Archive for May, 2011

Consumers Buy More on Tablets than Smartphones

When it comes to shopping on mobile devices, tablets like the iPad have an edge over smartphones, a new report from The E-tailing Group Inc. finds.

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Mobile Usage In Retail To Grow

The annual e-tailing group Merchant Survey, completed by 200 merchants in the US in the first quarter of 2011, which studies in the shopping mindset of the mobile consumer, found that 77 per cent of respondents will be investing in mobile in 2011.

Tablet Owners More Likely To Shop Online Than Smartphone Users

Tablet users spend more money online than their smartphone counterparts, with 68% of tablet owners using the device to make a purchase in the last six months, according to new research from the US based E-tailing Group.

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Tablets Beat Smartphones for Online Shopping, Buying

Tablets hit it big only in 2010 with the release of the iPad, but their owners are already making use of them for commerce—and doing so to a greater degree than smartphone owners, according to research from the e-tailing group.

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1 in 10 Tablet Owners Buy or Browse Online Every Day

The e-tailing group recently released a study of the online buying habits of mobile consumers. “The Shopping Mindset of a Mobile Consumer” is based on a February survey of 1,000 owners of smartphones and/or tablets, who each spend upwards of $250 online yearly.

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Tablet Owners Make More Online Purchases than Smartphone Owners

Shoppers browsing a mobile commerce site on a tablet, such as an iPad, are more likely to make a purchase than those shopping via a smartphone, finds new research from The E-tailing Group Inc.

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Ecommerce Sales from Smartphones Slow; 5 Suggestions to Help

It’s not that there is no mobile commerce happening on mobile-optimized sites; it’s just that it is very small. Two different estimates forecast the value of mobile commerce at approximately $5 billion for 2011.

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Tablet Owners Make More Online Purchases than Smartphone Owners

“Shoppers browsing a mobile commerce site on a tablet, such as an iPad, are more likely to make a purchase than those shopping via a smartphone, finds new research from The E-tailing Group Inc.”

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Whitepaper: Tablets Leading to Mcommerce Revolution

“The tablet’s portability and ease of use explains why consumers see them as ideal tools for researching products and browsing followed by purchasing,” wrote Lauren Freedman, president in The E-tailing Group, in the whitepaper.

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Mobile Shopping Better on Tablets, Say Users

Users of tablets see them as an ideal tool for researching products and browsing, as well as making purchases, according to an online survey commissioned by Coffee Table, iPad’s ecommerce enabled catalog marketplace, more so than smartphone users.

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