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2016 Black Friday sets records for mobile shopping

Black Friday was a record-breaking day for online retail. According to Adobe, last Friday: Online spending passed the $3 billion mark for the first time, with total spending reaching $3.34 billion – a 21.6% increase over 2015 Was the first day in retail history to drive over one billion dollars in mobile revenue, with total mobile spending hitting […]

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Mobile load testing: The next phase in mobile testing

I was at the O’Reilly Velocity and STPCon performance/testing conferences recently, where I spoke about a process you can follow to develop a testing plan for your mobile app. This process is based on gathering information that you need in order to: Know your users Know your app Know your matrix Know your devices Know your performance Know […]

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mobile bounce rate due to slow loading time

It’s always an exciting day when Google releases new web performance research. A new report — The need for mobile speed — from DoubleClick (the Google subsidiary that develops and provides online ad serving services) offers a handy refresh for some key stats around mobile performance — most interestingly, stats around user/business metrics like bounce rate, session […]

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eTail West ecommerce predictions

With eTail West just three days away, we’re looking forward to getting together with the best-of-the-best in internet retail next week in Palm Springs. As I began preparing for my chairperson’s opening remarks and panel discussions with industry luminaries (Nine West, Haggar, Ritani, Living Direct, Chegg, HP, Moosejaw, Extole and Ensighten, to name a few), […]

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