Cole Haan is one of the premier lifestyle brands tapping a new in-application feature that enables users to browse Instagram content and purchase items directly within the app via Apple Pay, underscoring the need for shoppable social newsfeeds.
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The September issue of People StyleWatch is getting a mobile makeover thanks to augmented reality application Blippar, enabling readers to scan merchandise to instantly shop the items and receive additional fashion tips and music playlists on their smartphones.
QVC’s acquisition of ecommerce retailer Zulily points to the shopping network’s desire to ramp up its mobile offerings to millennial moms and proves that mobile-optimized flash sale sites are increasingly retreating under the umbrella of larger brands.
Target is bringing its partnership with Curbside, a shopping platform, to consumers in the New York and New Jersey regions after a successful West Coast test, enabling customers to purchase items from their smartphones and have them waiting for pick-up at a nearby store.
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.
Minyard Sun Fresh Market is tapping a mobile shopper engagement platform to roll out digital weekly circulars, personalized deals, product information and rewards to customers’ smartphones to ramp up the in-store experience.
IKEA Canada is extending the shopping experience with an in-store companion application to help consumers create lists, check off collected items and find product locations from their mobile devices.
NEW YORK – Executives at Google’s Retail Leadership Summit 2015 discussed the company’s initiatives for building a more frictionless smartphone shopping experience, including rolling out mobile voice search for shopping and a buy button implemented within advertisements.
Virgin Hotels Chicago is tapping Gap Inc.’s Reserve In Store capability to enable guests to shop via its mobile application or site and have their new wardrobe delivered to their hotel rooms, in a reflection of how mobile-enabled delivery continues to open up new opportunities for marketers.
With Peapod seeing nearly one-third of its orders take place exclusively on smartphones or tablets, the online grocer has redesigned its mobile experience and set its sights on grabbing an even bigger share of wallet from the on-the-go shopper.