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Body Shop, Debenhams turn to mobile; the driver of online sales growth

This week Debenhams and the Body Shop have both outlined mobile strategies designed to turn around their businesses. For the likes of online printing business SpreadShirt, mobile has become the key to its development. And who can blame them? Mobile is driving growth in retail and is, for many, the (more…)

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April 26th, 2017|

50% mobile traffic drives Spreadshirt sales up 9%

In 2016, print on-demand, ecommerce platform, Spreadshirt, increased its global sales globally by around 9% to a total of £77.7m (€93 million), driven largely by mobile. Mobile has become a key driver of growth for the company, which enables everyone to spread ideas on something tangible. Almost 50% of platform visitors use mobile devices. Increasingly they (more…)

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April 25th, 2017|

Top online retailers failing to use images effectively on mobile sites, new research reveals

Many top name retailers are falling short of helping mobile shoppers visualise products but offering just one image per product – and images sell products. Almost a quarter of the top 50 online retailers use only one photo per product on their mobile sites, according to new research from imaging (more…)

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April 25th, 2017|

Increased average basket values on mobile driving etail growth, says IMRG

Online sales grew again in March, driven in large part by higher average basket values (ABV) through mobile devices for both multichannel and online-only retailers – the total m-retail ABV was up 18% on March 2016, to mark the seventh straight month in which the ABV has risen year on (more…)

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April 24th, 2017|

Demand for m-payments must be matched by a comprehensive approach to security, experts warn

With the recent announcement that PayPal will team up with Android Pay to bring its services to the m-payments world, and a survey highlighting mobile payment capabilities as the most in-demand technology for retailers, the industry is clearly in the midst of a boom. However, this continued proliferation can only be maintained (more…)

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April 24th, 2017|

Debenhams vision of mobile unifying the retail experience not starting well

Aside from store closures, department store giant Debenhams has unveiled a turnaround strategy for its retail business, based around mobile – but there is a lot of work to do if its current site is anything to go by. While the headlines focused on the store closure review, chief executive (more…)

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April 21st, 2017|

Connected shopping reaches ‘tipping point’ as path to purchase is fundamentally reshaped

New research from leading retail and shopper marketing agency, Savvy, suggests that the rise of the ‘connected shopper’ has now reached a tipping point. The mass adoption of smartphones and social media, broader technological advancements and, crucially the rise of Generation Y as a group of shoppers have fundamentally reshaped (more…)

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April 21st, 2017|

Mobile payments “going the wrong way” in-store as users switch to contactless card from Apple Pay

The novelty of paying in-store with a mobile device seems to be waning, with fewer shoppers reaching for their iPhone to pay than this time last year. The most recent data from PYMNTS.com shows that both adoption of Apple Pay and its usage are showing the first signs of decline. Android Pay (more…)

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April 20th, 2017|

Technology will determine which High Street retailers will win as the retail market polarises, says Claranet

The focus on customer experience is polarising the retail market into either delighting consumers with immersive buying experiences or making buying as fast and practical as possible. This is according to Managed Service Provider Claranet, who says that the effective use of technology will be a prerequisite to success in creating (more…)

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April 20th, 2017|

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