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

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Mobile Retail Technology – Too Fast, Too Furious?

Retail TouchPoints

By Ross Homans, Stratix If you think of technological advancement for retailers as a highway, there seem to be two distinct lanes with very different speeds The first lane is where “traditional” technology such as monitors, laptops and desktops live.

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2018 Mobile And New Technology Priorities For Marketers

Forrester eCommerce

Forrester just released a new report on mobile and new technology priorities for marketers, based on our latest global mobile executive survey. We found out that marketers: Fail to deliver on foundational mobile experiences.

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Mobile Commerce Is Growing As Inhibitions Go Down

Forrester eCommerce

Mobile’s share in the US online retail and travel commerce will increase from 36% in 2018 to 45% in 2024, as per our recently published forecast Forrester Analytics: Mobile And Tablet Commerce Forecast, 2019 To 2024(US).

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What Will Mobile Commerce Look Like In 2030?

Forrester eCommerce

We identified six technology categories that will be key in evolving your company’s future mobile solution. And since mobile advances will affect each sector […]. age of the customer emerging technology mobile technology retail

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The Realities of Rural 5G Deployment in the US

Forrester eCommerce

Early last week, Ajit Pai, the Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced his approval of the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. This will result in a third mega-carrier in the US mobile wireless market, which is a good move for consumers like you and me.

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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.

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How Do Retailers Jumpstart A Mobile Makeover?

Retail TouchPoints

The RTP team shares their takes on various chapters in the book — including those focused on loyalty, associates, the store, technology and consumers — to see how Schambach’s ideas relate to a number of current retail trends.

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Technology & Electronics Ecommerce Site Design

BigCommerce

Selling technology is hard. This means that technology sellers online must carry a wide swath of items at various price points, and be able to negotiate for the bigger deals. Here is how 4 various technology sites optimize for price, products and profitability.

7 reasons why retail mobile technology is growing in 2019

Jamf on Retail

According to a recent study Jamf commissioned, here are 7 reasons why retail mobile technology is growing in 2019. A powerful Mobile Device Management (MDM) system is key to keeping it all running smoothly

What Brought Me Back To Forrester: Our Market-Leading Engagement Around Emerging Technologies

Forrester eCommerce

It is such a pleasure to be back at Forrester, especially now when our firm is actively embracing and helping you, our customers, leverage new technologies to innovate and differentiate your business. After three years leading technology strategy and market development for Microsoft Azure and Equinix, what brought me back were three things: The value […].

The Data Digest: Understand Emotion To Drive Technology Engagement

Forrester eCommerce

But this era of innovation has also seen its fair share of flops: From Pokémon Go to Google Glass, technologies that looked like promising disrupters stalled quickly or generated more […].

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.

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Fashion Meets Technology – Choose Well, Be Well!

Retail TouchPoints

By Geetanjali Sarna and Amit Prabhakar Gaitonde , Wipro Despite the growing use of technology in all facets of life, fashion retail has continued to play it safe when it comes to utilizing technology to further innovation and the customer experience.

Digitally Reinventing The Retail Store With Mobile

Retail TouchPoints

More and more retailers are creating new kinds of shopping experiences — mostly by converging the physical space with digital tools and technologies — to win over customers. 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. By Rodney Bryant, ?Apple

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Technology Scholarship

Guidance

Tech leaders bear the burden of bettering technology while avoiding common pitfalls like misinformation. the tech leaders of tomorrow and learn how you think technology. in their quest to shape and refine the role of technology. Guidance Tech Leaders Scholarship 2017.

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?

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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.

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5 benefits progressive web apps have over native mobile apps

GetElastic

Mobile devices are the main generators of internet traffic, inspiring developers to pay more attention to the development of mobile software solutions. With a native mobile application, developers need to work separately for Android and iOS platforms and for different types of browsers.

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Four Forces Drive The Consumer’s Tech Stack

Forrester eCommerce

B2C ecommerce B2C marketing benchmarks business technology (BT) consumer mobile activities consumer mobile adoption consumer mobile devices consumer mobility consumer segmentation customer data customer emotion customer insights data insights ecommerce marketing technology technology adoption dataToday I’m on stage in New York speaking to hundreds of marketing executives at our Consumer Marketing Forum 2018.

B2B Mobile Commerce Apps are Hot: Here’s Why

GetElastic

Mobile commerce apps for B2B are increasing, and with good reason — 80% of B2B buyers are using mobile at work, and more than 60% say mobile played a significant role in a recent purchase. For industrial supplier Grainger, 41% of its mobile sales flow through its app.

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Beacon Technology: Shining A Light On Customer Experience

Retail TouchPoints

To capitalize on this growing trend, more and more retailers are beginning to leverage beacon technology. Beacons are small and typically unseen devices that use Bluetooth low-energy (BLE) wireless and geofencing technology. Why is beacon technology beneficial?

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.

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10 Things Smartphone Makers Should Do To Compete With Apple

Forrester eCommerce

age of the customer emerging technology high tech mobile technologySmartphone manufacturers have less control over their own success. Find out what 10 things their future success will depend on.

How Mobility Can Connect Retailers From The Sales Floor To The Warehouse

Retail TouchPoints

This mobile dependency makes it vital to have a clear connection between the software development process and the end users. The Changing Landscape Of Mobile Mobility is everywhere. You see it in the form of a mobile POS device in the hands of a sales associate.

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Feature Partner: Socket Mobile

Teamwork Retail

Here are some of the reasons we partner with Socket Mobile: Socket Mobile’s goal is to provide customers the convenience and performance in a barcode scanner that other data capture manufacturers don’t offer. Socket Mobile’s data capture devices were built to work for the user.

Feature Partner: Socket Mobile

Teamwork Retail

Socket Mobile’s goal is to provide customers the convenience and performance in a barcode scanner that other data capture manufacturers don’t offer. Socket Mobile has 25 years of a sound status in mobile scanning, and is continuously pushing for improvement.

Voice Technology is Changing the Rules of Ecommerce and Customer Experience

GetElastic

Empowered by voice technology, data from past interactions, and pre-set commands, the devices understand a handful of phrases to answer questions, make purchases, and even get dinner going so it’s hot by the time they get home. Voice technology in banking.

5 Ways To Amplify Your Brand’s Mobile Influence

Retail TouchPoints

Not bad for a technology that’s little more than a decade old. But despite mobile’s meteoric growth as a sales catalyst, the actual number of transactions completed on mobile devices remains low: $60.2 As the title of her session indicated, Mobile Is Not A Channel.

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Should The ADA Apply To E-Commerce And Mobile Sites As ‘Public Accommodations’?

Retail TouchPoints

The RTP editorial team discusses whether web sites and mobile have become so universal that they could be considered a public accommodation, and whether they should be regulated as such in terms of access.

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Older Consumers Embrace Technology During Their Purchase Journey, Too!

Forrester eCommerce

Recent reports that focus exclusively on how Millennials use new technologies have misled eBusiness execs into believing that they must focus primarily on Millennial dollars. [i] We even see this trend when examining the role that mobile devices play in the consumer purchase journey today.

Mobile commerce app development: why it’s beneficial and how to attract users

GetElastic

Today, another question is in the mind of entrepreneurs: do they need to create a mobile app for their store? Well, you shouldn’t waste your time and allocate a budget on mobile app development for your online store. Especially it concerns mobile users. Mobile Commerce

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Getting Chatty With Bixby (Samsung’s Intelligent Agent)

Forrester eCommerce

Developers sampled the company’s latest offerings for mobile app and web development, the internet of things, and artificial intelligence. age of the customer mobile technology virtual agents voice technology(With Julie Ask) Last week, Samsung hosted its annual Developer Conference in San Jose, California. Forrester clients may not be familiar with Samsung’s intelligent agent Bixby, but it’s primed to put other better-known agents such as […].

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Discover How Managed Services Can Streamline In-Store Technology Deployment

Retail TouchPoints

By Klaudia Tirico, Features Editor While it may not be as glamorous as launching a new mobile app or introducing virtual reality, having a streamlined process in place for in-store technology deployments is critical to controlling costs and avoiding customer service headaches.

RevTech Event Spotlights Retail Innovation: Which Technologies Will Win Out?

Retail TouchPoints

RevTech , a venture accelerator focused on developing early-stage retail technology companies, is hosting its 11 th semi-annual Tech Trends in Retail event in the flagship Neiman Marcus store in Dallas on April 5.

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Washington Nationals team up with Teamwork and Fortress for Innovative POS Technology and Fan Engagement Solution

Teamwork Retail

The Washington Nationals have selected Teamwork for their new point-of-sale technology to be featured at Nationals Park for the 2019 Major League Baseball Season. Teamwork’s technology is no stranger to the sports industry and has revolutionized the way stadiums manage their fan experience.

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How to Prep for Mobile Commerce in 2018

SellBrite

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. Mobile Commerce is Taking Over Ecommerce.

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Five Reasons To Start Implementing A Mobile Self-Checkout Solution Today

Retail TouchPoints

However, mobile self-checkout — using your smartphone to scan and even pay for your items — offers even more advantages for consumers and retailers. With mobile self-checkout, you can give them more detailed product information than you could ever give in the store.

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Meet Your Newest B2C Martech Analyst

Forrester eCommerce

Do you work with marketing resource management (MRM) or mobile engagement automation (MEA) tools? B2C marketing marketing & strategy marketing automation marketing resource management (MRM) marketing technology mobile marketingIf yes, I want to hear from you! I’m Steph, the newest member of Forrester’s B2C martech research team. I’ve been at Forrester for four years, first as a research associate and most recently as a researcher on the B2C marketing […].

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Introducing The Consumer Tech Stack For Europe

Forrester eCommerce

In these posts he focuses on how technology is fundamentally changing the way we interact with the world around us and how that change is grounded in evolution. In the past few months, my colleague James McQuivey has written several blogs about the exciting times we live in.