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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 24, 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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Apple Pay aims for the fence with World Series initiatives

October 24, 2014

A multitude of events surrounding mobile payments will be seen during this year’s World Series, including MasterCard and Major League Baseball’s support for Apple Pay.

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Local merchants receive free beacons to boost Perka loyalty program

October 24, 2014

Approximately 1,000 street-level merchants who have the Perka mobile loyalty solution will receive a free beacon this week, enabling customers who opt into the program to automatically check in, get credit for their purchases and earn loyalty rewards.

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U.S. Bank extends corporate card program via real-time app

October 24, 2014

In the latest example of how banks have been focusing on streamline mobile experiences this year, U.S. Bank has launched a new mobile application for corporate users that provides real-time access to account information, recent transactions and upcoming due dates.

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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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