Walmart is reportedly discontinuing price matching from a printed circular in 500 stores, but the retailer will continue to offer customers at these stores an in-application equivalent, an approach that could accelerate as more retailers recognize the benefits.
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Walmart is gearing up for mobile-driven back-to-school and holiday shopping seasons by rolling out Walmart Pay to big markets such as Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas, with a national release scheduled to be completed by the end of the summer.
Mobile Minutes: Google answers Echo; Apple shortens app approvals; Walmart’s subscription shipping; MLB and VRMay 13, 2016
Today in mobile marketing – Google’s answer to Amazon’s Echo is code-named Chirp and is landing soon; Apple shortens app review times in push to boost service sales; Walmart changes 3-day shipping pilot to 2-day; Voices: Take me out to the VR may be MLB’s new theme.
NEW YORK – A Walmart executive at the Mcommerce Summit: State of Mobile Commerce 2016 highlighted how the retailer’s initial success with mobile-enabled pickup options depended on tapping cross-functional teams and launching before the holiday season.
Merchants are having a bigger impact on shoppers’ payments behaviors and encouraging the transition to mobile compared to universal wallets such as Apple Pay, according to a new report from Mercator Advisory Group.
A number of big retailers, including Macy’s, Target, Walmart and Staples, are offering more relevant native product listing ads on mobile, enabling brands to reach out to browsers based on real-time shopper data.
Wi-Fi availability is nearing ubiquity across all retail sectors, representing a significant opportunity for brands, with merchants such as Whole Foods, Kohl’s and Walmart leading the way in terms of time spent connected, according to a Popwifi report coming out on Thursday.
Subscription box services are now mobile-dominant, with 53 percent of traffic coming from smartphones and tablets, pointing to how merchants such as Sephora and Starbucks are appealing to tech-savvy shoppers, according to a new study from Hitwise.
With Walmart experiencing a lag in online sales, attention has turned to its branded mobile wallet, Walmart Pay, which brought the retailer up a notch in the mcommerce space but still lacks a strong loyalty component, a must-have for any retailer-driven wallet.
Walmart is angling for the top spot in mobile commerce, as evidenced by its move to integrate MasterPass into its digital offerings following the December rollout of the retailer’s own mobile payment platform.