Articles Tagged ‘Wilson Kerr’


Growing password-safety skepticism highlights banking biometrics: report

June 16, 2015

Most United States users of mobile banking applications no longer see passwords and usernames as secure and want devices to recognize them instead through fingerprint, voiceprint and other biometrics, according to a Telstra report.

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EBay ramps up on mobile with relaunch of Apple Watch app

June 10, 2015

EBay continues to ramp up its mobile strategy, rolling out an Apple Watch app that will let users keep tabs on notifications and items on which they are bidding, selling and watching.

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Apple emulates Starbucks with Wallet, Samsung plans NFC-supported watch

June 9, 2015

Apple and Samsung Electronics, the world’s two largest smartphone makers, are heating up the mobile payments space with Apple changing Passbook to Wallet and Samsung said to be planning to introduce a Samsung Pay-equipped smartwatch.

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Restaurant Equippers cooks up mobile site to showcase top brands

May 27, 2015

Restaurant Equippers, a restaurant supplier that sells top brands such as Rubbermaid and KitchenAid, has launched a mobile site that lets users shop for and purchase products through an interface that aims to deliver a better mobile consumer experience and maximize conversion rates.

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Kohl’s, The Limited order up mobile opportunities via in-store pickup

May 20, 2015

Kohl’s and The Limited are getting behind online ordering and pick-up services that would serve up immediate gratification for consumers who are unwilling to wait for delivery while opening opportunities for retailers to serve up mobile-specific offerings.

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Visa Europe expands mobile payments across British retail space

May 6, 2015

Visa continues to expand the availability of mobile payments services in Europe, as the credit card company strives to keep up with consumers who want to be able to pay simply wherever they are, with whatever device they choose.

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Guess wears nonprofit campaign with pride to drive online sales

April 29, 2015

Apparel brand and retailer Guess is partnering with Peace Over Violence for Denim Day today, raising awareness and funds to combat sexual violence while driving online sales and its brand image.

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Walmart marries mobile app to wedding and baby registry features

April 28, 2015

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.

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Twitter’s buy button entices event marketers via geo-location, instant purchases

April 23, 2015

Twitter has the capacity to become a significant player in mcommerce as event marketers and music artists flock to the social media application’s buy button for exclusive selling opportunities, confirming the potential for social networks to target users with geo-located advertisements and drive impulse buys.

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Spring shopping app attracts fashion brands and investors

April 17, 2015

In reflection of the growing excitement around mobile shopping and applications, a bevy of fashion labels and investors have embraced Spring, an app offering a highly curated experience targeting younger shoppers as well as many brand-friendly tools.

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