Articles Tagged ‘tablets’


Mobile Minutes: Samsung Pay expands; Venmo’s revenue plans; Tablets’ banner year; Internet of Things’ future

December 30, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Riding the wave: Samsung to expand mobile pay service in U.S.; How Venmo plans to make money; Tablets have banner 2015, thanks to lesser known labels; The Internet of Things is everywhere, but it doesn’t rule yet.

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Mobile Minutes: Swatch, Visa team up; Amazon gets primed; The future of TV; Older smartphones

December 1, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Swatch teams up with Visa for a watch that can make payments; Amazon, the king of ecommerce, gets primed for 2016; How giant tablets could be the future of television; For some people, the older the smartphone, the better.

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Pizza Hut adds zest to in-store dining with beacon rollout

September 24, 2015

Pizza Hut’s 1,471 locations in mainland China are augmenting in-store dining by enabling customers to receive movie ticket prizes in the WeChat messaging application, as well as special discounts and offers, as a reward for interacting with beacon technology via their smartphones.

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Mobile Minutes: IPhone sales; Tablets redux; Video ads; Japan’s wireless carriers

September 15, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Apple says iPhone on pace to beat last year’s first weekend; Why tablets are the future of computing; Shares of Japan’s top mobile carriers drop after prime minister’s comments; Are video ads worth it? About 40 percent of ad agencies say they’re not sure.

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Mobile Minutes: Apple Music; Smartphone use in Britain; Tablets’ woes; HTC sales plunge

August 7, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Apple Music hooks 11 million trial members, App Store has record July; Smartphones finally more popular than PCs in the UK, thanks to selfies, 4G; Tablet computers have a big problem; HTC expects loss five times wider than estimates as sales plunge.

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Infiniti personalizes car buying via app bridging dealership, online experiences

July 24, 2015

Car buyers who research Infiniti vehicles prior to entering dealerships are getting a more personalized shopping experience with the sales staff following the launch of a new tablet application by the automaker.

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Staples doubles down on tablet experiences to answer growing business use

July 17, 2015

Staples is revamping its online storefronts to provide a stronger focus on tablet optimization, product recommendations and personalization features as company-owned tablet usage continues to rise.

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Chili’s peppers up sales with mobile loyalty, wait-list feature

April 23, 2015

Chili’s is serving up a double helping of mobile with plans for a new loyalty program that will integrate with the chain’s order-and-pay tablets as well as a new service for texting guests when their reserved tables are ready.

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Olive Garden garnishes dining experiences via pay-at-the-table tablets

April 16, 2015

Olive Garden is the latest restaurant chain to employ tablets in its bricks-and-mortar locations, enabling customers to order and pay via the devices, suggesting that mobile has a strong role to play in streamlining the dining experience and increasing tip percentages for servers.

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Smartphones grabbed 41pc more online visits in January: report

February 11, 2015

While desktop lost 15 percent of its share of online visits in January, mobile, specifically smartphones, is on the uptick, gaining 41 percent year over year, according to a new report from Branding Brand.

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