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Nowadays, retailers are utilising the power of mobile phones to the best possible ways to reach out to the consumers. Mobile is one of the potential channels for offering discount coupons, promoting a product. With the introduction of smart phones the enormous possibilities have opened up. The section covers topics on mobile retailing.

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The Indian smartphone market observed exceptional growth owing to festive demand and recorded a new high in smartphone shipments in Q3 2014. According to an IDC report, the India smartphone market outshone other emerging markets in the Asia/Pacific region in terms of quarter-over-quarter growth.   Falling prices of

BY Nibedita Roy  |  Nov 28, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

With increasing penetration of mobile broadband and easy availability of low-cost smartphones will help India overtake the US as the world's second largest Internet user-base by 2016, says a PTI report citing the study conducted by research firm eMarketer. As per the US-based firm, India's online population will touch 283.8

BY Retailer  |  Nov 24, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

 Leading home shopping network, STAR CJ Network India has recently launched its M-Commerce website. Besides, the website will go live on 19th November 2014, which will bring the network’s products and services to the consumer’s palm. According to the company, this move has been taken to take advantage of the

BY Retailer  |  Nov 19, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Hampshire: Over 2 billion mobile phone or tablet users will make some form of mobile commerce transaction by the end of 2017, up from 1.6 billion this year, says a new report by Juniper Research.   According to the report, mobile consumption of services such as banking, money transfer and purchases of goods and services

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Nov 18, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Leading mobile commerce company, Paytm is aiming to clock $1 billion gross merchandise value (GMV) by March next year on the back of growing smartphone penetration and rising number of customers buying from e-commerce sites. According to Paytm, Chairman and Managing Director, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, "We believe by the end of

BY Retailer  |  Nov 07, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Over-the-top (OTT) messaging applications, might be cannibalising SMS traffic but they are fuelling data growth, which is creating a new revenue source for telecom companies, says a PTI report quoting, Hike messenger founder and CEO Kavin Bharti Mittal. "I think we are in this middle phase where OTT messaging might be

BY Retailer  |  Sep 22, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The m-commerce segment is on the cusp of rapid expansion with the number of smartphone users expected to double to 104 million by the end of the current year. It’s no surprise that several e-commerce players are rapidly integrating their online ‘platforms’ with those relevant for smartphones and androids via apps

BY Shipra Srivastava  |  Feb 17, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Showrooming is becoming a common phenomenon in the world of Retail. The massive smartphone explosion has enabled consumers to search, research, compare prices, transact, review and seek comments from peers on social networks and has irreversibly transformed the way consumers shop. This has led to the showrooming phenomenon that allows

BY  |  Sep 07, 2013  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

 Online classifieds are increasingly popular here as they offer a cheaper and often more convenient way for buyers and sellers to interact with each other.  This market has been growing at a compounded rate of more than 40 per cent over the past two years in India, and a key growth driver is the increased use of mobile and

BY Retailer  |  Jul 23, 2013  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

In a decade or so, the shopping experience is going to be completely digital, and it would be impossible to miss digital billboards, virtual shops, interactive posters or cyberstores as you walk down your favourite shopping lane. Unqiue QR codes on interactive billboards and kiosks will gleam at you, and invite you to ‘check

BY  |  Jun 21, 2013  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

India stands second in the world in terms of mobile phone user base with over 929.37 million users in May 2012. The total mobile subscribers stand at 929.37 million with nearly twice as many as subscribers being added every month. Of all the mobile phones that were sold last year, more than half were smart phones and an account of 10

BY Neha Malhotra  |  Feb 18, 2013  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

When mobile phone was invented, little did we imagine that it will one day become our best business buddy? First, it gave us the convenience of mobility and then there was no stopping to various apps. M-commerce and smart phones have revolutionised the way business worked earlier. But before we get lost in the big picture, let’s

BY Seema Seth  |  Jul 26, 2011  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Indeed, rising income levels in India has led to a spurt of growth in consumer goods industry and with many international brands setting up shop the market has become all the more become more competitive. “With Damco predominantly involved in the freight forwarding of export and import cargo we have seen a rising trend in the

BY Sid Shah  |  Jun 21, 2011  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Shoppers Stop Limited was founded by K Raheja Corp in 1991 laying the foundation of the modern retail industry in India. It started operations with the first store in suburban Mumbai and is now a multi-channel retailer with 37 large format department stores and online presence. Innovation being the key driver, Shopper’s Stop

BY Vrinda Oberai  |  Jun 15, 2011  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Cellular phone advertising is a paid, public and non-personal form of advertising where a message is delivered by a recognised sponsor. It is a promotion of products by the firm for its customers. The success of the format depends on the usage and willingness of the customers to accept advertising and advertising-supported services.

BY Neha Malhotra  |  comments ( 0 )  |