Tag Archives: mobile

More Millennials, Gen Z Are Using Social Apps

(Source: Emarketer | September 26, 2018)   Gen Zers spend more time using social apps this year, according to a survey earlier this year by social video marketing agency VidMob. More than half (56%) of Gen Zers, ages 16 to 24, said they had increased their use of Snapchat in the past year, and another 55% of respondents said they ...

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Mobile will be more disruptive for retail than online, says Facebook representative

(Source: Computer Weekly | October 1, 2018) Facebook retail industry head Beth Horn said during the Retail Week’s Tech event that the “information revolution” driven by mobile devices is changing customer behavior in such a way that retailers not only have to consider the business impact when making digital changes, but the effect it will have on customer experience. “Change ...

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10 trends to watch in 2018

(Source: Retail in Asia | January 4, 2018) Drawing on the macro-categories of global economy, consumer shifts, and changes in the fashion system, the BoF and McKinsey & Company’s The State of Fashion 2018 report defines the ten trends to watch in 2018. 1. Predictably unpredictable Geopolitical turmoil, economic uncertainty and unpredictability are the new normal. Fashion companies and executives ...

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Mobiles and machines revolutionizing retails says Google

(Source: World Retail Congress Press Release | 6 April 2017)  Retailers are struggling to keep pace with the demands of today’s smart-phone shoppers, Martijn Bertisen, director of retail & technology at Google UK told The World Retail Congress in Dubai. He said half the world’s population now had mobiles with “more computing power than the Apollo missions to the moon” ...

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Retailers give shoppers new reasons to use mobile phones in stores

(Source: ABS-CBNNews | November 23, 2015) At some Macy’s outlets this holiday season, shoppers who download the retailer’s app will be able to use their smart phones to guide them through the store to products they’re seeking. At JCPenney, customers will be able to take a snapshot of, for example, boots worn by a person passing by and quickly find ...

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