Articles Tagged ‘Target’


Target teams up with mcommerce app to test curbside shopping

October 13, 2014

Target is teaming up with new shopping startup Curbside to test curbside shopping through its new mobile commerce application, available on Google Play and the Apple App store.

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Target ramps up mobile for personalized holiday experiences

October 7, 2014

Target has announced a revamped mobile strategy just in time for the holiday shopping season that includes two-step checkout, a standalone pharmacy application and in-store iPads for gift registries.

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Target, Nordstrom boost mcommerce with shoppable Instagram images

August 28, 2014

In the latest example of how social commerce is quickly gaining steam, Target and Nordstrom are betting the enthusiasm of Instagram users will translate to sales by making it easy to purchase products on display on the retailers’ social network profiles.

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Target fires back at Amazon with its own image recognition app

July 22, 2014

Target is answering Amazon’s image recognition application with its own offering, hoping to take back control of showrooming activity while providing shoppers with the kind of mobile-enabled omnichannel shopping experiences they want.

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Walmart’s Savings Catcher ups the ante on savings with mobile expansion

June 6, 2014

Walmart is expanding its Savings Catcher online receipt comparison tool nationwide and including access via its mobile application for the first time to help in-store shoppers save more.

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Target signals bigger mobile innovation push with Digital Advisory Council

May 30, 2014

Target has created a new Digital Advisory Council consisting of executives from leading companies as it ramps up efforts to create disruptive mobile experiences that bring value to customers.

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Target’s Cartwheel on a roll with 7M-plus users, new features

May 28, 2014

Target’s Cartwheel has surpassed 7 million users and was recently updated with enhanced social features as the shopping application celebrates its one-year anniversary.

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Does Target’s breach spell threat or opportunity for mPOS?

April 28, 2014

With the recent high-profile security breaches in the retail industry, and growing adoption of mPOS among larger retailers and businesses, the bar has been raised on mPOS security features.

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Why Target’s plan to dominate subscription-based retail falls flat without mobile

April 22, 2014

Target is expanding its online subscription service to include more than 1,000 new products, but is likely to struggle scaling in an already crowded market without a solid mobile component.

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Target enlists mobile Web to crack second-screen commerce

March 19, 2014

Target is looking to differentiate itself from the string of half-hearted attempts from retailers to drive commerce in real-time while consumers watch television with a new initiative with TBS that launched last night.

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