Retail behemoth Walmart has invested $50 million into local Chinese logistics and grocery delivery platform New Dada in a move that will proliferate the company’s reach overseas and help corner mobile delivery.
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OpenTable, the restaurant reservation application, is working on a pilot program in Boston that rewards frequent diners with special reservations at hard-to-book restaurants, encouraging users to leverage the app for more than just casual dining.
Fast casual burger chain Shake Shack is hoping to compete with fast food chains by testing a new mobile ordering application for iOS customers at its Midtown East location, as its loyal fans support its growth.
Western Union has its sights set on the growing mobile payments sector, announcing the expansion of its money transfer application to customers in Canada.
Drizly, the on-demand alcohol purchasing application, is setting itself apart from competitors through its new marketplace feature, which puts all of its products in one unified page on the mobile application and creates a more seamless way for customers to buy drinks.
Travelers Insurance is attempting to onboard more customers for a digital portal that provides control over billing and policy documents with a new application and optimized Web site that also allow mobile access to ID cards.
Nielsen estimates that the average person now spends 30 hours per month using apps.
Best Buy is enhancing the convenience factor for shopping on its application by allowing users to add items to their cart by simply holding an icon, reflecting how retailers are looking to drive conversion rates on mobile.
StubHub’s mobile and tablet applications have undergone a significant update to customize the process of purchasing event tickets even more, including adding a personalization algorithm to recommend activities, ESPN content for sports fans, enhanced mobile ticketing options to replace physical tickets and mobile payment options for Android users.
Footwear brand Dr. Martens took its #Standforsomething campaign around the United States with indie rock band Drowners, leveraging mobile application Bandsintown to drive sales with meet-and-greets and in-store events.