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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Walgreens, the largest United States drugstore chain, is again taking the pharmacy services space to new heights with an update to its mobile application that lets users interact with refill and pill notifications – without the app having to be open.
Amazon’s testing of its Dash push-button household item-ordering service may meet consumers in their moment of need but miss the mark with those who rarely wait to the last minute to replenish supplies of essential goods such as toilet paper.
Retailers Everlane and Zulily are at the forefront of leveraging Messenger for one-to-one business-customer relations as Facebook looks to position the application as a communications platform.
Nonprofit organizations (RED) and Khan Academy are among the early adopters of Square Cash’s new payment capabilities.