Articles Tagged ‘Amazon’


Mobile Minutes: Facebook’s mobile dominance; Smart rings; Apple Watch summons Tesla; Amazon expands delivery

February 8, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Facebook’s mobile ad dominance squeezes start-ups; Everyone wants to make smart rings – but no one knows what for; Apple Watch can now summon a Tesla; Amazon adds booze to same-day delivery service.

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Mobile Minutes: Free iTunes Radio shuttered; Blizzard orders on Seamless; Ignoring ad blockers; Amazon’s shipping costs

February 1, 2016

Today in mobile marketing ­– Free iTunes Radio closes shop: Apple Inc. nudges customers to Apple Music after shuttering ad-supported service; New Yorkers order milk, cake and hot chocolate on Seamless during a blizzard; Why most Web sites look the other way on ad blockers; Amazon’s shipping costs swell in holiday crunch.

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Amazon Restaurants rolls out in Chicago, further diluting mobile delivery

January 22, 2016

Amazon Prime subscribers in Chicago will now be able to order from mom-and-pop shop restaurants through the mobile application, in the latest step by the ecommerce giant to corner the delivery market.

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Amazon powers office supply category through Twitter contest

January 6, 2016

Amazon is appealing to consumers making New Year’s resolutions while driving sales with a contest asking users to share their favorite organizational product.

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Mobile Minutes: Twitter’s 10,000-character limit; Apple production cut expected; Ford, Amazon partnership; Mobile chatting

January 6, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Twitter considering 10,000-character limit for Tweets; Apple expected to cut iPhone 6S, 6S Plus production: Nikkei; Ford partners with Amazon to connect cars with homes; The future of mobile chatting: Commerce.

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Amazon and Spotify battle for Beatles fans with playlist promotion

December 29, 2015

Amazon is competing with Spotify in an attempt to gain fans of The Beatles as Prime members through a playlist on its mobile application, alongside a series of social media posts.

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Mobile Minutes: Facebook and Uber; Apple shuts Topsy; Amazon’s thank you notes; wearables disappear

December 17, 2015

Today in mobile marketing ­– Facebook partners with Uber for ride-hailing service via Messenger; Apple shuts Twitter-analytics firm Topsy; Amazon beefs up gift receipt service with automated thank you notes; 2016 will be the year wearables disappear, says VC.

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Mobile Minutes: Facebook takes on Yelp; Gilt’s value slashed; Pinterest goes wide; Amazon’s victory

December 16, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Yelp drops on Facebook site to find professional services; In proposed sale to Saks Fifth Avenue owner, Gilt Groupe’s value is slashed; Pinterest to open up promoted pins to all US businesses; Amazon dodges bullet in Seattle union measure.

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Why retailers are still playing catch-up to Amazon’s app

December 3, 2015

Amazon’s mobile application continues to gain wins among millennial consumers, as evidenced by 76 percent of digital shoppers who have made room for the app on their crowded smartphones, according to a report by Millward Brown Digital.

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Mobile Minutes: IPhone 6S demand slows; Amazon’s AR ambitions; Phone use and creditworthiness; Samsung’s new mobile chief

December 2, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Apple Inc. cuts supply chain orders on slowing demand For iPhone 6S; Amazon working on augmented reality for the living room; Lending startups look at borrowers’ phone usage to assess creditworthiness; Samsung replaces chief of struggling mobile unit.

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