Google is tying Google Offers into a refresh of its mobile Maps products, pointing to the opportunities and challenges for location-based services to break through the local deals space.
- 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
Marble Slab Creamery and MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream and Treatery recently ran a pilot program to drive in-store traffic through mobile promotions.
The majority of affluent consumers prefer to purchase products and services online rather than going into a store or through another method, according to a new report from the Shullman Research Center.
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PayPal is offering to waive processing fees and provide free marketing to merchants as it looks to play a bigger role in how mobile and digital technology are transforming in-store purchasing. Competitors Square and Groupon are also making similar plays to win over merchants.
Chase has topped the list of financial institutions that provide the most comprehensive mobile banking offerings for the third consecutive time, according to a new report from Keynote.
Sandwich chain Blimpie is streamlining the gift-buying experience with a new mobile initiative that lets consumers send and receive gift cards via their handsets.
Realtor.com is ramping up its mobile strategy with a new application focused on rental properties for on-the-go access.
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Applebee’s is enticing consumers to visit its locations through a new location-based mobile advertising campaign that incorporates menu items, a store locator and gift cards to bolster engagement.