Amazon’s Zappos is reaching fitness fans directly through their workouts with a new integration in the MapMyFitness mobile application enabling users to track mileage for their shoes and make purchases.
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PHILADELPHIA – Pool Supply World has no expectations that it will generate a significant amount of mobile commerce anytime soon, but it has made some efforts to identify its mobile visitors and correlate them with their desktop visits.
For retail giants Sears and Kmart, mobile ordering and free store pick-up services have aimed to alleviate stress for its consumers, and the retailers are taking it a step further by making both chains available for interchangeable pick up.
Champs Sports has seen its mobile commerce sales increase 183 percent since implementing responsive Web design about two months ago as the athletic apparel retailer views mobile as the platform of choice to reach its target audience.
SAN ANTONIO, TX – A Moosejaw executive at eTail West 2014 said that since rolling out mobile point-of-sale 18 months ago, the outdoor gear retailer is now seeing mobile hit 40 percent of the company’s revenue.
Hunting gear retailer Cabela’s revealed plans last week to roll out two-click mobile checkout and focus on personalization to up the number of smartphone and tablet conversions.
The Rugby Football Union will be leveraging a mobile application to reduce lines and streamline payments at the world’s biggest rugby stadium in Twickenham after a successful pilot at the QBE Internationals.
Flash retailer Wide Open Spaces has rolled out a dedicated mobile and desktop search engine site that lets sportsmen comb through more than 1.5 million products across 142 retailers and 1,200 brands.
NEW YORK – With new research showing that showrooming has dropped 40 percent over the past year, it is clear that moves by retailers such as Foot Locker to address the issue head-on are working.
Sports Authority expanded its integration with the shopkick application to all stores nationwide Dec. 19, just in time for the holidays.