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Posts tagged with mobile 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 »

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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  • Mobile Shopping Continues to Surge

    Virtual stores, like the Tesco’s in South Korea and others, have yet to take the world by storm. However, smartphone adoption is having a profound – if not slightly stealthier impact on shopper behavior. Google has already established that smartphones are the starting point of most of our daily media consumption. Read the rest of this entry »

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  • ComScore, a leading digital business analytics company recently released an overview of mobile commerce and QR code usage across the five largest European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom) following the release of a similar study in the US three months ago. The study showed that scanning QR codes among European smartphone […] 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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  • London is Calling – for QR Codes

    This year, the London summer Olympics will feature QR codes that will link spectators to mobile sites featuring Olympic gear, important information and more. Get your QR code news and more from ScanLife. Read the rest of this entry »

    Virtual Shops: From Experiment to Fruition

    The latter half of 2011 was highlighted by a series of mobile-commerce experiments using QR codes. The goal was to understand the changing nature of shopping, driven by shoppers’ adoption of mobile technology. These initiatives sent a shockwave through the retail industry and mobile commerce quickly made the jump from fiction to reality. Today, mobile […] Read the rest of this entry »

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