Sam Ho

SVP, Data Intelligence

August 1, 2013

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3 Reasons Online Shopping Won’t Kill Brick ‘n Mortar

Why in-store shopping might actually be the future of retail.

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It’s all the buzz these days. Watch your social feed on Twitter or LinkedIn and you’ll see it eventually.  Headlines foretelling the rise of internet shopping through use of mobile devices. These conversations often predict grim futures for traditional brick-and-mortar retail shops which has many retailers spiraling into “strategy panic” as they frantically consider their next moves. Read the rest of this entry »

Ethan Li

Project Manager

July 18, 2013

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Are Tablet Shoppers Killing In-Store Shopping?

Adapt to shopping trends and stay ahead of the curve.

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With people increasingly accessing the internet via their tablets, shopping behavior is changing as well. According to a survey related to the online retail market in the UK, mobile commerce grew by 254% between 2010 and 2011, and by a further 300% between 2011 and 2012. 69 percent of tablet owners make purchases on their device every month! But does this mean that in-store shopping is dying?

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Joshua Roberts

Creative Director

March 6, 2013

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Tech Savvy Retail

Retailers must embrace technology to provide a richer experience for customers.

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Today’s customers are getting increasingly connected and tech savvy. A Motorola study showed that around 64% of shoppers aged 13 to 34 and 52% of shoppers aged 35 to 49 worldwide use their personal mobile device for shopping related activities.

In addition, he said a Cisco Digital Networking survey projects that broadband consumption will increase 13 times in the next 4 years, from 2013 to 2017. Forty seven percent of that mobile data traffic will come from Asia-Pacific.

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Johnny Lin

Data Production Manager

March 3, 2013

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Mobile GIS Apps for Business

Advancements in the use of GIS for business surveys.

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Today, mobile technology is bringing us to a higher level then we’ve ever had before. It’s a huge revolution changing everything from the size of devices, battery endurance, finger touch operations, wireless internet connections, GPS, cameras and so on. As the role of a GIS user, what kinds of benefit will this revolution bring to us, and how will GIS play a role in it’s impact?

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Chris Hubbard

@chriswhubbard Market Strategy

December 5, 2012

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Infographic – The Mobile Revolution

How are mobile devices changing retail forever?

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The mobile revolution is changing the way retailers display and sell goods as well as where and how they interact with customers. As consumers embrace mobile shopping, their behavior is also fundamentally evolving along with the new technology. In this month’s Visual Trends infographic we take a look at what this mobile revolution means for both customers and retailers and how retailers can prepare.

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