SAN ANTONIO, TX – A Build-A-Bear executive at eTail West 2014 cited mobile as the medium that will either keep its efforts around in-store pickup and site-to-store shipping together or cause them to fall apart.
Local merchants in Chicago such as La Fonda Latino Grill and Spoil Me Salon & Spa are participating in the pilot of a new mobile ad network enabling them to target public transportation riders with offers intended to drive in-store traffic.
Toys “R” Us is supporting the launch of its first text-to-give effort with in-store signage and a dedicated microsite around its campaign for the upcoming 2014 Special Olympics.
NEW YORK – A Bass Pro Shops executive at the NRF 103rd Annual Convention & Expo said as mobile traffic continues to grow, speeding up checkout will be the determining factor in increasing conversions for retailers.
H&M, Kohl’s and Urban Outfitters are nailing the mobile experience in building interactive in-store and loyalty efforts, an area where American Eagle Outfitters, Aéropostale and Abercrombie & Fitch could learn from as sales continue to plummet for the three big A’s.
Specialty food and gift retailer Hickory Farms is boosting its holiday marketing strategy with a Facebook sweepstakes offering daily instant prizes as a way to drive consumers back to its newly mobile-optimized Web site.
Ann Inc.’s Loft is building up its email efforts through a mobile advertising campaign that gives consumers a chance to win prizes in exchange for opting in to email newsletters.
Express is taking a lesson from the mobile payment success of Starbucks with an update to its application that tightly integrates the retailer’s loyalty program to let consumers pay through their mobile devices while shopping in-store.
HSN is getting a leg-up on Black Friday this holiday season by offering consumers mobile-only offers for shopping on the company’s site and applications.
LITCHFIELD PARK, AZ –A Disney executive at the Mobile Shopping Fall Summit spoke about how the marketer is using both its branded mobile properties and third-party applications to build loyalty efforts.