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The Biggest Mobile Market in the World? Hint: It's Not the US – OZY

China has more than 800 million internet users, according to government figures published earlier this week, cementing the country’s status as the world’s biggest market for tech companies — larger than the U.S. and India combined — and enabling the birth of Alibaba, Tencent, Baidu and a raft of other online giants. Of China’s 802 million internet users, 788 million ... Read More »

Mobile Commerce Agriculture Startup, Tulaa, Receives $627000 in Seed Funding – bitcoinke.io

Tulaa enables smallholder farmers to lay-away and borrow money to purchase the right inputs at the right time. Tulaa, a mobile commerce platform that allows farmers to save and borrow, earlier this month, received $627,000 in seed funding, according to Disrupt Africa. The funds will enable the Nairobi-based firm to expand further into the East African region. The investors that ... Read More »

TechBytes with Zephrin Lasker, VP E-Commerce at Rakuten Viber – MarTech Series

Zephrin LaskerVP, E-Commerce, Rakuten Viber Rakuten Viber has been at the forefront of the mobile commerce wave. We spoke to Zephrin Lasker, VP, E-Commerce, Rakuten Viber, to understand the latest trends in the space and how Rakuten Viber is leveraging consumer data to drive retargeting and how messaging apps are transforming marketing tactics. Tell us about your role at Viber ... Read More »

How in-car tech will give new meaning to 'mobile commerce' – Mobile Marketer

In-car commerce technology that lets people pay for gas, order food and see promotional offers from brands and retailers on the digital dashboards of connected vehicles is giving new meaning to the term “mobile commerce.” U.S. consumers spend a lot of time behind the wheel commuting to work, running errands or taking road trips to vacation spots, and interactive platforms ... Read More »

Mobile sales to hit $117B in 2018 – Retail Dive

Brief Published Aug. 24, 2018 Dive Brief: Mobile commerce conducted through smartphones will account for $117 billion in the U.S. alone this year, translating to about 23% of online retail sales and 3% of all retail sales, according to a new report from research firm Forrester e-mailed to Retail Dive. However, after a 41% increase in direct sales through smartphones ... Read More »

'It's a recipe for dominance that should drive fear into Silicon Valley': Here's why experts say China has an edge … – Business Insider

China is paving the way to innovation for mobile, many agree.REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration China’s mobile development has surpassed the US in innovation, many experts agree. With booming ecommerce and social media markets, Chinese developers are designing products expressly for the phone and spurring new trends and revenue models for the platform. Mobile is taking off in China.  98% of the country’s ... Read More »

'If you're a company that focuses on mobile and you're not taking lessons from China, you're making a terrible … – Business Insider

China is paving the way to innovation for mobile, many agree.REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration China’s mobile development has surpassed the US in innovation, many experts agree. With booming ecommerce and social media markets, Chinese developers are designing products expressly for the phone and spurring new trends and revenue models for the platform. Mobile is taking off in China.  98% of the country’s ... Read More »

Synchrony Study: Consumer Adoption of Retailer Mobile Apps Doubles – Odessa American

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Synchrony Study: Consumer Adoption of Retailer Mobile Apps DoublesOdessa AmericanOffer simple and easy payment solutions that are seamless and secure; create an in-app frictionless mobile commerce experience. The study comes as SyPI, Synchrony's native app plug-in, hit $1 billion in credit card bill payments since the product's …and more » Source link Read More »

Flipkart floats independent '2GUD' platform for refurbished goods; e-commerce major targets mobile web initially – Firstpost

Bengaluru: India’s largest e-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Wednesday announced the launch of ‘2GUD’, its first-ever independent platform for refurbished goods. The product portfolio of 2GUD would initially include smartphones, laptops, tablets and electronic accessories, and several more categories would be added soon, Flipkart CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy told reporters here. “With the launch of 2GUD, Flipkart is taking its values of ... Read More »