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Discovering new products and services is a crucial part of the customer lifecycle, with mobile playing an increasingly important role in the process, according to a new report from Forrester Research.
In the report, "How Consumers Discover New Brands, Products, And Services," Forrester found that U.S. online adults who own a smartphone are significantly more likely to actively seek information about brands, products and services than those who do not own a smartphone. The results show that 57 percent of smartphone owners actively seek out new product information compared to 41 percent of non-smartphone owners.
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Mobile shoppers will be able to touch how a fabric feels
Mobile’s ubiquity is one of the reasons for its success with consumers as a shopping tool, but the experience as it stands today lacks richness. However, retailers have an opportunity to leverage emerging mobile technologies to enhance the experience through touch, sight and smell, according to IBM.
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