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Mobile shopping goes mainstream this year
The Black Friday weekend and Cyber Monday set records, with mobile traffic accounting for xx of online traffic on Black Friday and nearly a third on Cyber Monday, according to IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark A Walmart representative demonstrates a Scan & Go mobile application on a smartphone at a Walmart store in San Jose, Calif., Thursday, Sept.
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Black Friday shopping made easy with apps [Grand Forks Herald]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Nov. 28--Whether it's using smartphones to create shopping lists, browse store catalogs or search for deals, the high-tech mobile devices can enhance the shopping experience and reduce the stress associated with it.
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EBay has introduced touchscreen storefronts this month. Consumers can learn about products and make purchases, which are then delivered to them.
Shopkick, iBeacon and the Future of In-Store Tech
Last week, Shopkick made a splash with the limited release of ShopBeacon, a hand-sized device that can passively alert users of its mobile app when they walk into a store or go past a aisle.
Shopkick App Offers Users Rewards and Helps Them Find Deals
What does this app do?: Black Friday is less than a week away and already some of the biggest retailers are promoting sales beginning as early Thursday.
Macy's Dips Toes in Brave New Marketing World
A gnawing issue is whether consumers will see Shopkick et al as a shopping aid or just another threat to their privacy.
Mobile Gift Cards, Shopkick & Google Wallet, Oh My
The National Retail Federation is forecasting that most of holiday shoppers will buy at least one gift card this season and many will be digital, thanks to mobile devices.
Daily: Pinterest Pins Location, Macy's Integrates iBeacon
Pinterest Does Location: Not Just Pin Boards, but Now Pin Maps Pinterest on Wednesday launched Place Pins, where content can be saved with a location and then laid out on a map.
The free ride is over in mobile POS - Mobile Commerce Daily
Please click here to sign up for Mobile Commerce Daily The free ride is over in mobile POS Square's decision to eliminate its flat monthly fee for merchants could see the company lose business to competitors in the mobile POS space that still have competitive fee structures such as Intuit, LevelUp and Groupon.
Tech Entrepreneurs Agree: It's Time To Regulate The Internet Ecosystem
Among the crowd of optimists and cheerleaders for the transformative power of the Internet, Andrew Keen stands out as the contrarian.
Shopkick, Macy's to use Apple's iBeacon in stores
Shopkick, led by CEO Cyriac Roeding, is rolling out new technology in Macy's stores that uses Apple's iBeacon low-power Bluetooth technology.