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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Study finds mobile payments high on consumers' minds

Mobile access to content, email and social networks is pushing consumers' want of mobile access across that board. That's the takeaway from a new study which indicates about one-third of consumers are interested in mobile payments options while about half say they'd switch their mobile to an iDevice just to access Apple Pay options. >>

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Spending up but enthusiasm down for Halloween celebrations in the UK

Spending on Halloween may be up in the UK, but research from Webloyalty found that celebrating the spooky occasion isn't as popular among Brits as it once was, and half of those surveyed won't even be answering the door to trick or treaters. >>

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Study: Santa's Using SaaS

Confident online shoppers are prepared to leave their online orders until just days before Christmas, according to new research from Saas shipping, tracking and systems integration platform provider NetDespatch, which means retailers need to optimize their delivery processes. >>

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Brits have financial concerns in the run up to Christmas

As Autumnal nights draw in across the UK thoughts are already turning to the festive season. In a bid to keep on top of their finances, many Brits have already started their holiday shopping, according to a recent survey from VoucherCodes.co.uk, and retailers can help spread the financial burden by offering early deals and discounts. >>

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Forecast: 27% of holiday buys could be 'lost' to abandoned carts

Just in time for the busy holiday shopping season, next-gen payment and SaaS hub Jumio is releasing BAM Checkout. It's a mobile solution set up to simplify mobile transactions and reduce fraudulent purchases. >>

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Ad Roundup: Mobile video and retargeting solutions

Mobile continues to be a heavy hitter, and two releases should help brands better utilize their mobile presence. >>

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

65% of shoppers still rely on visits to physical stores during online shopping journey

The online shopping revolution is yet to happen, according to a new report by Geometry Global, which found that two-thirds of shoppers still visit physical stores in their purchase journey. >>

Monday, October 20, 2014

Study highlights consumer behavior in tablet purchase journey

While those shopping for a new tablet rely heavily on mobile devices to research and evaluate a purchase, very few go on to make a purchase on a mobile device, according to a new study from market research and consulting firm Chadwick Martin Bailey. >>

Monday, October 20, 2014

Britain leads Europe's online shopping boom

Hermes' 2014 Parcel Deliveries Usage and Attitude Survey in the UK reveals retailers in the UK are set to profit from significant online spending as confidence soars in the country. >>

Monday, October 20, 2014

YouGov: Mobile commerce confidence grows among consumers

Recent research from Unique Digital and YouGov reveals that 'search and purchase' now exceeds 'search only' on mobile as mobile transactions continue to rise and consumers become more comfortable with mobile commerce. >>

Monday, October 20, 2014

Report: SMB owners optimistic about 2014 holidays

With Halloween around the corner most small business owners are already looking ahead to the holiday season, and according to one report most (76%) of SMB owners are optimistic that the holidays will increase their revenue lines. >>

Monday, October 20, 2014

Brands: Why you need to connect social and cross-platform marketing objectives

For the consumer, well-targeted ads can provide opportunities for discounts, promotions, gift ideas and new inspiration for things like travel destinations. Inaccurate data coming from their usage patterns often leads to ads that contradict, fail to reflect past purchase behaviors and misread their tastes and interests. >>

Friday, October 17, 2014

35% of U.S. online shoppers won't browse or buy from Alibaba

It looks as if Alibaba will need to do a lot to overcome its lack of name recognition in the U.S. as well as persuading consumers that purchasing from a Chinese ecommerce company is safe and reliable. >>

Friday, October 17, 2014

Top 3 tips to create a multi-channel strategy that works

Communication from online brands to consumers can often feel impersonal - without face-to-face interaction, they struggle to connect with their audiences on a personal and meaningful level. Brands often have to rely on consumers accepting and then acting upon messages in an inbox or through a mobile app. >>

Thursday, October 16, 2014

What does it take for a brand to get a Millennial's attention?

How can you connect with Millennials and earn their loyalty and business? According to new research from digital ad agency Moosylvania you need to make them your friends, make them look cool and care about the issues that concern them. >>

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