In another reflection of the constantly evolving digital retail sector, peer-to-peer marketplace Poshmark is expanding its social selling network to include men’s and kids’ categories, highlighting the importance of continually updating social merchandising tools to drive mobile inspiration and sales.
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Ecommerce platform Grab has joined forces with travel dining provider HMSHost to enable more airport travelers to order food and beverages via their smartphones from the latter’s restaurants, underscoring mobile’s growing integration within travel hubs.
NEW YORK – An Oak Labs executive at Forrester’s CXNYC 2016 revealed how major retailers, including Ralph Lauren, are transforming their fitting room experiences with interactive touchscreens, displaying the fluid way in which mobile technology can integrate into a bricks-and-mortar store.
Sephora is ramping up sales for the Pinrose fragrance collection by providing a sneak peek on Snapchat of a mobile-optimized quiz designed to find users’ ideal scents and enabling quiz-takers to click through to make a purchase.
Department store chain Nordstrom is ensuring it has ample visibility and accessibility at the 70th Tony Awards.
L Brands, the parent company of Victoria’s Secret, recently announced its decision to eliminate the lingerie brand’s catalog, reflecting a desire to save printing and mailing costs as its target audience of millennials spends more time browsing on mobile.
American Greetings is drumming up sales for graduation-themed products by enabling consumers to use its justWink application to customize a virtual card, send it via SMS, email or social media and include a mobile gift card from a major retailer.
NEW YORK – Sears executives at the Mcommerce Summit: State of Mobile Commerce 2016 last week detailed how the company is using mobile innovation to break the boundaries of traditional retail with a standalone marketplace called Fount that acts as a shoppable Instagram for retailers.
In a reflection of its efforts to maximize mobile sales, eBay is rolling out a new digital shopping destination for wine enthusiasts powered by mobile application Drync, enabling consumers to browse a wider selection of bottles from the alcohol platform’s network of retailers.
NEW YORK – A Rent the Runway executive at Forrester’s Marketing 2016 Forum said that the online rental service leverages push notifications within its mobile application – combined with a heavy SMS push – to remind consumers of their saved items one hour after carts are abandoned, capitalizing on fresh purchase intent.