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Mobile visits to retail websites outstrips desktop traffic for the first time

Mobile visits to retail websites outstrips desktop traffic for the first time

For the first time in history visits to retail websites via mobile devices have overtaken desktop traffic. According to the IMRG Capgemini Quarterly Benchmarking report, 36 per cent of e-commerce sales are from tablets and smartphones - a figure which rises to 40 per cent for clothing and apparel sales.
Smartphones accounted for 18 per cent of sales completed via a mobile device, while tablets account for an enormous 82 per cent - perhaps an indication that those retailers who have yet to release an iPad-friendly app should get a move on.

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