Articles Tagged ‘mobile retail’


Shopping apps slim down, running risk of inhibiting experience

June 20, 2016

Retailers with mobile applications that take up a significant amount of space on smartphones can mitigate the problem by moving features to the cloud and using eight-bit images, but larger apps with unique functionality may have an edge.

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Good Housekeeping seals deal with RetailMeNot for product sales

June 17, 2016

Hearst’s Good Housekeeping magazine is partnering with RetailMeNot to have the mobile coupon app offer items for sale that are featured in the publication.

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Target makes personalization offers more visible in Cartwheel update

June 14, 2016

Target’s coupon application Cartwheel has updated its interface, featuring the individualized recommendations tab as the open page, making sure users can easily access them to capitalize on the effectiveness of personalization on mobile.

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Giant Eagle soars on mobile, digital experiences in omnichannel shopping push

June 14, 2016

Supermarket chain Giant Eagle is taking a bigger stance on mobile and digital to create a commerce-driven omnichannel experience that features curbside pickup and shopping list management.

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Retailers should continue to test Snapchat, but at a small scale

June 13, 2016

As Snapchat is just now establishing itself as an integrated purchasing platform, consumers lack significant intent to purchase, but that does not mean retailers should not test the waters with small campaigns that include direct call-to-actions.

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Shell brings Chase Pay to its gas stations, fueling rewards signups

June 10, 2016

Shell Oil Company is the latest to adopt Chase Pay in a long-term agreement that brings mobile payments to its pumps, boosting convenience for consumers while promoting mobile rewards signups.

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Walmart Pay’s national launch positions retailer for mobile-driven second half

May 17, 2016

Walmart is gearing up for mobile-driven back-to-school and holiday shopping seasons by rolling out Walmart Pay to big markets such as Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas, with a national release scheduled to be completed by the end of the summer.

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Best Buy slashes through Twitter content by pairing polls and sales

May 16, 2016

Best Buy ramped up sales of classic horror films by celebrating Friday the 13th on Twitter, pairing the social media platform’s polling feature with a mobilized curated film list for easy purchase.

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Draper James combines coupon codes and video for Timehop ad campaign

May 9, 2016

Apparel and accessories brand Draper James celebrated its first birthday by becoming an early advertiser on social media application Timehop, including a link to purchase along with a discount code.

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How to maximize sales with mobile search on Amazon: report

April 18, 2016

Retailers taking to Amazon for selling opportunities should focus on optimizing their product titles for mobile with less than 74 characters, as these items sell the most, according to research from Ripen eCommerce.

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