Some 60 per cent of people who use a smartphone believe that their security could be compromised if they use it for an e-commerce transaction, according to Affinion International.
Around a quarter of people associated m-commerce with an increased risk of credit card fraud and identity theft, both of which have increased significantly in the last year according to fraud specialist CIFAS.
Interestingly, only 13 per cent felt that the same security fears surrounded online purchases when shopping on a desktop or laptop computer.
However, in spite of these concerns the m-commerce market is expected to grow even further this year.
The Center for Retail Research predicts that UK m-commerce will rise by a massive 53 per cent in 2012, accounting for £4.5 billion in revenue.
In this way, Britain is far ahead of its European neighbours, as the projected m-commerce spends for Germany and France are only £2.7 billion and £1.9 billion respectively.
Just two years ago, only £700 million was spent via mobile shopping in Britain, and if 2012′s estimates are reached it will represent a growth of 584 per cent.
Following a year of continued growth, London and Leeds-based digital agency Delete have appointed Philippe Feraille as their new Client Services Director.
Having previously held the position of Business Director at Omnicom’s production network agency eg+ worldwide (TBWA Network) and hub+ (BBDO Network), Feraille joins the Delete team with the focus of growing and maintaining highly successful, long term relationships with the agency’s growing client base. The role will see him responsible for developing the agency’s ‘Digital Success Framework’ for key client accounts and enhancing the value-focused business partnerships already in place.[more…]
Mapp Digital, LLC (www.mapp.com), one of the largest independent digital marketing technology companies in the world, today launched The Digital Customer Engagement Index  – a forensic analysis of the digital marketing methods of the Top 50 leading ecommerce brands in the UK. The study, which focuses on three key channels (email, mobile apps and [more…]
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