Mobile Commerce

E-Commerce Trends Businesses Should Prioritize for 2024
November 30, 2023 at 3:29 pm

Keeping up with the state of e-commerce is difficult. The online shopping space for both B2B and B2C organizations is in a constant state of flux. Just prior to 2020, most B2C retailers and brands had fully embraced digital commerce. The most successful companies stayed ahead of e-commerce trends and were able to quickly pivot…

Embracing the E-Commerce Revolution: 5 Strategies for a Successful Holiday Season
November 2, 2023 at 9:57 am

In an era when technology reigns supreme, it’s no surprise that the way we shop has undergone a significant transformation. A recent study revealed a staggering 58 percent of consumers now prefer online shopping over the traditional in-store experience. Riding this wave of change, advertisers are strategically capitalizing on the rising trend of “store-less” shopping,…

Retail Sales Increase 0.7% in September, Beat Estimates
October 17, 2023 at 11:54 am

Consumers showed surprising strength in September, boosting retail sales well above expectations despite high interest rates and worries over a weakening economy. Retail sales rose 0.7 percent on the month, well above the 0.3 percent Dow Jones estimate, according to the advance report the Commerce Department released Tuesday. Excluding autos, sales were up 0.6 percent, also well…

Increase Consumer Engagement in Your App With a Retail-Branded Mobile Keyboard
May 29, 2023 at 7:06 pm

Recent research from Square highlighted the importance of customer engagement for retailers. According to the shoppers surveyed, 86 percent wanted to engage with retailers.  Email is typically the preferred form of communication. But with consumers spending more time and making more purchases from their mobile phones, what if you could engage with them in real time on their…

Chat Commerce Breaks the Mobile Messaging Barrier for Retailers
May 2, 2023 at 7:51 pm

When was the last time you were without your mobile phone? Do you remember that sense of panic when you realized your work colleagues, friends and family couldn’t contact you? As a society we're compulsively attached to our phones. Yet every day retail leaders across the U.S. continue to struggle to meet growth targets when…

An Increase in Online Purchasing Means Focusing on Customer Service
April 26, 2023 at 12:15 pm

E-commerce is gradually becoming the preferred shopping medium for consumers. In 2023, nearly 21 percent of purchases are expected to happen online, amounting to more than $6.3 billion in total spending. Today’s shoppers can do almost anything on a computer or mobile device: collaborate with co-workers, buy groceries, and even purchase a new car. As…

Mobile Shopping Apps Are the Key to Winning Brand Loyalty
February 23, 2023 at 2:52 pm

In case you haven’t noticed, the retail industry has been transformed by digital technology, and more and more consumers are turning to mobile shopping apps to purchase products. However, it turns out that only 33 percent of retailers currently offer this capability, according to a recent assessment of the solutions and services of 300 brands.…

What the Holiday Season Told Us About How Shopping Habits Will Change in 2023
January 23, 2023 at 6:47 pm

The 2022 shopping season, including coveted holiday sales, proved to be anything but typical for shoppers and retailers alike. Issues with rising inflation and tighter budgets, coupled with continued shipping challenges, gave way to new and interesting retail trends. Data from Quantum Metric shows that providing value at every step in the digital experience is…

True Religion Exec on Creating an Engaging, Exclusive Mobile App Experience
January 23, 2023 at 6:20 pm

In episode 385 of Total Retail Talks, Editor-in-Chief Joe Keenan interviews Scott McCabe, senior vice president of e-commerce at True Religion, a retailer of high-quality premium denim and sportswear for men, women and kids. Listen in as McCabe provides an overview of the brand (0:40), why the company recently launched its mobile app (2:15), and…