U.S. mobile commerce sales are exploding, soaring 19-fold from 2010 to 2013, according to the Custora E-commerce Pulse Mobile Report.
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Major retailer Walmart is enhancing its mobile platform by adding e-receipts as an alternative to the normal paper slip usually given to customers.
Consumers are increasingly using smartphones to shop and order goods at retailers' websites.
Radio frequency identification, or RFID, was once seen as the future of supply chain efficiency, but these days it seems RFID's real value may be found in the storefront and not in the back room.
The number and total value of merger and acquisition activity in the mobile payments sector dropped significantly last year, but the sector is poised for strong growth, says Mooreland Partners.
New research reveals that if retailers want to lure the cream-of-the-crop shoppers, they'd better arm sales associates with mobile devices.
A strong mobile strategy is a must have for organizations today. With that in mind, here are some mobile facts that will help IT leaders factor mobile into their budgets.
Showrooming poses problems for brick-and-mortar stores that have overhead costs that purely online retailers don't have. Mobile commerce firm MobStac offers five tips to brick-and-mortar retailers to leverage mobility to lessen the impact of showrooming and encourage customers to make in-store purchases.
Now that many organizations have the front-end of their mobile applications squared away, it's time for them to look at the back-end of their mobile apps; specifically, mobile analytics.