All-The-Time Mobile Shopping Heads Into Holidays; 56% Can't Imagine Life Without Phone

All-The-Time Mobile Shopping Heads Into Holidays; 56% Can't Imagine Life Without Phone

As the annual mobile commerce benchmark of holiday shopping approaches, it looks like it could be yet another mobile moment. Various pre-holiday shopping studies are coming out providing some insight into where mobile may fit this time around. This matters due to the massive size of spending over a relatively short period of time. Retail sales between last November and January totaled $969 billion, according to Deloitte, with projections of topping $1 trillion this time around.

5th Annual Shopper Thanksgiving Survey: Butterball Strongly Dominates

5th Annual Shopper Thanksgiving Survey: Butterball Strongly Dominates

This is our 5th year running the survey.  This year you can see taste, ease of preparation and healthiness all gaining as selection reasons” said Sean Flynn, CEO of the Purchase Decision Network, “Meanwhile value has declined.  All seemingly positive economic indicators!

App Users Out Save Average For 3rd Year

App Users Out Save Average For 3rd Year

The Purchase Decision Network (PDN), the leading network of shopping apps compared the coupon behavior of its app users to the findings published in Inmar’s 2015 Promotion Industry Analysis, Coupon Trends and Shopper Behavior. 

This Grocery Shopping App Now Allows You to Find Things Using Image Recognition

This Grocery Shopping App Now Allows You to Find Things Using Image Recognition

Shopper, a free grocery shopping app available for iOS, Android, and Blackberry, has recently announced the addition of a new feature: image recognition capabilities. Powered by the Toronto, Canada-based Slyce, a company that offers retailers with visual recognition search platform, the additional feature allows users to add various items to their grocery shopping lists just by snapping their pictures.

Mobile Meets the Master Shopping List

Mobile Meets the Master Shopping List

The first step a consumer takes after deciding to make a purchase will likely be anything except buy the product from their smartphone.

This is not to say the phone isn’t highly involved throughout the entire path to purchase, just that there are too many other choices consumers face after making a purchase decision

PDN launches shopping-centric grocery ad network

PDN launches shopping-centric grocery ad network

The Purchase Decision Network (PDN) announced the Android and iOS market-leading apps Out of Milk and Buy Me a Pie! have joined Shopper as founding members of the first exclusively shopping-centric network of apps and sites. The grocery network soft-launched in Q1 and is live for ad campaigns as of April 1, 2014.