04/17/2015 - 1:16pm

In 2014, ACH (automated clearing house) volume grew to almost 23 billion electronic payments, an increase of almost 5%, or 1 billion transactions, from 2013 volume.

04/10/2015 - 11:44am

According to a new report from Branding Brand's Mobile Commerce Index, 43% of all smartphone traffic came from search in first quarter 2015.

04/10/2015 - 11:38am

Despite declining store traffic during March 2015, retailers benefited from increased sales per shopper , average transaction value and conversion rates.


04/09/2015 - 1:35pm

Purchases in brick-and-mortar stores still accounted for more than 94% of all retail sales in the United States last year, totaling $4.4 trillion. But according to the new “Reality of Retail” report from retail marketing firm InReality, consumers are shifting their in-store shopping habits.

04/07/2015 - 5:00pm

The United States is the top market for e-commerce, followed by China and the United Kingdom, according to A.T. Kearney’s 2015 Global Retail E-Commerce Index. 

03/31/2015 - 1:59pm

A new survey conducted by Marketforce International sent mystery shoppers into over 650 stores across 63 retailers.

03/30/2015 - 2:47pm

Mobile traffic during the 2014 holiday season peaked on Thanksgiving (50% of online traffic) and hit a low point on Cyber Monday (30% of online traffic).

03/24/2015 - 3:54pm

It probably takes less to satisfy the average consumer than it does to satisfy Mick Jagger, but even still, consumers can’t seem to get any satisfaction these days.

03/24/2015 - 9:04am

A JAMA study found that while vitamin D supplementation helped maintain bone density, it did not decrease risk of fall in elderly women.