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April 16, 2014

Today, consumers have more information sources to help them make purchasing decisions. Smartphones, tablets, social media and the Internet — combined with traditional shopping channels like magazines and direct mail — means that deal-finding and comparison-shopping methods are almost always at consumers’ fingertips.

April 8, 2014

Fast-evolving digital technologies, including mobile devices, social networks, apps and other forms of e-commerce, have forever changed how consumers shop.

April 4, 2014

The month of March saw a steep rise in smartphone-generated traffic, orders, and revenue by consumers to retailer smartphone-optimized websites over the year-ago period, according to mobile commerce platform Branding Brand.

March 20, 2014

Burger King Worldwide Inc. is reportedly planning to introduce a mobile payment app.

March 20, 2014

Burger King Worldwide Inc. is reportedly planning to introduce a mobile payment app.

March 13, 2014

PayWith Inc. has launched a new smartphone app called the mCard that simply and securely enables in-store transactions with mobile devices.

March 13, 2014

PayWith Inc. has launched a new smartphone app called the mCard that simply and securely enables in-store transactions with mobile devices.

February 24, 2014

An overwhelming majority (79%) of shoppers say they shop at their favorite retailers/brands because they trust the brand, according to a survey of 15,000 online shoppers by the PwC US Retail & Consumer practice.

February 3, 2014

comScore has entered into a partnership with the Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement (CIMM) to expand its cross-platform measurement service that provides a continuous view and measurement of media usage across TV, radio, desktop, smartphone and mobile.

January 28, 2014

With consumers carrying smartphones everywhere they go, the opportunity for brands to connect via mobile devices is huge, and growing.

January 28, 2014

Online meal planning service eMeals has debuted a new Costco Classic Family Plan that delivers 14 Costco-focused dinner menus to a customer’s smartphone or computer inbox every two weeks.

January 28, 2014

Online meal planning service eMeals has debuted a new Costco Classic Family Plan that delivers 14 Costco-focused dinner menus to a customer’s smartphone or computer inbox every two weeks.

January 28, 2014

When the 2013 holiday shopping season ended, it resulted in sluggish results for U.S. retailers. Price-match policies worked to fend off some showrooming, but these discounts also ate up margins at a very unhealthy rate.

January 7, 2014

Technology trends are rippling through the retail real estate universe. Among the most important are new apps that dig deeply into data and automate tasks such as site selection, identifying and diagnosing underperforming stores and much more. Then there are apps that analyze what is going on inside shopping centers and stores. Technology is also helping to address a major change in lease accounting rules.

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December 13, 2013

Eight-in-10 (77%) consumers would be willing to share their smartphone location data as long as they received enough value in return.

December 13, 2013

Eight-in-10 (77%) consumers would be willing to share their smartphone location data as long as they received enough value in return.

December 12, 2013

Customers at participating Tim Horton’s stores throughout Canada and the U.S. using BlackBerry 10 smartphones will be able to register a Tim Card on the TimmyMe mobile app and use NFC tap-to-pay technology to complete their order.

December 11, 2013

More than one out of four (27%) homeowners reported using their smartphones in the past for a variety of tasks to help with remodeling their homes.

December 3, 2013

Visa reported that Black Friday weekend e-commerce sales across smart phones, tablets and PCs conducted by U.S. Visa accountholders increased 30% to $7.8 billion.

December 2, 2013

Hispanic adults are more frequently visiting retailer websites than the average online population, according to Experian Marketing Services.

December 2, 2013

Hispanic adults are more frequently visiting retailer websites than the average online population, according to Experian Marketing Services.

December 2, 2013

Logic dictates that the easier it is for customers to pay for goods, the more likely they are to purchase them. Long lines, fumbling for cash or a payment card, and even the simple act of waiting for an associate to ring up a sale at a traditional fixed POS terminal are all impediments to converting sales from busy and distracted consumers. 

December 2, 2013

Logic dictates that the easier it is for customers to pay for goods, the more likely they are to purchase them. Long lines, fumbling for cash or a payment card, and even the simple act of waiting for an associate to ring up a sale at a traditional fixed POS terminal are all impediments to converting sales from busy and distracted consumers. 

November 28, 2013

Consumers actually favor ease-of-use more than the latest device specifications, with many intimidated by jargon and technical data, when choosing a new smartphone.

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