In Pictures: Most popular mobile apps in 6 key ind...
Retailers Ring Up Mobile Sales
Retailers love mobile apps, which turn salespeople into point-of-sale cash registers and customer data collection points. Slick tablets and smartphones also make retailers look the part: fashionistas whose finger is on the pulse of the latest consumer trends. Mobile devices that let merchants swipe credit cards and ring up sales are showing up at coffee shops, restaurants and even renaissance faires.
In Pictures: Most popular mobile apps in 6 key industries