Unbound Commerce sees major success through mobile commerce
Unbound Commerce, a leading mobile commerce service provider, has released the results of its research concerning the impact of Cyber Monday on aggregate mobile commerce transactions. Cyber Monday helped prove the viability and reach of mobile commerce, helping retailers engage mobile consumers in a dynamic way that yielded impressive results. The report from Unbound Commerce provides further validation of the capabilities of mobile commerce, highlighting the level of mobile transactions that were made on one of the most important days of the year for the retail industry.
Mobile commerce platform sees major boost in activity on Cyber Monday
Unbound Commerce offers retailers an integrated platform that allows them to facilitate payments via a mobile device. According to the report, retailers that were using the Unbound Commerce platform saw a 410% increase in traffic. The report shows that the number of mobile sales that were made this year were 311% higher than what they had been on Cyber Monday in 2011.Traffic to mobile sites provided by Unbound Commerce also jumped some 59% on Cyber Monday this year.
Mobile traffic and sales skyrocket during holiday shopping
Unbound Commerce saw a major uptick in visits to sites within its network as consumers made use of their mobile devices to purchase products online. Indeed, a record number of consumers made use of their mobile device to shop during Cyber Monday, making the holiday shopping event the single most prolific display of the power of mobile commerce in history. Unbound Commerce suggests that mobile commerce is finally moving from the fringes of the retail industry and is quickly becoming a very significant part of business.
Retail industry may be convinced of viability of mobile commerce
The Thanksgiving shopping weekend was a major success in terms of mobile commerce. Retailers saw record numbers of sales and visits from mobile consumers across a wide variety of channels. The strong showing of mobile commerce during the shopping weekend is likely to have a ripple effect throughout the retail industry. That is to say that the industry may now have enough evidence to take mobile commerce much more seriously.