year as smartphones carry more user data.

clock March 5, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

With more than 1 billion active smartphone users, the opportunity for mobile marketing is vast.

Technology

How Businesses Maximize Mobile Marketing

With research from AppGeeks.org, mobile marketing is continually outpacing desktop. Here’s how businesses are seeing greater conversion.

clock March 5, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

African-American Millennials are 24 percent more likely to be higher spenders on cosmetics and toiletries than other Millennials.

Marketing and Promotion

African-American Millennials Have Spending Power That’s Poised for Growth

Millennials comprise about one-fourth of the total African-American population.

clock February 5, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

A model wears a look from the C'est Nous by Shoshanna label.

People

Shoshanna Gruss Celebrates 20 Years in Fashion, Inks New Deal With Gwynnie Bee, Prepares for Saks Exclusive

The entrepreneur shelved plans for a career in finance to start her own dress label with a $30,000 loan from her parents on the condition that they wouldn’t also spring for her rent.

clock January 11, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

International payment provider, Flow, adds Google Pay to its roster of payment options.

Technology

Google Pay Gets With the Flow

Already over 70 different payment options exist through cross-border payment provider, Flow. Now, Google Pay joins the list.

clock January 7, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Mobile commerce is expected to reach $208.29 billion in the U.S. in 2018, consuming nearly 40 percent of e-commerce sales, according to eMarketer.

Technology

Embrace the Next Wave of Mobile Commerce

Poshmark, RetailMeNot, Pinterest, SAP and GPShopper weigh in on the next wave of mobile commerce.

clock December 6, 2018Kaley Roshitsh

Behind Cyber Monday, UPS Upping Holiday Logistics

Business Features

Behind Cyber Monday, UPS Upping Holiday Logistics

As the monolithic chain of command for e-commerce expands, the place for at-home delivery will always be held near to shoppers’ hearts.

clock November 26, 2018Kaley Roshitsh

Baby bouncers rank 10th among popular holiday gift items this year, according to Loop Commerce.

Retail

Holiday Season Pegged as a Winner, Top Categories Include Apparel — and Baby Bouncers

IBM, Loop Commerce and JLL cite top products and see sales gaining 5 percent this year.

clock November 20, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Cashback through "card-linked" offers.

Technology

Easy Money: Dosh Card-Linked App Offers Cash Back

Trending today as the number-one shopping app on the Apple Store, Dosh aims to put the money back into consumer pockets.

clock November 15, 2018Kaley Roshitsh

ShopRunner District App

Technology

ShopRunner Primes District App With Amazon ‘Prime-Like’ Efficiency

ShopRunner, a subscription-based e-commerce network working with Kate Spade and Cole Haan, launches its
District mobile app.

clock November 15, 2018Kaley Roshitsh

Most teens will prefer to shop at brick-and-mortar stores this holiday season, according to Junior Achievement USA.

Retail

Generational Divide in Holiday Spending Push

Survey data from JLL Retail and Junior Achievement reveal the generational differences across consumer shopping during the holidays.

clock November 14, 2018Kaley Roshitsh

King Children offers customizable eyewear that uses the iPhone's TrueDepth camera to scan the face.

Technology

How Smartphone Cameras Are Driving The Customization Craze

Feast your lenses at this: Advances in smartphone camera tech are fueling a wave of personalized products.

clock November 5, 2018Adriana Lee

Retail

Avenue App Geared for Greater Engagement

The app was created in partnership with PredictSpring.

clock October 24, 2018David Moin

google ai voice camera pixel 3

Technology

Google Announces New Pixel 3 and Home Hub

How Google’s new collection of devices will carry its AI mission forward, while strengthening the power of Android mobile commerce.

clock October 10, 2018Adriana Lee

Mobile shopping.

Technology

Think Tank: Retail’s Next Evolution

Phillip Hartfield of AT&T explains how 5G will change the way people shop.

clock October 5, 2018Phillip Hartfield

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 15: A view from the Vessel at Hudson Yards, New York's Newest Neighborhood, Official Opening Event on March 15, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Clint Spaulding/Getty Images for Related)

Business

Early Days: Hudson Yards Becomes NY's Main Attraction

clock 16hDavid Moin

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