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In UK Holiday Shopping, Mobile Devices Win Friends And Influence People To The Tune Of Nearly $7B

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http://techcrunch.com – Over the weekend we saw how much mobile impacted holiday shopping over the Thanksgiving weekend in the U.S. Today, Deloitte is publishing figures that show this is more than a U.S. trend. In the UK, £3.5 billion ($5.6 billion) of holiday sales will “influenced” by smartphones. That figure so far outstrips actual mobile commerce — that is, purchases made by mobile devices. Deloitte predicts that £330 million ($529 million) of sales will be made directly through smartphones, and a further £500 million ($801 million) through tablets — that works out to potentially tripl (IT news)