Walmart’s intention to step up investment in digital and ecommerce initiatives is likely to include a heavy dose of mobile as the retailer builds on recent successes such as Savings Catcher and looks for new ways to transform the shopping experience for smartphone users.
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Walmart is testing a new same-day pick-up concept enabling customers to order groceries online or by mobile phone and retrieve their orders from a drive-up facility.
Mobile-first banking is quickly gaining steam as big names such as Citibank and now Walmart jump onboard with offerings that combine on-the-go technology with low fees to appeal to younger and lower-income consumers.
Coca-Cola’s Minute Maid and Heinz Co.’s Smart Ones are among a growing number of marketers updating their receipt-based promotions using mobile technology for a more seamless customer experience.
The addition of Walmart’s Savings Catcher feature to its mobile application earlier this week pushed the app to the top of the Lifestyle category on the Apple App Store for the first time.
The fast-growing world of subscription boxes is becoming more mobile-friendly with the launch of an application that will put key information about such product-delivery services in the palms of shoppers’ hands.
In a reflection of Walmart’s strong focus on leveraging mobile to enhance the in-store experience, the big box retailer’s @WalmartLabs has acquired location-based shopping application Stylr.
William-Sonoma has tapped Deliv, a crowdsourcing delivery solution, to use its physical locations as distribution centers to fulfill online orders and enable omni-channel shopping experiences for consumers.
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.
The pedestrian store receipt gets a significant mobile makeover in Walmart’s hands thanks to a new platform currently rolling out in stores that is designed to help customers store digital receipts on their Walmart applications and interact with the content in a variety of ways, including to build shopping lists.