Content about Mobile apps

July 21, 2014

Target Corp. is launching a new image-recognition mobile app, called In a Snap, aimed at back-to-college shoppers.

July 14, 2014

iBeacon technology, the Apple iOS 7 feature that helps mobile devices track their position relative to stationary beacons by using low-frequency Bluetooth transmissions, is getting quite a bit of attention from retailers.

July 8, 2014

Business adoption of new technologies often flows from their personal use. This certainly applies to mobile apps and devices. The ability to download an app in seconds, share photos and data via the cloud in real-time, and communicate from any location at any time have evolved from “nice to have” to “need to have.”

May 27, 2014

Logan's Roadhouse has selected MicroStrategy's Alert Platform as the foundation for a new customer-focused mobile app.

May 8, 2014

Among retailers and distribution firms that have deployed mobile apps to their workforces, 46% are using mobile apps for inspections, followed by 35% for checklists and 31% for surveys.

March 17, 2014

Foodland Super Market Ltd recently launched a new mobile app for both iPhone and Android. The app, built in partnership with mobile commerce provider DoubleBeam, debuted on Jan. 29 and has more than 19,000 downloads in the first three weeks.

February 10, 2014

Sears has debuted In-Vehicle Pickup, a new service powered by the chain’s Shop Your Way mobile app that enables customers to pick up their online purchases at any Sears store within five minutes of arrival, without ever leaving the car.

December 17, 2013

The numbers are out and they don’t lie: Almost 40% of all online traffic during Black Friday was driven by mobile devices.

December 11, 2013

Target was the most-browsed mobile app/site in 2013, and Apple’s mobile app/site is where consumers purchase the most, according to a new study from Mobiquity.

December 3, 2013

McDonald’s is reportedly making its free “McD” mobile app available to customers in the New England/Albany, N.Y. market.

November 19, 2013

New York -- Fairway Market has launched a new mobile app that is designed to provide an enriched experience for its shoppers who love to cook and explore the unique products that make Fairway an iconic market shopping destination. It is available on the iPhone App Store, and can be downloaded right in Fairway Market because all Fairway stores offer free Wi-Fi.

October 15, 2013

Famous Footwear free app for iPhone and Android.

September 30, 2013

Homeland Stores, a 78-store regional supermarket chain headquartered in Oklahoma City, has successfully completed of a mobile payments pilot program with mobile payments technology provider DoubleBeam.

August 6, 2013

Goodwill Industries International teamed with AT&T to launch a free “Goodwill Locations/Locator” mobile app, currently available on iOS and Android mobile operating systems.

June 27, 2013

Homeland Stores, a regional grocery retailer operating under several banners including Homeland, United, Country Mart, Super Save and Super Plaza, is partnering with mobile payment technology provider DoubleBeam to introduce new iPhone and Android mobile applications that enable customers to pay for purchases via smartphone.

June 11, 2013

Consumers younger than 35 are nearly twice as likely to download a mobile app from a retailer or brand as those older than 50, according to data from a new survey conducted by CashStar and Digital Research.

April 10, 2013

Drugstore operator Duane Reade announced the launch of its first mobile application for iOS devices.

February 15, 2013

Yogurt chain Menchie’s said it has launched a new mobile app, Yumm Finder, for iPhones, featuring location finder capabilities and featured promotions.

December 27, 2012

Cache said it has launched a new mobile app shopping experience through its partnership with Usablenet, a mobile and multichannel platform company.

November 27, 2012

The life of any top-level retail executive is hectic, but there’s a whole host of mobile app tools to help manage everyday tasks and ultimately boost efficiency.

From keeping track of to-do lists and meetings to eliminating paper receipts needed for expense reports, here are eight essential iOS and Android apps every retail exec should download — and actually use:

November 26, 2012

Dollar General announces its new mobile applications for iPhone and Android smartphones that include sales ads, store locations, coupons and more.

October 10, 2012

Frozen yogurt chain Pinkberry said it has launched a loyalty card – Pinkcard – that will be centered around the debut of the chain’s new mobile app.

September 20, 2012

Dick’s Sporting Goods said it has launched a new mobile application for iPhone and Android smartphones.

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