Mobile holiday spending was over 120 per cent higher than rest of year in 2018, says Button

Mobile holiday spending was over 120 per cent higher than rest of year in 2018, says Button

The holiday season in 2018 saw shoppers browse and spend 121 per cent more on mobile than the average mobile shopper prior to the holidays, according to a report from mobile commerce partnership platform Button. Button tracked mobile shopping within the Button Marketplace, which includes partnerships with companies like Amazon, Walmart, Uber, Hotels.com, eBay, and Boxed. The […]

Holiday spending set to jump nearly 25% across the UK, France and Germany this year, finds Adobe

Holiday spending set to jump nearly 25% across the UK, France and Germany this year, finds Adobe

Adobe released its online shopping predictions for the 2018 holiday season (from November to December), which found that spending in the UK, France, and Germany will jump nearly 25% compared with the same period in 2017.  The findings, based on Adobe Analytics data, also reveals shoppers in the UK will spend more than three times […]

UK mobile contactless spending reached £975m in 2017, according to Worldpay

UK mobile contactless spending reached £975m in 2017, according to Worldpay

126m in-store contactless purchases were made via mobile devices in the UK last year, with spending passing £975m. According to payment processing company Worldpay, this spending accounted for a 328 per cent year-on-year growth of in-store mobile spending in 2017. The supermarket sector saw 59 per cent of all in-store mobile transactions, while pubs, bars, […]

Worldwide app spend reached nearly $200M on Christmas day, up 12 percent from 2016

Worldwide app spend reached nearly $200M on Christmas day, up 12 percent from 2016

Consumers spent $196 million on apps, in-app purchases and subscriptions on Christmas Day 2017 across the App Store and Google Play, according to new data from Sensor Tower. The report, while excluding Android revenue in China, represents a 12.3 percent increase over 2016’s spending of approximately $174 million. That speaks to a still-growing market for […]