Dollar General completed the rollout of a new mobile coupons program that personalizes the shopping experience for customers by allowing them to fit a multitude of offers to their individual needs.
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GameStop is attempting to fight back against Amazon and other online players by introducing real-time brand promotions, information, ratings and reviews to smartphone users directly in-aisle via beacons.
Regional and community banks are advancing their mobile capabilities with new features that are helping them catch up to – and sometimes leap past – their larger counterparts as they react to customers’ mobile lifestyles.
Fashion brand Red Chapter Clothing has integrated a new source for its point-of-sale platform on iPad for a flexible, a la carte system to flow alongside the business’s growth.
Office Depot is revisiting the enhanced experience granted by augmented reality with a new back-to-school promotion that integrates bricks-and-mortar stores with an omnichannel shopping experience that taps the growing, loyal fan base of rock band R5.
Convenience-store retailer Cumberland Farms has extended a version of its mobile-payment system with added perks for businesses to use in managing costs for their vehicle fleets.
Decking building manufacturer Azek has launched an augmented reality iPad application for an immersive 3D experience to help consumers bring their ideas to life before making a purchase.
Pizza Hut and Staples are among the merchants preparing to accept a new payment option from Visa that promises to streamline mobile checkout by digitizing consumers’ credit cards.
NEW YORK – An executive from Goodwill at Mobile Commerce Daily’s fifth annual Nonprofit Mobile Day said that because the organization has so many retail outlets, it is borrowing retail concepts such as leveraging GPS to drive consumers into its stores.
NEW YORK – An executive from Text-to-Pledge parent company Sophist at Mobile Commerce Daily’s fifth annual Nonprofit Mobile Day said that the range of mobile tools available for text-based donations has grown to the point that just about any event can be turned into a fundraiser.