April 28, 2015

On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina is partnering with NCR Corp. to offer mobile payment at all of its corporate restaurants.

March 31, 2015

If there was ever any doubt of mobile’s essential role to retail success, the most recent holiday shopping season should put that to bed. Last year, more than 40% of all Cyber Monday sales came from mobile devices. In fact, Amazon stated that almost 60% of its customers shopped via mobile during the 2014 holiday season, with total U.S. sales from its app doubling from 2013.

February 10, 2015

The Home Depot is prepping for spring, traditionally its busiest selling season, with 80,000 new hires and by rolling out the latest mobile technology to better serve customers.

December 22, 2014

As the retail industry enters the home stretch of the holiday season, it’s a fitting time to think about not just the gifts your customers are giving their loved ones, but gifts you can give your customers. 

November 26, 2014

High expectations are the key to everything. Take mobile for example. Apps from Starbucks, Uber, Netflix, and Apple have all made outstanding digital experiences expected and commonplace. Finally, customers have a taste of products and services that work the way they should, effectively reprogramming consumer expectations for all digital experiences.

October 24, 2014

Consumers have embraced the use of mobile devices for shopping, but are less than fully satisfied with the current mobile retail experience. 

September 16, 2014

Subway announced that it will launch NFC-based mobile payments nationwide on Oct. 1 with Softcard, the mobile commerce joint venture created by AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA, Inc. and Verizon Wireless.

August 15, 2014

When retail sales representatives demonstrate cell phone or tablet service and features to wireless customers prior to purchase, satisfaction improves considerably and the propensity to visit the same retailer again double.

June 19, 2014

T-Mobile US Inc. is introducing "T-Mobile Test Drive," a program that lets people receive an iPhone 5s and unlimited nationwide service to take T-Mobile's network for a seven-day free trial.

November 14, 2013

Isis, the mobile commerce joint venture created by AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA, Inc. and Verizon Wireless, today released the latest version of the Isis Mobile Wallet.

July 10, 2013

By Greg Henry, DecisionPoint Systems Inc.

May 2, 2013

It's no secret that consumers are adopting mobile technology at a breakneck pace and integrating it into every part of their lives, including shopping. But while the retail industry generally understands that mobile technology CAN add significant value to both the customer experience and their own bottom line, it may not exactly know HOW or WHY this is the case.

November 26, 2012

Houston claimed the top spot for the second year in a row, followed by Seattle and San Francisco, in a ranking of the most mobile shopping savvy cities in the United States.

August 8, 2012

Mobile payments took another step forward with the announcement that Starbucks Coffee Co. has entered into a partnership with Square, a mobile-payment start-up.

June 27, 2012

TruConnect Mobile announced that Walmart is now the exclusive provider of its prepaid mobile broadband service Internet on the Go, powered by the MiFi 2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot.

May 16, 2012

Isis, the mobile commerce joint venture created by AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless, announced that Aeropostale, Champs Sports, Dillard’s, Foot Locker, Jamba Juice and Macy’s are among the first national merchants to join with Isis in advancing mobile commerce.

October 27, 2011

The third annual Mobile Audit, released Thursday by e-commerce and digital marketing company Acquity Group, found that mobile adoption is on the rise.

October 3, 2011

Walmart and T-Mobile USA, Inc. announced Monday that T-Mobile will launch a $30 unlimited web and text monthly 4G prepaid service plan to be sold exclusively in-store at more than 2,200 Walmart stores and online at Walmart.com and T-Mobile.com.

September 30, 2011

T-Mobile is rolling out a new design to nearly 400 stores across the country. The new format, which the company adopted from parent company Deutsche Telekom AG, has a streamlined, ultra-modern look, and includes a variety of service options, from standing counters on the sales floor for quick transactions to more private individual service desks where customers can meet with sales associates.

September 29, 2011

Epay, a division of electronic payments provider Euronet Worldwide, said Thursday it has forged an exclusive agreement to process prepaid mobile airtime transactions in the independent retail segment for Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile USA and Assurance Wireless.

September 29, 2011

T-Mobile USA announced Thursday the rollout of a new global design for nearly 400 new and remodeled stores across the country.

January 24, 2011

RadioShack said Monday its chairman and CEO Julian Day is leaving and announced disappointing fourth-quarter guidance.

November 16, 2010

Portrait Software, a provider of customer interaction optimization software and now a part of Pitney Bowes Business Insight, announced Tuesday that T-Mobile Austria has selected Portrait Uplift Optimizer following a successful trial that demonstrated improved customer retention and reduced costs, compared with previous approaches.

November 3, 2010

In 2009, news headlines suggested shake-ups at T-Mobile—but not of a negative nature.