Amazon Prime is expanding its mobile-enabled Prime Now service to include delivery capabilities from a slew of Manhattan eateries and grocery stores, including D’Agostino and Billy’s Bakery, as competition continues to heat up in the delivery application space.
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Television shopping network Quality, Value, Convenience, better known as QVC, expects big things from the Apple Watch for retailers, both as an engagement tool and as a point of sale.
Rue La La is enabling mobile and online shoppers to sample cotton items from top brands such as Hudson Jeans and Springfield as part of a new partnership with Cotton Inc. that will see the flash sales site offer a series of four curated cotton collections.
NEW YORK – An eBay executive at the sixth annual Mobile Marketing Day conference said that marketers are beginning to crack the formula for attaching identity to user data, enabling them to learn more about the customer purchase cycle and what influences it.
Amazon’s Zappos, already a leader in mobile shopping convenience, continues to focus on streamlining the experience even more, which is why it is the latest retailer to make Apple’s Touch ID technology available to its application users.
Dynamic serving and responsive design mobile sites are expected to rise while dedicated mdot sites will slide further as marketers look for more efficient and scalable methods of mobile optimization, according to a recent report from Pure Oxygen Labs.
Numerous mobile wallets have launched in the past year, but Amazon’s decision to pull the plug on its offering just six months after launch could be the beginning of a shakeout as the primary use cases and leaders become more apparent.
Amazon is racing past its own milestone of offering same-day delivery with the new Prime Now for Prime customers that promises one-hour delivery, showing the online retailer’s determination to remain one step ahead of its competition.
As retailers’ use of mobile becomes more advanced, consumers are faced with less need to shop in-store, causing an unprecedented number to skip the lines and opt for online, as shown from this past weekend.
Amazon, which has been slow to jump onboard with social media, is making a bigger push into Instagram and Snapchat in time for the holiday shopping season, reflecting social’s growing influence on the customer journey.