Mobile wallets have been around for years now, and industry experts have called them The Next Big Thing in payments for their entire existence. But adoption rates have never quite matched up to the enthusiasm and excitement—while mobile wallet share is increasing month to month, it's still dwarfed by physical card transactions.
Walmart has announced the addition of new features to its mobile app for its pharmacy and money services customers, including new ways for shoppers to skip regular checkout lines. The expansion means that now Pharmacy customers can use the Walmart app to refill prescriptions, track order status and view pricing and pickup details, then use express lanes to pick them up. It also allows customers using the retailer’s money services at its 1,200 wire-transfer centers to cash checks, pay bills and send money without paperwork, using the app to complete their transactions, and those services will have new express lanes to speed things up.
We’ve all been there: you go out shopping, you’re going through the motions and making progress, and suddenly analysis paralysis overwhelms you. Maybe you’re trapped in the dressing room, and you’ve picked out too many options. Maybe you’re standing in the aisle and looking at 20 different handbags and you don’t even know where to start. Or maybe you’ve picked an item you want, but your mind has now traveled back in time to philosophy class and suddenly thinking about the difference between want and need.
The information that digital commerce offers today’s shopper, combined with ubiquitous, easy-to-use technology, has put the power squarely in the customer’s hands. Today’s customer is always connected and always on. Digital and mobile commerce has elevated consumer’s expectations of the shopping experience. She expects service anytime, anywhere and any way she wants it. Retailers realize they need a different approach to enable a unified experience, one that supports today’s convergence of the digital and physical worlds. The answer is unified commerce.
Create a world-class store experience with mobile- and cloud-first tools for store associates.
Retailer Innovation Award recipients aren’t just doing something new, they’re reaping the business reward for the execution of their innovation.
L’Oréal USA is leading the way toward omni-channel, mobility, and EMV adoption in the luxury segment, as evidenced by its deployment of Cegid for mobile POS and omni-channel, KIBO omni-channel order management, Adyen payment processing, and VeriFone payment hardware. The integrated omni-channel and mobility solution will be rolled out in some 200 North American stores across the company’s Kiehl’s, NYX, Urban Decay, Carol’s Daughter and L’Oré al Outlet brands.
Planet Retail details how mobile technologies enable meaningful customer experiences and how retailers must evolve to keep pace.
As the groundwork for enterprisewide data visibility falls into place, a game of connect-the-data dots is playing out in stores.
You can’t talk about innovative retail technologies without discussing digitization. Much has been written about retail’s digital transformation and what it means for the retailers who embrace it, or worse, the retailers who don’t.
Your content is everywhere – on smartphones, tablets, e-readers, laptops or desktops - and iAPPS is built to make you look good on all of them. 44% of the U.S. online population (or about 107 million consumers) ages 8-64, owns a smartphone and uses it daily - up from 31% in 2011
Smartphones and tablets are transforming businesses by increasing productivity, raising efficiencies and improving customer satisfaction. However, the proliferation of mobile devices can’t be left unchecked without securing sensitive enterprise data, especially in this BYOD era.
MaaS360 helps IT administrators streamline the process to provision, manage, and secure today’s expanding suite of smartphones and tablets, all from a single portal.
As a fully integrated cloud platform, MaaS360 simplifies MDM with rapid deployment, and comprehensive visibility and control that spans across mobile devices, applications, and documents. MaaS360 supports all devices including the iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Kindle Fire.
Janam Technologies LLC, a leading provider of rugged mobile computers that scan barcodes and communicate wirelessly, recently announced that its XG3 rugged mobile computer is now available with the Android operating system. Janam’s XG3 with Android offers a secure, flexible and collaborative platform to help organizations work smarter and faster.
Datalogic, a global leader in Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation markets, and world-class producer of bar code readers, mobile computers, sensors, vision systems and laser marking equipment, announces the RIDA DBT6400 area imager with models for retail or healthcare applications.
Braven, a premium portable Bluetooth audio brand, has been expanding their retail presence across the U.S.
Datalogic, a global leader in Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation markets, and world-class producer of bar code readers, mobile computers, sensors, vision systems and laser marking equipment announces the Joya Touch multi-purpose device for retail.
Janam Technologies LLC, a leading provider of rugged mobile computers that scan barcodes and communicate wirelessly, announced recently that its XM5 has been selected as the preferred rugged mobile computing platform for retailers using FieldStack’s lean retail software.
Janam Technologies LLC, a leading provider of rugged mobile computers that scan barcodes and communicate wirelessly, announced today that IST Management Services, the nation’s largest, independently-owned facilities management services provider, has deployed XM5 rugged mobile computers from Janam to improve mailroom and package delivery, copy center and equipment management, and hospitality services.
In this webcast you will be introduced to the digital world of Ascena Retail Group, which operates Justice, Maurices, Catherines, Dressbarn, Ann Taylor and Lane Bryant, and how they are using innovative technologies to modernize and mobilize retail IT to transform back of store operations, increase employee productivity, and enhance customer engagements.
Think you know everything about batteries’ effect on your retail organization? Think again. Listen in as JR Rodrigues, VP Marketing at Global Technology Systems, talks innovation in battery technology with Innovative Retail Technologies’ Chief Editor, Erin Harris. They cover what’s truly new and different in battery and charger technology and why you can’t afford to overlook it.