Pacific Northwest Gift Company, Chukar Cherries, Unveils New Mobile Website

Mobile device accessible retail site makes shopping and gifting easier on-the-go.

Prosser, WA, August 12, 2011 --( Specialty food and gift company, Chukar Cherries, has launched a mobile website navigable by data capable devices. With the use of smartphones, feature phones and tablets on the rise, the development of a mobile site is crucial for retail sales.

To cater to the shopping habits of their customers, Chukar’s mobile website is geared toward quick and easy purchasing. Some of the prominent features of the new site are faster loading speed, easy navigation and attractive graphics. The mobile site makes gifting easier and allows consumers to order Northwest chocolate-covered cherries, gift baskets and healthy treats anytime, anywhere. It also allows businesses and individuals to send gifts to coworkers, friends and family from their mobile device whenever they choose.

According to the International Association for the Wireless Telecommunications Industry, as of December 2010 American consumers collectively owned 270 million data capable devices. And, according to mobile usage statistics from comScore MobiLens, Feb 2011 (via mobiThinking), in 2010 6.5% of Americans were using their mobile device for online purchasing. This is only projected to increase in the upcoming years. Online purchasing via mobile device is fast, efficient and a rapidly expanding frontier.

According to Tommy Montgomery, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Chukar Cherries, Chukar’s mobile website has been created to “provide a better overall experience at” Chukar Cherries’ mobile website will also be protected by secure ordering.

Chukar is proud to offer the fruits of the Pacific Northwest to consumers around the USA as well as internationally and is happy to be doing so in a way that fits with the lifestyles of their customers. Visit from your mobile device to see for yourself.

The Chukar Story
In 1988 our family launched Chukar Cherries on our beloved cherry orchard to showcase the natural bounty of Washington's fruit lands. To this day, our approach in the Chukar Kitchen is simple—transform tree-ripened local fruits and hearty nuts into freshly made, extraordinary cherry and chocolate gifts. One taste and you’ll know that Chukar is synonymous with the Best of Nature, Best of Chocolate®.


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