Articles Tagged ‘Best Buy’


Mobile Minutes: Google Play Music; Square’s IPO; Best Buy sells Apple Watch; Facebook’s free Internet service

July 28, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Google and Samsung take on Apple Music with six months of free music streaming; Mobile payments company Square files confidentially for IPO – reports; Best Buy to become first major retail chain to offer Apple Watch; Facebook and other tech giants expand Internet access in Africa.

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Road to in-store mobile payments is bumpy for Apple Pay, MCX

May 6, 2015

Bringing contactless mobile payments to bricks-and-mortar stores continues to be a challenging process plagued with technology difficulties, inexperienced store associates and an evolving landscape.

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Best Buy courts couples with mobile-enabled wedding registry

February 13, 2015

Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy is entering the underserved wedding registry space with a new mobile-enabled service, hoping to position itself as one of the three retailers a typical couple registers with.

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Best Buy drives repeat visits during holidays with Ibotta app

November 20, 2014

Best Buy is driving holiday shoppers back to its stores for repeat visits through exclusive cash-back offers in the Ibotta mobile savings application.

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Walgreens’ new Android app exemplifies benefits of Lollipop for retailers

November 13, 2014

Walgreens stands out among retailers in leveraging the best features of Android’s new Lollipop software, such as interactive push notifications.

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66pc of tablet shoppers leverage mobile during path to purchase: report

October 17, 2014

Mobile is a key influencer for tablet purchasers during the research and evaluation phase of shopping, but it is rarely used to actually buy tablet devices.

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NFC takes another blow as 7-Eleven, Best Buy shut it down

March 20, 2014

Best Buy and 7-Eleven have announced that they will be shutting down their near-field communications capabilities in their retail locations, pointing to further struggles for NFC-based mobile payments.

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Best Buy competes with online giants via Ibotta deals

February 21, 2014

Best Buy is driving incremental sales by offering rebates through the Ibotta application, which rewards consumers with cash for interacting with brands and making purchases.

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Best Buy tries mobile gaming to drive loyalty engagement

January 9, 2014

Best Buy is linking together email and mobile with an interactive Web-based game as the next big marketing push for its recently revamped loyalty program.

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Top 10 in-store mobile campaigns of 2013

December 23, 2013

Walmart, Best Buy and Urban Outfitters had the best in-store mobile campaigns this year, highlighting the gains that retailers have made in improving the bricks-and-mortar shopping experience this year.

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