Editor’s Notebook: Black Friday and the Parkin’ is Easy

| Tim Parry

Managing Editor Tim Parry never thought he’d go to one mall and one shopping center with a major discount store on Black Friday and not have to deal with horrific traffic, angry mobs, and find a parking spot. Here’s more about Tim’s omnichannel Black Friday.

Will Mobile Payments Soon Reign Supreme?

| MCM Staff

Mobile payments technology has been seeking to make advances in order to convenience the consumer, yet many consumers refuse to avail themselves of the new technology and the lack of consumer adoption has in turn been stunting its growth.

Apple Watch will be a Mobile Payments Game-changer

| MCM Staff

The long-awaited Apple Watch was unveiled on Monday, and Apple hopes wearers of the luxury time-piece will use it, among other things, as a mobile wallet. See what impact Apple Watch will have on mobile payments.

4 Ecommerce Trends to Discard in 2015

| Himanshu Sareen

To celebrate the 2015, Icreon has published its annual Anti-Trends ecommerce Report, which focuses on big ideas it doesn’t expect to see happen this coming year. So without further ado…

Idea of Apple Pay Growing on American Shoppers

| Tim Parry

Four out of 10 US online buyers like the idea of using a phone for payment instead of carrying around a wallet, according to The Bizrate Insights Apple Pay and Payment Security Study #1. But whether or not Apple Pay becomes the standard for wallet-less payment systems still remains to be seen.

11 Main Unveils Mobile Shopping App

| Tim Parry

Alibaba-owned ecommerce marketplace 11 Main has unveiled its new mobile shopping applications for iPhone, iPod touch and Android, and added that an iPad version coming later this year. Here’s how 11 Main says its apps will provide a better mobile user experience.