Mobile Commerce ARCHIVE

Petco Poses Problems for Mobile Shopping  Nov 27, 2012 1:52 AM By Erin Lynch

When I did find an item I wanted and placed it in my cart, the purchase options included pop-ups, which were nearly impossible to close with your finger. Once those hurdles were passed, the site completely crashed at about 3:30 p.m. Eastern on Cyber Monday, after entering my personal information.

Led by iPad, Mobile Commerce Exceeds 16% of Online Sales  Nov 24, 2012 10:04 PM By MCM staff

Shoppers once again took advantage of early promotions this holiday season, driving a 17.4 percent increase in online sales Thanksgiving Day. This increase set the stage for 20.7 percent growth on Black Friday. The biggest surge came from mobile consumers, with sales reaching 16.3 percent, led by the iPad. This data is the result of cloud-based analytics findings from IBM.

Mobile Drives Black Friday Shopping  Nov 24, 2012 4:43 PM By Tim Parry

Overall, online sales were up close to 24 percent over 2011. But what really stood out this year was the impact of mobile. As retailers continue to deliver multi-screen experiences that connect customers with personalized deals across multiple screens including PCs, smartphones, and tablets, mobile traffic soared to 27.8 percent, with the number of consumers using a movable device to make a purchase reaching 14.4 percent.

Mobile Commerce Index Shows Huge Thanksgiving Day Gains  Nov 24, 2012 3:59 PM By MCM staff

Branding Brand, a mobile commerce platform used by major retailers today announced the results of its Mobile Commerce Index for Thanksgiving Day, which showed substantial increases in consumers shopping on smartphones.

Sales from Paid Search Rises on Thanksgiving  Nov 23, 2012 11:19 PM By Tim Parry

Sales that originated from paid search grew on Thanksgiving Day, despite trending down in November, according to statistics compiled by ChannelAdvisor.

How to Combat Showrooming in Your Store  Nov 20, 2012 9:16 PM By Erin Lynch

Like it or not, showrooming is happening and it is here to stay but that doesn

4 Steps for Going Mobile for the Holidays  Nov 08, 2012 11:23 PM By Manish Chowdhary

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NBC Gets Into Interactive Mcommerce Business  Nov 07, 2012 11:30 PM By Erin Lynch

NBC and American Express announced in a press release that the two have joined forces to create a content-to-commerce program allowing consumers to purchase products inspired by NBC programs directly from a mobile device.

Storify: Tweets from Mobile Shopping Fall  Oct 28, 2012 12:00 AM By MCM staff

Mobile Shopping Fall was held this week in Austin, TX. Here’s a sampling of tweets from the conference.

Why the National Retail Federation Added a Mobile Arm  Sep 19, 2012 6:31 PM By MCM staff

National Retail Federation Senior Vice President of Communities and Executive Director of Shop.org Vicki Cantrell sat down with Multichannel Merchant last week to talk about the new Integrated Mobile Initiative (IMI), and why the organization felt a need to get involved.






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