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Kmart, Sears embrace mobile’s exclusivity with inventory scanning, sales alerts

February 11, 2016

Kmart and Sears have both updated their applications with the ability to receive alerts on specials before they are available more broadly and scan in-store items to check online inventory, highlighting how retailers can leverage mobile to provide added value to loyal shoppers.

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Announcing Mcommerce Summit 2016 New York May 5

February 11, 2016

Register now for the nation’s No. 1 conference focused on how retailers are tapping mobile for driving on-device and in-store transactions and how mobile commerce will immensely influence consumer shopping decisions in 2016. Hear speakers from Walmart, Walgreens, IKEA, Staples, Google and Boston Retail Partners share mcommerce strategy and best practice.

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MasterCard supports mobile lending, password-free authentication startups for next-gen innovations

February 11, 2016

A mobile lender and a next-generation authentication platform are among the startups being funded by MasterCard and Silicon Valley Bank, pointing to the untapped potential in mobile for reimagining commerce and financial services.

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Wine Spectator targets value-minded wine lovers with new app

February 11, 2016

M. Shanken Communications beverage and food publication Wine Spectator is appealing to wine-loving millennials with a new application that helps users find quality, less expensive offerings.

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St. Paul promotes hassle-free parking with remote-pay mobile app

February 11, 2016

The city of St. Paul, MN, is the latest metropolis to streamline the parking experience via mobile, allowing residents and visitors to remotely pay for metered parking using a new smartphone application.

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Mobile Minutes: Replacing the iPhone; App spending; IBM’s AI group; Facebook simplifies video captioning

February 11, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Here’s what will replace the iPhone, says Apple analyst Gene Munster; Cheap smartphones to propel app spending past $100B; Stephen Pratt, head of IBM’s new artificial-intelligence group, leaves; Facebook adds easy captioning to video ads in latest push for TV dollars.

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Tommy Hilfiger modernizes NYFW check-in with Apple Watch fast pass – Mobile Marketer

February 11, 2016

Mobile Marketer today – Tommy Hilfiger modernizes NYFW check-in with Apple Watch fast pass; Target tweets personalized messages, showing appreciation for loyal customers.

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Georg Jensen makes love connections in social effort – Luxury Daily

February 11, 2016

Luxury Daily today – Georg Jensen makes love connections in social effort; Chanel, Hermès rank as top brands worth premium pricing: survey.

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Pizza Hut scores Super Bowl sales touchdown with mobile orders

February 10, 2016

Pizza Hut enjoyed record-breaking sales on the day of the Super Bowl, with orders coming from mobile devices representing approximately one-third of total sales, underscoring consumer demand for on-the-go food purchases during major sporting events.

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Announcing Mcommerce Summit 2016 New York May 5

February 10, 2016

Register now for the nation’s No. 1 conference focused on how retailers are tapping mobile for driving on-device and in-store transactions and how mobile commerce will immensely influence consumer shopping decisions in 2016. Hear speakers from Walmart, Walgreens, IKEA, Staples, Google and Boston Retail Partners share mcommerce strategy and best practice.

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