Mobile Commerce

Cyber Security: A Must for the Retailers in the Mobile Era

According to data published by the consumer financial services company, 60 percent of the U.S. consumers believe that on an average, a lot many shoppers will carry a phone but no physical wallet.

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Branded Currency Is Still on Trend

The average consumer is spending $59 more than the original value of their gift card, up $21 from 2017, according to the 2018 Prepaid Consumer Insights Study released by First Data. The report shows lift is being generated from gift card spend and continues to highlight a year-over-year branded currency growth trend.

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Holiday Shoppers Boost Mobile Volume on PayPal

Black Friday to Cyber Monday proved to be a mobile payments bonanza on PayPals platform. As the following Mobile Marketing article reports, mobile volume set records for the beginning of the holiday shopping season.

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U.S. Millennials Still Shop in Stores, but Increasingly With the Help of Smartphones

Globally, 82% of millennials (aged 18-38) prefer to shop in stores rather than online, according to a survey of 6,000 consumers in the U.S., U.K., Germany, France, Sweden, Japan, China and Brazil conducted by Accenture.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday – By the Numbers

As American as apple pie, the retail holiday around Thanksgiving weekend is a longstanding tradition. But the holiday is changing in more ways than one, kicked off by the ways that mobile phones and online shopping have transformed consumer demands and expectations.

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Top 10 Shopping Apps Had a Strong Black Friday Showing

The nation’s top 10 shopping apps had a strong showing in Apple’s App Store during the Black Friday shopping weekend, with the combined apps adding half a million first-time users. According to market research firm Sensor Tower, the shopping app saw 16.3 percent growth compared to Black Friday of 2017.

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Go to the Mall or Buy From Your Phone? More Shoppers This Holiday Season Are Going Mobile

Traffic might appear lighter at some malls this holiday season, but that’s because people are shopping on their smartphones. Mobile spending during the holidays is expected to continue to climb this year, as retailers have been investing to improve their apps, and shoppers are growing more comfortable with ringing purchases up in just a few […]

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Today in Data: The Payments and Commerce Reset

The world going into holiday 2018 is a very different place than it was even a year ago – though the changes may not be obvious at a quick glance. Contactless cards are proliferating and perhaps on the edge of U.S.

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Black Friday Mobile Shoppers Smash Previous Single-day Record

Consumers continued the push toward mobile shopping as data from Adobe Analytics reported more than $2.1 billion in sales from smartphones. The Black Friday performance blew away the prior record for of $1.4 billion in mobile sales from Cyber Monday 2017. Adobe reported that 33.

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Mobile to Play Biggest Role Ever in Holiday Shopping

Mobile shopping is the new normal. According to Forbes, mobile will drive holiday sales as well as overtake computers as the digital device of choice for online retail sales. This is the year that mobile wins! Shoppers will again turn to their phones for visiting sites – as phones will drive 68% of the season’s traffic. […]

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Mobile Is a Gift to Retailers This Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us and we know two things for sure: consumers expect to shop and they love mobile. They love mobile shopping, they reward mobile advertising and expect to use mobile capabilities even in stores.

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Chase Launches Offers for Mobile Customers

Chase has announced the launch of Chase Offers, which will allow customers to find deals and earn statement credits when shopping at their favorite retail stores. Customers who log into their Chase app can access Chase Offers from more than 150 merchants including retailers, restaurants, and many of the company’s existing merchant partners.

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