Articles Tagged ‘mobile coupons’


Slyce acquires SnipSnap as image recognition advances in mobile shopping

January 30, 2015

In a reflection of the growing role that image recognition technology is playing in mobile shopping, visual product search company Slyce Inc. has acquired mobile couponing firm SnipSnap for $6.5 million.

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Are mobile vouchers and millennials the right combo meal for McDonald’s?

January 27, 2015

As its profits continue to drop, McDonald’s is turning to targeted mobile vouchers in a bid to salvage brand loyalty and drive in-store traffic as other food brands such as Dunkin’ Donuts and Starbucks go from strength to strength with their mobile rewards platforms.

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Twitter Offers set to streamline mobile couponing for brands, users

December 1, 2014

Twitter’s new Offers feature, which allows marketers to create promotions linked to credit cards and share the advertisements directly with users of the social media mobile application, is set to make a big splash in mobile couponing and receive favorable attention from brands.

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RetailMeNot app maps nearby deals for more relevant savings

November 26, 2014

The RetailMeNot mobile application has been updated with a nearby offer functionality that includes a map display showing consumers which deals are just steps away from their current location.

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SC Johnson, Naked Juice among brands leveraging Shopmium couponing app

October 7, 2014

SC Johnson and Naked Juice are two of the brands leveraging Shopmium, an interactive mobile coupon experience developed to save consumers money for no charge.

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Catalina acquires Cellfire in bet that retailers’ apps will drive digital coupons

September 8, 2014

Catalina has reached an agreement to acquire digital couponing company Cellfire, in a reflection of how quickly load-to-card offers have grown.

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Zealios Skin Care showcases ambient light advertising opportunities on mobile

August 8, 2014

Zealios Skin Care is offering a 50 percent discount on select sunscreen products to those who use their mobile device’s ambient light sensor to download the coupon.

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Mobile coupon users to total 1B by 2019: study

August 5, 2014

A new report from Juniper Research has found that there will be 1.05 billion mobile coupon users by 2019, up from just under 560 million this year.

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Will retailer rejection put out Amazon Wallet’s fire?

July 24, 2014

Amazon has entered the offline mobile-payments space seeking to close the loop on merchant app downloads with a multi-merchant wallet, but retailers may shun the platform as Amazon has encroached on their profits before.

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7-Eleven fans activate rewards via in-app participation

July 10, 2014

Convenience retailer 7-Eleven continues to build up its mobile prowess with a new promotion that gets consumers to download its mobile application in exchange for snack rewards.

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