Shopping through smartphones on the rise: study

An online study among smartphone users has found that 65 per cent of them use their phones to make a retail purchase, and 81 per cent of them frequently use social media to seek advice before making a purchase. As many as 78 per cent of smartphone users also frequently use their phones in a […]

Snapdeal bets big on brand stores, mobile commerce

New Delhi: Snapdeal expects the recently launched ‘brand stores’ concept, which allows retailers to create their own store on the e-commerce major’s website, to contribute 50 per cent to its sales in the next 12 months. The company that has set a target of Rs 600 crore revenue in the current fiscal is also bullish […]

Hoppr launches Chennai service

Chennai: Hoppr has launched its service in Chennai to allow users explore rewards and offers available with brands and merchants in a locality. Hoppr is a brand of Y2CF Digital Media, which is funded by Bharti SoftBank. Md Imthiaz, CEO and founder of the Gurgaon-based start upsaid that the company has tied up with over […]

Mobile commerce gains traction in India, says survey

Mobile commerce has started gaining traction in India. According to a survey by e-commerce company eBay, a vast majority of smartphone users, who participated in the survey, said they do online shopping with their mobile phones. The survey was conducted in the ongoing month online across 4,500 eBay users in India. According to this, while […]