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smartphones Archives

Mobile to drive e-commerce this holiday season

Nearly half of all orders are expected to come through a smartphone.

‘Big Tech’ isn’t one big monopoly – it’s 5 companies all in different businesses

Assess big “tech” companies at what they do rather than mythologizing them.

Smartphones the key driver for physical retailers

Effectively using the mobile internet to influence drive to store is key, says European tech entrepreneur.

Contactless mobile payments growing

Samsung and Apple smartphones to drive increase in contactless payments.

Smartphones need payments

After the arrival of Apple Pay, James Stewart weighs in on mobile payment technology.

A remote control for the retail store

The smartphone is fast becoming a remote control for bricks and mortar retail, says Jon Bird.

Battle of the apps

Two Australian retailers unveil new mobile apps to make things easier for shoppers.

Microsoft acquires Nokia

Apple rival buys Nokia division for $8 billion in a bid to compete with the retailer's iPhone phenomenon.

Your personal grocery assistant

Smartphones have become the Australian supermarket shopper’s personal grocery assistant, writes Kirsty Dollisson.

From subway to airport

Tesco has launched its famed Korean subway concept into London's Gatwick airport.

Consumers trust stores, not phone

Study finds Aussie shoppers trust point of sale print over internet for product facts.

Cheap phones to drive shoppers online

Get set for a flood of cheap smartphones hitting the market in 2012, accelerating the mobile shopping trend.