Articles Tagged ‘Amazon’


Amazon Prime sparks delivery app competition with local store add-ons

May 22, 2015

Amazon Prime is expanding its mobile-enabled Prime Now service to include delivery capabilities from a slew of Manhattan eateries and grocery stores, including D’Agostino and Billy’s Bakery, as competition continues to heat up in the delivery application space.

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Mobile Minutes: Apple’s music service; Amazon’s advertising platform; Walmart challenges Amazon; Uber lures Google exec

May 15, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Leak: Apple’s new streaming music service will resurrect the biggest Apple flop in years; Amazon unveils advertising platform for mobile-app developers; Walmart challenges Amazon with unlimited shipping service for $50 per year; Uber lures top Google executive and shifts David Plouffe’s duties.

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Amazon pushes mobile product-ordering convenience with Dash service

April 2, 2015

Amazon’s testing of its Dash push-button household item-ordering service may meet consumers in their moment of need but miss the mark with those who rarely wait to the last minute to replenish supplies of essential goods such as toilet paper.

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Mobile Minutes: Spotify considers podcasts; Amazon.com’s home services marketplace; Airbnb’s unique raffle; Net rules

March 31, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Spotify said in talks to add podcasts to challenge Apple; Amazon wants to be your home services middleman; Airbnb raffles off a stay in a…Scandinavian ski jump?; FCC chairman: Net rules will withstand court challenge.

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Amazon Unlocked could be Prime of in-app purchases

March 25, 2015

Amazon is reportedly considering rolling out a service called Unlocked that would offer unlimited access to mobile games and applications, a move that suggests features mimicking a buffet-style archetype for mobile apps could be on the rise.

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Average in-app purchase value rises to $4.50: Bango

January 26, 2015

Even with newcomers to the mobile payments space such as Apple Pay, carrier billing continues to have relevance, according to Bango, driven by blockbuster games such as Clash of Clans and bigger in-application purchases.

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Amazon drops mobile wallet as chances of a shakeout grow

January 22, 2015

Numerous mobile wallets have launched in the past year, but Amazon’s decision to pull the plug on its offering just six months after launch could be the beginning of a shakeout as the primary use cases and leaders become more apparent.

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Amazon’s challenge to PayPal in mobile-enabled online payments gains steam

January 6, 2015

Amazon saw more than 25 percent of Login and Pay with Amazon payments come from mobile devices in 2014, underscoring the power of streamlined checkout processes on mobile as well as the online retailer’s growing role in driving mobile commerce across the Web.

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Macy’s is 2014 Mobile Retailer of the Year

January 5, 2015

Macy’s has been named 2014 Mobile Retailer of the Year, the highest accolade in mobile commerce and retail. The honor tops the Mobile Commerce Awards handed out each year for outstanding work that moved the mobile commerce needle for retailers, financial services firms and marketers. Here is the list of all the 2014 honorees.

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Macy’s is 2014 Mobile Retailer of the Year

January 2, 2015

Macy’s has been named 2014 Mobile Retailer of the Year, the highest accolade in mobile commerce and retail. The honor tops the Mobile Commerce Awards handed out each year for outstanding work that moved the mobile commerce needle for retailers, financial services firms and marketers. Here is the list of all the 2014 honorees.

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