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Shopping Around For Cheap Prices [Not Mobile Payments] Is The Most Popular In-Store Activity Among Mobile Users, Says Google

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Most people may not yet be using smartphones to pay for goods when they are out shopping, but that doesn’t mean that they are not glued to their handsets anyway. Some research out today from Google indicates that among smartphone owners, some 79% can be classified as “mobile shoppers,” using...
Shopping Around For Cheap Prices [Not Mobile Payments] Is The Most Popular In-Store Activity Among Mobile Users, Says Google

U.K. Mobile Shopping Startup, Tapestry, Trials Barcode/NFC Scanning App To Link Shoppers With The Physical Things They Fancy

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The collision of fashion and digital technology feels like a very over-subscribed party already, what with the likes of Polyvore, Trendabl, Chicisimo, Fashism and Go Try It On all clamouring for access to that special consumer-spending VIP area (to name a select few). But the growth of mobile commerce looks certain to spawn yet...
U.K. Mobile Shopping Startup, Tapestry, Trials Barcode/NFC Scanning App To Link Shoppers With The Physical Things They Fancy

Study: Hispanic Smartphone Owners Want Mobile Shopping Apps To Be Social

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Using a smartphone while shopping to find better deals or to look up product reviews is now pretty mainstream. There are some interesting differences between how Hispanics use their phones while shopping compared to the average U.S. consumer, though. While observing 15 Hispanic smartphone owners in Los Angeles and conducting...
Study: Hispanic Smartphone Owners Want Mobile Shopping Apps To Be Social

This Sunday Was The Biggest Mobile Shopping Day For eBay, PayPal Mobile Payments Up 221 Percent

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eBay and PayPal continue to see record mobile sales during the holiday shopping season. Last week, the e-commerce company released data that showed that non-holiday days were posting massive gains, with PayPal reporting that its total global mobile payment volume on Sunday, Dec. 2 exceeded that of Cyber Monday by...
This Sunday Was The Biggest Mobile Shopping Day For eBay, PayPal Mobile Payments Up 221 Percent

Thai Mobile Shopping App ShopSpot Adds Brands, Gets $630,000

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  Shopspot, a startup out of Thailand with a mobile shopping app, has won $630,000 (S$779,000) after switching its shopper matchmaking app to a more traditional shopping interface. Its earlier app focused on connecting individuals keen to sell their wares. The app would pair sellers and their goods with buyers...
Thai Mobile Shopping App ShopSpot Adds Brands, Gets $630,000

Driven By Apps, Fab's Mobile Sales Leapt On Thanksgiving Day (AAPL, FB)

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Fab, the high-design e-commerce site, did 40 percent of its Thanksgiving Day sales through mobile devices, CEO Jason Goldberg reports. The trend highlights two things: the explosive growth of mobile commerce overall, and the increasing importance of gatekeepers who can drive shoppers to apps. It also reflects shifting consumer behavior....
Driven By Apps, Fab's Mobile Sales Leapt On Thanksgiving Day (AAPL, FB)
Apple iPhone Users Most Likely To Research Products, Buy And Bank On Their Devices
Flipboard dips its toes into commerce with shoppable Levi's catalog
Giftango powers the digital gift card revolution, gets tapped by Shopkick

Startups kick asana with nerd yoga

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Dave Sevenoaks is upside down. Around him a group of software developers and startup founders are poised precariously on their elbows with their legs extended vertically into the air, in an advanced yoga posture sometimes called Feathered Peacock. “I love doing hand stands and other inverted postures,” Sevenoaks says. “It makes...
Startups kick asana with nerd yoga

Location-Based Shopping App Shopkick Partners With MasterCard On Rewards Program

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Mobile shopping app shopkick is announcing a partnership with MasterCard today which will allow cardholders to earn “kicks” (shopkicks’ in-app rewards) by linking their card with shopkick’s Buy & Collect program and making qualifying purchases. These kicks can later be redeemed for things like gift cards, music downloads, movie tickets, and other...
Location-Based Shopping App Shopkick Partners With MasterCard On Rewards Program

Mobile Online Shopping Holds The Real Opportunity In Mobile Payments

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Editor’s note: Bill Ready is CEO of Braintree, an online and mobile payments provider. Every day there is a new headline about mobile payments focused on using a mobile phone to pay at retail locations. Paypal, Google and other industry giants are racing to provide new in-store mobile payment solutions....
Mobile Online Shopping Holds The Real Opportunity In Mobile Payments
Funding daily: mobile payments, charitable giving, and flower delivery

eBay Updates iPhone And iPad Apps To Simplify Mobile Browsing And Listing

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eBay released significants updates to its iPhone and iPad apps yesterday which the company says will “play an important role in eBay Mobile’s year to come.” The ecommerce platform also said that 1.8 million new customers joined eBay through a mobile device in the first three quarters of 2012 and...
eBay Updates iPhone And iPad Apps To Simplify Mobile Browsing And Listing

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Is 2013 The Year Of Mobile Payments?

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Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. What Were The Top Trends In Mobile In 2012? (Econsultancy)Was 2012 the year of mobile? No, and in reality trying to say that any 12 month period...
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Is 2013 The Year Of Mobile Payments?

Goodbye, checkout lines: QThru launches app to make shopping easier

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QThru puts a new spin on the self-checkout kiosks at grocery stores and today the Seattle startup launched its mobile app. Available on both iOS and Android, the app is a mobile shopping platform that is intended to make in-store shopping more convenient by allowing people to shop, scan, get deals, and...
Goodbye, checkout lines: QThru launches app to make shopping easier

ShopSavvy taps into Best Buy's API for improved mobile shopping

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Shopsavvy is about to get a lot more useful for Best Buy shoppers. The companies will announce tomorrow that the Shopsavvy mobile app, which lets you scan and compare items from retail and online stores, has tapped into Best Buy’s API to let you research items faster and make...
ShopSavvy taps into Best Buy's API for improved mobile shopping

Google Shopper: A Mobile Shopping Companion

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Is there any business Google doesn't want to be in? Despite the fact that there are already plenty of excellent mobile shopping applications for the Android smartphone operating system, Google has decided to launch their own. Today, via an announcement on the Google Mobile blog, we're introduced to the search...
Google Shopper: A Mobile Shopping Companion

Mobile Shopping Still Awaits Security

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Analysis: Customers won't come until they're confident that waving their banking app at a point of sale terminal won't open their account to wireless thieves....
Mobile Shopping Still Awaits Security

IBM partners with Honeywell to create mobile shopping app

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New retail technology by IBM lets shoppers scan items to purchase with a smartphone and then head directly to a self-checkout station to pay. [Read more]...
IBM partners with Honeywell to create mobile shopping app

Mobile shopping brings in $20 billion in 2012 -- study

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Shoppers spent $5 billion on tablets, a trend that's going to keep growing, says Javelin Strategy and Research. [Read more]...
Mobile shopping brings in $20 billion in 2012 -- study

IBM Labs pitches the future of augmented reality shopping with mobile app prototype

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From the same company that brought you the ThinkPad and the tank of a keyboard known as the Model M, today IBM is demonstrating its latest consumer development: a mobile shopping app. As odd as that sounds, it's no secret that Big Blue employees some rather brilliant folk, and...
IBM Labs pitches the future of augmented reality shopping with mobile app prototype
Mobile is the new black at eBay and PayPal

Time Magazine, Foursquare Partner For Political Conventions

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Time Magazine is offering some special content to Foursquare users who check in at the Republican National Convention in Tampa in August or the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Users who unlock the Time-Foursquare badge get “access to a curated list of must-attend venues and events,” plus convention tips...
Time Magazine, Foursquare Partner For Political Conventions

Nielsen On U.S. Mobile Shopping: eBay's App Attracts The Most Users, Shopkick Keeps Them Around For Much Longer

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As mobile payments continue to become more commonplace among retailers, smartphone consumers are already showing a pretty strong appetite for mobile shopping on their devices. According to a June 2012 survey among 5,000 Android and iPhone users in the U.S., Nielsen found that just over 50% of them have used...
Nielsen On U.S. Mobile Shopping: eBay's App Attracts The Most Users, Shopkick Keeps Them Around For Much Longer

Location Targeting Is Getting More Sophisticated

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Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. Real-Time Location Data Gets Bigger Slice Of Mobile Targeting (eMarketer)Advertisers have been excited by the prospect of incorporating location data to target users on the go. While...
Location Targeting Is Getting More Sophisticated
eBay Launches Bizarre 'Shoppable Windows' In New York Stores

JustMigrate Launches To Move Posterous Blogs To Tumblr Just As Posterous Announces Imminent End

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Just in time for Posterous’ closure on April 30th, a service has launched to bring Posterous blogs over to rival service, Tumblr. JustMigrate was announced the same day that Posterous unceremoniously called it quits via its blog. The service requires you to punch in your posterous URL, authorize it with...
JustMigrate Launches To Move Posterous Blogs To Tumblr Just As Posterous Announces Imminent End

This week's headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between Jan. 21 and Jan. 25. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Tuesday, Jan. 22 Flurry Source 13 stats show mobile shopping up 247 percent, retail apps dominating time Storm8 surpasses...
This week's headlines from across Inside Network

Introducing Edibly: Bing teams with Pike Place Market on mobile shopping guide

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Pike Place Market is going digital. In collaboration with The Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority, the Bing team at Microsoft today launched Edibly, a free mobile app that helps users shop more efficiently. Bing is piloting the app at the world famous market. The 10 million visitors that come through every year...
Introducing Edibly: Bing teams with Pike Place Market on mobile shopping guide
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