Mobile shopping apps are driving retail sales, according to Criteo’s latest global commerce study

Mobile shopping apps are driving retail sales, according to Criteo’s latest global commerce study

Commerce marketing technology company Criteo has released findings from its Global Commerce Review for Q4 of 2017. It analyses shoppers’ activities, behaviours and preferences across all devices and browsing environments. The report, which highlights a growing reliance on apps among shoppers, reinforces the “mobile-first” mindset, and will help inform omnichannel commerce marketing strategies worldwide. Criteo […]

Amazon opens a supermarket with no checkouts

Amazon opens a supermarket with no checkouts

 Amazon is finally opening its checkout-free brick-and-mortar convenience store to the public, nearly a year after it originally planned to open its doors. Amazon Go is an 1,800 square foot automated store based at Amazon Seattle headquarters. The store relies on sensors and cameras to detect what items shoppers have taken from the shelves, […]

Voice-controlled device use for online shopping in UK ‘to triple in 2018’, according to Narvar

Voice-controlled device use for online shopping in UK ‘to triple in 2018’, according to Narvar

Two percent of all UK consumers are already using voice-controlled devices such as Google Home and Amazon Echo for online shopping, accounting for 20% of all device owners in the UK, according to new research. The survey of almost 3000 UK consumers, conducted by post-purchase experts Narvar in association with YouGov, reveals that adoption of […]

LEGO unveil Messenger chatbot to ease Christmas shopping

LEGO unveil Messenger chatbot to ease Christmas shopping

This holiday, the LEGO Gift Bot, Ralph, is here to make sure every wish clicks into place! We’ve all been there… every year Christmas pops up and surprises us! Next things you know, the gift buying rush begins and we feel drowned in indecision. What gifts to buy? What will your sister’s eldest want this […]

Google updates features for mobile shopping experience

Google updates features for mobile shopping experience

Elevating its implementation of latent semantic indexing, Google has updated its shopping tool. The new features will allow users to discover, research, and compare products on Google Shopping with greater proficiency, according to the company. In the blog post announcing the update, Jennifer Liu, product management director for Google Shopping, said mobile shopping on Google was redesigned to […]

Debenhams strengthens its Multi-Channel Offering with a New Mobile Site

Debenhams strengthens its Multi-Channel Offering with a New Mobile Site

British retailer, Debenhams is strengthening its multi-channel offering with the launch of a new mobile site for UK customers that brings together the best features of mobile apps with the broad reach of mobile web. The Progressive Web App (PWA), which uses Google-backed technology, is a key development in Debenhams digital and multi-channel strategy. The PWA creates […]

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