We've just released the latest Local Pulse Report™, highlighting key small and medium sized small business trends. The newest study reveals that 63 percent of businesses expect their sales to increase this year.
For years, there has been a buzz about the game-changing mobile payment options on the horizon. Experts touted that it wasn’t a question of if, but rather a question of when.
As consumer usage of mobile devices continues to climb, so too has the demand for mobile payment options. More and more shoppers are turning to their smartphones and other mobile devices to pay for goods and services.
Voice-assisted commerce is likely to be the next frontier for local retailers. According to our recent Voice Assistant Monitor™, 75% of smartphone owners have used voice enabled applications via their smart device. This represents a 150% increase in usage over the past five years.