Restaurant Industry Leads in Mobile Adoption
According to a new infographic by DudaMobile, the restaurant and food industry is embracing the mobile movement more than other business sectors.
From pizzerias and bakeries to food trucks, 28% of small- to medium-sized businesses in the restaurant and food industry have a mobile-friendly site, DudaMobile reported.
Mobile Use of Food & Restaurant Businesses
The study revealed that the restaurant category is far more advanced than other industries looking to reach out to smartphone users, including professional services:
- locksmiths and attorneys (16%)
- health and wellness (including spas and salons) (10%)
- travel and tourism such as hotels (8%)
- automobile/transportation (6%)
Retail was number six on the list, at 5%, for small to medium-sized businesses.
DudaMobile also noted that nearly 20% of visits to a mobile-optimized website result in an immediate call to the business.
The infographic also noted that 70% of smartphone owners use their device while shopping. In addition, about 51% of business travelers use mobile devices to find out information while on the go.
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For a full look at which industries are embracing mobile, check out the infographic: