eCommerce

eCommerce refers to activities in which businesses — or consumers — use the Internet to identify supplies, select products and services, complete financial transactions, and/or obtain services. Delivery may occur online or outside of the Internet. Research coverage includes eCommerce platforms and technologies and mobile eCommerce.

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973 results in Reports

  • Consumer Mobility
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Apply Best Practices To Mobile Business Initiatives

    Processes: The Mobile eBusiness Playbook

    This brief, part of the mobile eBusiness playbook, highlights key processes that constitute best practices for eBusiness and channel strategy professionals whose responsibilities include the use of...

    • Downloads: 2
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Win Your Offline Mobile Moments

    Use Mobile To Break Down Channel Barriers On-Premises

    Your customer is experiencing a mobile mind shift. She expects to get anything she wants, immediately and in context. Whether she's in your store making a product decision or navigating an airport,...

    • Downloads: 52
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Build Five-Star Mobile Apps

    Processes: The Mobile App Development Playbook

    There are millions of mobile apps out there, and they're all competing for the same consumers. Companies hoping to reach customers through the mobile channel need to ensure that their apps get high...

    • Downloads: 1365
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Mobile Commerce Emerges Slowly In Latin America

    ForecastView Document

    In the next five years, the online retail markets in Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina will enjoy steady, high growth. Indeed, of the 27 global markets that Forrester covers, only China and India are set...

    • Downloads: 4
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Best Practices For Building Beacon-Enabled Apps

    Beacons Add The Power Of Proximity To Modern Applications

    As the mobile mind shift swings into high gear, developers must reimagine how they design apps to interact with the physical world. Wireless sensors linked to Internet of Things (IoT) systems will...

    • Downloads: 119
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Forrester Research Social Media Forecast, 2014 To 2019 (Western Europe), Q4 2014 Update

    ForecastView Spreadsheet Q4 2014 Update

    Social media spending in Western Europe is expected to reach €6.60 billion by 2019, up from €3.09 billion in 2014 — a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.4%. This...

    • Downloads: 2
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Mobile Technologies That Drive Sales

    Tools And Technology: The Mobile eBusiness Playbook

    New mobile features, capabilities, and devices are cropping up seemingly by the day. This fast-paced change is dramatically affecting how eBusiness professionals interact with their teams and...

    • Downloads: 1744
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Mobile Mandate For eBusiness Professionals

    Business Case: The Mobile eBusiness Playbook

    Mobile offers eBusiness and channel strategy professionals the opportunity to engage with consumers at every step of their purchasing journey, from upper-funnel demand generation through...

    • Downloads: 1111
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Mobile Moments Transform Commerce And Service Experiences

    Strategic Plan: The Mobile eBusiness Playbook

    Your customer is experiencing a mobile mind shift: the expectation that she can get what she wants in her immediate context and moments of need. As a result, mobile is central to customer experience...

    • Downloads: 133
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:The Future Of Mobile Wallets Lies Beyond Payments

    Select Your Mobile Wallet Partners To Craft Valuable Mobile Moments

    Despite the accelerating rate of disruption and innovation in mobile payments, no one, including Apple, has yet cracked mobile wallets. Forrester believes that several players will emerge as winners...

    • Downloads: 274
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:China Online Retail Forecast, 2014 To 2019

    Embrace The Mobile Sales Momentum In China

    China's eCommerce market continues to grow rapidly in terms of both the number of online buyers and the amount they're spending. Total online retail spending in China reached $307 billion in 2013 and...

    • Downloads: 85
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:The Mobile Banking Imperative

    Vision: The Mobile Banking Strategy Playbook

    This report gives eBusiness and channel strategy professionals at banks Forrester's vision for what the future of mobile banking will be and why it is crucial to develop a clear mobile strategy...

    • Downloads: 1277
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:The Future Of Insurance Is Mobile

    Vision: The Mobile Insurance Strategy Playbook

    Smart, portable devices in pockets, purses, and now wrists are opening up a series of opportunities and challenges for insurance eBusiness. The unrelenting pace of innovation means that mobile...

    • Downloads: 1868
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Forrester Research Mobile Application Spending Forecast, 2014 To 2019 (US)

    ForecastView Spreadsheet

    US mobile app downloads represented 17% of the global total in 2014, and revenue from US app downloads and in-app purchases accounted for 20% of all worldwide spending, at $6 billion. As the largest...

    • Downloads: 2
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Forrester Research Mobile Payments Forecast, 2014 To 2019 (EU-7)

    ForecastView Spreadsheet

    While cash and charge cards continue to be the staples of consumer transactions online and offline in Western Europe, mobile payments are rising at almost 24% CAGR over the next five years. In-person...

    • Downloads: 8
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:2015 Mobile App Marketing Trends

    Orchestrate Your Brand Presence, Beyond Your Own Apps, By Borrowing Mobile Moments

    With more than 80% of consumers spending mobile time on apps, brands will continue to place their bets on their own apps to successfully engage with consumers. It's an app world, after all! This...

    • Downloads: 294
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Future Of Mobile Application Development

    Vision: The Mobile App Development Playbook

    With the worldwide population of smartphone users approaching 2 billion, and tablets numbering in the hundreds of millions, the scope of the mobile computing revolution rivals that of the move from...

    • Downloads: 2649
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Mobile Mind Shift Maturity Framework

    Assessment: The Mobile eBusiness Playbook

    Few companies have adapted to the mobile mind shift. Many don't have the resources, budget, and organization to make the shift. This document will help eBusiness and channel strategy professionals...

    • Downloads: 148
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:The State Of Consumers And Technology: Benchmark 2014, US

    North American Consumer Technographics®

    This report is our annual overview of US consumers' behaviors and technology attitudes by generation, based on Forrester's North American Technographics surveys and our ForecastView data. Our data...

    • Downloads: 109
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:WeChat Marketing That Works

    How To Engage With Chinese Consumers On WeChat

    As Chinese consumers spend more and more time on their smartphones and other mobile devices, the mobile messaging platform WeChat has become the most popular social platform in China. Marketing...

    • Downloads: 76
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Brief: Apple Will Have More Influence On The CIO's BT Agenda In 2015

    Apple's Expanded Ambitions For And Influence In Mobile Moments Signal A Larger Role In Business Technology

    Why should CIOs revisit the details of Apple's fall 2014 product announcements? Because this time it signaled an expanded role for Apple in the mobile moments of customers and employees that will...

    • Downloads: 68
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:App Revenue Growth Is Slowing Down In EU-7

    ForecastView Document

    This report provides context and insight into the recently published Forrester Research Mobile Application Spending Forecast, 2014 To 2019 (EU-7). Although Apple recently announced its App Store had...

    • Downloads: 7
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Mobile Push Notifications: Do They Save Or Spend Consumers' Time?

    A Technographics® 360 Report: Using Behavioral Tracking, Survey, And Online Community Data

    US consumers' No. 1 reason for opting in to almost any type of app's push notification — whether it's a new coupon alert or a breaking news report — is universal: They want real-time...

    • Downloads: 34
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Critical Factors For Success In Enterprise Mobile Application Development

    Learnings And Recommendations Based On A Recent Survey Of More Than 50 Mobile Apps Projects

    Forrester recently surveyed more than 50 executives who had used a third-party services partner for B2E or B2B mobile application work. These interviewees were all provided as references for our 2015...

    • Downloads: 131
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Get Mobile Insurance Strategy Right By Designing For Customers' Mobile Moments

    Strategic Plan: The Mobile Insurance Strategy Playbook

    Mobile strategies fail when firms fail to understand evolving customer expectations or outline clear business objectives. eBusiness and channel strategy executives at insurance companies should...

    • Downloads: 805