Articles Tagged ‘mobile application’


Sam’s Club leverages booking app to compete in travel sector

December 5, 2014

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.

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BB&T’s commercial client app enables account management abroad

December 5, 2014

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.

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Restaurants embrace wait-list apps for added convenience

November 17, 2014

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.

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REI’s new iPad app focuses on visually rich content for shoppers

October 16, 2014

Outdoor gear and apparel retailer REI is offering an optimized shopping and product research experience with its new iPad application that also features updates to the REI Snow Report tool.

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Burger King ups ante on promoting apps with smartphone offer

August 26, 2014

In a reflection of just how important young, mobile-savvy consumers are for quick-service restaurants, Burger King is offering a free Android phone to support the national launch of its mobile coupon application.

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Dunkin’ Donuts celebrates app’s anniversary with Twitter sweepstakes

August 18, 2014

Dunkin’ Donuts celebrated the two-year anniversary of its mobile application recently with a two-day sweepstakes that was promoted on Twitter.

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How Walgreens frames mobile for photo-ordering success

July 14, 2014

Today, 40 percent of Walgreens’ digital print orders come from mobile devices, pointing to how the chain has quickly ramped up its photo-editing and ordering capabilities over the past couple of years in response to the significant role smartphones play in how consumers take and store photos.

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BJ’s restaurants enact mobile pay-and-order system for flexibility

June 11, 2014

BJ’s restaurants recently launched a mobile application that places features and services directly in the hands of guests so they can improve their own dining experience.

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Walmart builds ereceipts platform for better mobile in-store experiences

May 20, 2014

The pedestrian store receipt gets a significant mobile makeover in Walmart’s hands thanks to a new platform currently rolling out in stores that is designed to help customers store digital receipts on their Walmart applications and interact with the content in a variety of ways, including to build shopping lists.

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Duane Reade app sets in-store agenda to match Walgreens’ innovations

May 7, 2014

Walgreens’ Duane Reade drugstore chain has updated its iPhone application with a focus on enhancing the in-store experience via digital and social content, including a 10-store iBeacon test and instant Instagram prints.

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