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Posts tagged with mobile retail

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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  • 2D barcodes make a splash at Global Shop Event

    2D barcodes offer formidable opportunities for retailers looking for new ways to drive store traffic and connect with shoppers. At Global Shop, all of the retail industry’s leaders and innovators will come to share the latest solutions to enhance the retail experience. And we’ll be there too. When: Feb 29 – Mar 2, 2012. Where: […] 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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