Plobal joins Shopify Plus Technology Partner Program to help ecommerce merchants grow mobile revenue

Retail Technology Review

As mobile becomes the default shopping device, Plobal gets on board the Shopify Plus Technology Partner Program to help high-volume merchants increase mobile revenues by engaging their most loyal customers. Internet Retailing Mobile Computers

Talend cloud enables PointsBet to ensure compliance and reliability amid rapid international expansion

Retail Technology Review

Talend, the cloud data integration solutions provider, has announced that PointsBet, an online bookmaker from Australia offering both traditional fixed odds markets as well as PointsBetting, is using Talend Cloud and Microsoft Azure to deliver a differentiated mobile betting experience to just under 100,000 customers worldwide and support its international expansion.

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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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Mobile Marketing Strategy for Ecommerce – Why it Matters & How to Get it Right

BigCommerce

You’re more likely to be reading this on your smartphone or mobile device than on desktop. In the past decade,… Ecommerce Marketing ecommerce marketing mobile marketing sms marketing

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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. Unfortunately, the mobile spend capacity and business requirements are not as dynamic as these trends, so creating a mobility program for those needs is no small feat. How does one stay current to deliver a modern and satisfactory user experience while also getting the most out of their investments in mobile technology? Ross Homans Stratix mobile mobility as a service

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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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How Retailers Can Capitalize On Mobile

Retail TouchPoints

As people continue to get comfortable with the idea of carrying out transactions on their phones, smart retailers will make sure that every potential purchasing journey, whether it’s on the mobile web or in a mobile app, is able to give the customer the personalized, seamless, and cohesive experience they desire. But at the same time, mobile users can be fickle. Now, you might be asking, what is the benefit of having a mobile app versus a web site optimized for mobile?

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Anyline Brings Mobile Scanning and Recognition Solutions to Retail

Retail Touch

Data capture solution provider Anyline , which specializes in barcode and optical character recognition technology for mobile devices, has entered the U.S. Mobile Commerce Solution Spotlight anyline nrf 2021 solution spotlight

7-Eleven Adds Mobile Wallet to its Loyalty App

Retail Touch

7-Eleven has launched an app-based mobile wallet that will enable contactless payment at participating U.S. Funds in the wallet can be used to pay for mobile checkout and purchases made for 7-Eleven’s fuel loyalty program in addition to standard transactions.

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.

How Can Retailers Inspire ‘Thumb-Stopping’ Mobile Shopping?

Retail TouchPoints

Upon implementing a complete redesign of its logo and color scheme , Zulily revealed that it had made the switch due to what’s becoming an increasingly practical reason: the new logo is optimized for mobile shoppers. As many as 72% of Zulily orders are placed from mobile devices, giving more credibility to the idea that online retailers should primarily cater to these devices. The RTP editors discuss the steps retailers will need take to become truly mobile-optimized.

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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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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. Don't get us wrong - there are still many brands out there with mobile websites that do not accurately reflect their brand. So, we're sharing our favorite mobile eCommerce examples to help spark your mobile design inspiration.

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. In addition to keeping up with mobile eCommerce trends and strategies , we recommend following these mobile eCommerce best practices so that you can capture the majority of these online sales. Mobile eCommerce Best Practices.

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. Making the Most of Mobile.

Increase Customer Engagement With Mobile Apps

Zaius

Mobile apps provide marketers with a unique opportunity to creatively supplement the omnichannel shopping experience. Because mobile apps are structured differently than any other channel – even/especially when compared to browsing web via mobile – retailers who have apps can invite customers to interact with products and with branding in ways that can’t be done otherwise.

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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. mobile apps mobile customer acquisition mobile shopping Editor Q&A

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How Coronavirus Changes Mobile Commerce for Retail Brands This Holiday

Retail Touch

Brands that want to be part of that mobile growth need to start working on their m-commerce strategies now. . Additionally, retailers that utilize all the facets that mobile devices bring to the user experience are poised for success as we continue into, and exit, the COVID pandemic. .

Building a Mobile Shopping App Strategy + Launch Plan

Fabric Blog

Editor’s Note: This article was inspired by a PRD and mobile app strategy our team created for one of the world’s largest omnichannel fashion retailers.

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

retaildive

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

How to Boost Retail Brand Loyalty With a Mobile App

Retail Touch

One of the best ways to boost brand loyalty in the retail sector is mobile apps. Push notifications from a mobile app are a great way of communicating with your customers in a more laid-back, less official and of course more personal manner. Infinum mobile apps

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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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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Four Must-Have Features For A POS Mobile Device Management Solution

Retail TouchPoints

By Anson Shiong, Sand Studio From mall kiosks and food trucks to comic cons and trade shows, mobile point-of-sale (POS) systems offer an affordable and easy way for both large enterprises and SMBs to accept payment cards on the go. However, managing a fleet of mobile devices spread across multiple locations can be arduous and costly, especially for SMBs. Kiosk Mode Having a kiosk mode enables a company to turn any mobile device into a purpose-specific kiosk, including a POS system.

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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.

Holiday Readiness Series: 3 Ways to Maximize Mobile Performance

Retail TouchPoints

In addition, more than 60% of traffic during the month of November will come from mobile, which means retailers must absolutely bring their mobile A game. And that game plan should include a three-part strategy for bridging the mobile conversion gap. 1: Include mobile wallet payment options On average, sales for retailers who implement a one-tap mobile wallet payment option grow by 14%. Second, offer mobile-friendly filter attributes.

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Win More Customers With eCommerce Mobile Apps

Elsner

That’s when the eCommerce market biggies started to launch their mobile apps. million mobile users are accessing the Amazon app monthly. After Amazon, it’s the Walmart with a monthly mobile app user count of 86.05 From the above figures, it is clear that eCommerce mobile apps are a huge success. . In this write-up, we will discuss how an eCommerce mobile app can gain your business more customers. Shoppers Love Mobile Apps.

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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The Importance Of Adopting An Enterprise Mobile Lifestyle Strategy

Retail TouchPoints

But it’s time we all stopped thinking of mobile as a set of apps that support a mobile strategy, and instead focused on adopting an Enterprise Mobile Lifestyle Strategy. What do we mean by a Mobile Lifestyle Strategy? A Mobile Lifestyle Strategy is one that reflects how customers engage with your company, and the path and channels you might offer customers to obtain your product and/or service.

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Mobile Content Strategy: 3 Key Steps

Zmags

Why Your Mobile Content Strategy Matters Retailers have only recently begun to give mobile ecommerce its due. With a smart phone in almost every pocket, it is a huge opportunity to get products in front of your customer – in fact, by the end of 2017, mobile will account for 24.4 The post Mobile Content Strategy: 3 Key Steps appeared first on Zmags. Ecommerce Best Practices ecommerce website design mobile retail marketing omnichannel retail

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iVend Mobile POS is Now Compatible with iOS 14

iVend

This is an important advisory for customers using the iOS version of iVend Mobile POS. We are pleased to announce that iVend Mobile POS Version 5.3 You can now upgrade your iOS devices to the versions mentioned below and update your iVend Mobile POS app from the App Store.

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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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Will Mobile Printing Pay Off? Four Questions to Ask

Retail TouchPoints

But a growing number of businesses are investing significantly in mobile printers, wearable devices, cordless barcode scanners and other digital technologies to enable their workers to take their technology with them as they move from one task to the next. All of which begs the question: What’s the payoff of mobile printers? Mobile RFID printing may one day become practical, but the technology that exists today is mostly experimental.

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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 Commerce

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Creating a Mobile App For The Omnichannel Shopper

Zaius

Retailers with mobile apps often take advantage of the unique capabilities of apps by designing them to be their own unique shopping experience, one that’s unlike browsing on any other channel. And unfortunately, this is a big problem that many retailers with mobile apps still have – many brands design apps with a “mobile first, mobile only” mentality, forgetting that the majority of shoppers not only move frequently between mobile and web, they do so specifically at purchase.