M-commerce Up 81% to $25 Billion in 2012

Rising adoption of smartphones and tablets helped U.S. commerce grow 81 percent last year to nearly $25 billion, according to a new eMarketer report. The research firm projects that total will increase another 55 percent this year, to $52 billion and reach $86 billion by 2016. Shopping on tablets in particular will take off, accounting for nearly half ($24 billion) of projected m-commerce sales in 2013, and twice that amount by 2015. Retails sales via smartphones will grow more slowly, increasing 36 percent to $13.4 billion this year and $24.3 billion by 2016. Tablets alone will drive 9.4 percent of

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