Mobile Commerce Accounts for More Than 31% of Total Sales [2017 Data]

BigCommerce

Earlier in 2017, Brandon Chatham from NatoMounts told me he was seeing 80% of his site traffic coming in from mobile. With industry average conversion rates on desktop sitting at 2% –– that’s not just a good mobile conversion rate. It’s a mobile conversion rate nearly unheard of. My next question was easy –– it was falling out of my mouth as I was gawking: “How did you get mobile conversion so high?”. Make Mobile Count. Make Mobile Count. Mobile: 1.5%.

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Consumers spent over $100B on mobile apps in 2020: report

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As shopping shifted from in-store to online, mobile purchases reached record-breaking heights

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Mobile Retail Technology – Too Fast, Too Furious?

Retail TouchPoints

The second lane is where mobile technology lives, and it couldn’t be more of a contrast. Beyond the hardware, 5G network connectivity is a promising and complex standard that could redefine broadband for consumers and retailers alike. The rise of 5G will transform the retail experience for both consumers and employees. For consumers, it means a more personalized shopping experience. Ross Homans Stratix mobile mobility as a service

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Retailers Need To Embrace Mobile Apps To Connect With Millennial Consumers

Retail TouchPoints

The challenge that retailers are facing in reaching Millennial consumers is integrating the physical shopping experience and the digital shopping experience in meaningful ways. When Millennial consumers go shopping, they do so armed with mobile devices. As a result, mobile devices are becoming a primary interaction, recommendation and knowledge interface for shoppers inside the store. Successful mobile apps provide seamless, end-to-end experiences.

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How Do Retailers Jumpstart A Mobile Makeover?

Retail TouchPoints

In his new book: Makeover: How Mobile Flipped The Shopping Cart (And What To Do About It!) , NewStore Founder and CEO Stephan Schambach shares how the proliferation of mobile is changing retail as we know it — and how retailers must build a road map for mobile success via technology, data, loyalty programs and the brand itself. ” Retailers are attaining this “love” in large part through advances in mobile technology.

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With 1 in 4 Online Dollars Spent on Mobile, Ecommerce Mobile SEO is More Important [& Intricate] Than Ever

BigCommerce

By the time you read this, everything we’ve learned about mobile SEO could be wrong. This is because the existing paradigm is based on a desktop-first world, and Google is about to catapult us into a mobile-first world with a major update on how they crawl, render and rank the web. Even the “Mobilegeddon” update of 2015, which promoted “mobile friendly” sites in the search results, did not approach the importance of what’s about to happen. Google’s Mobile-First Index.

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Digitally Reinventing The Retail Store With Mobile

Retail TouchPoints

Store associates, when equipped with custom-made mobile apps tailored specifically for the retail experience, can achieve exponential performance and sales outcomes by offering customers a personalized in-store experience. Yet, according to the IBM Customer Experience Index 2017 , 79% of brands do not have mobile-enabled associates or do not provide their employees with mobile access to customer information. By Rodney Bryant, ?Apple

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5 Mobile eCommerce Examples

Groove

With technological advancements, we've seen an explosion in mobile eCommerce. In fact, mobile eCommerce trends show that shoppers are using mobile devices in new ways to interact with brands and purchase their products. 5 Mobile eCommerce Examples.

Mobile eCommerce Best Practices

Groove

According to BigCommerce, mobile eCommerce sales are expected to account for 54% of total eCommerce sales by 2021. If your eCommerce website is not optimized for mobile, you could be missing out on valuable revenue. Mobile eCommerce Best Practices.

Get Shoppers to Stop Browsing and Buy on Mobile

Zaius

On Cyber Monday this year , mobile shopping very nearly surpassed desktop shopping. Mobile traffic set a new record at 47.4% This means that while mobile shopping and browsing rates were impressive compared to previous years, mobile buying still lags behind. More and more ecommerce shoppers are looking on mobile, yet many of them still make the final purchase on a desktop. It’s likely because very few brands offer a great mobile shopping experience.

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Convince Shoppers Not to Just Browse, But Buy on Mobile

Zaius

On Cyber Monday this year , mobile shopping very nearly surpassed desktop shopping. Mobile traffic set a new record at 47.4% This means that while mobile shopping and browsing rates were impressive compared to previous years, mobile buying still lags behind. More and more ecommerce shoppers are looking on mobile, yet many of them still make the final purchase on a desktop. It’s likely because very few brands offer a great mobile shopping experience.

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Win More Customers With eCommerce Mobile Apps

Elsner

The business owners started to put emphasis on consumer behavior so that they can provide an improved user experience. That’s when the eCommerce market biggies started to launch their mobile apps. million mobile users are accessing the Amazon app monthly.

PDI Buys GasBuddy, Plans Expanded Promotion Capabilities for the Mobile App

Retail Touch

PDI , a global provider of enterprise management software for the convenience and fuel industries, has purchased the GasBuddy mobile app, which drivers use to find and share real-time fuel prices.

5 Ways To Amplify Your Brand’s Mobile Influence

Retail TouchPoints

But despite mobile’s meteoric growth as a sales catalyst, the actual number of transactions completed on mobile devices remains low: $60.2 Mobile casts a shadow that’s 30 times its size,” said Laura Naparstek, a Forrester researcher who spoke at the recent Forrester Consumer Marketing 2017 Forum. But some people are asking whether mobile has betrayed its promise as the newest and most promising channel.” Don’t stop mobile marketing ; 2.

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Using Mobile Push to Better Engage Customers on Your App

Zaius

Especially during early stages of purchasing intent and consideration, customers are more often found using mobile devices than desktop – so much so that Marketingland reported that mobile now represents 65% of digital media time, with desktop becoming a “secondary touchpoint. ” Two weeks went by, and despite the fact that I was regularly engaging with each app/each retailer’s merchandise, I didn’t receive a single push notification or mobile message.

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Mobile eCommerce Trends & Strategies for 2021

Groove

Add in the number of sales made exclusively on mobile devices and the importance of mobile optimization becomes unavoidable. The challenge for many businesses, however, is developing a mobile eCommerce strategy that makes sense for them. Mobile eCommerce Trends To Look Out For.

4 Strategies That Reduce Mobile Abandonment

UpSellIt

The rapid rise of mobile shopping has been nothing short of astounding. Just a decade ago, shopping on a mobile device was relatively new and accounted for very few conversions. As of 2019, mobile shopping accounts for nearly ? Giving consumers the ability to shop anytime, anywhere is great for retailers, but it comes with a caveat: mobile abandonment is extremely high. In fact, over 85% of mobile shopping carts wind up abandoned.

How Much Should Retailers Invest In Mobile App Acquisitions?

Retail TouchPoints

With the continued growth of mobile shopping, more retailers are building out mobile apps to satisfy consumer expectations. Mobile app marketing and retargeting company Liftoff analyzed user data for a year, and found that the average cost to acquire a user who makes a purchase via an app is $64.96. billion this year, is the most cost-effective way to acquire loyal, long-term mobile app customers.

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A very mobile Christmas?

Steve Dennis

It’s no secret that mobile is becoming increasingly important in consumers’ shopping journeys. And of course when we say “digital,” often we mean mobile. In fact, for many retailers, mobile is becoming the front door to the store. shoppers will visit a retailer’s site using a mobile device than a desktop computer. It would appear that there is no going back in the move to mobile.

Get Shoppers to Stop Browsing and Buy on Mobile

Zaius

On Cyber Monday this year , mobile shopping very nearly surpassed desktop shopping. Mobile traffic set a new record at 47.4% This means that while mobile shopping and browsing rates were impressive compared to previous years, mobile buying still lags behind. More and more ecommerce shoppers are looking on mobile, yet many of them still make the final purchase on a desktop. It’s likely because very few brands offer a great mobile shopping experience.

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How to Use Digital Wallets and Mobile Site Optimization Tactics to Stamp Out Cart Abandonment

BigCommerce

If your site isn’t responsive and optimized for mobile, chances are around 75% of people will bounce without making a purchase. Say goodbye to 35% of mobile customers — and that’s not even the biggest reason they leave. The world of mobile ecommerce can be a confusing minefield for merchants, but it doesn’t have to be. Like sleeping on an airplane, shopping on an iPhone or other mobile device still doesn’t feel quite right most of the time.

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What Defines A ‘Connected Consumer’ In 2019?

Retail TouchPoints

Last week, Retail TouchPoints broadcast its 2019 Connected Consumer Webcast Series , with retailers and solution providers alike sharing success stories and tips for providing a smooth experience across all channels. As retailers undertake these initiatives, they must keep in mind that the end goal is to build better relationships with consumers and keep the conversation flowing through (and between) various channels. CCS19 connected consumer Editor Q&A

How to Take Your Brand Direct to Consumer

BigCommerce

Thinking of dipping your toes into the direct to consumer waters? In fact, according to IAB’s popular new study, The Rise of the 21st Century Brand Economy, the future of retail growth comes from direct consumer relationships. If your brand wants to win the direct to consumer game, you can’t just efficiently fill orders, you need to expertly fulfill the modern expectations of customers who place those orders. Why brands are going direct to consumer. Direct to Consume

Webinar: mobile device trends and consumer behavior, insights from Google

TradeGecko

That’s the number of times an average person touches their mobile devices each day. Along with all those touches comes new trends the way people do things: how they consume information and also, how they buy things. Is your business ready to take advantage of this trend in consumer behavior? Mobile Webinar2,400 times.

5 Reasons Why Mobile Apps Are Critical To An E-Commerce Business

Retail TouchPoints

By Samir Addamine, FollowAnalytics If you’re going to succeed in e-Commerce, you need a mobile app — that’s a fact. Here are just a few reasons why every retailer should have a mobile app: They allow customers to interact with the brand, even when on the go: People value convenience — that’s one of the major reasons that the e-Commerce movement has been successful. Nevertheless, no matter how advanced they are, mobile apps offer convenience to the modern shopper.

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How Coronavirus Changes Mobile Commerce for Retail Brands This Holiday

Retail Touch

It’s not hyperbole to say entire sectors had to fundamentally change their business models in the past 10 months, and retail has been one of the biggest hit by changing COVID-related consumer habits. . The quarantine period showcased a growing trend of consumers’ aversion to brand loyalty.

5 Reasons How a Mobile App Can Boost Ecommerce Business Revenue

Elsner

In 2018 as per Statistica, globally mobile app revenues were approximately 365 billion U.S. dollars and as per their estimates the mobile app revenue will plunge to more than 935 billion U.S. Ecommerce Ecommerce business eCommerce Mobile Apps

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The Ultimate Guide to Mobile Commerce for Better Sales

Omnisend

In the ever-changing world of modern business, one thing has always been certain: consumer demand is constantly shifting towards online shopping. This is where mobile commerce (or m-commerce) helps in aligning you and your customers in a single frame. What Is Mobile Commerce?

Embracing mobile commerce: 6 ways to optimize

GetElastic

It’s projected that by 2021, mobile will account for 54% of total ecommerce sales. Mobile commerce has enhanced the shopping experience for consumers worldwide by making online transactions quick, convenient and smooth. Why optimize for mobile commerce? With many shoppers starting and ending their shopping journey on mobile , it is imperative that businesses optimize for mobile commerce. 6 ways to optimize mobile commerce: 1. Mobile Commerc

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Mobile, Voice, Facial Recognition: Contactless Options Could Thrive Even Post-COVID-19

Retail Touch

In the last few years things like shop and scan and curbside pickup have popped up, but the numbers vary wildly depending on the retailer,” said Shannon Warner, VP of Retail and Consumer Goods at Capgemini Invent in an interview with Retail TouchPoints.

How to Prep for Mobile Commerce in 2018

SellBrite

Over the past 17 years, consumers have been spending increasing amounts of money online. But in recent years, buyers are getting even more flexibility and accessibility with online shopping—thanks to the rise of mobile shopping. Mobile commerce is growing in popularity as technology improves. To help sellers prep for “m-commerce” in the coming year, this guide will walk through how much mobile shopping has grown. Mobile Commerce is Taking Over Ecommerce.

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Breaking Down Williams Sonoma's Mobile E-Commerce Site

Fabric Blog

Williams Sonoma is a publicly traded consumer retail company that sells kitchenware and home furnishings. In 2019, e-commerce represented 55% of the company's total sales and, in 2020, it represented 71%. Blog Breakdown

Closing the mobile conversion gap with PWAs

GetElastic

According to Mobify’s 2018 Q4 Mobile Commerce Insights Report , mobile overall, showed continued growth with purchases made between Black Friday and Christmas. Somewhat surprising from Mobify’s findings was that the most frequent traffic source for mobile was email. Although mobile is edging out other devices in terms of traffic and use, it is still possessing a challenge for retailers in terms of lower conversion rates when compared to desktop.

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N26 vs Monzo (Feb 2021): Which Mobile Bank Is Better?

Ecommerce Platforms

While old-school banks still have their place, some reports predict that mobile-only banks are set to overtake visits to high street banks in just a few years. It’s easy to see why consumers might opt for banking apps. Mobility insurance for vehicle rentals.

Retail Mobile App Experiences: New Best Practice Series

Forrester's Customer Insights

Mobile is the dominant digital touchpoint in retail and mobile apps play critical role – consumers who down load a retailer’s app are likely to be more loyal, but that does not mean they wont uninstall the app if it does not meet their expectations! age of the customer consumer mobile activities consumer mobile devices customer experience measurement digital customer experience mobile apps online retail retail Customer Experience (CX) digital retail mobile

9 Great Mobile App Analytics Tools

Neil Patel

With consumers spending four and a half hours per day on their phones, it pays to make sure your app is earning some of that heavy time-spend. On average, consumers spend $120B in the app store and $190B on mobile ad spend. Mobile App Analytics.

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6 Creative Ways Top Brands Use Ecommerce Mobile Apps

Zaius

You don’t need us to tell you that mobile commerce is killing it. More than half of US shoppers have made a purchase using a mobile device, yet at the same time, only 12% of consumers find mobile shopping convenient. Because of that, many marketers assume you need to build an app in order to succeed in mobile commerce. It’s often expensive and incredibly time-consuming to build a mobile application.

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