Articles Tagged ‘Walmart’


Walmart to boost mobile prowess as digital investment grows

October 16, 2014

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.

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Walmart tests mobile-enabled click-and-collect grocery service

October 2, 2014

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.

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Walmart launches GoBank as mobile-first banking gains

September 25, 2014

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.

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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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