July 13, 2015

Customers on the run have a new option for purchasing shoes.

July 13, 2015

Retailers wondering which smartphone operating systems they should support with their mobile and omnichannel programs can reach more than half of all users with a single OS.

June 23, 2015

Retailers who target a consumer base of moms have some new competition.

June 15, 2015

Belk Inc.'s Android and iOS app features a registry checklist and tips for newlyweds.

April 15, 2015

Opt-in rates among consumers for push notifications from retail apps are on the decline. A new study from Urban Airship shows that average opt-in rates for retail apps fell to 37% in 2014, compared to 46% in 2013.

January 5, 2015

It was a very happy holiday for online and mobile retailers in 2014.

November 26, 2014

There has been a 112% increase in mobile traffic to retailer websites in the past year while desktop traffic dropped 4%. According to analysis of billions of user sessions to U.S. retailers’ desktop and mobile websites and apps between October 2013 and October 2014 by mobile solutions provider Skava, mobile Web accounts for 85% of total traffic for retailers, dominating mobile apps’ 15% share.

November 5, 2014

SAP has released the Bilt mobile app, which provides interactive, 3D, voice-guided assembly, repair and installation instructions in application for iOS and Android tablets.

September 4, 2014

Online U.S. retail sales for August 2014 were up more than 11% as compared to the same period the prior year.

August 14, 2014

Fatburger is piloting CurbStand, the iOS app that allows users to seamlessly locate, pay and tip for valet parking from their mobile devices.

July 21, 2014

Recent announcements that Apple will partner with IBM to release more than 100 mobile iOS applications tailored to work with IBM’s data analytics and cloud services, and that Microsoft will focus on digital work innovation in its smartphone segment, serve as reminders that mobile devices are continuing to evolve.

July 14, 2014

iBeacon technology, the Apple iOS 7 feature that helps mobile devices track their position relative to stationary beacons by using low-frequency Bluetooth transmissions, is getting quite a bit of attention from retailers. Grabbing their interest is not only that devices can obtain individualized information from beacons, but that beacons can also obtain individualized information from mobile devices.

June 24, 2014

Vee24, a provider of live video assistance solutions, is releasing the VeeStudio Software Development Kit (SDK) for iOS and Android, as well as VeeAssist, a new co-browsing product designed to enhance call center satisfaction.

June 9, 2014

While the mantra of “keep it simple, stupid” has long been a staple in the world of business, the message of the recent SAP Sapphire 2014 conference in Orlando could be summed up as “keep it simple, smart.”

April 3, 2014

IndoorAtlas Is releasing an indoor mapping application for the Apple iOS mobile operating system and licensing it to retailers.

April 2, 2014

Shopmium, the new brand discovery app, has officially launched in the U.S. on both iOS and Android platforms.

March 25, 2014

iBeacons, the Apple iOS 7 technological feature that uses low-frequency Bluetooth transmissions to help mobile devices track their position relative to stationary beacons, are getting quite a bit of attention from retailers and the IT vendors who serve them.

February 21, 2014

Chico’s FAS Inc. is reportedly building a mobile shopping app for the iOS and Android platforms.

January 17, 2014

Starbucks Coffee Co. announced that it has rolled out an updated version of its mobile app for iOS which provides “added layers” of protection.

December 27, 2013

Mobile messaging provider Bulletin has released DealSiftr, a mobile dealfinder app for iOS devices.

November 26, 2013

Online sales on Monday, Nov. 26 were up nearly 12% from the equivalent Monday a year earlier. Data from the IBM Digital Analytics Holiday Benchmark shows that mobile traffic accounted for nearly 32% of all online traffic, up 42% compared to the same period last year.

October 22, 2013

Custom couponing app Photopon is releasing version 2 of its iOS app, which lets consumers select nearby deals, attach a personal photo and write a message to create a personalized coupon that can be shared through the app, email, text messages or social networking sites.

October 15, 2013

Famous Footwear free app for iPhone and Android.

October 8, 2013

MasterCard has partnered with Wired magazine to offer a one-touch shopping experience, right from their iOS device.