Advertisement

Report: UK Most Prepared in Europe for M-Commerce

Aug. 11, 2014

Report: UK Most Prepared in Europe for M-CommerceA survey of six major European countries found retailers in the U.K. are the most prepared to take advantage of online mobile commerce, while Italy and Poland are lagging. Idealo, a Website enabling consumers to compare the online prices of products in more than a dozen major categories, examined online shops in France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain and the U.K. to find which country had the most outlets optimized for mobile browsing or offering a shopping app.

U.K. Websites led the way with 86 percent of online retailers featuring a mobile-optimized Website for smartphones or tablets or an app. Idealo said Spain and France tied for second with 74 percent of their e-commerce Websites featuring mobile sites or apps for shopping. Sixty-eight percent of German Websites are ready for mobile consumers, while shops based in Italy (50 percent) and Poland (46 percent) are least prepared for the coming increase in mobile commerce.

Counting apps only, France leads the way with 56 percent of online retailers offering a shopping app for mobile devices followed closely by the U.K. at 52 percent. 



Advertisement


  • ACI to Keep and Develop ReD Shield - Feb. 5, 2015
    ACI to Keep and Develop ReD Shield

    Florida-based processor ACI Worldwide this week said it has "confirmed its commitment" to the continuing development of the antifraud technology it inherited in its August acquisition of software provider ReD.

  • Cook: 2015 'Year of Apple Pay' - Feb. 2, 2015
    Cook: 2015 ‘Year of Apple Pay’

    Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple Pay now accounts for more than two thirds of all dollars spent on in-store contactless payments across the three biggest U.S. card networks and called 2015 "the year of Apple Pay

  • Customers Come First, Even While Fighting Fraud - Jan. 29, 2015
    Customers Come First, Even While Fighting Fraud

    At an executive summit hosted by antifraud provider 41st Parameter, a succession of presentations and panels highlighted the challenges faced by fraud and security departments in every merchant vertical and financial institution tasked with securing critical data and rooting out fraud while simultaneously protecting the customer experience.

  • Supreme Court Will Not Hear Durbin Case - Jan. 22, 2015
    Supreme Court Will Not Hear Durbin Case

    The U.S. Supreme court yesterday declined to review an appellate decision affirming the caps on debit interchange and network routing requirements formulated under the Durbin Amendment to the 2010 Wall Street reform package.

  • President Unveils Sweeping Cybersecurity Initiative - Jan. 15, 2015
    President Unveils Sweeping Cybersecurity Initiative

    On Tuesday, President Obama unveiled a comprehensive package of cybersecurity legislation that features incentives for private/public information sharing, criminalizing certain cybercrime-related activities and implementing a national standard for breach notification.


      Request the CNP Media Kit today

 

 

Sign Up Today Free

Receive the twice weekly CNP Report and monthly feature articles providing in-depth examinations of global CNP issues.

Please take a moment and register.
* First Name:

* Last Name:

* Password:

* Confirm Pwd:

* Email:

* Category:

Company:

 
Captcha
Answer:

 

 

CNP Archive

Researching companies or people in the CNP industry? Search our past coverage for targeted news and information.

Search here