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Mobile Wallet: Ongoing Reflections | RTi Research

Mobile Wallet: Ongoing Reflections | RTi Research | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
RTi is a global market research company delivering innovative, custom, research-based business solutions.
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Facebook's Buy button lets you purchase products directly from Page posts and ads

Facebook's Buy button lets you purchase products directly from Page posts and ads | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
Facebook doesn't want you to ever leave Facebook -- not to look at photos, read the news or chat with friends -- and now you don't even have to leave to
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Twitter's “buy now” button could finally unlock micropayments for the media

Twitter's “buy now” button could finally unlock micropayments for the media | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
Past experiments in micropayments on Twitter have flopped. Could the new “buy now” button be the answer struggling media companies and publishers have been longing for? Paul Armstrong looks at the potential rewards and challenges ahead.
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With $2.1 Million In Funding, Fuisz Media Brings Interactivity To Video At Scale | TechCrunch

With $2.1 Million In Funding, Fuisz Media Brings Interactivity To Video At Scale | TechCrunch | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
For the past two years, Fuisz Media has been quietly developing the technology necessary to quickly and easily add interactive elements to video. Now, it's..
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12 major brands show off their customer-conversion strategies at MobileBeat

12 major brands show off their customer-conversion strategies at MobileBeat | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
Consumer traffic is spiking on mobile devices. It's shifting away from the desktop, which is dangerous for brands that took the PC experience granted for so long. So brands are scrambling to manage...
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What the Uber partnership means for American Express

What the Uber partnership means for American Express | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
By deeply integrating its payment services in Uber, American Express keeps its tony brand top-of-mind for users.
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WPP CEO Sorrell Wants to Remove 'Inhibitors' From Global Organization

WPP CEO Sorrell Wants to Remove 'Inhibitors' From Global Organization | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
Too often regional offices only have the power to say no, the WPP chief said at Cannes this week.
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The Modern Age of Coupon Marketing

The Modern Age of Coupon Marketing | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
Snipping and clipping give way to scanning and clicking. How marketers are maximizing the rise of digital discounts.
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Sunstone Capital Backs Beacon Platform Kontakt.io To The Tune Of $2 Million | TechCrunch

Sunstone Capital Backs Beacon Platform Kontakt.io To The Tune Of $2 Million | TechCrunch | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
"Bluetooth Low Energy and iBeacon are the building blocks of the next wave of computing," says Max Niederhofer of the micro-location technology that lets your..
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Want to build beacons into your business? Read this first

Want to build beacons into your business? Read this first | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
Beacons, the proximity radios that communicate with consumers’s phones when they are near the beacon, are popular with retailers for advertising, but they could do so much more.
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WalmartLabs "Acqhire" Gives Social Shopping App Luvocracy a Soft Landing

WalmartLabs "Acqhire" Gives Social Shopping App Luvocracy a Soft Landing | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
While Luvocracy's service will be shut down, 16 of its employees will move over to @WalmartLabs.
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Hype Cycle Research Methodology | Gartner Inc.

Hype Cycle Research Methodology | Gartner Inc. | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
Gartner's Hype Cycle methodology provides a graphical view of the maturity, adoption and business application of specific technologies. Using a Hype Cycle can help to determine when technologies have moved beyond the hype, begin offering practical benefits, and become widely accepted.
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Major players in the mobile wallet race | Mobile Payments Insider

Major players in the mobile wallet race | Mobile Payments Insider | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
As the race for a slice of the mobile wallet cake hots up in 2014, we take a look at the the major players who are looking to get a foothold in the market.
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Twitter Acquires CardSpring To Power In-Tweet Commerce And Offers | TechCrunch

Twitter Acquires CardSpring To Power In-Tweet Commerce And Offers | TechCrunch | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
Twitter just announced it's acquired CardSpring to enable "in-the-moment commerce experiences." CardSpring is an application platform that lets developers..
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How Much Online Business Is Done Every 30 Seconds? Incredible E-Commerce Statistics! [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

How Much Online Business Is Done Every 30 Seconds? Incredible E-Commerce Statistics! [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
How Much Online Business Is Done Every 30 Seconds? Incredible E-Commerce Statistics! [INFOGRAPHIC]
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It's hard to ignore the up side of e-commerce, but the fact that it generate $1.2 million every 30 seconds opens up a world of opportunity for retailers to attract new customers as well as provide an increased level of service to their most valuable existing customers.

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'Twitter Commerce' leak puts a buy button next to retweet and favorite

'Twitter Commerce' leak puts a buy button next to retweet and favorite | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
Your Twitter feed is probably already overflowing with breaking news, sponsored ads and play-by-play reactions of the latest Game of Thrones, but a new
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Why Notifications Are About to Rule the Smartphone Interface | Gadget Lab | WIRED

Why Notifications Are About to Rule the Smartphone Interface | Gadget Lab | WIRED | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
When iOS 8 hits, the notification center is going to be the most important screen in your smartphone.
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Spirits Brands Have a Big Opportunity With Mobile Ads

Spirits Brands Have a Big Opportunity With Mobile Ads | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
Diageo seemed to signal in 2011—by inking a multimillion-dollar deal with Facebook—that alcohol brands were embracing online advertising.
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Amazon vs Walmart Comparison in one Essential Chart

Amazon vs Walmart Comparison in one Essential Chart | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
Two companies have redefined retail in the past 50 years. One is a company founded by Sam Walton in 1962. Mr. Walton opened the first Walmart in Rogers, Arkansas. The other is an Internet company, ...
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Amazon Quietly Launches Its Consumer-Facing Mobile Wallet App, Amazon Wallet | TechCrunch

Amazon Quietly Launches Its Consumer-Facing Mobile Wallet App, Amazon Wallet | TechCrunch | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
Amazon's first attempt at its own mobile wallet application, designed for use at the point-of-sale, has made a quiet debut on the Amazon Appstore and on..
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Is Digital Killing Branding? | RTi Research

Is Digital Killing Branding? | RTi Research | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
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Google's Jason Spero on how Google is embracing the latest mobile ad innovations (Q&A)

Google's Jason Spero on how Google is embracing the latest mobile ad innovations (Q&A) | Future of Retail | Scoop.it
On the eve of his opening session at our MobileBeat conference tomorrow, Google's head of performance media, Jason Spero, tells us how the company is approaching mobile ads, attribution, and more. ...
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