LITCHFIELD PARK, AZ – Executives from several merchants at the Mobile Shopping Summit 2014 are split on Apple Pay’s near-term potential, citing both significant opportunities as well as challenges faced by the new payments scheme.
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Sears is expanding its Shop Your Way mobile application with more extensive features for its In-Vehicle Pickup option, including allowing customers to return and exchange items from their car.
For retail giants Sears and Kmart, mobile ordering and free store pick-up services have aimed to alleviate stress for its consumers, and the retailers are taking it a step further by making both chains available for interchangeable pick up.
Sears responds to the online shopping woe of consumer disconnect with a personalized service for its members that leverages online and mobile channels to connect those who need assistance to a nationwide team of store associates.
Sears is rolling out new mobile-driven service enabling customers to pick up their online purchases at any of its stores without leaving their car following a successful test.
A recent Sears SMS blast offered Shop Your Way members $15 off of a $100 purchase, reflecting how the retailer is using personalized mobile offers and driving redemptions rates up.
NEW YORK – A Century 21 executive at the NRF 103rd Annual Convention & Expo revealed plans to roll out a pilot program this month that leverages a mobile application and augmented reality as part of a plan to increase loyalty program sign-ups 25 percent to 34 percent this year.
As Sears Holdings Corp. continues to shift its focus to being more of a membership-driven retailer, mobile is playing a key role in enhancing member engagements in store and online.
Sears has been actively building up its Shop Your Way loyalty program into a multichannel program over the past few years, but it seems to have missed the mark by not including a mobile call-to-action in its “12 Days of Kardashian Christmas” campaign.
Sears and Kmart are leveraging mobile to give members of the Shop Your Way loyalty program early, online access to Black Friday specials days before in-store shoppers.