Articles Tagged ‘mobile retail’


Twitter’s Buy Button fails, but there is hope for Instagram, Pinterest

February 3, 2017

As buy buttons on social media have had a disappointing run, Twitter is killing off its own but that does not mean the rest are doomed, as experts say the social site’s disregard for relevancy and focus on convenience had it condemned from the start.

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Smooth checkout process could mean grab & go will be the new norm

January 30, 2017

As Walmart takes a major step forward with its Scan & Go platforms and the Amazon Go store makes headlines, a significant upset might be coming to grocery retail now that these major players have the keys to push the grab-and-go strategy forward.

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Express caters to contemporary men with whiskey subscriptions

January 27, 2017

Contemporary fast fashion retailer Express is weaving together aspects of a sophisticated lifestyle to cater to its audience of modern men through a whiskey club integration, gift cards, social posts and an email campaign.

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Kardashian brand blurs online, offline with Kimoji merch

January 25, 2017

The Kim Kardashian brand is building on the success of the reality star’s emoji application with the possibility of retail capability and is making the app a one-stop shop for fans.

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Kohl’s is working on a gradual mobile transformation, says exec

January 18, 2017

NEW YORK — While Amazon may have the luxury of diving straight into ambitious retail projects, Kohl’s is focusing on slow but continuous innovations of its retail experience, according to an executive from the company.

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Evite brings real people onto its invites, making products more special

January 11, 2017

Online-invitation platform Evite is hoping to kick start sales of its new wedding invitation collection through a social media contest that leans on the wedding tradition of sharing pictures.

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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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