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Shoppers will be shopping online this Mother’s Day. A survey by the NRF revealed consumers will spend an average of $162.94, a decrease from $168.94 in 2013 for Mother’s Day gifts. Total spending is expected to reach $19.9 billion.
Beginning in early 2015, the entire REDcard portfolio will be enabled with MasterCard’s chip-and-PIN solution. Existing co-branded cards will be reissued as MasterCard co-branded chip-and-PIN cards.
Alex and Ani, best known for its expandable charm bracelets and other jewelry pieces that promote positive energy, has quickly become a household name among young women. And its growth continues to move at a rapid pace.
The majority of online shoppers will abandon a page after three seconds. Just a few seconds can make all the difference and significantly affect conversions, customer satisfaction and revenue.
Personalized assistance and access to information make shopping easier for Shop Your Way customers.
The app allows users to experience the shopping functionality found on Barneys.com seamlessly integrated with relevant and exclusive content, and provides background and insight into purchases.
The new Acme Tools mobile site is designed to reduce load time and enhance the user’s experience making it easier to browse, search and purchase using a smartphone.
The interactive, technology-driven SteveMadden.com integrates social sharing and editorial commerce, and offers its customers a speedier and superior shopping experience.
Mobile devices are now officially the most pervasive pieces of technology in consumers’ personal possession, as well as the most used piece of technology by consumers in a high percentage of contexts.
Customers can use a mobile device anywhere, and have largely changed their behavior toward the medium when it comes to product information gathering, word-of-mouth interaction with friends and family, finding discounts and even making a purchase.