Cyber Monday Sales Increase 150% on Smartphones

| MCM Staff

Branding Brand, the mobile commerce platform to top retailers, today announced the results of its Mobile Commerce Index for Cyber Monday, which showed a 150% increase in sales on smartphone-optimized websites.

Apple, Apple Pay, ecommerce, mobile payments, omnichannel, mobile wallet, Google Wallet, iOS 8.1, iOS, iPhone, iPhone 6

Black Friday Mobile Survey Unwraps Consumer Shopping Behaviors

| MCM Staff

Survey Analytics and Ipsos Loyalty conducted a mobile consumer shopping survey to capture customer experience in real-time on Black Friday. While survey findings show 64% of respondents were satisfied with their Black Friday shopping experience, too much holiday cheer left an overwhelmed 66% concerned about their safety while shopping for the best deals.

Adobe Reports Record $2.29 Billion in Cyber Monday Sales

| Tim Parry

Cyber Monday ecommerce sales increased by 16% year-over-year to $2.29 billion, according to online shopping data compiled by Adobe for the Adobe Digital Index 2013. Here’s a look at Adobe’s breakdown of Cyber Monday by the hour, device and social referral traffic.

5 Ways to Improve Site Performance

| Klaus Enzenhofer

This holiday season, businesses must focus extensively on application performance and usability, in order to get users to increase transactions. Compuware has compiled the following five suggestions for improving performance and boosting sales.

Apple, Apple Pay, ecommerce, mobile payments, omnichannel, mobile wallet, Google Wallet, iOS 8.1, iOS, iPhone, iPhone 6

IBM: Black Friday Mobile Sales Surge 43%

| Tim Parry

Record-setting Thanksgiving Day ecommerce sales set the stage for a record Black Friday with online sales growing 18.9% over the same period last year, according to the the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark. The biggest surge came from mobile sales which reached 21.8% of total online sales for Black Friday, a 43% increase.