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|April 16, 2014 07:00 AM EDT||
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A Santander subsidiary has added m-commerce to its mobile banking app, in a development it is claiming as the world’s first “superwallet”. The app allows users in Poland to shop at merchants using the app. They can arrange home delivery, send items such as flowers or buy bus tickets in 30 cities. Read Original Content
Consumers are increasingly shopping on their mobile phones leaving most brick-and-mortar stores behind. That’s why the new app Downtown was launched, to provide a way for local small businesses to participate in mobile commerce. By doing so, they’ll be able to sell and deliver items to nearby residents even faster than the big e-commerce chains. Read Original Content
Market research firm yStats has released a new report concerning the mobile commerce sector in Europe. The report notes Sweden and the United Kingdom have the highest level of mobile shopper penetration in the world, but fall behind when compared to several markets in Asia. Read Original Content
Nearly three quarters (74 percent) of consumers are now shopping with their smartphones and tablets, up from 65 percent last year, according to the AlixPartners Mobile Financial Services Tracking Study. Read Original Content
IMRG, a market research firm, has released the results of its latest e-Retail Survey. The survey shows 11 percent of e-commerce professionals believe more than half of all online sales will come from mobile devices by the end of this year. Read Original Content
A new eMarketer industry forecast projects retail m-commerce will increase 37.2 percent to $57.8 billion this year from $42.1 billion in 2013, and reach $132.7 billion in 2018. This year it will make up about one-fifth of all retail e-commerce but just 1.2 percent of total retail sales. Read Original Content
Mobile commerce in the United States is expected to grow nearly 50 percent in the next four years, but most companies still are allocating modest budgets to that channel, according to data shared with attendees at Monetate’s 4th annual Summit. Read Original Content
A Juniper Research report predicts worldwide mobile payments will reach $507 billion by the end of this year, growing by 40 percent over what payments had been in 2013. Read Original Content
Amazon has just launched its latest mobile gadget in the form of the Dash, a handheld device meant to make it a great deal easier for consumers to add items to their shopping lists. The mobile gadget simply needs to be directed at the barcode on an item in the kitchen that is running low and press the scan button. Read Original Content
A new report from Prentice Capital has estimated four out of five consumers could be carrying out safe shopping online from mobile devices this year, according to Hedge Week. Read Original Content
Facebook Inc is preparing to join the mobile-payments race with remittances and electronic-money services on the social network, the Financial Times reported, citing several people involved in the process. Read Original Content
Rogers Communications has launched the suretap wallet, a new application that lets customers use their NFC-enabled smartphones to make payments at tens of thousands of retailers across Canada. Read Original Content
Infobip, an international mobile messaging and payments provider, announced that its direct mobile billing services will be integrated with RollTech's Ay+ mobile app and gaming platform for Android smartphones and tablets. Read Original Content
MasterCard announced it significantly grew its contactless footprint in Europe as transactions more than tripled from 2012 to 2013. Visa Europe can boast about a bit more success as it expected contactless transactions to quadruple in 2013. Read Original Content
Although it is a burgeoning technology in Australia at the moment, three million Australians are expected to have adopted contactless payment technology by 2015 to make $3 billion worth of transactions in the 2015 calendar year. Read Original Content
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