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.
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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.
British department store Fortnum & Mason is setting consumers on a “great gift chase” to track down a Christmas character that has gone AWOL.
Sephora, Bed, Bath & Beyond, eBay and Footlocker are just a few of the big name brands that are making use of a new messaging application to allow customers to send mobile e-gift cards to their friends.
While Black Friday has been traditionally one of the biggest, if not the biggest, shopping days for retailers, this year saw online retailers overshadow bricks-and-mortar stores in terms of revenue growth.