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Twitter’s growing influence on ticket sales reflects spontaneous shopping trend

December 11, 2014

Online ticket services such as SeatGeek as well as movie studios are seeking out Twitter for mobile ticket sales through Promoted Tweets and embedded links, reflecting the social network’s potential as a platform for mcommerce.

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American Express, Brooklyn Nets bring mobile payments to Barclays Center

November 13, 2014

American Express and the Brooklyn Nets are teaming up to participate in a pilot program powered by Brooklyn eWallet that allows consumers to use their mobile devices to purchase food and drinks from their seats at Barclays Center events.

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GameStop, Chili’s ramp up St. Jude’s Hospital donations via mobile

October 30, 2014

GameStop and Chili’s are hoping to ramp up donations for St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital’s annual campaign by encouraging consumers to donate via mobile devices, online and in-store.

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MovieTickets.com entices moviegoers with streamlined mobile tickets

October 28, 2014

MovieTickets.com, a provider for consumers looking to purchase advance movie tickets, is introducing a virtual mobile ticket for smartphones that can be visually verified by theater employees in a move to circumvent the use of costly scanners.

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Apple Pay aims for the fence with World Series initiatives

October 24, 2014

A multitude of events surrounding mobile payments will be seen during this year’s World Series, including MasterCard and Major League Baseball’s support for Apple Pay.

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Mobile becomes battlefield for live-event ticketing

September 20, 2014

Ticketmaster’s announcement last week that it is has acquired mobile live-event ticketing platform Eventjoy reflects an increasingly competitive environment in which established sellers are vying to retain market share against a host of start-ups and the mobile-first ticketing efforts of event organizers.

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SeatGeek reaches ticket seekers on social with targeted ads

September 17, 2014

As mobile ticketing becomes more competitive, ticket search engine SeatGeek is using promoted tweets that include targeted offers based on users’ favorite sports to promote its mobile application.

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Disneyland scares up mobile ticketing for Halloween

September 16, 2014

Theme park Disneyland has initiated a trek towards mobile ticketing with a new option to buy tickets via mobile devices for its Halloween celebrations.

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Sony streamlines TV commerce via mobile

September 8, 2014

Sony is aiming to push direct TV commerce for avid television watchers through platform Delivery Agent.

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Mall of America makes mobile marketing more human

August 12, 2014

PHILADELPHIA – Mall of America takes a comprehensive, highly engaged approach to social media and mobile marketing, which it is now expanding to a sister property in Canada.

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