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Mobile commerce spending to grow during the holiday season

Online payments to reach $70 billion during the 2015 holiday season

Consumers in the United States are expected to spend a combined $70 billion during the holiday season this year, according to a new report from comScore. This money is expected to be spent at stores like Amazon, eBay, and Walmart, with many shoppers opting to make their purchases online, either from their mobile devices or from their traditional computers. The report from comScore suggests that mobile commerce will have a major role to play this year.

Mobile commerce is growing quickly as consumers become more involved in shopping online

The report shows that online spending will increase by 14% this year over what it was in 2014. While comScore suggests that this is a “marginal” slowdown, it does note that many consumers are beginning to focus on mobile commerce. These consumers are using their smartphones and tablets to make purchases online, which they see as convenient, especially during the holiday season. Retailers have also become more involved in mobile commerce, hoping to engage a new generation of consumers that have become heavily mobile-centric.

Amazon to lead the way in the growth of e-commerce

Mobile Commerce & Online Shopping - AmazonAmazon is expected to lead the way in online purchases, accounting for some 20% of all e-commerce sales this year, according to the report. Walmart and eBay will follow behind, with smaller retailers finding some success by engaging mobile consumers. E-commerce, as a whole, will account for approximately 15% of all discretionary spending during the holiday season. The report from comScore suggests that the e-commerce sector will continue to prove to be more dynamic than the physical space.

Retailers are beginning to prioritize mobile commerce

Mobile commerce is becoming a powerful force in the retail space, driven by the growing number of options that consumers have available to them and the interest that they have in shopping online with their mobile devices. In the coming year, retailers are expected to become more involved in the mobile commerce space, leveraging the power of mobile devices to engage mobile consumers.

Wearable devices may be eBay’s next big boom

Wearables are gaining ground with eBay

Wearable devices may be the next big thing for eBay. The company has reported that it has seen a major increase in sales following the launch of its first application for the Apple Watch, a new device released by Apple at the end of April. The device has managed to attract a great deal of interest, especially those that have shown favor for mobile commerce, which involves the purchase of products with a mobile device, both online and in physical stores.

Growing number of consumers are showing interest in wearable devices as mobile commerce continues to thrive

eBay has played a major role in the e-commerce world for many years, but the company is beginning to show a greater interest in the mobile space. The growing number of consumers with smartphones has provided eBay, as well as other retailers, with a promising opportunity. Mobile commerce has become a significant force in the world of commerce and many companies are beginning to become mobile-centric in order to cater to the needs of consumers that are interested in mobile shopping.

50% of eBay shoppers purchased from the technology category in 2014

Wearable Devices- eBay According to the report from eBay, more than 50% of its customers bought products in the technology category in 2014. Wearable devices are included in this category and a large portion of shoppers purchased these devices through the e-commerce platform. These devices appear to be particularly popular in Australia, where consumers have become enthralled with the convenient nature of these devices and their ability to perform in the mobile commerce space.

Wearable devices could have a major impact on the growth of mobile commerce

Not all wearable devices are designed with mobile commerce in mind. Some of these devices are developed for the purpose of tracking health information or connecting to social networks. A growing number of these devices are cropping up with the ability to facilitate mobile shopping. In Australia, these devices are becoming more common, which is giving a greater number of consumers the ability to participate in the mobile commerce space.