Consumers putting security at risk with device-sharing behavior

A new study suggests that users of mobile devices may be too cavalier about who they allow to use their smartphones and tablets.

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Consumers more confident in economy’s vibrancy

E-commerce is one of the major forms of consumer buying activity, which is highly influenced by how confident Americans are in their purchasing power and the nation’s economy at large. If the results of a recent survey are reflective of the nation as a whole, there could be a whole lot of web-based purchases in the coming months.

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NRF: Holiday sales solid this past year

The 2014 holiday shopping season proved to be a successful one for brick-and-mortar as well as e-retailers, as sales increased appreciably, according to newly released industry data.

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More consumers want mobile payment options, despite inexperience

The omnipresence of smartphones has led to increased interest in making mobile payments. Many Americans are still unfamiliar with how the payment system works, but they still want the option to be available to them, based on a new poll.

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Obama asks Congress to better address ‘evolving threat’ of cyber warfare

In a speech that lasted more than 45 minutes and touched on various aspects of the nation’s health, President Barack Obama devoted much of his State of the Union address on what the U.S. needs to do to improve cyber security for consumers and businesses.

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Social commerce sales stellar for e-retailers last year

Being an e-retailer in today’s consumer-driven marketplace almost demands a social media presence. Those companies that had one in 2014 were glad they did, as it helped improve their bottom lines in the 12-month period, based on a new report.

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Cyber attacks fall, but accounts compromised climb, 2014 report says

Though more companies are taking the appropriate precautions to avoid a cyber security situation, millions of records were breached in 2014, even though the number of attacks actually declined, based on the results of a new report.

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Consumers ‘smart’ about their device purchases

An ever increasing number of Americans are living “smart,” as a new poll suggests that more than one-third of consumers own a smart device not including their portable phone.

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Poll: Most go online for product information before buying

For business owners who enable customers to purchase goods via e-commerce, a new survey suggests that they ought to go to every possible length to ensure that their customers have information that can help them learn more about what a product offers.

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More consumer going online for cosmetics

Though there may be many consumers who prefer to purchase cosmetic and grooming products in store, a growing number of consumers are turning to e-commerce channels and online merchants, based on a new survey from Harris Interactive.

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