Articles Tagged ‘mobile retail’


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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YouCam Makeup blends horoscope with beauty, recommending looks based on signs

August 24, 2016

Elizabeth Arden, Ardell and Paul Mitchell are a few of the brands making their products visible on the YouCam Makeup application, which recently underwent a new upgrade to incorporate beauty looks into a daily horoscope.

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Will this be the year that retailers crack the code for driving mobile conversions?

August 22, 2016

BOSTON – At eTail East 2016 last week, retailers and vendors discussed how, as the crucial holiday shopping season approaches, they are expecting a surge in mobile traffic and are working furiously to uncover strategies for turning that traffic into sales, something that continues to be a challenge on mobile.

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Mobile Web’s pervasiveness demands innovation to bring products alive: Wayfair exec

August 19, 2016

BOSTON – An executive from Wayfair at eTail East 2016 explained that mobile Web growth has been persistent, meaning retailers need to focus on creating an optimized and meaningful experience to offset a corresponding drop on desktop.

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American Apparel blends AI, IoT with beacon-enabled digital displays

August 18, 2016

BOSTON – An executive from American Apparel at eTail East 2016 detailed how the brand is using an artificial intelligence and Internet of Things solution in which real-world displays interact with shoppers’ phones to start a purchase-enabled thread with a chatbot.

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CVS eases customers’ pain points through use of mobile, omnichannel

August 18, 2016

BOSTON – An executive from CVS at eTail East 2016 stressed the importance of evaluating and alleviating customer problems, reaching customers where they are and focusing on innovation to create a useful omnichannel experience through mobile and digital.

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Macy’s store reduction reflects retailers’ boundless search for omnichannel

August 15, 2016

Macy’s plans to close 100 bricks-and-mortar locations is indicative of a desire to balance its digital and physical presence, but this is just one of the big risks being taken by retailers desperate to gain an upper hand in omnichannel.

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Ann Taylor’s Pinterest board blends vintage styles with modern sales

August 12, 2016

Ann Taylor is reminding consumers of its historic roots by showcasing retro looks on a Pinterest board interspersed with new products that direct users to shop its collection based on the classic styles.

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Sur La Table spins online traffic into sales with better product discovery

August 11, 2016

Sur La Table is hoping to convert its massive online and mobile traffic into actual sales through a new solution that helps users find the best product for their needs and makes product detail jargon more shopper friendly.

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