In a reflection of the growth in social commerce, retailers on Etsy can now sell their products in-stream on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Tumblr.
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Apparel and accessories brand Lacoste is running an ongoing campaign on Snapchat using its crocodile logo and offering 20 percent off customers’ next purchase.
Royce Leather has introduced a GPS-enabled wallet that coordinates with a mobile application so users can track their wallets and keep their money safe.
Clothing and accessories retailer Banana Republic is working with mobile applications Curb and Deliv to target last-minute shoppers and offer special deals.
This holiday season, Zappos is harnessing shoppers’ love affair with their smartphones to make it easy to shop anywhere and anytime via customer service-driven services such as Ask Zappos and curated collections.
Mall retailer Charlotte Russe is leveraging Outspoken’s MMS aggregator technology to implement a Send to Mobile capability on its online product pages and is seeing an average of 3,000 shares every week.
Clothing and accessories retailer Gap has introduced an omnichannel wish list solution for shoppers to compile items and share with family members via Twitter, Facebook and email and will be hosting free Wi-Fi in stores for customers’ convenience.
Victoria’s Secret is using an interactive mobile chat solution to allow users of its Pink Nation application to socialize with others and a messaging feature to provide exclusive access to the brand’s annual Fashion Show.
EBay’s new location-based mobile application called Close 5 looks to innovate consumer-to-consumer online commerce, an area that is attracting a growing number of competitors such as Threadflip, Classy and others.
Ecommerce boutique retailer Rue La La and clothing corporation Urban Outfitters are two brands that can transform an ordinary animal photo into a social trend to help achieve engagement with their most dedicated followers.