Articles Tagged ‘JCPenney’


JCPenney embraces on-the-spot purchasing capability of visual mobile search

April 1, 2015

JCPenney is bolstering its mobile strategy by teaming up with visual product search platform Slyce, following in the footsteps of Amazon, Macy’s and other retailers who are leveraging image recognition to enable customers to snap photos and view similar items.

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JCPenney finds in-store mobile is right fit for Cinderella promotion

February 17, 2015

JCPenney is weaving a tale of mobile and movie magic in its stores this spring through a partnership with the shopkick application and Disney’s new Cinderella film.

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Online retailers fail to meet shoppers’ mobile performance expectations: report

November 8, 2013

With mobile shoppers increasingly expecting fast load times for retailers’ sites, a new report from Radware reveals that the retailer sites with the fastest load times on mobile are 6pm.com, UrbanOutfitters.com and JCPenney.com.

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Target’s social strategy stands out for driving mobile engagement

September 16, 2013

Retailers such as Office Depot, JCPenney and Staples recently took to social media to promote back-to-school shopping. However, Target’s strategy really stood out for driving 50 percent of tweets from a mobile device, according to exclusive mobile data from Engagor.

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JCPenney leverages database to build new SMS program, drive opt-ins

June 6, 2013

JCPenney is turning to its existing database to get the word out about a new SMS program that promotes the company’s latest product line and doles out deals for it.

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Can mobile reinvigorate traditional department stores?

May 30, 2013

Sears’ efforts to leverage mobile technology to reach today’s connected shoppers are falling short so far, with the retailer recently reporting a significant quarterly loss and declining sales.

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JCPenney CEO’s departure highlights challenges retailers face with in-store mobile efforts

April 10, 2013

CEO Ron Johnson’s departure from JCPenney is a cautionary tale for retailers about how moving forward quickly with a mobile in-store strategy will not necessarily drive sales if all the other pieces are not in place.

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JCPenney touts price comparison campaign via SMS

February 11, 2013

Department store chain JCPenney recently leveraged SMS to educate consumers about its claim to consistently offer low prices and ultimately increase sales.

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JCPenney taps Microsoft Office 365 to strengthen multichannel experiences

January 11, 2013

JCPenney is upgrading to the cloud as part of the retailer’s ongoing strategy to better service its customers, as well as streamline the mobile, online and in-store experience.

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JCPenney incentivizes in-store traffic with location-based campaign

November 30, 2012

JCPenney is using a targeted mobile advertising campaign to put some muscle into its holiday marketing efforts that reward consumers for shopping in-store.

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