Articles Tagged ‘Best Buy’


Top 10 interactive mcommerce initiatives of Q1

April 4, 2016

At the start of 2016, many brands pledged to continue leveraging mobile to promote one-to-one experiences with consumers before hitting them with a strong incentive to purchase, a strategy that was evident in campaigns from Sephora, Starbucks and more.

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Best Buy plugs scan-to-shop search feature into Android app

January 28, 2016

Best Buy is bringing an interactive spin to the catalog-browsing experience by incorporating visual search technology into its Android mobile application, allowing users to hover their device over any image and make an instant purchase.

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Best Buy pairs holiday trivia contests on Twitter with gift ideas

December 8, 2015

Best Buy is driving online sales through posts on Twitter in which users are prompted to share opinions, answers to trivia and personal anecdotes.

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Mobile Minutes: Amazon’s alcohol delivery; PayPal’s OneTouch expansion; Apple Watch in Best Buy; TuneIn goes premium

August 27, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Amazon launching one-hour booze delivery in Seattle; PayPal expands One Touch program to new markets in Europe, Australia; Apple Watch primed for mainstream appeal with Best Buy rollout; TuneIn adds premium option.

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Best Buy, Taco Bell prove YouTube stars’ cachet among millennials – Mobile Marketer

August 6, 2015

Mobile Marketer today – Best Buy, Taco Bell prove YouTube stars’ cachet among millennials; Q&A: American Express banks on mobile to recruit top-notch digital talent.

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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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