Uber is partnering with the Sears Holdings-owned Shop Your Way program to give retail rewards points to any customer using its service, suggesting that mobile loyalty could be a fruitful avenue of exploration for ride-sharing applications.
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Skechers’ latest mobile effort is an application that lets users purchase shoes and other Skechers-branded merchandise from their mobile devices as well as shop products directly from a dedicated social feed of aggregated Instagram posts.
Honda is foraying into the ride-sharing business through a new partnership with Central Texas Honda Dealers and mobile application Ride Austin, offering free rides to attendees at this year’s Austin City Limits Festival.
In news announced today, Mastercard is introducing a proprietary API program that enables its partners to experiment with new technologies and interfaces, raising the innovation stakes for similar brands across the financial industry.
StubHub has rolled out its latest effort in collaboration with the National Basketball Association’s Philadelphia 76ers, integrating primary and secondary ticket sales into a mobile hub for all Sixers ticket transactions including personalization and bundled services unavailable in traditional grey market arenas.
Technology-driven retailer Swoonery is looking to squash the challenges of purchasing fine jewelry online with the launch of its first mobile application.
Macy’s is partnering with at-home style service application beGlammed to bring the retailer’s cosmetic services straight to customers’ homes, showcasing how omnichannel marketers can marry mobile with in-person experiences.
Toyota is releasing a new application that rewards consumers who refrain from using their smartphones while driving with mobile coupons, reflecting its efforts to promote driver safety as well as a partnership with Japanese coffee shop chain Komeda.
Standard International is rolling out a new third-party mobile distribution platform that enables guests to make same-night reservations at a curated group of resorts in Los Angeles and New York, underscoring travelers’ needs for spontaneous booking windows.
Sephora’s latest mobile offering is an Android application that enables users to shop its inventory, scan products in-store to access how-to tutorials and watch videos, underscoring the beauty giant’s efforts to drive commerce with education-based content.