Rate this post via marketingcharts.com Meanwhile, data from the Placecast report indicates that 47% of mobile phone users believe that it is at least somewhat important for them to be able to make a purchase on their device, marking a 27% rise from 37% who felt that way in the 2010 survey. Among smartphone and […]
Rate this post via marketingcharts.com 2 in 3 retailers are interested in investigating a mobile point of sale (POS) or mobile point of payment (POP) solution, finds Motorola Solutions [pdf] in April 2012 survey results. Eliminating those not interested and looking purely at the subset who are, the report finds that 23% currently have a […]
Rate this post via marketingcharts.com Clothes (53%), books (46%), and DVDs and video games (42%) are the top 3 mobile purchases among American shoppers, reports WorldPay [download page] in an April 2012 study. Clothes (32%) and books (22%) also fared well when looking at overall online spending behavior, though department stores (42%) emerged as the […]
Rate this post via marketingcharts.com Mobile devices are playing an increasingly important part in the American mother’s purchase process, says BabyCenter in an April 2012 study conducted in partnership with Nielsen. Comparing results from the survey with results from one it released almost 6 months ago, BabyCenter found a drastic upswing in the proportion of […]
Rate this post via emarketer.com Interestingly, the research found that 54% of US smartphone owners used their phones to shop before arriving at a store. A smaller number said they had used their phone after getting to a brick-and-mortar location. This indicates that customers are “pre-shopping” on smartphones before deciding whether a trip to a […]
Rate this post via emarketer.com Customers are using web-enabled devices for a variety of purposes, but the highest percentage of respondents, 47%, said they relied on smartphones to find out more information about a product. Thirty-six percent of those polled had used their phones to read product reviews on retail websites. Price-comparison was also a […]
According to February 2011 research from agency MGH, awareness is high among smartphone owners. Nearly two-thirds have seen a QR code, and about half that number, or one-third overall, had used one.