Articles Tagged ‘mobile app’


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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How Beyond the Rack’s retail app eclipsed its mobile site

February 29, 2016

PALM DESERT, CA – A Beyond the Rack executive at eTail West 2016 revealed that the online discount retailer’s mobile application saw higher conversion rates, with members becoming 10 percent more valuable post-download.

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Rue La La exec: App users require exclusive, sales-driving features

February 23, 2016

PALM DESERT, CA – A Rue La La executive at eTail West 2016 claimed that the flash sales retailer prefers giving its application users access to exclusive features, such as the ability to shop limited-time sale items before they are available on desktop, to boost loyalty and mobile sales.

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3D Touch gains mcommerce momentum with Starbucks integration

December 22, 2015

3D Touch is shaping up to be the next big tool in mobile commerce now that Starbucks has launched an update using the peek and pop features for paying, ordering, reloading cards and store location.

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Expedia taps in-app messaging for discount walkthroughs

December 21, 2015

Expedia is focusing on serving its customers mobile-exclusive deals and making sure they are fully informed on how to save more through its app via a recent update that adds messaging for discount walkthroughs.

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