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Tablets top bargain hunters’ lists this Black Friday

November 18th, 2011

Black Friday is shaping up to be huge for consumers shopping on mobile devices this year, and it looks like consumers shopping for mobile devices will be abundant as well. A new survey conducted by Retrevo.com found that Black Friday bargain hunters will be on the look out for tablets more so than any other gadget …

Kindle Fire could be hotter than iPad this holiday season, study finds

November 10th, 2011

Amazon’s upcoming Kindle Fire could be the hottest tablet on the market this holiday season, with demand that may even surpass Apple’s blockbuster slate, the iPad 2. Results from a recent survey published by electronics shopping guide Retrevo.com suggest that more consumers are interested in purchasing Amazon’s upcoming tablet than Apple’s tried and true iPad. …

Consumers still don’t care about 3DTV, study finds

November 2nd, 2011

Despite the ongoing push from consumer electronics companies, people just don’t seem to care about 3DTV. A recent survey conducted by Retrevo.com found that among those who plan to purchase a high-definition television in the coming year, only 22% of consumers stated definitively that they planned to seek out a TV with 3D capabilities. Another 23% said they would …

Mobile coupon industry will be worth $46 billion by 2016, analysts say

November 2nd, 2011

A recent report from Juniper Research suggests that the mobile coupon market will be worth $46 billion by 2015, a large jump from the $5.6 billion projected for the industry this year. Google Offers, a feature of the NFC-based Google Wallet mobile payment system, will be one catalyst for the growth. “Mobile coupons are going …

Retailers failing shoppers, smartphones could be the answer

October 19th, 2011

You are not alone if you walk into brick and mortar stores to check out a product only to turn around and buy it online later. According to a new study from Retrevo, 66% of all shoppers and 78% of smartphone owners “look at a product in a store” and then purchase the product online …

‘Confusion and skepticism’ could turn users away from 4G, study says

July 13th, 2011

According to a new report from Retrevo, consumer “confusion and skepticism” could impede the adoption of 4G devices. We’re not surprised. The labeling on 4G devices is apparently so confusing that 34% of iPhone 4 owners and 24% of BlackBerry users actually believe they have a 4G-capable device, but neither RIM nor Apple currently offer …

Retrevo: 30% of potential U.S. netbook purchasers bought an iPad

May 26th, 2010

Retrevo has a new study out that suggests 1 in 3 potential U.S. netbook buyers opted for the iPad as opposed to the keyboarded alternative. The study — whose “sample size was over 1,000 [and] distributed across gender, age, income and location in the United States” — asked: “Did you hold off on buying a …