Cosmetics brand Mary Kay is rolling out a mobile application geared specifically toward its direct sellers, enabling the independent beauty consultants to manage their inventory, create sales tickets and order new products while on the go.
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Tropical Smoothie Café is working to streamline its customer service and operating system at store locations by adopting a mobile management system that cuts down on paper waste and saves employees time.
Accessories retailer Fossil is forging a more personal and streamlined in-store experience with a mobile point-of-sale system that employees can access on a variety of devices.
Los Angeles-based boutique chain M. Frederic introduced a new inventory management application, allowing the retailer to make more accurate inventory decisions while on the go.
With mcommerce sales growing quickly, Staples is jockeying to hold onto its role as an ecommerce leader by opening its dedicated mobile site to direct sales from vendors.
Walmart is kicking off its holiday deals with an expansion of its Savings Catcher feature and a new Search My Store tool that prioritizes key information such as in-store availability and location.
Convenience-store retailer Cumberland Farms has extended a version of its mobile-payment system with added perks for businesses to use in managing costs for their vehicle fleets.
William-Sonoma has tapped Deliv, a crowdsourcing delivery solution, to use its physical locations as distribution centers to fulfill online orders and enable omni-channel shopping experiences for consumers.
Fast Food giant McDonald’s is increasing Happy Meal sales by using mobile to engage consumers of all ages via a worldwide Smurfs campaign that includes augmented reality and mobile check-ins.
One of the most recent trends on the retail scene is the private sale for inventory management, and SMS can serve as a great tool to get customers in for one.