Articles Tagged ‘mobile search’


Best Buy plugs scan-to-shop search feature into Android app

January 28, 2016

Best Buy is bringing an interactive spin to the catalog-browsing experience by incorporating visual search technology into its Android mobile application, allowing users to hover their device over any image and make an instant purchase.

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Harry & David focuses on mobile search to drive local sales

December 9, 2015

Gourmet gifts retailer Harry & David is hoping to streamline the customer journey by focusing on boosting store locator and location pages on mobile search for easier consumer access.

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Retailers’ lack of mobile personalization leads to commerce downfalls: report

November 20, 2015

Retailers are missing out on significant revenue opportunities by failing to personalize consumers’ shopping experiences, thanks to the lack of adaptive pages, product recommendations and search functionalities on their mobile sites, according to a Retail Systems Research report.

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Mobile Minutes: Mobile search; Apple removes apps; Hyper-contextual advertising; Four mobile winners

October 12, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Mobile search tops at Google; Apple removes some apps from online store over security concerns; The arms race is on to power hyper-contextual, holistic mobile advertising; Spin Cycle: 4 brands driving mobile marketing results.

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Realtor.com opens door to mobile search via express app for homebuyers

October 8, 2015

Move Inc.’s realtor.com is angling for mobile search to become an integral sales aid as it rolls out the Express Home Search app, which enables users to scout potential properties by using 3D maps, school search and a streamlined interface.

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How Urban Outfitters plans to boost mobile sales with visual search

October 7, 2015

Urban Outfitters is going beyond the standard millennial retailer’s digital commerce offerings by collaborating with mobile visual search company Slyce to enable customers to snap photos of desired items with their smartphones and find similar products within its inventory.

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DoSomething.org taps mobile search to drive charitable donations among millennials

October 5, 2015

DoSomething.org is leveraging mobile search to highlight social causes important to young consumers by accepting a 10 cent donation from Yahoo for every eligible search performed on a mobile browser throughout October.

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HotelTonight exec: Mobile search will gain traction with app indexing

September 30, 2015

NEW YORK – A HotelTonight executive at the Mobile Marketing Association’s SM2 Innovation Summit 2015 claimed that mobile search is imperative for the hospitality brand, and will continue its upward trajectory as paid search, application store optimization and app indexing take off.

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Shoes.com unboxes visual search for snap-to-shop instant gratification

August 14, 2015

Shoes.com is partnering with visual search company Slyce to allow mobile site visitors to take a photo of any footwear on the street or in print ads to shop closely matching products from its inventory, highlighting the cachet of snap-to-shop functions.

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Q&A: JCPenney’s visual search simplifies shopping research for consumers

June 9, 2015

A JCPenney executive discusses how the retailer’s new native image recognition feature in its mobile application is a bid to streamline the research stage of the shopping process, an imperative tactic considering the amount of inventory available.

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