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Cellarmaster Wines Trials Virtual Pop-Up Store in Hong Kong Subway

Mar 19, 2015 - Online wine retailer Cellarmaster Wines has used a virtual pop-up store in a Hong Kong subway station to test engagement and mobile commerce capabilities. Comments

AmEx to Launch First Multi-Brand Loyalty Program

loyalty-cards Mar 19, 2015 - American Express is partnering with brands like Macy's, AT&T, ExxonMobil, and Hulu for Plenti, an upcoming loyalty program that works across a variety of stores and payment methods. Comments

SXSW 2015: Shazam Partners With Brands to Simplify Search

shazam-mobile Mar 16, 2015 - Shazam's chief product officer, Daniel Danker, spoke with ClickZ at South by Southwest about a new feature on the brand's app that will use images and audio for search. Comments

Contextual Commerce Is About to Change the Shopping Experience

contextual-commerce Mar 10, 2015 - Contextual commerce combines the power of data from devices like wearables and smartphones with the ease of interaction in physical spaces. But does it blur the line between convenient and invasive? Comments

Amazon Opens Tmall Store to Boost China Sales

amazon-china-logo Mar 9, 2015 - Amazon has opened an e-commerce store on Alibaba's Tmall retail platform to reach more Chinese shoppers online. Comments

How Social Media Can Jumpstart Your Customer Base (and Brand)

social-data-understand Mar 4, 2015 - Companies without massive budgets should be taking advantage of the benefits of social media to boost their brand's marketing efforts. Comments

Big Data in China Is a Big Deal

china-big-data Feb 16, 2015 - Big data means different things in different regions – in China retailers are finding ways to make it useful. Comments

E-Commerce: Southeast Asian Style

thailand-e-commerce Feb 15, 2015 - There are a number of challenges to the growth of e-commerce in Southeast Asia, but that shouldn't stop any brand from having a strategy for the region. Comments

Alibaba Pushes Into Indonesian E-Commerce Market

shutterstock-163502138-online-payment Feb 12, 2015 - China's AliExpress is working with local Indonesian e-payment and logistics service providers for a major push into Southeast Asia's e-commerce market. Comments

Weibo Boosts User Numbers With Chinese New Year Cash Giveaway

chinese-new-year-hongbao Feb 11, 2015 - Weibo has partnered with Alipay to launch a Chinese New Year lucky gift campaign in a bid to recruit users back to the site, and offer greater exposure for brands. Comments

Line Paves Way for M-Commerce in Southeast Asia With Mobile Grocery Service

line-lineshop-logo Feb 4, 2015 - Line’s first mobile grocery app in Thailand is part of an aggressive push into m-commerce across the wider Southeast Asian region, opening up new opportunities for brands in the process. Comments

WeChat a Must for Western Brands in China

china-mobile-commerce Jan 29, 2015 - WeChat is the darling of the Chinese app world and no brand should be considering a foray into China without it. Comments

Retailers Could Deploy Beacons in New Ways in 2015

retail-smallbusiness Jan 29, 2015 - Industry experts anticipate that beacon marketing will rise in popularity in 2015. So how can marketers leverage the rich amount of data beacons provide? Comments

Are Consumers Gaming You? Let Them, Says Mindshare Study

consumer-gaming-system Jan 27, 2015 - A new study from Mindshare indicates that almost half of respondents have tried to get better deals and offers by walking away from shopping carts or carefully selecting online shopping days. Comments

The Home Depot Rocks Social Media [Study]

home-depot-social-media Jan 27, 2015 - Sprinklr analyzed data from 18 retailers' social feeds, and ranked them based on impressions and engagement. The Home Depot was the clear winner, beating out brands like Macy's and Target. Comments

Bud Light Offering Delivery Service Just in Time for the Super Bowl

bud-light-button-anheuser-busch Jan 22, 2015 - Beer company Anheuser-Busch is introducing a home delivery service for its popular Bud Light brand. The "Bud Light Button" is a new app that allows users to order drinks on their smartphones. Comments

The New Mall Is Mobile – 6 Ways to Maximize Conversion

shutterstock-234409663-buy-buttons Jan 20, 2015 - Shoppers are moving to the mobile space, so here are six tips for delivering mobile shopping experiences that will lead to conversions. Comments

Turning Clicks Into Conversions: 3 Tips to Recover Revenue

ecommerce-conversions-clicks Jan 19, 2015 - Getting customers to your website is one thing, but converting their clicks to purchases is quite another. Comments

Winning the Battle Between Bricks and Clicks

online-offline-o2o Jan 18, 2015 - By forgetting the "line" between online and offline (O2O) channels, retailers can grow conversions, build loyalty, and step into an omnichannel world. Comments

Tiffany & Co.’s First LGBT Ad Misses Mark

tiffany-spring2015campaign-gaycouple Jan 16, 2015 - For the first time, the jewelry brand is featuring a same-sex couple in its engagement campaign. Comments

Kohl's Teams Up With Fitness Bloggers for #MakeYourMove Campaign

kohls-storefront Jan 13, 2015 - As part of its new fitness-focused social media marketing, Kohl's is giving gift cards to bloggers who will write about their products. But is there a conflict of interest? Comments

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