Articles Tagged ‘mobile commerce’


Progressive takes Snapshot into modern age with mobile app

September 4, 2015

Progressive Insurance is introducing a new mobile application for its Snapshot service, a move that could drive adoption by making it easier for customers to earn rewards for their good driving habits.

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Coca-Cola, Nescafé tap gamification at point-of-purchase for supermarket shoppers

September 4, 2015

Coca-Cola and Nescafé are bringing mobile-optimized challenges and engagement experiences to shoppers in supermarkets in Beijing and Singapore, highlighting how smartphones are making it easier to connect with users at point-of-purchase.

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Why Airbnb did not just duplicate its iPhone app for Apple Watch

September 4, 2015

When Airbnb set out earlier this summer to create an Apple Watch application, it initially tried to simply port over its iOS app but quickly discovered this did not provide the best-possible user experience.

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Mobile Minutes: Instagram to print; Apple’s stores; Twitter reorganizes; IPhone company

September 4, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Street Dreams magazine flips the script, bringing Instagram to print; Apple stores are about to change in this huge way; Twitter shuffles product team amid CEO search; The iPhone company.

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Google’s search rankings change poses threat to mobile app marketers – Mobile Marketer

September 4, 2015

Mobile Marketer today – Google’s search rankings change poses threat to mobile app marketers; Verizon-AOL-Millennial Media triple play sets stage for unique mobile ad offerings.

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Macy’s Backstage focuses on mobile to compete with discount retailers

September 3, 2015

As the first Macy’s Backstage stores open their doors, the new format is leveraging in-store mobile checkout options and consumer-generated social media in an attempt to ensure success.

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Denny’s Instagram gift card sweepstakes jump-starts sales for new burgers

September 3, 2015

Casual diner chain Denny’s is rolling out a new line of burgers as well as a social media sweepstakes that promotes sales of the new menu items with gift card giveaways and Instagram engagement.

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Shopkick’s beacon results suggest shoppers care about promotions, not information

September 3, 2015

Mobile application shopkick has doubled its users in the past year to a whopping 15 million, partially due to the shopping companion’s wide-scale deployment of beacons in major retail stores, which focus on offering consumers rewards rather than banal product information.

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7-Eleven pushes mobile convenience with on-demand delivery via DoorDash

September 3, 2015

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven is furthering its commitment to using mobile as a means of convenience by partnering with on-demand delivery platform DoorDash to allow consumers in five major markets to order goods directly from their smartphones.

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Mobile Minutes: App install ads; Twitter advertising expands; Sony’s 4K phone; Snapchat and politics

September 3, 2015

Today in mobile marketing ­– Google wants to crush agitating ‘install our app’ ads; Twitter announces global expansion of self-service ads platform; Even if it wasn’t the world’s first 4K phone, the Sony Xperia Z5 Premium has a lot going on; John Kasich takes presidential campaign to Snapchat with bacon filter ad.

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