Articles Tagged ‘mobile retail’


Starbucks AI barista further reduces human interaction, shifts mobile ordering

December 8, 2016

Starbucks is continuing to drive innovation in mobile retail with its announcement of an artificial-intelligence solution, which will act as a barista within customers’ mobile devices.

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Will Pinterest’s update for retailers mean social commerce will see fruition?

December 5, 2016

As conversion rates on social buy buttons remain low, there has been a slight increase due to updates to user experiences, inspiring Pinterest to majorly tweak its for-business capabilities on mobile and desktop.

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Starbucks mobile pay solutions increase to four with Chase Pay

December 1, 2016

Starbucks has now increased its mobile payment platform to include the recently launched Chase Pay on its application, which makes it compatible with four mobile pay solutions.

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TheSkimm moves its motto to commerce to make gifting effortless

November 29, 2016

Millennial-focused news outlet theSkimm is delving into commerce by offering specially curated gift boxes for the holiday season that can be seamlessly purchased on mobile.

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Kmart goes all in on mobile for the best holiday deals

November 15, 2016

Kmart is one of the latest retailers to dive into mobile, almost exclusively, for holiday and Black Friday deals, a move that follows a positive upswing in mobile conversion rates.

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The key to retail on social media is not yet revealed

November 9, 2016

Many retailers still maintain a lackluster performance on social media applications, even though the strategy remains relatively cost effective and it garners the most attention from audiences, according to a new report from BDO.

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Man on the Street: Retailers leap to mobile-first as sales increase

October 20, 2016

PALM SPRINGS, CA – Executives at the Mobile Shopping Summit 2016 revealed that retailers are investing more in mobile-first strategies after conversion rates on mobile are increasing.

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Groupon, Jet.com usher in Ibotta’s cash-back options for in-app shopping

August 31, 2016

In news announced today, Groupon, Jet.com and Hotels.com are supporting mobile coupon application Ibotta’s shift into in-application rewards, urging more users to start spending on mobile after consumers have become more comfortable with the experience.

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Amazon’s one-stop shop for vehicle owners drives purchases and information

August 26, 2016

Amazon has just launched a mobile-optimized marketplace within its online Web site that focuses on all things automotive, hoping to become a full-service hub for vehicle purchases and information.

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Letgo introduces user ratings, secures 13.2M monthly active users

August 26, 2016

Mobile seller-to-seller application letgo is adding ratings and reviews for buyers and sellers so users can be more confident in their transactions following the app’s growth past 30 million downloads.

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