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Kohl’s rolls out mat for mobile social in fitness takeover

April 1, 2015

Kohl’s is ramping up efforts to bridge the gap between the retail world and the fitness sector by partnering with popular bloggers and instructors to provide workout tips on the retailer’s social media channels, in a bid to drive sales of its expanded active wear offerings.

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Target drives mobile commerce sales with flashy pictures on Instagram

March 26, 2015

Discount retailer Target is driving product sales through colorful images on Twitter and Instagram with a high engagement rate.

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Century 21 promotes social selling, mobile connectivity for brokers

March 24, 2015

Century 21 Real Estate is aiming to leverage social media as an additional selling tool by partnering with platform Hootsuite, enabling brokers and sales associates to engage in social selling by managing several networks from one dashboard to allow for quick responses via mobile.

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Facebook’s P2P payments heightens competition in mobile-driven service area

March 19, 2015

In a reflection of the increasing frequency with which millennials leverage their mobile devices to make small payments to one another, Facebook is bringing person-to-person payments to its Messenger application.

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IKEA exec: Selling through Instagram creates personalized user experience

March 18, 2015

NEW YORK – An IKEA executive at the 2015 Mobile Marketing Association Forum New York revealed that focusing locally and selling through Instagram are key to the retailer’s mobile strategy.

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Facebook’s integration of TheFind could boost outlook for social shopping

March 17, 2015

Facebook’s integration of TheFind’s discovery shopping search engine could give social shopping the wider availability for which marketers are hoping as the big social networking site focuses more intently on selling products from its site.

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Visually driven retailer apps should jump on Apple, Pinterest initiative

February 17, 2015

Retail mobile applications are likely to gain an advantage in product promotion through Pinterest’s new Apple partnership for suggesting apps to Pinners, reflecting how the social pin board is seeking to better serve users through search and commerce tactics.

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WeddingWire sees 6K uses of hashtag aimed toward honeymooners

February 5, 2015

Wedding destination Web site and mobile application WeddingWire has already seen 6,000 uses of the hashtag it created for its campaign that is giving away a honeymoon trip to Mexico to a winning couple that posts a photo upon their engagement on Instagram and attaches the hashtag #JustSaidYes.

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Netflix, Royal Caribbean cozy up to snowbound on mobile

January 28, 2015

As residents of the New York and Boston regions enjoyed a snow day yesterday thanks to winter storm Juno, marketers fit themselves into the conversation on social media by offering solutions involving their products or services for the long day spent inside.

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Mobile is retailers’ hotline to consumers during winter storm Juno

January 27, 2015

As the East Coast deals with winter storm Juno, transportation, fashion and banking companies such as Uber, H&M and Refinery 29 are taking to mobile to reach customers with relevant offers for merchandise they might need during the inclement weather.

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