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Mobile App & Site Design

A luxury jeweler’s app is a key part of its e-commerce strategy

Luxury designer LaQuan Smith revamps his e-commerce site

Ashley Furniture will launch an in-store virtual reality experience


Mobile Company News

Chinese mobile app maker Meitu will sell goods to its 456 million users

Alcohol delivery service Saucey partners with BevMo

Alcohol delivery app Drizly raises $15 million


Mobile Device News

Google details its new Home device and unveils a smartphone

What Apple’s new iPhone means for e-retailers

Amazon ends Fire phone sales


Mobile Marketing

Facebook’s mobile ad network reaches 1 billion consumers every month

Twitter refunds money to clients affected by overstated video ad views

Why Follett favors a different approach to apps


Mobile Performance Management

Salesforce buys app performance management vendor Twin Prime

Hudson’s Bay’s mobile site slows during holiday shopping rush

Cyber Monday brings site slowdowns, but no calamities


Mobile Sales

Small screens bring in big holiday sales

Holiday e-commerce sales slightly exceed expectations

Mobile conversion rates soar during the last month before Christmas


Mobile Statistics

UK online sales increase 9.5% in Q4

How e-commerce changes: 79% of Americans shop online

Consumers did a lot of holiday shopping on Sundays this December



Linen Chest cuts the time it takes to resize images

Pharmacy chain Boots UK outfits its associates with iPads

Android users are diluting tablets’ sterling m-commerce rep


Mobile Commerce Technology

Online marketplace Letgo raises $175 million as it challenges eBay and other resellers

Salesforce buys app performance management vendor Twin Prime

Virtual reality is bacon me crazy!


Mobile In-Store

Amazon will launch a store with no checkout lane

Early holiday shopping sales lift LeftLane Sports

Shoppers who browse retail sites when in stores spend more at the stores they’re in



From The IR Blog


Ronald Dod / Mobile Commerce

Mobile SEO trends for 2017

Google’s mobile-first index, accelerated mobile pages and the risks of interstitial ads to search rank.


Anthony Nicalo / Mobile Commerce

How progressive web apps will change e-commerce

This web development technique aims to marry the performance of native mobile apps with the ...