Leveraging the Impact of Smartphones on the In-Store Shopping Experience

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

September 19, 2013

Leveraging the Impact of Smartphones

If you own a brick and mortar retail business and cringe whenever you see customers wielding smartphones, you might want to rethink things a bit. We've all heard horror stories about showrooming - people visiting local businesses, scoping out the merchandise and then using their...

How Big is Mobile Shopping?

Jenn Reichenbacher | VIEW PROFILE

September 12, 2013

How Big is Mobile Shopping?

One of the latest buzzwords to grace the retail world is omni-channel, delivering a parallel shopping experience across all buying mediums (online, in-store and mobile) and leveraging back-end data to reinforce an enhanced and more personalized customer experience. Even at the ‘...

What is MCX?

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

August 14, 2013

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One of the many names buzzing in the payments space right now is MCX or Merchant Customer Exchange. MCX was originally announced in August 2012 – positioned as joint effort from major retailers including Wal-Mart, Target, Sears, Lowe’s, CVS, Shell, Sunoco and others to develop...

Mobile POS - Benefits for Merchants and Consumers

Michael Gavin | VIEW PROFILE

July 30, 2013

Mobile POS - Benefits for Merchants and Consumers

Mobile features and benefits, new technologies, and smaller checkout stations encourage interoperability, mobile payments, and mobile marketing. Small-, medium- and large-sized businesses risk falling behind their competitors or becoming marginalized unless they recognize mobile...

Leveraging Mobile to Combat Showrooming

Dan Dufault | VIEW PROFILE

June 18, 2013

Leveraging Mobile

Showrooming – the increasingly popular consumer practice of examining merchandise in a traditional brick and mortar store, not making a purchase and then shopping online to find the same item at a lower price. According to L2: A Think Tank for Digital Innovation, 58 percent of...

Complimentary Webinar: Developing a Mobile Commerce Strategy in Uncertain Times

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

June 13, 2013

Developing a Mobile Commerce Strategy

That mobile is the future of payments appears to be a foregone conclusion. Hardly a day goes by without hearing about a revolutionary mobile payments system that will profoundly change the way people exchange currency. Unfortunately, these discussions typically stop short of...

Mobile Payments - Developing a Mobile Commerce Strategy in Uncertain Times

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

June 13, 2013

Mercator Mobile Commerce Strategy Whitepaper

For years, mobile payments have been described as the “future of the payments industry.” Industry observers have detailed the intelligence of the mobile device, the security of NFC, the effectiveness of cloud-based solutions, as well as dozens of other mobile payment solutions,...

What is Clutch?

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

June 5, 2013

Clutch

Clutch is one of many new mobile applications that have entered the marketplace in the past six months. Originally introduced in December 2012 for iOS only (with Passbook as well), Clutch recently announced the addition of an Android app. The company is positioned as a mobile...

What are the Benefits of In-Store Mobile Commerce Presentation

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

April 10, 2013

Benefits of In-Store Mobile Commerce Presentation

While your customers may not be looking to make purchases with their phones today, tomorrow may be a different story. While proactive business owners may be excited to start leveraging customer engagement and omni-channel retailing, consumers are also driving the growth in the...

Mobile Commerce

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

January 16, 2013

As originally used in 1997, the term mobile commerce describes the use of wireless technology to let consumers shop anywhere. Modern usage of the term typically describes any technology that brings retail straight to customers' hands. Mobile commerce includes many new...