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07 Jan, 2014, 10:00 ET Vendors Clash for Supremacy in Evolving Cloud-Based PoS Landscape

 Traditional PoS systems have long been a burden for SMB owners. As merchant demands have evolved over time, legacy PoS systems simply have...


10 Dec, 2013, 11:00 ET Yankee Group's 2014 Predictions: Consolidation To Hit Mobile Markets as Vendors Compete To Improve Mobile User Experience

In the new report "2014 Predictions: Mobility Hits a Tipping Point as Markets Consolidate, Players Build Out Capabilities," Yankee Group looks...


25 Nov, 2013, 10:00 ET This Holiday Season, Brand Trumps Device in the Battle for Shoppers' Dollars

 With the holidays fast approaching, many will find themselves scrambling this season to find the perfect gift for their loved ones. Whether...


17 Sep, 2013, 06:00 ET Return on Mobility: How Enterprise Mobile Application Platforms Stack Up

 Yankee Group, a division of The 451 Group, announced today its Return on Mobility (RoM) scorecard, a new research methodology that calculates...


07 Aug, 2013, 10:00 ET The Secrets to Mobile Wallet Success

Despite the presence of more than 10 payment apps that have gained the attention of mobile users in the U.S., both consumers and merchants are...


17 Jul, 2013, 10:00 ET 4G Brings About a Sea of Change

 While 4G is changing how quickly consumers can access data, it is also evolving how mobile network operators (MNOs) need to compete. Yankee...


26 Jun, 2013, 10:00 ET Samsung Dominates the Asian Device Manufacturing Landscape

 The Asian device manufacturing landscape has begun to drastically change due to the success of Samsung and the emergence of several Chinese...


12 Jun, 2013, 10:00 ET Mobile Marketing and Commerce: Ads, Payments and Rewards Come Together

With nearly half of consumers using shopping apps, it's apparent that mobile is resetting the parameters of marketing and commerce. Mobile devices...


15 May, 2013, 10:00 ET M2M Has Transitioned to a Strategic Opportunity

 More and more companies are beginning to see the strategic value in machine-to-machine (M2M) opportunities, and the industry is expected to...


30 Apr, 2013, 10:00 ET Mobile Social Advertising Gives Big Brands Big Engagement

 While mobile advertising is still in its infancy on social networks, marketers are closely monitoring this emerging channel. "Mobile Social...


20 Feb, 2001, 00:00 ET The Yankee Group Announces MeasureCast Streaming Media Awareness Study

BOSTON, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Advertising agencies believe in the effectiveness of streaming media advertising and are encouraging clients to...


09 Feb, 2001, 00:00 ET Holiday Returns Exceed $1 Billion According to the Yankee Group Industry Return Rates Almost Double Prior Year's

BOSTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Yankee Group, holiday returns for the 2000 holiday season exceeded $1 billion. Return rates for...


05 Jan, 2001, 00:00 ET Yankee Group Analysts Provide Industry Predictions for 2001

BOSTON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Each of the Yankee Group's research groups has taken stock of its predictions for 2000, assessed its accuracy,...