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The approach of the holiday period, Thanksgiving in the USA has
just past, and Christmas is coming quickly, is highlighting the
need for companies to switch on to modern technology as news comes
each day of the huge rise in mCommerce.
It is a change that companies must adopt to keep pace with their
competition or flounder in the difficult economic times that
stubbornly refuse to go, post Credit Crunch.
However it is not just the modern technology that is required;
statistics show that the impact of the social media is growing at a
rapid pace and not just among the young. The elderly have switched
on to the concept and this is bound to give a further boost to
eCommerce retail figures even when the Christmas rush is over.
In the face of this change in society, the CEO'S "All I want for
Christmas" is help; help from eCommerce solutions experts to see
whether company systems have kept pace with change and help with
the instincts of the staff who have been conditioned to meet and
greet, and actually talk to consumers rather than communicate with
Many of the old ways in which business was conducted are now
obsolete in the 21st Century with the developments in technology
and the internet. The customer now expects to get immediate service
and response to their opinions and requests and with so many
accessing the social media, the contact a company may have with its
customers comes in a completely different form.
A successful business needs most of the same ingredients it has
always needed; goods and services in demand, a proper financial
structure, forecasts and cash flows, dynamic leadership. That
leadership needs the skills and perception to engage the
technological experts to advise on eCommerce solutions. There is no
need for personal expertise, just the need to recognise how to
The expertise within the organisation is the recognition that
the culture of the business has changed and the staff need to
change accordingly. As users of the social media, the staff will
understand things, perhaps more than the CEO if only because it may
have more time to engage than the busy CEO with problems of
leadership, a Board of Directors and shareholders.
Only recently there have been announcements from a number of
brands investigating change. Debenhams intends to look at the
payment of goods in store using mobile phones as a result of
research suggesting that by 2015, that will be the primary method
in which the UK consumer expects to make purchases. With Debenhams
expecting to trial in store mCommerce purchasing shortly, Starbucks
have also announced the first iPhone payment system to hit the high
Despite outstanding issues still needing resolution with NFC
Technology it is clear that with the ever growing popularity of
mCommerce and payments anywhere brans must heed the
call of the consumer and ensure that their future is mobile.
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