Unbound Commerce Builds Square Integration For In-App Payment Innovation

Unbound Commerce is pleased to announce their new integration with Square, providing clients of both Square and Unbound Commerce powerful new ways to accept payments on the fly.

This will allow retailers on the Unbound Platform easy access to app-based payment features via Square’s Point of Sale as well as access to Square Loyalty, with redemption tracking and a host of other features.


Robust Mobile Shopping Results for JunoActive from Unbound Commerce

Juno®Active™, designs and sells woman’s plus size activewear, swimwear and intimates. They recently launched a new mobile site (m.junonia.com) that allows their active customers to browse, shop and check out, via a mobile-optimized consumer experience.

“We engaged Unbound Commerce to leverage their expertise in mobile shopping,” said Anne Kelly, JunoActive President and Founder. “The results speak for themselves.” Mobile conversion rates have increased 135% for email campaigns and 177% for organic search.


SearchSpring Drives 28% Mobile Revenue Lift For Unbound Commerce Client BeddingStyle.com

With mobile site usage passing 50% for most retailers, relevant site search is becoming essential for mobile conversions and revenue. Search drives better usability and relevancy and, with Unbound Commerce replacing the default search functionality with SearchSpring, Bedding Style was able to see immediate and dramatic results.

In the two weeks that followed the integration of SearchSpring into their dedicated mobile site, Bedding Style saw mobile site revenue increase by 28%. In addition, their average order volume increased by 9%. Total page views also increased 14% and pages viewed per mobile session increased 24%.


Unbound Commerce Rolls Out Mobile Commerce App Platform Enhancements for Retailers

Unbound Commerce showcased new app platform features at the recent Internet Retailer show, all designed to drive deeper customer engagement and increased conversion rates. Unbound was invited to speak on the subject of retail apps and presented a top-10 list of best practices, as a part of the show’s mobile track.

Apps are a hot topic for retailers these days, because in-app conversion rates are running an average of 3.7X higher than a mobile site, and 2X higher than desktop. Once considered an afterthought, apps are fast-becoming the new must-have engagement tool, especially as mobile web conversions rates remain stagnant.


Unbound Commerce Launches New Features for Frictionless Mobile Shopping

“We’re very excited to be using Shopify’s iOS and Android Buy SDKs to help our clients adapt to the growing mobile market,” says Srinivasarao (NSR) Nandiwada, CEO of Unbound Commerce. “Shopify is a leader when it comes to incorporating new technology, and our clients that are Shopify merchants will now able to offer a better consumer experience to shoppers.”

Following its acquisition of Apptive, Unbound Commerce has positioned itself to tackle the major challenge in mobile commerce: cart abandonment. The Apptive(r) platform efficiently delivers and manages mobile commerce apps that run on iPhone, iPad and Android devices for mid-tier and enterprise level merchants.


Mobile Site Redesign by Unbound Commerce Drives Holiday Sales and 400%+ Annual Growth for Rockport

A year ago, mobile solution provider Unbound Commerce was tapped by Rockport to redesign their dedicated mobile site from the ground up, with a goal of reducing friction, increasing conversion rates, and further leveraging and extending their Demandware ecommerce platform. Rockport implemented a new mobile-specific “Buy Now” button feature, for example, allowing more-motivated customers to reduce steps in the checkout process.


Mobile Commerce Soars Over Holiday Shopping Weekend

Unbound Commerce today released data from its annual Index Report covering year-over-year same store mobile commerce growth for the Holiday Shopping weekend. Only same stores with mobile sites operating continuously are counted, and 350+ retailers are covered by the index.

In 2015, the 4 day Black Friday through Cyber Monday period saw a same-store, aggregate increase in mobile commerce revenue of 99.70%, as compared to the same weekend last year.


Mobile shopping firm Unbound Commerce acquires Apptive, based in Austin

Last Monday, it was Austin buying Boston, as Dell announced its $67 billion acquisition of EMC Corp. This week, it’s Boston buying Austin, in a deal that will create a 25-employee megacorp focused on mobile commerce.

Unbound Commerce is a quiet little business in Newton Upper Falls that has never taken outside funding; instead, revenue from customers like Sears, Rockport, and Finish Line has helped the company grow. All those retailers have turned to Unbound for help making sure their websites work well on mobile phones and tablets…


Calendars.com Makes a Date with Mobile Commerce

Calendars.com launched a new version of their mobile commerce site that allows mobile users to browse, shop, and check out, via the best possible mobile consumer experience. The new site is re-designed specifically for the ever-increasing percentage of consumers accessing Calendars.com via mobile devices. Powerful features are integrated into the new mobile site, extending and leveraging Calendars.com’s current ecommerce infrastructure into the mobile space.


Mobile Commerce Jumps 52% For Broad Index

Across a broad same-store index of over 350 mobile commerce sites, year-over-year aggregate mobile revenue increased a very healthy 51.57%, in the second quarter of this year, as compared to the same quarterly period in 2014.

For context, according to HIS Global Insights, US retail ecommerce business grew just 14.5% in Q1 2015, as compared to the year previously.