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Mobile apps were the most popular e-commerce channel in Q4 2017 – Business Insider

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “E-Commerce Briefing” subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Apps had the biggest share of e-commerce transactions in Q4 2017 among North American retailers with shopping apps, according to a report from Criteo. Retailers’ apps were responsible for 44% of all e-commerce transactions for ... Read More »

Why Personalization & Mobile Commerce Are More Important Than Ever – Footwear News

Consumer behavior continues to drive change in the retail landscape. REX Shutterstock For retailers and brands, the holiday shopping season often requires a bit of patience — and waiting with bated breath to see if deployed solutions do, in fact, work. This past season was no exception. If anything, the message was overwhelmingly clear: AI-powered personalization and mobile commerce have ... Read More »

Panera, Wayfair hone in on mobile commerce – Mobile Payments Today

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in Retail Customer Experience, a Mobile Payments Today sister publication. Wayfair is a retailer founded by engineers, so it’s not a big stretch to understand its love for technology when it comes to selling its 8 million products to 10 million customers. The $4 billion ecommerce furniture and home accessories seller is embracing today’s consumer ... Read More »

Neiman Marcus, Visa talk strategy for mobile commerce, mobile payments – Retail Customer Experience

Anyone focused on driving a seamless, rewarding retail customer experience knows one big part of the equation is the purchase experience. And, a big part in ensuring a satisfying purchase experience is providing whatever payment channel today’s consumer prefers. That was a simple achievement way, way back in the day, as payment options were pretty much cash, check or credit ... Read More »

Retailers with shopping apps now see majority of e-commerce sales from mobile – Marketing Land

For many retailers, mobile traffic equals or exceeds desktop traffic. Now, according to Criteo’s latest commerce report (Q4 2017), mobile sales represent the majority of total e-commerce for retailers with successful shopping apps. Retailers that have both mobile sites and apps are seeing, on average, two-thirds of their online sales coming from mobile devices, according to the report. In the ... Read More »

Sweden set to lead in mobile share of e-commerce in Nordic region … – Telecompaper

Consultancy eMarketer has released its first-ever mobile commerce forecast for the Nordic countries. It said Sweden will lead in terms of m-commerce spending in 2018. Sweden’s proximity and larger product selection in many sectors has made it a top choice for many cross-border buyers in the Nordic region, said eMarketer. As a result, Swedish retail m-commerce sales will reach USD ... Read More »

Sweden set to lead in m-commerce's share of e-commerce in Nordic … – Telecompaper

Consultancy eMarketer has released its first-ever mobile commerce forecast for the Nordic countries. It said Sweden will lead in terms of m-commerce spending in 2018. Sweden’s proximity and larger product selection in many sectors has made it a top choice for many cross-border buyers in the Nordic region, said eMarketer. As a result, Swedish retail m-commerce sales will reach USD ... Read More »

Lagging e-commerce spending inches up in Thailand – South China Morning Post

By Suchit Leesa-Nguansuk E-commerce spending in Thailand has inched higher, but is still lower than the global average. Thailand’s average e-commerce spending per user for consumer goods is US$248 (7,782 baht), compared with the global median of US$833 (26,141 baht), according to a study by social media management platform Hootsuite and global agency We Are Social. Some 52 per cent ... Read More »

Wayfair, Panera push the mobile commerce experience forward – Retail Customer Experience

Wayfair is a retailer founded by engineers, so it’s not a big stretch to understand its love for technology when it comes to selling its 8 million products to 10 million customers. The $4 billion ecommerce furniture and home accessories seller is embracing today’s consumer love of mobile commerce as a retail strategy. “Our culture is deeply rooted in data, in technology,” ... Read More »

What's a Computer? How M-Commerce Triumphed in China – Jing Daily

Desktop and laptop computer ownership is declining in China, while smartphone use has neared total saturation among the younger generation. Ninety-four percent of 18-34 year olds now access the Internet on a smartphone, according to Pew Research. Luxury brands, many of whom were slow to embrace e-commerce, should quickly establish themselves in m-commerce (commerce conducted using mobile-phones), said Chole Reuter, ... Read More »