Amazon is disappointing Seattle consumers after generating significant buzz around its newest mobile innovation and then postponing the launch, signifying the difficulties that can arise with introducing mobile to the real world.
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Convenience store chain Mapco optimized store management efficiency and the accuracy of end-cap displays through a mobile application, linking employees at all locations for easier communication and faster installations.
Home Depot’s iPhone application recently began offering visual search in beta, reflecting how the omnichannel strategy continues to grow and is starting to expand beyond its initial use by apparel retailers into other categories.
Credit card issuer First Bankcard recently updated its mobile application, providing quicker access to accounts via a four-digit PIN, with frequency of use increasing following the change.
Peer-to-peer retailer Etsy has redesigned the homepage of its mobile application to better serve its users and drive sales with the introduction of recommendations, picks from Etsy and user history pages.
Recognizing that smartphones are becoming the go-to device for making shopping lists and finding deals, Target recently beefed up shopping list features in its mobile application with a bigger focus on deals and offers.
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.
Wholesale retailer Sam’s Club is entering the hospitality sector and attempting to compete with travel mobile applications by offering its members a free Sam’s Club Travel app that includes savings on hotels, vacation homes, cars and other activities as well as in-app booking capabilities.
Financial corporation BB&T’s new mobile application CashManager OnLine for commercial and corporate clients will enable them to work outside their offices and lend more flexibility for managing accounts while on the go.
Mobile applications such as The List are lending convenience to customers met with long wait times at restaurants with updates via text message when their table is ready.