Articles Tagged ‘Walmart’


Minute Maid, Smart Ones supercharge receipt-based promotions via mobile

September 2, 2014

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.

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Walmart’s price-comparison tool catapults app downloads to new heights

August 8, 2014

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.

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Find Subscription Boxes takes its fast-growing industry mobile

August 7, 2014

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.

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Walmart ramps up mobile in-store program with Stylr app acquisition

June 18, 2014

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.

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Williams-Sonoma employs crowdsourcing to phase out the middleman

June 12, 2014

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.

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Walmart’s Savings Catcher ups the ante on savings with mobile expansion

June 6, 2014

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.

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Walmart builds ereceipts platform for better mobile in-store experiences

May 20, 2014

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.

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Walmart drives mainstream acceptance for food pre-orders via mobile

May 2, 2014

Walmart’s new Fast to GO application enables users to pre-order ready-made meals from the retailer’s convenience concept store, a move analysts predict will make the trend towards mobilizing the fast food market more mainstream.

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Walmart plays catch-up in mobile pharmacy with new app features

April 15, 2014

Mobile is the latest weapon in Walmart’s arsenal as it continues to build a pharmacy business and compete with leading drugstore chains.

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Top 10 in-store mobile campaigns of 2013

December 23, 2013

Walmart, Best Buy and Urban Outfitters had the best in-store mobile campaigns this year, highlighting the gains that retailers have made in improving the bricks-and-mortar shopping experience this year.

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