Retail Dive

Thursday, September 13, 2018

7-Eleven rolls out Apple Pay, Google Pay to all US stores

Mobile payment apps have gotten off to a slow start and there have been conflicting analyses of their market potential. For instance, customer use of digital wallets stalled in the past year because the services haven't given consumers sufficient incentive to use them, 451 Research said. By some measures, shoppers prefer retailer-specific payment apps, like Starbuck's and Walmart Pay, over Apple Pay, Android Pay and others, Parks Associates reported.

From the article "7-Elev ...read more

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Alexa-Cortana voice integration speaks its first words

Another study from Parks Associates said almost 75% of consumers who plan to buy a smart home device said it was essential that it connect seamlessly to other products in their home electronics network, and a Capgemini report believes that within three years, about 40% of consumers will use a voice assistant as an alternative to a mobile app or website.

From the article "Alexa-Cortana voice integration speaks its first words" by Dan Alaimo.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Samsung debuts smart home device

In addition, the device's interoperability will be important. According to a recent study by Parks Associates and reported in Retail Dive, 75% of consumers who plan to buy a smart home device believe it is essential that the item connects seamlessly to other products in their home's electronic network. In fact, the study deemed smooth connection between devices more important than brand loyalty.

From the article "Samsung debuts smart home device" by Jacqueline Renfrow.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

75% of smart home device purchasers value interoperability

Almost 75% of consumers who said they plan to purchase a smart home device deem it essential that it connects seamlessly to other products in their home electronic network, according to a new study from Parks Associates. The report, Interoperability and the Internet of Things, said this demand is stronger than brand loyalty, with fewer than 60% saying it is important that a future smart device purchase be the same brand as their current products.

From the article "75% of sma ...read more

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Starbucks has the most-used mobile payment app

Retailers and banks have their own mobile payment options. At least one research report from Parks Associates said that shoppers prefer mobile payment apps from retailers, and eMarketer noted that the apps allow merchants to capture valuable data about their users, while tying in loyalty features. Merchants like Walmart, Target and CVS have introduced the digital wallets. Banks that have mobile payment apps include Citibank, Chase and Wells Fargo.

From the article "Starbucks ...read more

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

How programmatic marketing continues to revolutionize media buys

Due to a lack of understanding or experience, programmatic was slow to win acceptance, and some marketers are still suspicious of it. First, they worry that programmatic only offers remnant inventory, due to its reliance on online ad exchanges where buys are made using real-time bidding (RTB).

More than one-third of (34%) of online display ads will be sold using RTB by 2017, according to projections from Parks & Associates. RTB auctions are not cut-rate, though, and not all ...read more

Page(s):   of   1
© 1998-2018 Parks Associates. All Rights Reserved.