Past year faced a significant increase in eCommerce, mobile, specifically. In 2020, over two billion people purchased goods or services online, and during the same year, e-retail sales surpassed 4.2 trillion U.S. dollars worldwide (Source: Statista). According to App Annie State of Mobile 2021 report, $115 billion were spent globally during the 11.11 Shopping Festival across Alibaba and several other shopping platforms from Nov 1 – Nov 11, 2020. Mobile drove the lion’s share.
$53.2 billion were spent on mobile in the US from Nov 1 – Dec 9, 2020, up by over 55% year over year.
The trend is obvious: consumers prefer to pay via mobile device or online. If you sell goods or services online, consider creating a mobile app in order to increase your brand visibility and boost sales. And here are some more stats regarding mobile commerce.
-By 2021, the world’s m-commerce sales will make up for 53.9% of all e-commerce sales
-Mobile commerce sales are projected to reach $3.56 trillion in 2021—22.3% more than in 2020
-The worldwide m-commerce share in e-commerce is expected to reach 72.9% globally by 2021
-By 2024, the number of mobile shoppers in the US is expected to exceed 187 million
Today you do not have to hire expensive mobile app developers and wait many months of development to have a custom mobile app created for you. There are lots of tools out there that will help you build a retail app from scratch or using a template. Snappii has created an ultra-fast codeless app development platform that allows any user to develop feature-rich apps in a matter of days even without programming skills! We invite you to leverage the Snappii platform yourself. This Thursday, on May 20, we will show you how to create a retail mobile app. Come join this free webinar at 2 PM EDT here.
Don’t want to do it yourself? We can create a custom business app for you. Simply send us your requirements and we will get back to you with a free quote. Your business will benefit from using a mobile app in multiple ways. Contact us describing the app you want using this form.