Articles Tagged ‘Gary Schwartz’


Target tests CurrentC mobile payments in store, Apple Pay in app

November 11, 2014

Target is testing mobile payments application CurrentC in several of its stores, enabling employees to pay for purchases using their smartphones.

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GetMyBoat offers boating insurance through mobile devices

September 3, 2014

GetMyBoat, the world’s largest boat rental and charter marketplace, has launched what it claims is the first-of-its-kind global boat insurance product providing low insurance rates to boaters booking through any service or platform.

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Aeropostale teases AeroNow rebranding with social, text campaigns

July 24, 2014

Fashion retailer Aeropostale is using social and mobile messaging to build anticipation for the upcoming reveal of its new rebranding initiative on July 28, including a text campaign inviting customers in-store and hashtag promotions.

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If a tweet falls in the forest . . .

April 14, 2014

Just when you thought you have mastered your applications and browser tabs, add offline interactive signals to this digital cacophony.

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Kangaroo Express kicks annual promotion into high gear via mobile app

April 3, 2014

Convenience store chain Kangaroo Express is kicking its fourth annual Roo Cup promotion into high gear via mobile, enabling consumers to reserve a refillable beverage cup, receive special offers and enter to win prizes from their phones.

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PayPal international expansion of in-store mobile payments comes to Toronto

March 31, 2014

PayPal continues to extend its mobile payments prowess, with more than 50 cafes, food trucks and restaurants in Toronto now enabling customers to pay for purchases via the PayPal application.

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Express embraces mobile to remake the in-store experience

March 24, 2014

Express is opening a new Times Square location in New York, and making mobile a crucial part of the in-store experience with interactive iPads, charging stations and mobile point of sale.

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Debate over Internet of Things vs. Internet of Everything

January 23, 2014

When Cisco CEO John Chambers took the stage at CES in Las Vegas this month and announced that there was a difference between the Internet of Things (IOT) and the Internet of Everything (IOE), many cried “semantics.”

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Blockheads leverages social, mobile for continued engagement

December 31, 2013

New York-based restaurant Blockheads is making a strong push into mobile and social to drive consumer engagement and increase store traffic.

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Rouse chooses Sonic Notify’s beacon technology to mobilize malls

December 27, 2013

Rouse Properties has announced that it will install Sonic Notify’s beacons in all of its malls to provide relevant content, advertising and promotions to its shoppers via mobile.

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