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Snapchat Partners With Square for Peer-to-Peer Payments

Nov 18, 2014 - To allow users to snap money to each other, Snapchat has partnered with another company to create a feature for the first time, though some experts question the pairing. Comments

Rebecca Minkoff and eBay Bring Digital Shopping to the Offline World

minkoff-smart-store-opening-pic Nov 13, 2014 - Fashion designer Rebecca Minkoff's new flagship shore is equipped with touchscreens that allow customers to find merchandise, request additional sizes, and pay for purchases with the press of a button. Comments

Indonesia and Instagram: Ready For E-Commerce Takeoff

instagram-collage Nov 6, 2014 - Indonesia is a country with a passion for social media, and Instagram is the latest platform being embraced by online retailers to market their wares. Comments

Online Shoppers Will Find Best Deals on Thanksgiving Day

shutterstock-160880582 Nov 6, 2014 - According to Adobe's annual holiday shopping predictions, Thanksgiving will have lowest prices and most mobile commerce, while Cyber Monday will still reign supreme for online shopping. Comments

Why Do Smartphone Users Download Apps Only to Ignore Them?

shutterstock-200250458 Nov 4, 2014 - Nielsen research finds that while most consumers download dozens of apps for smartphones and tablets, very few apps are actually being utilized across mobile devices. Comments

Mobile Phones and Pizza Delivery

31oct14-scott-heron-mobile-and-pizza-hell-pizza-grab-1 Nov 2, 2014 - Mobile penetration rates and smartphone usage are driving different types of marketing initiatives – including some innovating examples in pizza delivery – but there is still considerable untapped potential for the future. Comments

Mobile "Wake-Up Call" for Digital Marketers as Asia Leads Smartphone Use

mobilephone77 Oct 29, 2014 - Asia’s fast-growing mobile consumer base represents a huge opportunity for digital marketers, making an effective mobile Web presence critical. Comments

Taco Bell's New App Lets You Order From Your Phone

taco-bell-store Oct 29, 2014 - To draw attention to its app, which was just released nationwide after a beta-test in five California locations earlier this year, Taco Bell blacked out its social media accounts. Comments

FireChat Aims to Heat Up Mobile Marketing in Emerging Regions

firechat-icon Oct 26, 2014 - Crisis has fuelled FireChat's success across Hong Kong and Taiwan, but the app's creator is looking to India as the key market entry point for Asia as a new channel for brands to reach large, unconnected audiences. Comments

IAB Highlights Best Campaigns From All Over the World

shutterstock-111655109 Oct 10, 2014 - In its first "What Works & Why Global Insights Report," the Interactive Advertising Bureau focuses on 18 award-winning advertising campaigns and what they did well. Comments

Pepsi's CMO Talks Mobile

shutterstock-186918995 Oct 8, 2014 - Frank Cooper discusses Pepsi's mobile growth and engagement, some of his favorite mobile campaigns, and why he and Snapchat are kindred spirits. Comments

Mobile Native Advertising Yields the Biggest Wins [Ad Week]

shutterstock-211893502 Oct 2, 2014 - Experts from Rubicon Project, InMobi, Business Insider, and Heineken discuss the native advertising opportunities around mobile and how these can lead to increased conversion. Comments

4 Rules to Consider When Battling the Marketing Heavyweight, Wearables

business-fight Sep 22, 2014 - Wearables will provide local marketers with a host of new opportunities. Here are four rules to consider when thinking about how to apply this 'marketing heavyweight' to your business. Comments

Macy's Brings Location-Based Deals Nationwide With Expansion of iBeacon

shutterstock-77841820 Sep 19, 2014 - Implementation of location technology is just one example of Macy's new omni-channel improvements, which also include smart fitting rooms and enhanced apps. Comments

Proximity Marketing With Beacons

Mobile Targeting Sep 19, 2014 - Beacons have the ability to accelerate the mobile shopping experience and create increased engagement with consumers. Here are some examples of companies utilizing the technology to influence purchasing behavior. Comments

Mobile Commerce in Asia Continues to Zig as the World Zags

shutterstock-169338014-mobile-commerce Sep 18, 2014 - The Asia-Pacific region is set to become the world's largest e-commerce market, with mobile playing a key role. Comments

Mobile Payments Take a Bold New Place In Equation

Mastercard is introducing a raft of new mobile payment technologies edit Sep 17, 2014 - The mobile payment arena is becoming more prevalent than it has ever been. Should your company integrate a mobile payment solution into its system? Comments

Why Do Brands Have Such Small Mobile Advertising Budgets? [Study]

mobilesmartphones Sep 16, 2014 - Forrester research shows that brands shy away from investing in mobile advertising because it's difficult to track performance. Comments

The Apple Watch: Why Size Matters

apple-watch-official Sep 15, 2014 - The introduction of the Apple Watch means marketers are going to have to start thinking small again. The size limitation of the watch means we must be open to a new wave of innovation - are you ready? Comments

Social TV Tweeters = Greater Consumers

Twitter Logo Sep 12, 2014 - Twitter's head of global media and agency research believes that those who tweet while watching TV, make the more loyal consumers. Comments

Nielsen: Older Adults Embracing Digital Video Viewing

nielsen18 Sep 9, 2014 - A new report from Nielsen shows that older viewers are spending significantly more time watching video on digital devices as opposed to traditional TV screens. Comments

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