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Unified Grocers replicates ecommerce experience via beacons for in-store flexibility

June 13, 2014

Unified Grocers will install beacons in select West Coast locations to mimic ecommerce experiences in physical stores by transmitting custom coupons, loyalty rewards and shopping list reminders directly to mobile phones.

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Hotel Near Me app completes first booking via Google Glass

June 10, 2014

Online travel agency Destinia.com has released the free “Hotel Near Me” application following what it claims is the world’s first successful hotel booking through Google Glass.

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Walmart’s Savings Catcher ups the ante on savings with mobile expansion

June 6, 2014

Walmart is expanding its Savings Catcher online receipt comparison tool nationwide and including access via its mobile application for the first time to help in-store shoppers save more.

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IOS 8 to help retailers streamline mcommerce experiences, enhance social sharing

June 5, 2014

Apple latest mobile operating system update, iOS 8, is likely to have several implications for retailers, the biggest of which could be from making Touch ID available to third party developers, extensions and widgets.

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Starbucks reinforces mobile leadership with pre-ordering debut

June 3, 2014

Starbuck’s beta launch of mobile pre-ordering in South Korea sets the stage for a broader roll out and has the potential to be another home run for the chain if it can successfully reduce customer wait times.

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Sephora augmented reality mirror reflects sales potential of digital sampling

June 2, 2014

Sephora hopes to transform how women shop for cosmetics with a new 3D augmented reality mirror that simulates the application of makeup on a user’s face photo-realistically in real-time.

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Donatos Pizza rolls out responsive mobile commerce site

June 2, 2014

The newly relaunched Donatos Pizza Website is one of the first fully responsive mobile commerce sites in the restaurant industry, and comes at a time when consumers’ digital experiences are becoming increasingly imperative in the pizza segment.

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Southwest Airlines extends mobile boarding pass test to more markets

May 27, 2014

Southwest Airlines is now accepting mobile boarding passes at 28 total U.S. airport locations, its newest convenience feature that enables fliers to pass security and board an aircraft simply by waving their mobile device.

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SemaConnect electric car charging stations get their own Google Glass app

May 23, 2014

SemaConnect, which makes electric vehicle charging stations, has launched an application on Google Glass to make it easier for drivers to navigate to the closest charging stations at a nearby Walgreens or Dunkin’ Donuts.

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Moe’s hopes to increase catering sales with new online ordering platform

May 21, 2014

Moe’s Southwest Grill, the fast-casual franchise known for its fresh, handmade, customizable Southwestern food, will roll-out new online catering offerings this June throughout all digital platforms designed to improve sales across its more than 500 locations.

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