Articles Tagged ‘Starbucks’


Push notifications, mobile appointment booking dominate back-to-school commerce efforts

July 25, 2016

As retailers double down on driving back-to-school sales, they are increasingly focused on leveraging mobile to influence in-store purchases, such as with push notifications containing nearby deals and by enabling users to book styling appointments on their smartphones.

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Shoppers prefer retailers’ payment apps to Apple Pay, Android Pay: report

June 30, 2016

Consumers are embracing mobile payment applications, with more than 25 percent of smartphone owners in the United States using these platforms at least once a month, according to new research from Parks Associates.

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Forrester analyst: Simplified, speedy experiences trump optimizing for conversions

June 23, 2016

NEW YORK – Two analysts at Forrester’s CXNYC 2016 advised brands to follow guidelines for optimizing mobile engagement and driving revenue – such as simplifying tasks, avoiding taunting error messages and removing unnecessary steps – instead of focusing solely on conversion rates when testing new features.

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Starbucks heats up awareness for summer drinks via themed Snapchat lenses

June 16, 2016

Starbucks is keeping its chilled drinks at the forefront of consumers’ minds as warmer weather arrives with Frappucino and party-themed content across social media, including Snapchat lenses.

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Will Dunkin’ Donuts’ mobile ordering expansion help overthrow Starbucks’ throne?

April 29, 2016

Dunkin’ Donuts is bringing mobile ordering to the metropolitan New York area this May while promoting the latest version of its application, suggesting the chain is barreling full steam ahead when it comes to tackling Starbucks’ stronghold in urban locations.

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Merchants’ digital wallets leading the migration to mobile payments: report

April 19, 2016

Merchants are having a bigger impact on shoppers’ payments behaviors and encouraging the transition to mobile compared to universal wallets such as Apple Pay, according to a new report from Mercator Advisory Group.

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Dunkin’ Donuts elevates QSR competition with updated app, loyalty promotion

April 14, 2016

Dunkin’ Donuts caffeinated its mobile strategy with an updated application featuring enticing imagery and a touch-friendly interface, a loyalty promotion giving away 125 points and an app pilot for Baskin-Robbins, heating up competition with Starbucks.

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Starbucks’ latest mobile win stars customized app home page, loyalty integrations

April 13, 2016

To supplement the launch of its revamped rewards program – which enables members to redeem deals via the Mobile Order & Pay platform – Starbucks is rolling out a redesigned application that showcases content personalized to each user, a first for the digitally savvy brand.

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Top 10 interactive mcommerce initiatives of Q1

April 4, 2016

At the start of 2016, many brands pledged to continue leveraging mobile to promote one-to-one experiences with consumers before hitting them with a strong incentive to purchase, a strategy that was evident in campaigns from Sephora, Starbucks and more.

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Starbucks’ success with Mobile Order & Pay spawns Asian expansion

April 1, 2016

Starbucks’ Mobile Order & Pay will make its debut in China and Japan later this year as the application heads towards driving 50 percent of the chain’s purchases within the next few years.

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