Walmart is expanding its grocery pickup service, which enables customers to shop their lists online or on mobile and retrieve items at a pre-selected time, bringing it to eight new regions as mass-market retailers compete for a larger share of consumers’ wallets.
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Mobile Minutes: Comcast endures; Walmart grows in China; Apple Watch sales roundup; Qualcomm slashes jobsJuly 24, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Cord cutting isn’t killing Comcast; Walmart buying remaining stake in China’s Yihaodian; What we know about Apple Watch sales…so far; Qualcomm slashes jobs and costs, says may split itself up.
Starbucks, Domino’s and Macy’s are paving the way in bringing mobile into real-world retail experiences, furthering the integration between the digital space and bricks-and-mortar while bringing mobile ordering and payments to the forefront.
Ecommerce retailers such as Amazon and eBay are doubling down on mobile-driven omnichannel shopping experiences, but struggle to deliver the same level of convenience that traditional retailers can harness and which smartphone-equipped shoppers are demanding.
Mass merchant giant Walmart has introduced an Apple Watch application, suggesting that the device could have a broad market appeal while cementing the retailer’s role as a leader in mobile retail.
Walmart is putting some muscle behind its omnichannel strategy with the launch of a Walmart To Go pilot in China, including a new mobile shopping application for groceries, mobile payments, self-pick-up and home-delivery options as well as a dedicated team in each bricks-and-mortar store responsible for app orders.
Mobile Minutes: Apple’s music service; Amazon’s advertising platform; Walmart challenges Amazon; Uber lures Google execMay 15, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Leak: Apple’s new streaming music service will resurrect the biggest Apple flop in years; Amazon unveils advertising platform for mobile-app developers; Walmart challenges Amazon with unlimited shipping service for $50 per year; Uber lures top Google executive and shifts David Plouffe’s duties.
Mobile messaging application Tango is partnering with Walmart and Alibaba Group to move into the mobile message shopping frontier, driving sales in what promises to be a more convenient way for consumers while bringing the idea of conversational commerce to the forefront.
Mobile Minutes: Retailers’ mobile payments; Facebook’s new study; Pinterest’s app developers; Chinese smartphone marketMay 12, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Apple Pay is creaming Walmart in the mobile payment wars; Facebook reveals the reason why you may agree with most of your newsfeed; Pinterest opens door to app developers, expects new recipe, wedding, travel tools; Chinese smartphone market, world’s largest, shrinks in first-quarter: study.
Walmart is the latest retailer to add gift registry capabilities to its mobile application, letting users create, manage and share their wedding or baby registry anytime, anywhere.