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Back to School Wins for Retail

By Marti Tedesco in Featured, Retail on July 22, 2014

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With the back-to-school season in full swing, we wanted to survey consumers to see how they planned to shop and learn what was influencing their purchase decisions during this important retail time of year. Our Back to School Shopper Behavior Survey, which we created with the e-tailing group, tells an interesting story of what the back-to-school shopping trip looks like and what’s driving decisions.

Retail Organizations Expand Focus - Large and Small

By Jen Burns in Featured, Retail on April 28, 2014

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Retail organizations are becoming more and more sophisticated, and we aren’t just talking blazers or stilettos.  Under Armour reported that their first quarter net income increased 73% due in part to their global expansion (see our recent infographic on global eCommerce).

Want A Little More Control in Your Shopping Experience?

By Jen Burns in eCommerce, Featured, Retail on March 22, 2013

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“No piles, no mess, just an easier way for customers to control the store through their mobile application” Hointers, a new robotic/ecommerce retail store, is targeted at get-in-and-out-with-what-I-need-male shoppers, offering the ability to shop in store in a very different way. The shopper tries the jeans on by scanning them, and then they robo-magically appear in a dressing room alongside an easy “these don’t fit” chute and a mobile device ... Read More »

Don’t Believe the Hype - Articles Based on PEW Research on Mobile Shopping Are Misleading

By Dan Darnell in Mobile Commerce on February 3, 2012

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“More than half of adult cell phone owners used their cell phones while they were in a store during the 2011 holiday season to seek help with purchasing decisions.” This is the quote I have seen repeatedly across the web since the Pew Research Study “The rise of in-store mobile commerce” was released on January 30th. This quote, when taken out of context of ... Read More »