Ride-sharing application Uber is leveraging a partnership with British soccer club Chelsea FC to deliver the team’s limited-edition club kits to riders in select cities worldwide.
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Major League Baseball is bringing season ticketing to the next-generation fan with a new feature in its mobile application enabling the purchase of blocks of games or season tickets and promising a more flexible experience.
The National Basketball Association has teamed up with sports merchandise retailer Fanatics to open a new flagship store in New York and equip associates with mobile devices to ramp up in-store sales.
The Finish Line is tying together real-time, mobile-optimized content with personalized product selections to drive engagement and sales with on-the-go basketball fans during the NCAA March Madness tournament.
Dick’s Sporting Goods saw its ecommerce sales grow to nearly 15 percent of total sales in 2014’s fourth quarter as a result of the retailer’s decision to equip its sales associates with mobile devices for easy ordering in any aisle, enable geo-fencing capabilities for sending weekly ads and launch a stronger in-app loyalty platform.
After implementing mobile chat and guide functions, Total Gym Fitness has found that its mobile customers are five times more likely to engage with mobile guides on the smartphone in the early website navigation phase.
Professional ice hockey team Buffalo Sabres has bumped up its benefits for loyalty members by now awarding them for purchases they make at participating HarborCenter vendors.
Outdoor gear and apparel retailer REI is offering an optimized shopping and product research experience with its new iPad application that also features updates to the REI Snow Report tool.
In a reflection of mobile’s growing role in gift card purchases, outdoor gear and apparel retailer REI has updated its iPhone app to enable users to buy digital gift cards.
Baseball gear manufacturer Louisville Slugger has announced a collaboration to revamp its ecommerce offerings and provide all of its products in one convenient place.