Retail executives are expected to spend capital in 2013 to expand growth in some key areas including technology over the next year. Furthermore, social media, mobile along with online promotions and coupons are the technology-related trends having a significant impact on the retail industry in 2013, according to the 2013 Retail Outlook Survey by KPMG LLP.
There are 7 key aspects to any accessibility initiative which an organization should abide by in order to develop a user, screen reader and web-crawler friendly site.
Smartphones, tablets, and social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter not only have transformed the way consumers shop but they have also changed the face of the contact center. It’s no longer a world of customer representatives but now a world of universal agents.
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.
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.
Have you taken a look lately at how many of your website visitors are viewing your web pages on a mobile device? Has that number grown over the past several months? If so, you should be thinking about offering a mobile-optimized experience (if you haven’t already). The truth is, only about 10% of all websites […]
ROAM, an Ingenico company and mobile commerce platform provider, and iPayment, Inc., today announced a new program in which iPayment will use ROAM’s mobile commerce platform to deliver a suite of mobile point of sale (mPOS) solutions to its merchants throughout the United States. ROAM will provide iPayment merchants with a complete end-to-end solution, including the […]
When it comes to reaching out to the consumer and getting them to act, it appears that SMS marketing maybe the trick.