The New York MTA is leaving the era of paper tickets behind by rolling out the eTix application for select Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North lines this June, enabling commuters to purchase transportation tickets anytime, anywhere via their smartphones.
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Security First Insurance increased online payments by 140 percent with a new application that includes contextually relevant hurricane tools and also delivered a 35 percent increase in lead generation.
As the mobile classifieds sector grows, the merger of peer-to-peer selling applications letgo and Wallapop puts the heat on competitors such as Craigslist and eBay’s Close5 with the potential to create a go-to destination.
A new application, Book. Stay. Go., hopes to shake up the travel sector by enabling users to book accommodations, select their preferred hotel room, skip the front desk and leverage their mobile device as a room key, all within a single platform.
British beauty brand and retailer Lush Cosmetics today launches its first mobile application for the United States, recreating the store experience through the ability to shop by scent or mood and purchase directly from social content.
NEW YORK – An IKEA executive at the Mcommerce Summit: State of Mobile Commerce 2016 revealed that the retailer is testing a mobile program that generates QR codes for the products in customers’ carts to speed up checkout, part of an ongoing focus on in-store technology that makes shoppers’ lives easier.
MassMutual Financial Group is introducing a new mobile application to complement its benefits exchange program – which combines healthcare coverage, retirement savings and insurance protection into one platform – enabling users to purchase individual packages or those offered by their employers.
JCPenney has started offering in-application purchases for major appliances in select markets, taking the chain’s efforts to lure back customers by reintroducing a long-absent product category to mobile for the first time.
British automaker Jaguar Land Rover is saving consumers’ time with more than its vehicles’ performance.
Restaurant reservation service OpenTable is ramping up mobile bookings by redesigning its iPhone application, enabling users to enjoy faster visual browsing of eateries based on elements such as proximity, availability and personal favorites.