How Mobile Is Changing the Face of Retail

by Jeanne Alexander

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May 30, 2014

There are now more than 1 billion smartphones in use around the world- a pretty sizeable number compared to our planet’s 7 billion people. The first billion smartphones in use worldwide took about 16 years to reach, but it is forecasted that the second billion can be reached by 2015, according to Strategy Analytics.

With such a massive potential market, it’s impossible to ignore the importance of mobile selling. In fact mobile sales rose by 31% in the first quarter of this year, according to Practical Ecommerce, making this modern commerce technique a force to be reckoned with.

Here’s how mobile is changing the face of retail.

Mobile Ecommerce Infographic