Backed by content from Condé Nast’s Allure Magazine, beauty-appointment tool BeautyBooked has released an app, expanding its reach to on-the-go consumers looking to book last minute appointments in several cities around the country.
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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.
Online beauty service StyleSeat has redesigned its mobile application in light of its success, with 60 percent of users booking appointments via the app.
PHILADELPHIA – Roger Wilco Discount Liquor has taken a logical approach to mobile commerce that leverages the “in the moment” nature of handheld devices.
Fitness tracking application and social network Fitocracy is readying a new referral program that leverages text messaging to reward users for inviting a friend onto the platform.
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.
For retail giants Sears and Kmart, mobile ordering and free store pick-up services have aimed to alleviate stress for its consumers, and the retailers are taking it a step further by making both chains available for interchangeable pick up.
Kroger Co. will add to its mobile-commerce know-how through the acquisition of Vitacost, an online-only retailer of consumable health products.
Estée Lauder Cos.’ Clinique activated a new Web site on June 2 featuring numerous mobile components that allow consumers to choose the right color of foundation, watch informational videos and chat with online representatives.
Sephora hopes to transform how women shop for cosmetics with a new 3D augmented reality mirror that simulates the application of makeup on a user’s face photo-realistically in real-time.