The Cincinnati Bengals is the first National Football League team to tap mobile technology to deliver purchased food and beverage concessions directly to game attendees’ seats.
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Wilson Sporting Goods has updated its mobile-optimized commerce site, making football gear customizable and underscoring the need for personalization options to attract smartphone shoppers.
Kimberly-Clark’s Kleenex brand is ramping up sales in Walmart stores by asking consumers to snap a photo of their receipt, text it to a designated number and enjoy a $5 reward code for a digital movie platform.
Crafts retailer Herrschners is hoping to button up fourth-quarter holiday sales by optimizing its merchandise for smartphone screens and consolidating six mini-sites with a single checkout so that consumers may purchase items from all of its brands at the same time.
RANCHO MIRAGE, CA – A Living Direct executive at the Mobile Shopping Summit 2015 said that cross-device purchasing accounts for a significant portion of sales, meaning that mobile cannot be siloed because content must be optimized across all channels.
Kohl’s is teaming up with crowdsourced logistics company Deliv to offer shoppers in nine major markets same-day delivery options for purchases made via smartphones, tablets and desktop, showcasing how retailers are gearing up to satisfy consumer demands ahead of the holidays.
Amazon is targeting customers of digital crafts retailer Etsy and peer-to-peer seller platform eBay with a new handmade shop available on mobile that could also produce higher sales for competitors as the ecommerce giant shines light on the category.
Anheuser-Busch’s Bud Light brand is uncapping its foray into smart home devices with a Wi-Fi-enabled refrigerator, allowing consumers to control the appliance’s interior temperature and order beer for home delivery via a complementary mobile application.
The Home Depot’s mobile-first focus has awarded the brand the top spot among retailers offering digital gift cards, proving that consumers require easy ways of sending virtual store credit to friends and family via smartphones, according to a report from CashStar and Retail Systems Research.
A new trend is emerging for New York Fashion Week, with ready-to-wear brands streaming their runway apparel through social media and mobile platforms while also including commerce options, bridging the gap between sales and the catwalk and diminishing the exclusivity of the event.