Plastic Mobile, a leading mobile marketing agency, announced the findings from its new Mobile X Retail App Report, where a team of mobile experts examined the mobile apps for 10 leading fashion retailers. From both qualitative and quantitative data collected by Plastic Mobile, it was announced that American Eagle, The Gap, and TopShop received high marks for their respective mobile commerce apps.
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According to the U.S. November report for MasterCard SpendingPulse, which tracks retail sales across all forms of payment (including credit cards, cash and check), sales for the Electronics category shot up into triple digit growth on Thanksgiving Day this year compared to 2012. However, sales in that sector declined slightly on Black Friday.
GMDC increases effort to grow and enhance the Communications and Marketing Department which actively supports member services with the recent addition of staff member, Olivia Holden.
In response to increasing demand across the Americas for its electronic payment and banking systems, ACI Worldwide has bolstered its Americas leadership team and established a new Latin America headquarters in Sao Paolo, Brazil.
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Information Resources, Inc. (IRI) announced that it has formed a business agreement with INTAGE, the largest marketing research company in Japan and provider of cutting-edge technologies and value-added solutions.
BitPay, the world’s leading merchant processor for virtual currencies, announces that in November it processed a record 55,288 bitcoin merchant transactions, representing a 165% increase from October.
Americans are expected to spend upwards of $7 billion online between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday. But it is also estimated that U.S. e-commerce merchants will lose at least $63 million over the next five days due to online fraud.
Following a successful pilot phase, Nedap has been commissioned with project planning of the RFID reading points and subsequent installation of the RFID hardware in all 170 Adler fashion outlets.
Sprooki Pte Ltd., Asia's leading retail marketing system and Mister Donut, the Philippines' largest donut franchise with over 1,500 outlets nationwide, roll-out the first smartphone application featuring location-based offers, coupons and mobile commerce in the Philippines.
Custora today released the Custora E-Commerce Pulse, a real-time dashboard providing US e-commerce key statistics and benchmarking data.
Comedy star Gabriel Iglesias, also known as “Fluffy Guy,” researched the nation for the perfect partners to launch and manage his Fluffy Shop merchandise stores. Iglesias selected the premier experts and retail management team of JBC & Associates.
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Target Corporation has announced new ways for guests to save even more this holiday season, with special offers starting before Thanksgiving and running through Cyber Week. The offers include Target’s biggest-ever Cyber Week event on Target.com, an online Black Friday preview sale exclusively for REDcard holders and an early chance at Black Friday-like deals using Cartwheel, Target’s new savings app.
With more than 20 percent of the U.S. population speaking languages other than English at home, the majority of top retailers are failing to reach large populations of consumers, thus failing to capitalize on potential revenue.
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Seventy-three percent of consumers think that companies are paying more attention to generating sales across multiple channels than they are in delivering a consistent and seamless customer service experience across those same channels, revealed a global survey of 7,000 consumers in seven countries.
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One third of holiday shoppers will be buying gifts for themselves this year, while spending the rest of the budget on friends and family. This is one of the findings from the Maritz Loyalty Marketing 2013 Gift Buying Omi Survey.
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Research by a pair of University of Kansas professors provides some fascinating insights into consumer behavior and marketing techniques — insights that may be useful to you before you hit the stores this week.
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Tageos designs, manufactures and sells globally patented 100 percent paper-based passive UHF RFID labels for item-level tagging of consumer goods and business assets.
Maritz Loyalty Marketing today announced that the company has expanded in both Minneapolis and New York City to better service existing and new clients in the retail, consumer packaged goods, telecommunications and technology space.
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Sean Cook, ShopVisible’s co-founder and CEO will discuss new business-to-end buyer engagement as well as the benefits of changing traditional B2B sales strategies.
BitPay, in keeping with its mission to build a better e-payments world, has launched a new global bitcoin directory which features many of the world’s greatest bitcoin-accepting merchants.
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