Walgreens is bringing its suite of telehealth services to mobile users in 20 new states as part of a significant expansion, in addition to rolling out the loyalty-boosted Walgreens Connect application for measuring glucose and blood pressure levels.
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Walgreens is streamlining the in-store checkout process by becoming the first to intertwine Apple Pay with its loyalty program, enabling customers to scan only once to pay and receive rewards.
Walgreens, Express and Target are paving the way in serving mobile and social experiences that boost sales and innovate within the commerce field.
Walgreens anticipates customers’ needs in the first redesign of its mobile application in several years, using widgets to bring forward contextual, timely messages on the home screen so users can get in and out as quickly as possible.
Starbucks, Domino’s and Macy’s are paving the way in bringing mobile into real-world retail experiences, furthering the integration between the digital space and bricks-and-mortar while bringing mobile ordering and payments to the forefront.
Walgreens is expanding a telehealth pilot that launched late last year on smartphones, bringing it to additional locations as well as adding desktop and tablet functionality.
Greeting card mobile application PhotoCard is appealing to Android smartphone and tablet users, offering Walgreens customers 30 percent off when they make a greeting card for Valentine’s Day and pick it up in-store.
CVS/pharmacy is competing with Walgreens, another pioneer in the mobile health sector, by rolling out a revamped mobile application with a more user-friendly layout, text alert options for prescription pick-up and a streamlined experience in the ExtraCare rewards section, proving that pharmacies must offer in-store features on mobile to retain customer loyalty.
As the mhealth space heats up, an important new frontier for retailers could be mobile loyalty integrations, a strategy Walgreens is currently pioneering.
Macy’s has been named 2014 Mobile Retailer of the Year, the highest accolade in mobile commerce and retail. The honor tops the Mobile Commerce Awards handed out each year for outstanding work that moved the mobile commerce needle for retailers, financial services firms and marketers. Here is the list of all the 2014 honorees.