The excitement around Apple Pay is helping to shine a new light on NFC-enabled mobile payments solution Softcard – previously known as Isis – which had been languishing, as evidenced by a new deal to support mobile payments and loyalty at Subway.
- 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
Foot Locker aims to enhance the user experience on its mobile-optimized Web site by offering same-day deliveries through crowdsourcing service Deliv, which provides low-cost services and step-by-step shipment tracking.
As mobile ticketing becomes more competitive, ticket search engine SeatGeek is using promoted tweets that include targeted offers based on users’ favorite sports to promote its mobile application.
Tailor-made accessories brand By Atelier is driving affluent consumers toward its new cases for Apple’s iPhone 6 by offering additional perks.
Theme park Disneyland has initiated a trek towards mobile ticketing with a new option to buy tickets via mobile devices for its Halloween celebrations.
United Way Worldwide is the first nonprofit to partner with bitcoin platform Coinbase to provide donors with a more streamlined approach of contributing to its Innovation Fund via virtual currency.
Evernote, a note-taking and archiving application, has partnered with global payment provider Adyen to use Alipay’s mobile-optimized checkout system for Chinese users.
British clothing retailer Ted Baker is turning to Pinterest to support its latest collection by asking members to visit its page and create their own for a chance to win an $800 voucher.
Pep Boys reports promising results after partnering with Apple’s Passbook and Android’s Google Wallet to enhance mobile wallet features and offer quick, redeemable coupons to customers.
ArtCarved, an engagement ring and wedding band ecommerce site, is hosting a selfie giveaway contest titled “Put A Ring On It,” where one winner will receive a set of wedding bands or an engagement ring.