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Monday, November 24, 2014

Travel study reveals extent of travelers' frustration with poorly performing apps, websites

A new survey from mobile and cloud test firm SOASTA reveals not only the extent to which Americans rely on website and apps for holiday travel but just how frustrating app failure can be. >>

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Study: 3/4 will use phones for holiday shopping

Beacons and near field technology are more familiar to shoppers than many brands may realize. That is the takeaway from a new Placecast survey, conducted by Harris Poll. According to the report more than half (52%) of shoppers will smartphones are 'aware of' in-store beacons even though only about 15% of interacted with the beacons to date. >>

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Studies: Shoppers want connection

Moxie Software has released a new study which indicates retailers may be missing out on online sales because they lack the personal touch. According to researchers nearly three-quarters (72%) of shoppers are looking to brands to give them product information and other content, and they want that content to be based on shoppers' on-site habits. >>

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Would your website earn Google's mobile-friendly label?

More searches are being conducted on mobile devices and, with that in mind, Google will soon be displaying labels next to search results that indicate which are mobile-friendly websites. >>

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Study: Shoppers more likely to webroom

Tulip Retail has released a new study that indicates shoppers are more likely to webroom than showroom; the study makes the case for more associates to have mobile devices so that they can better answer shoppers' questions from the floor. >>

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

comScore: Expect 16% retail growth over 2014 holidays

Retailers should expect significant ecommerce growth over the 2014 holidays. That is the takeaway from a new comScore forecast which predicts the 2014 online holiday spend will exceed $60 billion. >>

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Top 3 tips for strong LBS campaigns

Geo-location, iBeacon technology and the like are great tools for engaged customers, but many consumers are still oblivious to geo-location based messaging from an app. Still, mobile is expected to have a huge impact on the 2014 holiday seasons, here are one experts top 3 tips to create a solid location based strategy for mobile. >>

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Mobile RoundUp: Studies find targeting is key

In the mobile space targeting is everything. That's the takeaway from two new reports which indicate a majority of consumers would engage and interact with ads targeted to them via their mobile device. >>

Monday, November 17, 2014

Holiday Roundup: More to shop in-store

Some shoppers are already scoping out deals in circulars and showrooming in stores to figure out their plan of attack for Thanksgiving Weekend. Two reports shed light on what retailers - and shoppers - can expect. >>

Monday, November 17, 2014

Avangate: Survey highlights changing ideas about payments

Turns out consumers don't want to be bothered with reminders about products, and in some cases simply want the books, movies, clothing or software to arrive regularly on a subscription bases. >>

Friday, November 14, 2014

Top 4 tips to enhance mobile performance

Mobile devices are going to be crucial during the upcoming holiday season according to many experts. Shoppers will be using mobiles in-store, they'll be shopping via mobile devices at home and at work. How can retailers and brands ensure their mobile marketing success during this incredibly frantic time frame? >>

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Expert: Expect cross-channel to be big in 2015

A few major topics have been dominating advertising trends over the last year - specifically cross-channel, native, programmatic and real-time bidding. Cross-device is one of the most prominent, with consumers constantly switching from desktop to mobile to tablet throughout their day. According to one expert brands with cross-device and cross-channel strategies could fare well in the new year. >>

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Brands must adapt marketing strategies to address the reality of Empty-Nester women

Female Empty-Nesters are a far more dynamic, up-to-date and tech-savvy generation of consumers than has previously been defined, according to new research from Influence Central and Vibrant Nation. The two organizations surveyed 600+ American women over the age of 45 who had no children living at home under the age of 18 to better understand the demographic's purchasing decisions and choices. >>

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Businesses without a mobile app or website risk alienating Millennials

Millennials are the most tech-savvy generation and live with and through their mobile devices. Yet, many businesses still fail to optimize their websites for mobile and are potentially alienating a significant customer base. >>

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

53% of Thanksgiving Day online shopping will take place via mobile

For the first time ever, more than half of online shopping on Thanksgiving Day will come via a mobile device, according to IBM's Digital Analytics Benchmark. >>

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