Retail Sectors


Urban Outfitters tackles thorny in-app product search challenge

October 23, 2014

While many retailers are still struggling with in-app product search, Urban Outfitters is addressing the challenge head-on with new filters, sorters and search capabilities designed to make it easier to quickly find merchandise.

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Mobile Women to Watch Summit New York Nov. 4: Walgreens, Starwood Hotels, Conde Nast, USA Today, Eli Lilly, Earth’s Best

October 23, 2014

Registration is open for the Mobile Women to Watch 2015 Summit New York on Tuesday, Nov. 4 featuring speakers from Walgreens, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Conde Nast Entertainment, Eli Lilly, USA Today, Scripps Network, Earth’s Best and Ella’s Kitchen, RCA Records and AutoTrader.com, as well as honoring 25 women who are expected to make a difference in mobile advertising, marketing, media and commerce next year.

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App reliability on Halloween could influence Cyber Monday sales: report

October 23, 2014

A bad experience with a retailer’s mobile application while shopping for Halloween would negatively impact the likelihood of returning on Cyber Monday for 71 percent of Americans, according to a new report from Soasta.

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Dunkin’ Donuts swirls up donut sales with spooktacular social media challenge

October 23, 2014

Dunkin’ Donuts is aiming to drive holiday sales and promote its Halloween-themed Boston Scream Donut and Halloween Pumpkin Donut with a cup-decorating challenge on Twitter and Instagram.

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Wyndham Hotels extends mobile booking through Last Minute Travel Deals app

October 23, 2014

Wyndham Hotels is extending its reach to last-minute travelers through a new integration with the Last Minute Travel Deals mobile application.

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Target scares up Halloween sales with Instagram treats

October 22, 2014

In a reflection of Target’s growing Instagram strategy, the retailer is treating the social media site’s users to do-it-yourself Halloween content, including recipes, decorations and craft projects.

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Local restaurants streamline pay-at-the-table with Apple Pay

October 22, 2014

The Perkwave mobile application has teamed up with Apple Pay to bring quick payment options to customers of a slew of local restaurants including the Crown & Anchor Pub in Las Vegas, NV, Café Vico in Fort Lauderdale, FL and The Grille in San Diego, CA.

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Mobile Women to Watch Summit New York Nov. 4: Walgreens, Starwood Hotels, Conde Nast, USA Today, Eli Lilly, Earth’s Best

October 22, 2014

Registration is open for the Mobile Women to Watch 2015 Summit New York on Tuesday, Nov. 4 featuring speakers from Walgreens, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Conde Nast Entertainment, Eli Lilly, USA Today, Scripps Network, Earth’s Best and Ella’s Kitchen, RCA Records and AutoTrader.com, as well as honoring 25 women who are expected to make a difference in mobile advertising, marketing, media and commerce next year.

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Billions in holiday mcommerce sales at risk due to cart abandonment: report

October 22, 2014

Merchants and brands could lose out on up to $8.6 billion in mcommerce sales this holiday season due to checkout cart abandonment, according to a new report from Jumio.

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Lands’ End uses dynamic videos, Twitter for breast cancer awareness

October 22, 2014

Apparel and accessories retailer Lands’ End is extending the reach of its breast cancer awareness efforts on Twitter by requesting user-generated content and showcasing employees telling their personal stories related to the disease.

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