Tag: mobile

M&S sees 23% jump in online sales

The company has reported record online sales, with 7.4 million accessing the site. This success however was offset by an overall slowing of growth and a fall in pre-tax profits of a fifth.

Ecommerce Club London Working Lunch Report: Replatforming

On 10th May we were lucky enough to be joined by Jamie Merrick from Demandware, who led a discussion about replatforming, why it’s needed, the challenges facing retailers today and the approach to take when architecting a platform specifically for your own company goals.

IKEA to pilot mobile checkout app

IKEA’s Head of Global Mobile Solutions , Victor Bayata, revealed at the M-commerce Summit 2016 in New York recently that IKEA was testing a mobile checkout program that creates QR codes to allow shoppers to navigate the checkout process more quickly.

Boohoo.com goes international with responsive apps

Boohoo.com, one of the UK’s largest online fashion retailers, introduced internationalisation into its shopping app, using the app commerce platform Poq. Customers outside of the UK can now download and shop from the app, as well as view country-exclusive content.

Waitrose trials mobile self scan

Waitrose is preparing to roll out a mobile self-scan trial, built on Quick Check, that allows customers to scan products on their mobile device, reducing the time they have to spend at the checkout.

Consumer digital expectations outpace delivery around the world

According to a new study from Deloitte, “Navigating the New Digital Devide” digital influences 49 per cent of in-store sales studied, while mobile influenced 28 per cent. The US leads in digital influence among the 6 mature markets studied. By comparison, says the report, digital influences 28 per cent of in-store sales in the UK, with mobile influencing 16 per cent.

Bing Ads released its Mother’s Day insights, revealing motherly love is now mobile, with over half of Mother’s Day retail searches set to be made from a mobile device.