Articles Tagged ‘Walmart’


Best way to get ahead on Black Friday is mobile, says Walmart, Expedia

November 11, 2016

If customers want to make the most of this Black Friday and Cyber Monday, mobile is the best way for them to get ahead of the pack on what retailers are offering the right deals, and Walmart and Expedia are leading the charge.

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Walmart looks to dominate overseas with grocery-delivery app investment

October 24, 2016

Retail behemoth Walmart has invested $50 million into local Chinese logistics and grocery delivery platform New Dada in a move that will proliferate the company’s reach overseas and help corner mobile delivery.

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Mobile Minutes: Microsoft shares soar; Internet outages across the country; Amazon’s grocery ambitions; Samsung’s other problem

October 24, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Microsoft shares surge past 1999 high; Internet outage swoops in and out of the US; Watch out Walmart. Amazon is coming after the grocery business; Galaxy Note 7 is not Samsung’s only problematic product.

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Walmart slows new store openings in favor of mobile, online investments

October 10, 2016

Walmart will be scaling back the opening of new stores to focus on improving its mobile and online commerce channels, following many other big retailers after the industry as a whole saw a surge in mobile shopping and digital continues to dominate.

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Mobile Minutes: Messenger bots’ payments; Walmart’s self-driving carts; Venmo’s ad campaign; Google’s 360-degree photos

September 13, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Facebook Messenger’s bots will soon take payments; Walmart wants shoppers to be able to hail a cart; This payment app urges its young users to ‘pony up’ in new ad campaign; Google app turns smartphone photos to 360.

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Walmart boosts MoneyGram co-branded money transfer service with mobile tools

September 7, 2016

Walmart is teaming up with money transfer service MoneyGram to launch an upgraded version of the platform on walmart.moneygram.com, bringing new mobile money management tools to the retailer’s customers.

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Sam’s Club’s revamped Scan & Go app helps shoppers bypass checkout lanes

August 24, 2016

Sam’s Club is ramping up for a nationwide rollout of its revamped Scan & Go mobile application this fall after a successful regional pilot, enabling in-store shoppers to use their smartphones to scan items and pay directly within the app instead of using the self-checkout lane.

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Will Walmart become world’s largest omnichannel retailer with Jet.com deal?

August 8, 2016

Walmart has the potential to catch up to Amazon’s mcommerce prowess and surpass other bricks-and-mortar retailers on the omnichannel front following reports that it has acquired online discount retailer Jet.com.

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Walmart advances app with Canada rollout and download incentive

July 28, 2016

Walmart is investing more heavily in its retail application, pairing a launch in Canada with an incentive in the United States for first-time users to receive a gift card.

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Shoppers prefer retailers’ payment apps to Apple Pay, Android Pay: report

June 30, 2016

Consumers are embracing mobile payment applications, with more than 25 percent of smartphone owners in the United States using these platforms at least once a month, according to new research from Parks Associates.

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