Honda is foraying into the ride-sharing business through a new partnership with Central Texas Honda Dealers and mobile application Ride Austin, offering free rides to attendees at this year’s Austin City Limits Festival.
- App stores
- Apparel and accessories
- Banks and financial services
- Books, music, and video
- Business to Business
- Consumer electronics
- Drugstores and pharmacies
- Food and beverage
- Gas stations
- Hardware and home improvement
- Health and beauty
- Home furnishings and housewares
- Mass merchants, department stores and malls
- Mobile retailers
- Office Supplies
- Online retailers
- Specialty retail/non-apparel
- Sporting goods
- Toys and hobbies
- Travel and hospitality
Mobile Minutes: BlackBerry quits smartphones; YouTube Go app; Samsung Pay’s coupons; Meerkat’s new ventureSeptember 29, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – BlackBerry stops making phones; Google announces YouTube Go, a new app for saving and sharing videos offline; Samsung brings gifts to mark Samsung Pay’s first birthday; Meerkat lives on as live group video chat app Houseparty.
Luxury Daily today – Sentient Jet rolls out booking app behind its most successful summer; Dior showcases atelier’s women for role model discussion on Instagram.
In news announced today, Mastercard is introducing a proprietary API program that enables its partners to experiment with new technologies and interfaces, raising the innovation stakes for similar brands across the financial industry.
NEW YORK – An executive from FedEx at the MMA SM2 Innovation Summit 2016 spoke about mobile’s ability to empower brands of any size, ultimately enabling smaller companies to become multinational firms.
StubHub has rolled out its latest effort in collaboration with the National Basketball Association’s Philadelphia 76ers, integrating primary and secondary ticket sales into a mobile hub for all Sixers ticket transactions including personalization and bundled services unavailable in traditional grey market arenas.
NEW YORK – A Chatbox.com executive at the MMA SM2 Innovation Summit 2016 stressed the need for brands to leverage interactive messaging – such as chatbots, instant applications and messaging platforms including WhatsApp – to foster conversations with consumers and drive commerce.
Mobile Minutes: Amazon product searches; Twitter’s buyout price; Facebook and WhatsApp data; Snapchat’s milestoneSeptember 28, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – More than 50pc of shoppers turn first to Amazon in product search; Twitter’s final buyout price might be lower than you think; Facebook to appeal German order on WhatsApp data; Snapchat passes 60 million daily users in the U.S. and Canada.
Mobile Marketer today – Mobile fuels tectonic shifts in auto and transportation industries: GM exec; Coty exec: 2016’s biggest mobile trends include utility, data.
Luxury Daily today – Just because you can does not mean you should for mobile: Almighty exec; Experiential marketing should go beyond selling.