Target iPhone App Adds Barcode Scanning And Daily Deals

April 8, 2010

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Armani Exchange adds consumer touch point with iPad mcommerce site – Mobile Commerce Daily

April 3, 2010

Armani Exchange was quick to embrace the mobile channel and has been able to establish a profitable relationship with its customers by reaching them in relevant ways, any time, on devices that they choose.

In the first few months following adoption, Armani Exchange realized new revenue streams of several thousands of dollars a day, not counting [...]

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Thirty percent of consumers use more than three commerce channels

April 3, 2010

According to the survey, 27 percent of all consumers 18 and older use their mobile devices to browse or research products and services at least four times a year and the number jump to 41 percent for the 18-34 year-old age group.
Source: http://www.mobilecommercedaily.com/thirty-percent-of-consumers-use-more-than-…

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Pizza Hut launches mobile augmented reality app to direct consumers in-store

April 3, 2010

Augmented reality uses the iPhone camera, GPS and compass, to display annotations, in situ, on top of the real-world view.
Source: http://www.mobilecommercedaily.com/pizza-hut-launches-mobile-augmented-realit…

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Starbucks rolls out largest mobile payments effort nationwide

April 3, 2010

The Starbucks Card mobile application has been updated to be accepted at 1,020 Target and Starbucks stores, making it the largest mobile payment initiative in the United States.

Source: http://www.mobilecommercedaily.com/starbucks-rolls-out-largest-mobile-payments-effort-nationwide/

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Postabon pulls in $1.5M VC round – Mass High Tech Business News

March 14, 2010

http://www.masshightech.com/stories/2010/03/08/daily11-Postabon-pulls-in-15M-… Postabon Inc., a developer of software that identifies local shopping deals for consumers, has raised $1 million of a planned $1.5 million round of venture capital, according to regulatory filings.
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Steve Jobs and Henry James

March 14, 2010

> In today’s NY Times Book Review, Jim Holt reviewing Wisdom by Stephen S. Hall says: >> …as William James wisely observed, wisdom is knowing what to leave out… > This is the wisdom of Steve Jobs – he knows what to leave out of his products. Unlike Bill Gates and his minions at Microsoft [...]

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Local businesses offering coupons via iPhone app to drive sales

March 13, 2010

“The Groupon application allows customers to enjoy the fun and convenience of Groupon shopping anywhere they go, enhanced by the GPS functions of their iPhone,” said Andrew Mason, Founder/CEO of Groupon, Chicago.
“We wanted to make it possible to buy or redeem a Groupon on the fly – when you’re in the mood to do something [...]

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Social Shopping Test: +15% sales +50% average order value

March 13, 2010

Working with German cosmetics brand, Hautbalance Naturkosmetik, specialist in natural and organic cosmetics, DecisionStep implemented their ShopTogether toolbar on the brand’s e-commerce site.  The result: 15% increase in sales and 50% increase in average order value.
The ShopTogether social shopping toolbar allows shoppers to see what’s popular on the site at that moment (ShopTogether “Crowd”), shop together (co-browse) in real [...]

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Google Mobile Product Search Now Does Local Inventory Check

March 12, 2010

http://news.ftcpublications.com/national-news/12-latest-news/392-google-mobil…

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