There’s been a monumental shift in the way people shop. Just like physical stores have been neglected in favor of online shopping, now desktop browsing is being overtaken by mobile.
The world has gone mobile. According to the latest figures from Statista, in the second quarter of 2020 mobile devices generated 51.53% of all web traffic.
This follows the growing trend emerging in the eCommerce sector. Since 2017, mobile devices have accounted for around 50% of all traffic each year. It also highlights that there’s no better time to start focusing on mobile app development.
There is no better time than now to move your site to mobile. Mobile devices are revolutionising the way people shop. If you run an eCommerce website through WordPress or Magento, moving your site to mobile is even more important.
More than half of all internet have used their mobile make an online purchase, and 66% say that they use shopping apps on their smartphones.
Everyone these days has a mobile device. Having a smartphone or tablet device is like carrying around a device filled with your information and instant access to the Internet. As such, many people visit websites from their mobile devices. So let’s talk about mobile responsive.
Despite the increase of users to WordPress websites every year, not all WordPress websites are mobile responsive. Having a mobile responsive website means your website will function properly when used on a mobile device like a smartphone or tablet.
With the ever-changing nature of eCommerce there’s always so much more to come – with incredible stats on eCommerce growth and exciting developments across the world. Time for some Ecommerce predictions!
The online arena for Ecommerce is an endlessly shifting space, with new trends and technologies changing the game every day.
But one thing that’s constant is how Ecommerce revenue grows year over year. In fact, by the end of 2019 it’s expected that Ecommerce retail sales will total over a record $3.4 trillion. By the end of 2020, projections show that number will rise above $3.9 trillion.
In our current mobile shopping world, your Magento marketplace needs to be optimized on all sides—for vendors and customers. There are a handful of useful tips and tricks that can increase conversion rates and sales for your marketplace stores.