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Weak performance in the smartphone sector

Weak performance in the smartphone sector

27/08/2019 - 16:06
Smartphone revenues grew 3.9 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2019 and unit sales dropped 4.9 percent to just under 3 million units in the same time frame, continuing the same trend seen in the previous two quarters.  read more
Smartphone shoppers altering retail reality

Smartphone shoppers altering retail reality

14/05/2018 - 13:23
Smartphone shopping is expected to peak globally in the coming few years with 43 percent surveyed already making purchases on their phone weekly. read more
Smartphones fuel boom in retail searches

Smartphones fuel boom in retail searches

04/08/2017 - 15:01
Research has found smartphones caused an explosion in searches for the wares of UK retailers in the second quarter. read more
UK Smartphone shopping to overtake tablet spend by 2018, according to GlobalData

UK Smartphone shopping to overtake tablet spend by 2018, according to GlobalData

07/07/2017 - 10:57
Spend via smartphones will outperform spend via tablets, accounting for 51.5% of the UK mobile and tablet market in 2018, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. read more
The mobile app: Is it a critical part of your omnichannel strategy?

The mobile app: Is it a critical part of your omnichannel strategy?

18/04/2017 - 16:40
Chances are that most people turn to a mobile app on their smartphone every morning while starting their day, even before enjoying that first cup of coffee. Whether they are checking the weather, logging in their fitness routine, or adding the cost of their Starbucks latte to their weekly budget, it is clear that ‘mobile moments’ spent on apps have become an integral part of our daily routine. read more
Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and S8+

Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and S8+

30/03/2017 - 10:02
Samsung’s hotly anticipated iPhone killer the Galaxy S8 launched this afternoon, in what is perhaps the most vital launch of the tech giant’s history. read more
Smartphones are the best way to encourage shopper engagement

Smartphones are the best way to encourage shopper engagement

24/02/2017 - 11:09
The grocer’s philosophy when it comes to building loyalty is to encourage one more shopping trip or one more product purchase. Retailers and grocers use loyalty programmes to collect data from previous purchases, which is used to personalise offers for relevant products and drive footfall back to store. Whilst this technique has its successes, it’s difficult relying on the past to predict the future. It’s important to evolve beyond predicting, and actually engage with consumers, offering something truly compelling to change shopper behaviour.  read more
Apple takes Samsung's crown as bestselling smartphone retailer

Apple takes Samsung's crown as bestselling smartphone retailer

02/02/2017 - 12:44
Apple has reclaimed its title as the world’s largest smartphone retailer, after five consecutive years of falling behind Samsung. read more
BlackBerry cuts 250 jobs

BlackBerry cuts 250 jobs

26/07/2013 - 12:15
Ottawa - Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry has fired 250 employees in a new product testing division at its Canadian headquarters, a spokesperson said Thursday.  read more
Apple to release updated phone

Apple to release updated phone

04/04/2013 - 07:53
New York - The Wall Street Journal says Apple is set for a possible summer launch of the next iPhone, rather than a fall launch like the last two models. read more
Ex-BlackBerry boss dumps shares

Ex-BlackBerry boss dumps shares

15/02/2013 - 07:49
Toronto - Shares of BlackBerry slipped on Thursday, after the company's former Co-Chief Executive Officer Jim Balsillie disclosed that he had sold his once-sizable stake in the embattled smartphone maker. read more
Smart TVs will dominate

Smart TVs will dominate

21/01/2013 - 08:44
Nearly 85 per cent of all flat-panel TVs produced in 2016 will be smart TVs, according to Gartner, Inc. Worldwide unit production of flat-panel smart TVs will grow from 69 million in 2012 to 198 million in 2016. Worldwide unit production of smart TVs in 2013 is expected to reach 108 million. read more
Samsung handsets mask weak chip sales

Samsung handsets mask weak chip sales

26/10/2012 - 07:52
Seoul - Samsung Electronics, the world's top technology firm by revenue, reported record quarterly profit of $7.4-billion on Friday, with strong sales of its Galaxy range of phones masking sharply lower memory chip sales. read more
Apple gains $18bn as Samsung sheds $12bn

Apple gains $18bn as Samsung sheds $12bn

29/08/2012 - 08:20
New York - Apple's $1bn court win against Samsung is translating into a much bigger jump in its market value, AP reported on Monday.  read more
Moody’s cuts Nokia’s rating

Moody’s cuts Nokia’s rating

17/04/2012 - 08:38
Moody’s rating agency yesterday downgraded Nokia’s debt grade to near-junk status, citing a sharp decline in first-quarter cellphone sales that led to a 35% fall in revenue. read more
Nokia tanks as profit outlook dims

Nokia tanks as profit outlook dims

12/04/2012 - 09:21
The third quarter will see the arrival of Apple’s iPhone 5, bug on new Nokia smartphone with Windows operating system has dashed hopes for a comeback read more
Tesco Homeplus expands trial of virtual stores in South Korea

Tesco Homeplus expands trial of virtual stores in South Korea

08/02/2012 - 10:28
Tesco is expanding the trial of its virtual stores in South Korea by installing them at a further 20 bus stops in the country. read more