Articles Tagged ‘Apple’


German restaurants’ iBeacons tryout rewards loyal customers

August 5, 2014

An upscale German restaurant group’s testing of Apple’s iBeacon technology is streamlining the in-store experience with a mobile application that rewards loyal customers for spending time there.

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Starbucks and Apple: Mobile payments’ sleeping giants?

July 28, 2014

With Starbucks looking to bring its mobile payments platform to other retailers and the rumor mill around an Apple mobile payments solution kicking into high gear again, the mobile payments wars may just be beginning.

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Email drives 27pc of sales on mobile, social just 0.6pc: report

July 9, 2014

Email marketing is playing a much bigger role in driving sales on mobile phones than social media, according to a new report from Custora.

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IOS 8 to help retailers streamline mcommerce experiences, enhance social sharing

June 5, 2014

Apple latest mobile operating system update, iOS 8, is likely to have several implications for retailers, the biggest of which could be from making Touch ID available to third party developers, extensions and widgets.

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Will Apple’s commerce push include broader mPOS play?

May 15, 2014

Apple is reportedly introducing a new mPOS system in its own retail stores, possibly signaling its intention to introduce a solution more broadly in the market.

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Mobile POS use in department stores to nearly triple: report

March 21, 2014

The number of mobile point-of-sale devices used by department stores, apparel and shoe stores will nearly triple this year, according to a new report from IHL Group.

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What is Apple’s commerce and payments strategy?

March 13, 2014

Apple has made big leaps forward in the past by owning entire ecosystems, and the payments space has so many historically entrenched players that displacing them would be difficult.

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Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz leap ahead of the pack with Apple car technology – Luxury Daily

March 10, 2014

Luxury Daily today – Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz leap ahead of the pack with Apple car technology; Bergdorf hosts interactive social media scavenger hunt for SXSW.

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Going vertical while still staying open source will be key to Google winning Android wars

February 28, 2014

The problem is that Android is not controlled by one single manufacturer, not even Google, since it is open source software. So who then is going to win the Android war?

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How the Target data breach could boost mobile payments

February 13, 2014

Following Target’s recent data breach, the retailer announced plans to speed up its transition to the chip-based payment standard called EMV, a move that could give mobile payments a boost.

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