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Mobile commerce transactions in Kenya surpass Sh1trn – African Business Chief

Kenya’s mobile commerce transactions – including Pay Bill Buy Goods and Services transactions – has reached Sh1trn (US$9.9bn) for the first time. According to the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA), transactions hit Sh1.17trn ($11.6bn) in the second quarter of 2017/18, up 64% from the previous quarter’s recording of Sh714bn (US$7bn). The nation was able to reach the trillion mark despite ... Read More »

Mobile commerce deals in Kenya pass Sh1 trillion mark – Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Companies Thursday, April 12, 2018 9:18 By DOREEN WAINAINAH M-Pesa is market leader in mobile money business. FILE PHOTO | NMG   The value of mobile commerce transactions, including those designated as Pay Bill and Buy Goods and Services, has passed the Sh1 trillion mark for the first time. Data for the second quarter of 2017/18 from the Communications Authority ... Read More »

Mobile Commerce Apps in B2B: Why Native is Best – Business 2 Community

mohamed_hassan / Pixabay As more manufacturers and wholesale distributors make eCommerce a priority, convenient online shopping experiences are also being offered in the B2B realm. B2B eCommerce is becoming ubiquitous across every industry––from gift & homewares, to sporting goods, to food and beverage. Some businesses, however, are taking things a step further. A rapidly growing segment of eCommerce that reflects ... Read More »

M-Pesa and PayPal are partnering to boost e-commerce in Kenya – Quartz

Safaricom is partnering with PayPal to boost its e-commerce capabilities in Kenya, solidifying its footing not just as a mobile phone business but as a global company with diversified interests in sectors including healthcare, transportation, and music. The company is collaborating on a new service to enable Kenyan customers seamlessly transfer money between PayPal and Safaricom’s M-Pesa mobile wallets. The ... Read More »

SellApp Launches to Provide a Mobile Chat and E-Commerce App for Businesses – South Florida Caribbean News

Buyers and sellers can get an instant message and transact quickly without leaving their cell smartphone.   MIAMI– SellApp, a free person-to-person interactive mobile e-commerce and messaging app for buyers and sellers, launches today to enable buyers and sellers to interact in a secure chat and payment transaction window the combines the speed of mobile e-commerce with the power of chatting. “We ... Read More »

Europe's shoppers buy into m-commerce – Real Views (blog)

Image credit: Shutterstock For growing numbers of tech-savvy, time-poor consumers in Europe, shopping from a smartphone is becoming an increasingly popular way to buy what they want, when they want it. In the U.K., Europe’s largest e-commerce market, over 60 percent of retail traffic comes from mobile devices, with the proportion expected to rise to 80 percent in the next ... Read More »

Next-Level Mobile Ordering: Xevo to Speak and Demonstrate Connected Automotive Merchant Platform at Restaurant … – PR Newswire (press release)

BELLEVUE, Wash., April 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Xevo, the global leader in data-driven user experiences for the automotive industry, today announced that they will be speaking at the Restaurant Leadership Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, April 15-18. Attendees will also have the opportunity to see the groundbreaking in-vehicle merchant-to-driver commerce platform live in a 2018 Chevrolet Camaro at the show. Xevo ... Read More »

Why progressive web apps are anything but boring – a retail view … – Diginomica

I have a diginomica-style roast building up. It goes something like: No, I’m not going to install your freaking app! After my  NRF 2018 talk with Magento’s Peter Sheldon about progressive web apps (PWAs), I might have to rethink my rant. Let’s face it, “progressive web apps” sound about as thrilling as a Powerpoint training course. But PWAs may present an ... Read More »