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Friday, February 15, 2013

Nielsen ranks Shopkick top real-world shopping mobile app

Real-world shopping mobile app Shopkick has kicked its way to the top of the rankings, according to new figures released by Nielsen, and is now the number 1 app used for shopping at bricks and mortar stores. >>

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Survey: Customers disconnected from UK brands

New data out from Strativity may have some UK brands rethinking their consumer contacts. According to the data, many UK companies are killing their customer relationships - and many don't know why. >>

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Mobiles reaching out via Cyberville this Valentine's Day

This Valentine's Day look for more love-minded consumers to reach out and touch someone - thanks to the mobile space. No, we don't just mean texting or calling. They'll also be sending e-cards to loved ones or looking to the mobile space for a great local deal for their Valentine. >>

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

ForeSee: Showrooming as much of an opportunity as a threat

The new ForeSee Mobile Satisfaction Survey: Holiday Edition reveals that showrooming is as much of an opportunity for retailers as a threat with most consumers who use their phone in-store using it to access that store's site. >>

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

How ecommerce will change retailers 2013

Ecommerce showed strong growth through 2012, ending the year at more than $186 billion spent online. While the bulk of that spending was for digital content/subscriptions, apparel, consumer electronics and even furnishings are seeing more ecommerce growth. Here's what retailers can expect in 2013: >>

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Study: Password fatigue getting to shoppers

While the online space has made it simpler for some shoppers to find some products, it's also made shopping a bit more frustrating - at least for some. All those sites requiring site logins and passwords? According to new data out from Janrain password fatigue is on the rise among online shoppers. >>

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

comScore: Lack of awareness, education are barriers to digital wallet adoption

A recent report from comScore reveals that a lack of awareness, education and a misunderstanding of digital wallets is holding back intent and adoption of use. >>

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Amex enables seamless purchasing via Twitter

Further to the success of Amex Sync for offers, American Express has teamed up with Twitter to enable the credit card's customers to make purchases via the social network using special hashtags. >>

Monday, February 11, 2013

Fresh approach to product reviews launched

There's a fresh face in the online review crowd. The social product testing and review site's aim is to flip the product review world on its head by connecting companies and their products with passionate and credible consumers. >>

Monday, February 11, 2013

NCH: 305 billion coupons clipped in 2012

Billions of coupons are being clipped and downloaded each year, but according to new data from NCH Marketing the overall use coupons remains steady. Instead of huge growth spikes, different types of businesses are taking advantage of coupons in different years. >>

Friday, February 08, 2013

Monetate: $42b spent online but shoppers worry about shipping

During the 2012 Holiday Shopping period, more Americans turned to the Internet to fulfill Chirstmas wishlists. According to new data out from Monetate, $42 billion was spent online (Q4 2012), but although shoppers hit cyber stores the time between buying and receiving an item purchased online worries many. >>

Friday, February 08, 2013

comScore: Ecomm hits $186b for 2012

Q4 2012 may have everyone talking about the future of ecommerce, but new data out from comScore may push the talk to new heights. On the heels of a fourth quarter worth more than $40 billion to online retailers, comScore is reporting that the full year (2012) saw $186.2 billion in online ecommerce spending. >>

Friday, February 08, 2013

Platform to enhance content discoverability

As the online and mobile spaces continue to fracture, brands are looking for better ways to make their content discoverable. While branded blogs or well-known content sites are great, a new tool out from Mediafed is setting brands up for even better discoverability - wherever the content lies. >>

Friday, February 08, 2013

3 Questions with Jivox's Diaz Nesamoney

2012 showed brands how they needed to change to remain relevant with consumers. From creating an immersive social profile to offering additional content through 'traditional' advertising. Diaz Nesamoney weighs in on those trends - and how they may change in 2013. >>

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Solve Media: BOT usage on the up with fraudsters

New data out from Solve Media shows the use of BOTS continues to increase, with usage spiking around the globe during Q4 2012. According to the report the increase in shopping and advertising activities during the 2012 holiday shopping season led to the increase in usage. >>

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