A quick look around a crowded store can often make one thing clear: today’s shoppers won’t venture too far without their phones. According to a recent survey from SessionM, ninety percent of retail shoppers use their smartphones while in-store.
Thanksgiving online sales totaled $1.06 billion in the U.S., according to Adobe Systems, which analyzed 180 million visits to more than 1,000 U.S. retail websites. Revenue for leading online retailers rose nearly 40 percent from last year, ecommerce firm Monetate reports. The increases included a 73.6 percent rise in revenue from shoppers using tablets, a 50.7 percent rise in sales to smartphone users, and a 39.8 percent increase in revenues via laptop and desktop computers.
It is important to jump on the holiday bandwagon as early as possible. This Holiday Campaign Planning Guide offers a comprehensive strategy to make sure your campaigns are in tip-top shape as you head into the holiday season.
Shoppers are quickly moving to mobile commerce, or mcommerce, with more than 50 percent of U.S. consumers saying they plan to use smartphones or tablets to make purchases over the Internet, according to research giant Nielsen. In addition, research firm Canalys notes that, in 2011, for the first time ever, shipments of smartphones (487.7 million) […]