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Posts tagged with m-commerce

In the long list of industries transformed by the slow but steady digitization of our societies, retail probably tops the charts. And now the mobile channel promises to complicate matters further. eMarketer’s latest mobile commerce projections (Jan 2013) gives us an idea of the volume of sales achieved directly through mobile devices. This time though, […] Read the rest of this entry »

‘Tis the Season to be Scanning [INFOGRAPHIC]

To celebrate the busiest scanning season of the year, we are thrilled to bring you the Mobile Barcode Trend Report: Holiday Shopping Edition for 2012.  This Edition illustrates the dramatic growth in scanning as compared to year prior.  It also offers key insights into the who’s scanning and what is being scanned most. The data collected […] Read the rest of this entry »

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  • How Mobile is Transforming Retail

    As smartphone adoption skyrockets, so do the studies documenting its impact on shopper behavior. Among the latest additions is research by Deloitte which shows that “smartphones currently influence 5.1% of annual retail store sales, translating to $159 billion in forecasted sales for 2012 […] This total is expected to grow to 19%, or $689 billion […] Read the rest of this entry »

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  • Why Smartphones Are Now The Backbone Of Our Daily Media Use

    Last February, Google and Ipsos released “Our Mobile Planet: Global Smartphone Users” (read more on it here) which explained the behavior of smartphone users. Now, in their latest research, Google and Ipsos have gone a step further with “The Newscreen World: Understanding Cross-platform Consumer Behavior“. The report examines how the multi-screen world (with its ubiquitous […] Read the rest of this entry »

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  • The 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic games officially wrapped up, and ScanLife was thrilled to be a part of this global event. These Olympics marked the first time that mobile truly became part of the games in every way – social, commerce, location aware, apps – and the ScanLife platform helped bring all of these experiences to life. Read the rest of this entry »

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  • Olympic Spirit Rises with More QR Codes

    T-Minus 1 Day until the start of the Olympic Mobile Games… To keep you covered on all things mobile and QR Code related, we’ll have our dashing British correspondent blogging right from the epicenter of the Olympic Games. Read the rest of this entry »

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  • Are virtual shops becoming the norm?

    It all started in Seoul, South Korea, in July 2011. Tesco (branded Home Plus in South Korea) sought a way to increase its market share without increasing the number of stores. This led to the idea of virtual stores. Products images were displayed in a subway station in Seoul, with QR codes allowing commuters to […] Read the rest of this entry »

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