As retailers and consumers both move toward more shopping on Thanksgiving Day, mobile will be a big driver, with both retail sales and traffic expected to increase significantly on the holiday this year.
Capital One is making it easier for customers to sign into its mobile banking app replacing passwords with a pattern that users trace with their finger.
An executive from men’s online retailer Frank & Oak who spoke during a Mobile Commerce Daily webinar yesterday revealed that the online retailer will soon be opening a pop-up store for the holidays that will leverage Apple’s iBeacon technology to enhance the in-store shopping experience as well as push marketing to customers.
With mobile shoppers increasingly expecting fast load times for retailers’ sites, a new report from Radware reveals that the retailer sites with the fastest load times on mobile are 6pm.com, UrbanOutfitters.com and JCPenney.com.
Macy’s continues its run as a leader in mobile by adapting a favored smartphone activity – sharing photos – for its signature annual holiday campaign.
Restaurant chain Denny’s is continuing to rely on augmented reality and QR codes with Warner Bros. movie “The Hobbit” this holiday season with a campaign that integrates social media.
Premium Swiss chocolate manufacturer and retailer Lindt & Sprungli USA recently launched a redesigned Web site that leverages responsive design to streamline checkout for mobile users.
Mattel and Walmart are ramping up a QR code-driven virtual toy store program first introduced last year with more locations around Canada to help commuters shop for gifts this holiday season.
Leading mall operator Simon Malls is partnering with mobile shopping application Zoomingo to help shoppers save money during the 2013 holiday shopping season.
Millennials will be a big driver of online and mobile shopping this holiday season, with 88 percent of all millennial smartphone owners planning to use their devices for holiday shopping this year compared to 76 percent of all smartphone owners, according to a new report from Google.