Eight out of ten global shoppers’ purchase decisions are now informed by a digital device, with consumers saying they are smarter shoppers and getting more value than before. However, though in-store sales still account for more than nine-tenths of all retail spending, the result is a more focused in-store shopper buying from a narrower list of unique stores than in years past.
Mozido and TabbedOut are partnering to provide a full set of features to hospitality locations allowing their consumers an application to discover locations, join wait-lists, make reservations, order, split, pay, and leave feedback all from their mobile phones.
NXT-ID, the creators of the Wocket smart wallet, has introduced the Wocket Wagon. This is a fully featured experiential vehicle in the form of an armored car representing the security features that come with Wocket. The Wocket Wagon will tour the country making demos, sales and increasing customer awareness about Wocket and identity theft.
Gross or open accounts (GAC) for U.S. credit cards among the nation’s four largest issuers will likely climb 1.9% in the third quarter to 191.0 million says RAM Research. GAC rose 2.0% in the second quarter to 187.4 million, compared to 183.7 million one-year ago, according to CardData.