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Why Retailers Must Embrace the Mobile Mind Shift

Julie Ask | Posted 06.19.2014 | Technology
Julie Ask

Mobile has fundamentally changed consumer expectations. Already, 65 percent of online consumers use their smartphones in stores. Among those under the...

Mobile Devices Important In Shopping Behavior

John Gregory | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
John Gregory

The way consumers are shopping is changing as half of consumers are using smartphones and tablets to interact with retailers. Brands are shifting the ...

Mobile Apps and the Future of Shopping

Martin Ford | Posted 02.13.2013 | Business
Martin Ford

As smart phones increasingly become the focus of the shopping experience, the primary role for brick and mortar retailers is often degrading into that of a showcase for shoppers who want a physical connection with products -- before they purchase at lower cost elsewhere.

Smartphones and Tablets -- Rural Shoppers Don't Leave Home Without Them

Diane Smith | Posted 01.30.2013 | Technology
Diane Smith

This explosion of e-commerce and online retail opens up opportunities for those of us living in rural America. We see it every day in my backyard. Retailers of all kinds of products are all accessing the global marketplace via the Internet.

How Mobile Improves the Retail Shopping Experience

Brian Honigman | Posted 12.26.2012 | Technology
Brian Honigman

It's not a matter of will mobile be important for the future of your business, it's a matter of how you will adapt your business to meet the needs of the growing number of mobile consumers.

Here's How Much Online Sales Tax Will Cost You

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 08.10.2012 | Money

Prepare to say goodbye to the good old days of tax-free online shopping. A new rule allowing states to collect online sales tax is likely to be passed...

The Addiction I Feed While My Family Is Asleep

Elizabeth Dosoretz | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Elizabeth Dosoretz

Not long ago, prior to play dates and potty-training, I looked forward to some Me Time at the stores. The saleslady knew my first name and we often acted like long lost friends. On days when skinny jeans were not feeling so skinny, she had the perfect Prada ballet flats for me. This is the first part of my confession: I have not seen my saleslady in months. As a matter of fact, I feel like I'm cheating on her. Now my shopping is done online.

Bridging the Retail Gap: What Old and New Commerce Can Learn from Each Other

Jeffrey Hutchison | Posted 08.05.2012 | Business
Jeffrey Hutchison

As the online retail business has grown, much has been made of whether virtual commerce will eventually overtake real-time shopping.

Ecommerce: 5 Things You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Julia L. Rogers | Posted 05.23.2012 | Small Business

How important is ecommerce to your business? According to reports from comScore, online sales hit $38 billion in the first quarter of 2011, up 12 perc...

Are Shoppers Scared To Use Mobile Wallets?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 04.04.2012 | Small Business

The marriage of shopping and smartphones is a hot topic among business owners right now. But while Americans may love browsing and shopping for deals ...

Study: We Literally Can't Live Without Our Phones

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 03.23.2012 | Small Business

Nomophobia is on the rise. In a recent study by SecurEnvoy, 67 percent of respondents are afraid of losing or being without their mobile phones, up fr...

Mobile Commerce Brings the Online Offline

Michael Lingenfelter | Posted 02.05.2012 | Business
Michael Lingenfelter

Mobile apps are creating new ways for people to shop smarter, bringing the online offline to transform the retail experience and entice people back to stores.

Mobile Shopping Boom A Boon To Consumers

Posted 11.21.2011 | Technology

By Alistair Barr REUTERS - When it comes to holiday shopping, more people are phoning it in, forcing retailers to embrace new ways to connect or el...

Mobile Shopping: More Buzz Than Buy So Far

AP | Posted 11.01.2011 | Technology

By Ellen Gibson, The Associated Press NEW YORK -- When it comes to mobile shopping, so far there's more buzz than buy. As the number of people w...

Would You Rather Lose Your Smartphone or Your Wallet?

Michael Barrett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michael Barrett

Given the extent to which we rely on mobile phones for shopping, access to email and contact lists, even e-commerce and banking accounts -- a stolen phone would seem to be a horrible fate. Except that it is not.

eBay: Mobile Users To Spend Over $500 Million On Goods In 2009

techcrunch.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Internet commerce juggernaut eBay is unveiling a brand new iPhone application dubbed Deals today, alongside an upgraded version of its shopping app fo...