Articles Tagged ‘mobile applications’


Boxed Wholesale CEO says mobile made brand’s success possible

June 12, 2015

NEW YORK – The CEO of Boxed Wholesale, speaking at the Global Mobile Internet Conference New York 2015, explained that his company would not have succeeded if not for mobile, where shopping behavior is not as rigid as on desktop.

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Macy’s app boosts omnichannel prowess with nearby pickup push

April 7, 2015

In a reflection of the growing overlap between shopping experiences on mobile applications and in stores, Macy’s is enabling users of its iPhone app to sort items by what is available at a nearby store for those who prefer to purchase from the app and pick up in store.

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Build.com’s product finder app matches home improvement items from a photo

March 12, 2015

Online home improvement retailer Build.com is making it easier for shoppers to identify their favorite home décor items on the go by submitting a photo using the new Smarter Product Finder mobile application.

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Visually driven retailer apps should jump on Apple, Pinterest initiative

February 17, 2015

Retail mobile applications are likely to gain an advantage in product promotion through Pinterest’s new Apple partnership for suggesting apps to Pinners, reflecting how the social pin board is seeking to better serve users through search and commerce tactics.

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Shopping app sessions grow 174 percent: report

January 7, 2015

Sessions in shopping applications increased by 174 percent in 2014 compared to a 76 percent increase for overall app usage, according to a new report from Yahoo’s Flurry Analytics.

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Dunkin’ Donuts’ app reaches 10M downloads as loyalty, payments ascend

November 25, 2014

In a reflection of the growing importance of mobile loyalty to quick-serve restaurants, Dunkin’ Donuts DD Perks loyalty program has signed up 2 million members while the chain’s mobile payment and gifting application has surpassed more than 10 million downloads.

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IHeartRadio joins Yo Index to push news content, contest offers

November 24, 2014

Yo mobile messaging application users can now receive notifications about opportunities to win free tickets to concerts from iHeartRadio thanks to a new partnership between the two companies.

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Stride Rite sizes up mobile with foot measuring app

November 11, 2014

Children’s shoe retailer and marketer Stride Rite has launched an iPad application that measures a child’s foot size, helping parents feel more confident about their online purchases.

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App reliability on Halloween could influence Cyber Monday sales: report

October 23, 2014

A bad experience with a retailer’s mobile application while shopping for Halloween would negatively impact the likelihood of returning on Cyber Monday for 71 percent of Americans, according to a new report from Soasta.

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Discover bumps up mobile offers for holiday shoppers

October 3, 2014

Credit card company Discover is combining its former ShopDiscover.com site and Discover Extras to launch Discover Deals, accessible on mobile Web and the Discover mobile application, to streamline the location of coupons and offers.

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