Articles Tagged ‘Wilson Kerr’


EBay says in-store pickup gains traction faster than same-day delivery

July 18, 2014

EBay is doubling down on its shop-anywhere Click & Collect service in Britain because of how quickly it is gaining traction but says that same-day delivery service eBay Now is not experiencing the same level of enthusiasm.

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Hotel Near Me app completes first booking via Google Glass

June 10, 2014

Online travel agency Destinia.com has released the free “Hotel Near Me” application following what it claims is the world’s first successful hotel booking through Google Glass.

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Weight Watchers exchanges social brand advocacy for meals

May 19, 2014

Weight Watchers is hoping to boost recruitment with its new Feel Good Cafe in London where customers can sample free meals by posting pictures of the food to social media.

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TD Canada Trust taps NFC to scale Canadian mobile payments

May 19, 2014

TD Canada Trust gets a leg-up on competitors as the first North America bank to offer mobile payments across all three of Canada’s carriers.

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Michaels’ responsive site lacks streamlined experiences needed for mobile

May 13, 2014

While arts and crafts retailer Michaels built its new ecommerce site with inspirational content, including projects that are trending on Pinterest, to cater to on-the-go mobile users, the apparent use of responsive design results in a clunky experience for smartphone shoppers, with long load times for pages and overlapping content.

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OfficeAnything.com’s mobile site misses the mark on user-friendliness

May 6, 2014

OfficeAnything.com has gone mobile, a strategy the company hopes will fufill the needs of on-the-go consumers, but the ability to browse from anywhere is trumped by poor design.

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BeddingStyle looks to differentiate mobile shopping with tailored promotions

May 1, 2014

Online linen retailer BeddingStyle’s new mobile site mixes up its promotions with specific offers meant to capitalize on the growth in smartphone and tablet shopping.

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Google’s lofty mobile payments goals face significant threat from retailers

April 11, 2014

Google continues to move away from near-field-communication with a bigger bet on a cloud-based system that makes mobile payments accessible to more marketers even though retailers are still skeptical on the Internet giant’s intentions.

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Hertz adds mobile email to enhance loyalty program

March 13, 2014

Hertz has improved its car rental loyalty program and added mobile email alerts to provide up-to-the-minute information for its members.

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PayPal makes a move for wearables payments

February 25, 2014

PayPal has announced its plans to create a payments application for wearable devices, expanding its prowess over mobile commerce.

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