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Mobile Women to Watch Summit New York Nov. 4: Walgreens, Starwood Hotels, Conde Nast, USA Today, Eli Lilly, Earth’s Best

October 31, 2014

Registration is open for the Mobile Women to Watch 2015 Summit New York on Tuesday, Nov. 4 featuring speakers from Walgreens, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Conde Nast Entertainment, Eli Lilly, USA Today, Scripps Network, Earth’s Best and Ella’s Kitchen, RCA Records and AutoTrader.com, as well as honoring 25 women who are expected to make a difference in mobile advertising, marketing, media and commerce next year.

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Kohl’s builds omnichannel prowess with updated app, click-and-collect

October 31, 2014

Kohl’s is ramping up its mobile strategy for the holidays with an updated application coming in the next few weeks and buy-online, pickup in-store options for shoppers.

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Wireless carriers could withdraw from NFC payments: report

October 29, 2014

While the launch of Apple Pay and Host Cost Emulation promise to boost near field communications-based payments, one group that is likely to see its role diminish is wireless carriers, according to a new report from Juniper Research.

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Yellow Pages drives local commerce with social campaign

October 29, 2014

Canadian digital media company Yellow Pages is hoping to drive local commerce ahead of the holiday season with its “Shop The Neighbourhood” social campaign.

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How not accepting Apple Pay could backfire for retailers

October 28, 2014

With mobile payments already struggling to catch on, the recent face-off between Apple Pay and CurrentC, a payments and loyalty platform developed by a consortium of retailers, could further stall adoption and end up costing merchants customers.

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Mobile Women to Watch Summit New York Nov. 4: Walgreens, Starwood Hotels, Conde Nast, USA Today, Eli Lilly, Earth’s Best

October 28, 2014

Registration is open for the Mobile Women to Watch 2015 Summit New York on Tuesday, Nov. 4 featuring speakers from Walgreens, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Conde Nast Entertainment, Eli Lilly, USA Today, Scripps Network, Earth’s Best and Ella’s Kitchen, RCA Records and AutoTrader.com, as well as honoring 25 women who are expected to make a difference in mobile advertising, marketing, media and commerce next year.

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Retailers struggle to balance quality images, mobile performance: report

October 27, 2014

Most mobile pages are not meeting users’ performance expectations, with the rush to embrace responsive Web design partially responsible, according to a new report from Radware.

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App reliability on Halloween could influence Cyber Monday sales: report

October 23, 2014

A bad experience with a retailer’s mobile application while shopping for Halloween would negatively impact the likelihood of returning on Cyber Monday for 71 percent of Americans, according to a new report from Soasta.

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Target scares up Halloween sales with Instagram treats

October 22, 2014

In a reflection of Target’s growing Instagram strategy, the retailer is treating the social media site’s users to do-it-yourself Halloween content, including recipes, decorations and craft projects.

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Use of mobile doubles for researching and completing online purchases: report

October 21, 2014

In the past year, Internet shopping via a PC or laptop dropped from 78 percent to 63 percent, while the use of smartphones doubled from 8 percent to 15 percent and tablets from 5 percent to 10 percent, according to a new report from GfK.

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