Articles Tagged ‘Walmart’


Walmart plays catch-up in mobile pharmacy with new app features

April 15, 2014

Mobile is the latest weapon in Walmart’s arsenal as it continues to build a pharmacy business and compete with leading drugstore chains.

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Top 10 in-store mobile campaigns of 2013

December 23, 2013

Walmart, Best Buy and Urban Outfitters had the best in-store mobile campaigns this year, highlighting the gains that retailers have made in improving the bricks-and-mortar shopping experience this year.

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What Amazon, Walmart can teach retailers about leveraging Pinterest

December 16, 2013

As the leading retailers on Pinterest, Amazon.com and Walmart present some important best-practices for others looking to leverage the quickly-growing social network, including the importance of integrating Pinterest on product pages and the need for themed boards.

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Target blows past Walmart as most-browsed retailer on mobile

December 12, 2013

Target was the most-browsed retailer on mobile over the past six months, knocking Walmart from the top spot, according to a new report from Mobiquity. Each retailer has taken a slightly different approach to mobile this year and continues to see strong growth rates.

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Target leads mass merchants in driving holiday strategy via Twitter

December 5, 2013

Target is pushing the envelope with Twitter this holiday season with a strategy that revolves around the retailer’s Cartwheel deal application.

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Are retail apps losing relevancy as the mobile Web gains?

November 19, 2013

While many retailers have a mobile application at this point, few provide enough value to keep shoppers coming back. Some retailers are integrating apps with their loyalty programs to enhance relevancy, others are shifting focus to the mobile Web.

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Walmart, Mattel boost QR code-driven toy sales with more locations

November 6, 2013

Mattel and Walmart are ramping up a QR code-driven virtual toy store program first introduced last year with more locations around Canada to help commuters shop for gifts this holiday season.

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Walmart app users spend 40pc more than average shopper

September 26, 2013

NEW YORK – A Walmart executive at the Mobile Marketing Association’s SM2 conference said consumers who download the retailer’s application not only spend more, but also shop in-store twice as much as the average shopper.

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How mobile image recognition enhances in-store shopping

September 9, 2013

Much of the excitement around image recognition technology and smartphones has focused on augmented reality. However, there is significant untapped potential in leveraging image recognition to add services to what shoppers see in stores.

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Walmart drives Xbox game sales via SMS-based money-back promotion

September 4, 2013

Walmart and EA Games are offering a unique promotion for the new Madden Football Game for Xbox via SMS and a phone’s camera.

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