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Thursday, October 02, 2014

Mobile sites leaving customers hungry

Restaurants are falling short in their mobile experience. That's the word from a new survey out from The Search Agency. According to their findings mobile restaurant websites aren't delivering the kind of experience customers want - and in some cases that is causing hungry consumers to look elsewhere. >>

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Ad RoundUp: Ecommerce deployments key in on data

More signs of the increasing importance placed on data: three ecommerce platforms which will integrate more data options for retailers and brands. >>

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Online and mobile shopping experience still failing to meet consumer expectations

Online and mobile shopping continues to fall short of consumer expectations, according to the latest shopper experience study from Cognizant, with mobiles being used more to research than shop and a reticence to share personal data via social media. >>

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Which products have the highest online browse-to-buy correlation?

Whether consumers are just browsing online or buying online depends upon the products they are searching for, according to recent research from Nielsen. >>

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Smartphone shopping up but revenue remains low

Traffic to ecommerce websites from smartphones has, according to Monetate, exceeded that of tablets for the first time. However, revenue from smartphone shoppers remains far lower than tablet shoppers. >>

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Survey: Product reviews influence more than half of shoppers

Now that the kids are settled in school families are turning their attention to the holiday season. According to some experts shopping for the 2015 holidays will begin as early as mid-October, and one new survey identifies three key trends that could help retailers and brands thrive. >>

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Consumers turning from coupon clipping to coupon clicking

Consumers are increasingly moving from clipping coupons to clicking coupons, as the findings of a new in-app ScanLife survey reveals. >>

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Ad RoundUp: Tapping into data solutions

Two partnerships and a new mobile release may give online brands more data and functionality for online campaigns. >>

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

BigCommerce release uses real time to boost revenue

Over the past few years real time data has become something of a buzzword for etailers. This week one ecommerce platform is launching a real time solution set up to drive new revenue. The solution gives access to top level data and capabilities to smaller retailers, somewhat leveling the playing field. >>

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Survey: SMBs optimistic about 2015

With only three months left in 2014 most businesses are already turning their attention to plans for 2015 - and according to one survey small businesses are quite optimistic about the New Year. Online accounting leader Xero surveyed SMBs basd in the US and found that growth in 2014 is leading many to be excited about the possibilities ahead. >>

Monday, September 29, 2014

Impact of social media on shoppers waning

'Buy' buttons on Twitter, social commerce on Facebook - you would think that social is the ideal environment for online shoppers - but is it? According to new research from Capgemini, the impact of social on consumers' shopping journeys is waning. >>

Monday, September 29, 2014

Forecast: Halloween spend to push $11b

Halloween may not be as big a deal in some parts of the world, but dressing up, haunted houses and tricks are still high on Americans' list of things to do this October 31. So much that a new forecast suggests Halloween spending will push past the $11 billion mark. >>

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Survey: More shoppers logging in via social

Social login has become the norm for many shoppers, but even as consumers use social networking profiles to login in to their favorite shopping hubs, they also want more detail about how their profile data will be used. >>

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Mobile not top of list of retailers' infrastructure investments in run up to Christmas

Christmas Day is just three months away and brands are already prioritizing investment as consumers' thoughts turn to gift buying. The eBay 2014 Holiday Retail Audit looks at how brands are prioritizing retail infrastructure in the run up to the festive period. >>

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Travelers will pay more for hotels with better travel reviews

A unique study, using simulated booking engines and heat mapping technology, has shown a link between reviews and hotel conversion rates and pricing. >>

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