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Walgreens’ new app anticipates users’ needs with intelligent messaging

August 21, 2015

Walgreens anticipates customers’ needs in the first redesign of its mobile application in several years, using widgets to bring forward contextual, timely messages on the home screen so users can get in and out as quickly as possible.

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Apple Pay momentum builds as holdout Rite Aid jumps in

August 12, 2015

Rite Aid has switched course on mobile payments and will now accept a variety of options, including Apple Pay, after previously holding out in order to support MCX, a consortium of retailers, including the drugstore chain, developing their own payments program.

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Walgreens prescribes telehealth expansion to additional platforms, geographies

June 11, 2015

Walgreens is expanding a telehealth pilot that launched late last year on smartphones, bringing it to additional locations as well as adding desktop and tablet functionality.

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Target drives mobile commerce sales with flashy pictures on Instagram

March 26, 2015

Discount retailer Target is driving product sales through colorful images on Twitter and Instagram with a high engagement rate.

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CVS debuts revamped app as it battles Walgreens for mhealth leadership

February 4, 2015

CVS/pharmacy is competing with Walgreens, another pioneer in the mobile health sector, by rolling out a revamped mobile application with a more user-friendly layout, text alert options for prescription pick-up and a streamlined experience in the ExtraCare rewards section, proving that pharmacies must offer in-store features on mobile to retain customer loyalty.

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Walgreens extends mobile pharmacy leadership with WebMD partnership

October 3, 2014

Walgreens is extending its mobile pharmacy leadership via a new partnership with WebMD that will drive smartphone use for prescription refills and wellness-driven rewards.

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CVS Caremark bets on mobile innovation to extend stores’ reach

August 26, 2014

CVS Caremark is intently focused on building its pharmacy business, with mobile playing a key role in helping customers manage their prescriptions while ensuring ongoing loyalty.

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Women, college-educated shoppers are top Ibotta users

August 22, 2014

Most of the top savers using mobile shopping application Ibotta are women and also tend to be well-educated, according to a survey of its users.

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Uber takes on Google in the instant-delivery realm

August 21, 2014

Uber, the mobile application that allows users to order and pay for taxi service via smartphone, is seeking to expand its burgeoning popularity into product delivery-on-demand.

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Giant Eagle launches stand-alone pharmacy app

July 22, 2014

Regional supermarket chain Giant Eagle is seeking to gain ground on its drugstore rivals with the launch of a new mobile pharmacy application that includes some of the basic functionality available from larger chains such as Walgreens and CVS.

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