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May 7, 2013

The use of mobile devices by sales assistants and other associates presents retailers with new opportunities — and new challenges. Of the latter, one of the most critical has do with managing and maintaining the devices. According to one expert, the help desk can't be expected to do it all.

"Every device needs to be configured and supported and managed in some way," said Alan Dabbiere, chairman of AirWatch, a provider of mobile security and enterprise mobile management, in a presentation at the National Retail Federation Conference & Expo.

March 12, 2012

A survey released by PriceGrabber said that 77% of consumers who own a tablet computer use either a tablet or a smartphone to shop.

October 6, 2011

Tablets and smartphones are redefining the retail shopping experience and will be a $5 billion market per year by 2015, according to a new research report by IHL Group.

September 6, 2011

Fifteen percent of Web searches on Black Friday will be done on mobile devices, according to a study by Google’s AdMob.

July 6, 2010

Although nearly three-quarters of retailers are exploring mobile strategies, 62% have either not yet begun...

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