Skava opens new office in London to enter mobile commerce sector in Europe
Skava, a leading provider of mobile commerce and tablet commerce retail technology, has announced the opening of a new corporate office in London. The company has been seeing significant growth in the U.S. in recent years and has taken note of the growing demand of mobile commerce in Europe. Keen to provide European retailers with the tools they need to engage mobile consumers, Skava is working to establish a stronger presence in the United Kingdom. Through the UK, the company will eventually expand into other parts of the region.
Companies seeing more mobile traffic to their sites
Mobile traffic is one the rise throughout Europe. According to a recent analysis from Forrester Research, many companies are reporting that up to 20% of their site traffic is coming from mobile devices. These businesses are preparing to engage these consumers in a variety of ways, including new mobile commerce services that will allow them to make purchases directly from their smart phones and tablets. This is where Skava comes in, as the company boasts of one of the most comprehensive platforms to help facilitate mobile commerce.
E-commerce poised for major growth in Europe
According to analysis from Forrester Research, e-commerce revenues throughout Europe are expected to reach more than $20 billion in 2017. Much of this revenue will come from the retail industry, with a significant portion coming through mobile commerce. With the European market showing such promise, Skava is poised to introduce European retailers to its services a new way to engage consumers through the allure of mobile commerce.
Mobile commerce security concerns high among European consumers
Consumers throughout Europe have shown their eagerness to participate in mobile commerce, but many still have concerns over security. Most mobile commerce services require consumers to save their financial information to their smart phones or tablets, which are both popular targets for theft. Some have concerns that this information is too easy to steal and exploit, thus the demand for more comprehensive mobile security features for mobile commerce services is on the rise.