71% of voice searchers don’t make purchases, according to NetElixir

71% of voice searchers don’t make purchases, according to NetElixir

Though adoption is growing at a rapid pace, voice-enabled technology is still nascent and not used often for buying, with the majority of purchases going toward media, entertainment and household products, according to a study by retail search marketing firm NetElixir. Of the 1,000 U.S. adults surveyed, a majority use voice assistants to search for […]

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Launches Mobile Ordering

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Launches Mobile Ordering

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, one of the world’s leading roaster and retailers of specialty coffee and tea, today announced that it has launched mobile ordering within The Coffee Bean Rewards app. The feature is available now at all 191 Southern California and Arizona company-owned locations and will extend to franchise locations and new geographic areas in the coming […]

The UK Leads France and Germany for Online Grocery Shopping, According to RichRelevance

The UK Leads France and Germany for Online Grocery Shopping, According to RichRelevance

Although 53% of people in the UK are doing some or all their grocery shopping online, there’s a massive gap between what consumers want, and what retailers are offering, according to new research. The online grocery survey from RichRelevance looks at consumer’s attitudes towards buying groceries online. The research, which includes responses from over 2,000 […]

Amazon closing the gap on Flipkart in India, says Forrester

Amazon closing the gap on Flipkart in India, says Forrester

The battle between e-commerce companies Amazon and Flipkart in India continues to intensify as Amazon is now closing the gap on Flipkart, according to Forrester. Flipkart raised $2.5 billion from Softbank in 2017, bringing its total funding to $6bn to date and competing with Amazon, which committed $5bn to India for market share. After surpassing […]

Google introduces ‘Shopping Actions’ to help retailers in their battle with Amazon

Google introduces ‘Shopping Actions’ to help retailers in their battle with Amazon

Google has announced a new function to its digital ecosystem called Shopping Actions, allowing customers to use its Assistant and Search engine to streamline online purchasing. In a statement on its “Inside Adwords” blog, Google said, “Today’s consumers don’t just want answers; more and more, they’re craving relevant, meaningful, and immediate assistance in completing their […]

Saatchi & Saatchi IS Poland and P&G Make eCommerce More Accessible via The Accessibility Project

Saatchi & Saatchi IS Poland and P&G Make eCommerce More Accessible via The Accessibility Project

As the internet is more and more important in all of our lives and eCommerce an increasingly popular way to shop, the issue of accessibility has become much more relevant. Many eCommerce sites are either inaccessible to those with visual, hearing or mobile disabilities, or they require ‘switching’ to specially made versions. Saatchi & Saatchi […]

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