Walmart and Target are doubling down on online/offline delivery and pickup services this holiday season as they compete for the business of busy, mobile-savvy shoppers, but more work is needed to fully meet omnichannel expectations.
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Gift-buyers hunting for the best deals Thanksgiving weekend are increasingly relying on their mobile phones to provide assistance in a number of ways, a fact Walmart has clearly caught onto.
Walmart is sprucing up its application in anticipation of more than 210 million app visits during November and December by unveiling new shopping list capabilities and a check-in service for picking up online orders.
Kimberly-Clark’s Kleenex brand is ramping up sales in Walmart stores by asking consumers to snap a photo of their receipt, text it to a designated number and enjoy a $5 reward code for a digital movie platform.
Mobile Minutes: Walmart’s in-store pickup; Flipboard struggles; YouTube Red for music; Apple disputes antitrust decisionOctober 30, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Walmart bets on in-store pickup in holiday duel with Amazon; Flipboard, once-hot news reader app, flounders amid competition; YouTube Red a winner for killer music; Apple asks US Supreme Court to toss e-books antitrust decision.
Today in mobile marketing – Dismal Twitter forecast sends stock lower; Samsung Pay sees strong repeat usage among US consumers; Walmart joins the race for drone deliveries; Alibaba shares surge off strong mobile growth.
Walmart recently added new features to its mobile application, including wish lists and payment consolidation, to ramp up sales and streamline shopping experiences in time for the holiday season.
Mobile Minutes: Instagram’s Boomerang; Walmart’s online struggles; Google cozies up to media; Stripe fuels mcommerceOctober 23, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Instagram launches video app Boomerang; How Walmart can start competing online; Google seeks common cause with media firms over ad blocking; How Stripe is helping fuel the mobile commerce boom.
Walmart invited bright minds in the tech industry to hack into its ROI, spawning an idea for an innovative shopping companion for in-store customers that leverages SMS to broaden reach to those who do not own smartphones.
Walmart is expanding its grocery pickup service, which enables customers to shop their lists online or on mobile and retrieve items at a pre-selected time, bringing it to eight new regions as mass-market retailers compete for a larger share of consumers’ wallets.