Walmart’s revenue results from Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday reveal mobile drove approximately 70 percent of traffic to Walmart.com, reflecting the growing role of smartphones and tablets in the path to purchase.
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Walmart is attracting tech-savvy consumers this holiday season by giving them an option of using image recognition technology when building their annual photo cards.
Walgreens stands out among retailers in leveraging the best features of Android’s new Lollipop software, such as interactive push notifications.
Walmart is kicking off its holiday deals with an expansion of its Savings Catcher feature and a new Search My Store tool that prioritizes key information such as in-store availability and location.
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.
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.