Parkopedia and Apple are teaming up to change the way drivers discover parking and use mapping applications with a partnership that brings the former’s vehicle parking information and reservations to the preinstalled Maps app on iPhones.
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IKEA is attracting electric vehicle owners and driving store traffic with a new charging station at its Las Vegas location, which follows successful installations at 13 other stores and enables consumers to pay for charging via a mobile application.
TD Bank has launched a complete renovation of its mobile application for iOS that brings in Touch ID, more banking capabilities, such as scheduling recurring transfers, and a brand new navigation interface with intuitive power.
Boston’s burger joint Tasty Burger is partnering with ride-sharing application Fasten to drive in-store traffic by offering $20 off on rides and a free burger, in a partnership that leans on the complementary aspects of the two businesses.
Retailers with mobile applications that take up a significant amount of space on smartphones can mitigate the problem by moving features to the cloud and using eight-bit images, but larger apps with unique functionality may have an edge.
Hearst’s Good Housekeeping magazine is partnering with RetailMeNot to have the mobile coupon app offer items for sale that are featured in the publication.
Coalition loyalty programs are gaining speed in the United States with multi-retailer programs such as Plenti, Spring and ShopYourWay substantially growing now that mobile technology has broken down geographical barriers.
As the mobile classifieds sector grows, the merger of peer-to-peer selling applications letgo and Wallapop puts the heat on competitors such as Craigslist and eBay’s Close5 with the potential to create a go-to destination.
Capital One is overhauling its credit tracking service with a mobile-first approach via a new application that allows users to check and understand their credit scores while on the go, a response to the fact that most of the use for the previous service came from smartphone users.