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Mobile shopping could deliver a 4.5 billion pound boost to Britain's economy by 2016 and a further 13 billion by 2021. This is largely due to EBay’s mobile shopping service. Read Original Content
Groupon has filed documentation to raise as much as $750 million in an initial public offering, revealing a short history filled with skyrocketing sales and steep losses. Read Original Content
PriceGrabber reports that 29 percent of smartphone users shop using mobile phones. Read Original Content
TheFind has launched CATALOGUE that uses content from paper catalogues from retail stores and displays them on tablets such as the IPad and Android tablets. Stores that are using TheFind’s new application include Sephora, Uggs and Crate and Barrel. Read Original Content
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Nearly 80 percent of U.S. smartphone and tablet users are now comfortable making mobile purchases according to the latest Mobile Audience Insight Report from location-based company JiWire. Read Original Content
Shoppers browsing a mobile commerce site on a tablet, such as an iPad, are more likely to make a purchase than those shopping via a smartphone, finds new research from The E-tailing Group Inc. Read Original Content
Research firm Kinetic Worldwide has found that U.K. customers are becoming more comfortable with QR codes. Read Original Content
In first quarter 2011, mobile Wi-Fi hotspot provider JiWire found that nearly half the users of its hotspots would be interested in checking in. This is up from 27 percent in the previous quarter. Read Original Content
Google reached several advertising milestones in May, including passing Yahoo for the first time in display advertising. Google currently controls 14.7 percent of mobile ad revenues in the United States. Read Original Content
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