While the rate of digital interaction between customers and grocery stores is high, only 25 percent of consumers follow or like their grocery store’s social media pages, according to a report from the Retail Feedback Group.
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Kmart is giving away shares of a total of one billion Shop Your Way points to its customers after this weekend’s big game.
As Walmart takes a major step forward with its Scan & Go platforms and the Amazon Go store makes headlines, a significant upset might be coming to grocery retail now that these major players have the keys to push the grab-and-go strategy forward.
EBay is tapping millennial-focused news source theSkimm to act on the new age way of driving sales and supporting charity by using social to encourage users to sell items for charity on mobile.
Walmart has had an exceptional year in 2016, and might have even gained enough traction to catch up with ecommerce giant Amazon.
Sears is bridging the gap between online and offline with a new order online, pickup in-store promotion for last-minute holiday shoppers.
Shopping platform OpenSky will join Dunkin Donuts’, Best Buy and Office Depot in partnering with digital gift card provider Cashstar to offer gift cards on mobile.
Retail giant Walmart is partnering with Green Dot to debut a new prize-based savings incentive program run through the former’s MoneyCard service.
Warehouse club chain BJ’s Wholesale Club is implementing online ordering for deli and bakery orders on a section of its mobile-optimized Web site, just in time for holiday celebrations.
Walmart’s newest initiative is, in some ways, mobile commerce at its best: a solution for a widespread phenomenon around this time of year, the procrastinating holiday shopper.