The research, carried out by Interactive Media in Retail Group and Capgemini, also showed that retail visits from mobile devices also increased to 30% from 24%.
(PRWEB UK) 14 June 2013
The article, Mobile Sales Soar in the UK, published June 12th in eMarketer, reveals a 20% rise in sales from a smartphone or tablet in the UK in Q1 2013, from the previous quarter. These sales mostly consisted of 47% digital goods, 34% physical goods, 26% financial products/services and 21% other. The research, carried out by Interactive Media in Retail Group and Capgemini, also showed that retail visits from mobile devices also increased to 30% from 24%.
The specialists at Absolute Digital Media take an active interest in all trends and developments within the digital world and were keen to review the latest statistics. Head of Search, Matt Wood, explains how online retailers need to keep on top of mobile growth to take advantage of this traffic.
“We’re are seeing more and more research all the time into the growing mobile trend, including mobile usage, search and now sales through a range of devices. To ensure that they don’t miss out on these large quantities of mobile users, e-commerce sites need to ensure that they have a mobile optimised site which is clear and easy to use, with adjusted layout and content, to improve their conversions.”
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