Tablet Penetration in the U.S. Grows by 47% Since 2012 Smartphones Now Owned by A Majority of Online Americans. Tablet ownership as of May 2013 is closing in on a majority of Americans who are online, 8 to 64, across the United States…
Ten years ago moms weren’t as digitally connected as they are now, spending only about one hour online a day versus more than three hours a day in 2012. When it comes to brand engagement and brand education, moms are now more likely than ever before to use social media and mobile devices to learn about the products they are interested in.
Mobile commerce has arrived. A surge in tablet adoption – with one-third of American consumers expected to own one by 2015 – and the near ubiquity of smartphones has created a tipping point for mobile retail. By the end 2017, mobile retail sales in the U.S. will reach $31B, up from $8B this year.
Former Vice President of United States Al Gore came to speak at the Internet Retailer Conference in Chicago this week where told attendees that the internet and ecommerce is the fastest growing industry of the world. He told attendees they ought to think globally, no matter what industry they are in.
With technology constantly changing, the way consumers find coupons online and the way they utilize creative ways to save money has changed too, according to this infographic by the Daily Infographic. The infographic shows how consumers can find coupons online through the use of email alerts, social media, mobile coupons and the use of live chat.
Meeting the needs of the “me” generation, the new normal of retailing according to JLL Retail.
Merchants must strike a balance between relevance and invasiveness when it comes to pinpointing products and offers based on location.
A recent study from Kentico Software has found that 76% of smartphone users and 78% of tablet users return often to websites that look good and work well on their mobile devices. But for those sites that are not designed responsively, 44% will never go back and 52% will not return on a regular basis.
Mobile devices are becoming to new accessory for consumers. It’s where they can find locations of stores, download coupons, and, unfortunately, compare prices while shopping in a traditional brick-and-mortar store.
It is expected that by 2015, mobile internet usage will surpass desktop internet usage. Yesmail Interactive created this infographic displaying how mobile have impacted consumer shopping patterns and the interaction between brands and social media.