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Consumers using mobile phones to shop, not to buy


by ckatarsky

It’s not news that more shoppers are using mobile devices to shop around — the question is, exactly how are they using those devices.

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Retailers turn customer smartphones into their own marketing tool


by ckatarsky

 

Retailers are finding ways to turn consumers’ smartphones into their own marketing tools, to combat “showrooming” and consumers using the devices to comparison shop online while they’re in the store.

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Macys beefs up options to attract both online and in-person shoppers


by ckatarsky

Macy’s is creating an “omni-channel” program that will help tie its physical stores more closely to customers’ online shopping experience.

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Smartphone shoppers will jump ship for a deal!


by Renee Cocchi

Guess what percentage of smartphone-toting consumers would switch brands if they were offered a mobile, real-time discount while shopping?

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Will iPhones replace cash registers?


by Sam Narisi

There’s a new product that turns smartphones into mobile credit card readers – and it’s catching on among retailers. 

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4 things tech-savvy customers expect from retailers


by Sam Narisi

Technology is changing the way people shop. What do customers expect from retailers now? Here’s a hint: 

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Help scan-and-scram shoppers see the light!


by Renee Cocchi

Don’t fight scan-and-scram shoppers, join them … or at least help them see all of your fabulous in-store benefits.

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3 keys to mobile websites


by Renee Cocchi

While most “new” smartphones can render standard websites without major problems, many phones still can’t. Don’t lose out on business because you don’t have a mobile-specific website.

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Cell phones hidden goldmine for retailers


by Shari DaCosta

Cell phones are everywhere, and they’re more than just a way to make calls — they could help you seal that deal.

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A big player in the outdoor retail industry has gone mobile


by Renee Cocchi

Guess who’s thrown its hat into the m-commerce arena?

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Retailers scramble to go mobile


by Penelope Miller

Roughly 2% of all retail sales are mobile, with customers clicking “buy” on smartphones. But why is that number so low?

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Is m-commerce the next step?


by Renee Cocchi

If you get traffic from mobile devices, m-commerce might be your next endeavor.

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