Articles Tagged ‘mobile commerce’


Chatbots, beacons are next steps in mcommerce: Home Depot exec

September 27, 2016

NEW YORK – A Home Depot executive at the MMA SM2 Innovation Summit 2016 revealed that mobile and tablet usage make up 50 percent of the retailer’s online traffic, a significant number that has prompted it to explore other mobile commerce initiatives, including beacons and chatbots.

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Allstate revamps mobile apps to provide more value to users

September 27, 2016

An Allstate Insurance executive at the MMA SM2 Innovation Summit 2016 discussed the need for comprehensive mobile integration in every step of the marketing process, both on the back-end and front-end.

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Mobile Minutes: Snapchat’s sunglasses; Google’s voting doodle; Square’s new reader; Uber gift cards

September 27, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Snapchat to sell Spectacles, sunglasses with an embedded camera; Register to vote, the Google Doodle way; Square responds to ‘tap and pay’ criticism with a new system for small business; Uber launches gift cards ahead of the holiday season.

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The bar has been raised for digital experiences: Webby exec – Luxury Daily

September 27, 2016

Luxury Daily today – The bar has been raised for digital experiences: Webby exec; Leather goods market bound for $258.4B by 2020.

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How a mobile-first attitude generates quality leads

September 27, 2016

The days of cheap or free customer acquisition are over. Google ads are highly competitive, Facebook is pay-to-play, and Instagram ads are here to stay. And now Snapchat has launched an enormous advertising push aimed at increasing its annual revenue from $59 million to $1 billion by the end of 2017.

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Overall holiday ecommerce sales slow to 11pc, but mobile commerce grows: report

September 26, 2016

A surge in mobile commerce may indirectly cause a relatively slower growth in other types of ecommerce this holiday season, according to a report from NetElixir.

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Cinnabon sprinkles mobile coupons, film partnership into latest social sweepstakes

September 26, 2016

Cinnabon is leveraging a partnership with the upcoming animated film Storks by inviting fans to upload their baby pictures onto Twitter or Instagram for the chance to win a trip to Warner Bros. Studios and receive a mobile coupon for the brand’s newest bite-sized treats, called BonBites.

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Swoonery takes cues from Tinder for fine jewelry discovery app

September 26, 2016

Technology-driven retailer Swoonery is looking to squash the challenges of purchasing fine jewelry online with the launch of its first mobile application.

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Mobile Minutes: Twitter’s potential sale; Facebook’s inflated video metrics; Apple’s Echo alternative; Galaxy S8 rumors

September 26, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Twitter surges on report it’s said to be moving closer to sale; Facebook apologizes for inflating video numbers; Apple said to be planning Amazon Echo alternative; New Galaxy S8 rumor highlights Samsung’s risky decision.

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How Starbucks is pouring inspirational, non-commerce content into its app – Mobile Marketer

September 26, 2016

Mobile Marketer today – How Starbucks is pouring inspirational, non-commerce content into its app; Gilt unbuttons multichannel fall campaign featuring sponsored content, mobile videos.

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