Shopping online at retailer websites is convenient and fun, but new apps for tablets and smartphones take it to a whole new level.
They make shopping even easier because you can do it not just anytime but also anywhere.
More and more retailers are coming out with mobile apps, and shoppers are jumping onboard, according to ShopSmart magazine.
Target says that 30 percent of its digital traffic comes from mobile devices, for example, and flash-sale site Zulily reports that almost half of its orders came in via its app during the first three quarters of 2013.
ShopSmart took a close look at some shopping apps that are worth checking out. (They’re all free.)
Whether your business is a multi-million dollar corporation or a small shop on the corner, you rely on customer loyalty to keep you going. While there are traditional methods to keep your consumers happy, technology has given business owners an additional way to get their customers excited about the company’s products. These five ways to reach out to customers through mobile apps will increase loyalty — and satisfaction!
A new report from eMarketer shows that over the course of 2013, mobile users have become increasingly more likely to make purchase inside of free apps than to purchase an application that costs money to download.
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If you own a smartphone, chances are you are using the device to some degree for in-aisle shopping at the grocery store and other major retailers. According to a study by market research firm White Horse, nearly 85 percent of smartphone owners are using their devices to build lists, compare prices, and learn more about the products they purchase.
These five apps will help you navigate the aisles, discover new recipes and save money on your most common purchases.
It is clear from the current holiday season that retailers are enthusiastically using mobile applications to push promotions at consumers, but experts advise against overpacking an app with promotions and encourage focusing on loyalty.
Guess has updated its mobile application with a new loyalty program and newsfeed to incentivize in-store and online shopping.
The app’s newsfeed now contains customized messages, event notices, behind-the-scenes videos and exclusive shopping offers. It also lets consumers connect their Guess List account and store offers, receipts and gift cards in a mobile wallet.
Smartphones and tablets have come a long way since the early days of camera phones and the grainy, washed-out images they produced. There are now a wide range of video and photography apps to help you get the most from the high-quality cameras built-in to most mobile devices. We look at 25 of the best.
As we wind down the year, The Next Web compiled a list of some of the social apps that have made some significant moves in 2013. How did we qualify what a social app was? In our mind, it was a service that had a core functionality that enabled users to interact and engage with other people, either online or offline.
You wanted and waited for it for months: it opens at last. The coupon centre is now live ! Hundreds of coupons are now available from the application. No more coupons to print, discount are made directly on the receipt, at the checkout, via cashback or only by showing it to the cashier (depending on the retailer guidelines) !
When the popular app discovery application AppGratis mysteriously vanished from the App Store last Friday without any warning, millions of users were left scratching their heads, and wondering what the future of their favorite app might be.
Philips, the lighting giant, is announcing that it will create an official developer’s kit to attract companies to make products that work with its Web-enabled Hue, an LED bulb customers can control from a smartphone.
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