Articles Tagged ‘mobile commerce’


3 scenarios to consider for mobile app testing

July 12, 2016

A recent report from Ericsson predicted that 90 percent of all Internet traffic will be driven by smartphones by the end of 2021. This means that whether you are in financial services, insurance, travel, media or retail, digital businesses need to ensure that their mobile applications are on-point with what consumers expect.

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How Visa continues to advance mobile payments at the Rio Olympics

July 11, 2016

In the latest contactless payments development for the Rio Olympics, Visa has partnered with Swatch to introduce an NFC-enabled watch in Brazil, enabling consumers to pre-load funds into their associated bank accounts and make a purchase within seconds.

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How machine-to-machine technology works for retailers

July 11, 2016

Shoppers who receive branded messages at the right time in the store are 7.5 times more likely to seek out the product off the shelf than those that do not.

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Sephora accelerates AR, AI sales tactics with new products, features

July 8, 2016

LVMH-owned beauty retailer Sephora is doubling down on augmented reality and artificial intelligence sales tactics by enabling shoppers to virtually try on false lashes, watch tutorials using their own image and engage via a chatbot to trial and purchase lip color.

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Keeping sales rep turnover from sabotaging your sales pipeline

July 8, 2016

Following a sales rep exit – whether voluntary or involuntary – what should you do after you have ended building access and changed passwords?

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In-app advertising: What is in it for publishers?

July 8, 2016

Considering that people with access to a smartphone or tablet now spend an average of three hours on them per day, and 84 percent of all smartphone time is spent in-app, in-app advertising is increasingly critical for brands, advertisers, marketers and agencies.

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American Express blends finance with contextual tips in Facebook chatbot

July 7, 2016

American Express cardholders will be able to interactively manage their credit accounts through a chatbot in Facebook Messenger, streamlining customer service for on-the-go consumers.

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Why audience segments are the new currency in mobile advertising

July 7, 2016

The shift from desktop to mobile has advertisers following suit, and they are not looking back. Campaign success is now portrayed as the ability to grow a brand’s audience by converting prospects that drive mobile purchases, rather than reaching mobile consumers to reinforce brand awareness and recognition.

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Starwood unlocks digital key expansion, highlighting guests’ reliance on mobile

July 6, 2016

Starwood Hotels & Resorts is expanding its SPG Keyless room entry capability to enable multiple guests sharing the same hotel room to leverage their smartphones in lieu of physical key cards, showcasing how the technology is evolving to better meet the needs of mobile-savvy travelers.

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6 tips to stand out in social media

July 6, 2016

For most marketers, social media is undervalued and misunderstood.

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