Articles Tagged ‘mobile app’


Masterpass arrives in stores and messages, potentially boosting mobile payments

July 15, 2016

Mastercard, which has thrown its hat into the ring of in-store mobile payments with Masterpass arriving at bricks-and-mortar locations such as BJs and Subway, hopes to become a leader by tacking on vending machine connectivity, Cake Pay integration, messaging purchases and banking partnerships.

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Airbnb, American Express team up to appeal to business travelers

July 13, 2016

Airbnb is targeting business travelers through a partnership with American Express that integrates the mobile booking service into the financial institution’s suite of products under its corporate travel management service.

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Church’s Chicken plucks music streaming, photo filters for revamped app

June 29, 2016

Church’s Chicken is fueling more engagement on its mobile application with a suite of new features, including access to a music streaming channel, instant win promotions and branded photo filters, showcasing the importance of enhancing loyalty apps.

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Best Buy enables users to continue browsing with quick add-to-cart button

June 2, 2016

Best Buy is enhancing the convenience factor for shopping on its application by allowing users to add items to their cart by simply holding an icon, reflecting how retailers are looking to drive conversion rates on mobile.

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BarkBox creates physical presence with mobile-enabled pop-up shop

May 26, 2016

Bark & Co is hosting a pop-up shop where dogs can do their own shopping, with a related mobile application enabling owners to view and purchase the products their pets show the most interest in.

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CVS heats up competition with Walgreens via mobile-enabled curbside pickup

April 20, 2016

CVS Health is bringing mobile delivery to the mainstream drugstore industry through a native integration of ordering service Curbside in its application, a move that takes omnichannel experiences in this competitive retail landscape beyond the now-standard in-store pickup.

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Fall Out Boy merchandise sales increase 30pc through mobile customization

April 6, 2016

The band Fall Out Boy drove a 30-percent increase in merchandise sales through a personalized push on retail application Yoshirt in which concert attendees were prompted via text to order customized products.

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Starbucks’ success with Mobile Order & Pay spawns Asian expansion

April 1, 2016

Starbucks’ Mobile Order & Pay will make its debut in China and Japan later this year as the application heads towards driving 50 percent of the chain’s purchases within the next few years.

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Blaze fires up new app mixing payments and loyalty

March 18, 2016

Build-your-own pizza chain Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza is following big-name restaurants with a new mobile application that pairs loyalty with payments, reflecting the growing ubiquity of mobile food strategies.

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EBay streamlines shipping for sellers with expanded Shyp rollout

March 16, 2016

Peer-to-peer digital retailer eBay is simplifying what is usually a complicated process for its sellers by expanding its partnership with mobile application Shyp, providing users with streamlined shipping.

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