Tag: smartphones

Business Gets Mobile

Here are some of the facts I talked about last Friday at our Business Gets Mobile event. Retail sales via smartphones and tablets have more than doubled to £8.2 bn in 2013, accounting for 18% of total UK e-commerce sales.

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BlackBerry’s market positioning in the UK

Gerry Kelliher, a director with RIM, is committed to adding NFC to every new BlackBerry handset in order to cement its position as the frontrunner for NFC technology in the UK. “If customers are interested in NFC in the UK

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Social gifting: the new buzzword in e-commerce

Social gifting is the subject of lots of events, seminars and conferences. “Brick-and-mortar retailers are all looking for new, more efficient ways to drive sales into stores without diluting their brands … we wanted to really see how retailers can

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First BlackBerry NFC phones to arrive later this month

The BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9930 NFC-enabled smartphones will start shipping “later this month”, Research in Motion has announced. RIM first unveiled the two phones in May this year and said at the time that they would be available from

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