August 17, 2012

Dunkin Brands said it has launched its first-ever mobile app for payment and gifting purposes.

April 9, 2012

Sephora unveiled its social and mobile makeover, which includes a new personalized web experience, new mobile website, iPhone app and iOS devices in over 100 stores.

March 13, 2012

Outdoor gear and apparel retailer Moosejaw said that it has adopted the Linea-pro from Infinite Peripherals, in conjunction with Apple iPod touch 4th generation devices, to perform customer checkout from anywhere in its stores.

March 1, 2012

Neiman Marcus said that it is testing a new iPhone-only app that allows customers to interact directly with their sales associates.

February 9, 2012

Apple Inc. and Sam’s Club are in early discussions to expand their partnership, possibly by adding in-store Apple shops in select Sam’s locations, according to a report on 9to5Mac, a website for Apple enthusiasts.

January 10, 2012

Daily Systems said that college bookstore chain Nebraska Book Co. has implemented its iAPS payment sled for iPhone and iPod touch, which will enable NBC to sell merchandise in seasonal pop-up stores that are set up close to the dorms in the beginning of the semester.

January 3, 2012

Sears has given store associates more than 5,000 Apple iPads and 11,000 iPod touches to track inventory and customer orders, Lou D’Ambrosio, CEO, Sears Holdings Corp., said in a Bloomberg report.

November 28, 2011

Holiday shoppers were hunting for big screen televisions, LeapFrogs, Angry Birds and anything with an “i” in its name this weekend, according to an analysis of online search behavior conducted by the price comparison website

November 18, 2011

CVS/pharmacy announced it has enhanced shopping and prescription refill functionality for its mobile site (, as well as iPhone and Android apps for on-the-go customers.

October 13, 2011

Sears Holdings has begun the staged roll out of Apple iPads and Apple iPod Touch devices, starting with nearly 450 stores nationwide.

October 4, 2011

New York — More than four million tablets will be used in retail by 2015, according to IHL Group. The group’s new report, “Mobility: A Gutenberg Moment for Retail, A Threat to POS,” has forecasts for rugged handhelds, consumer handhelds (i.e., iPhones, iPod Touch), and tablet computers to be used at store level from now until 2015 in North America.

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October 3, 2011

The Orvis Company has launched iPhone and Android rich apps powered by mobile commerce provider Digby.

September 21, 2011

Domino's Pizza announced that at after just three months since its launch, the new Domino's App for iPhone and iPod touch has achieved $1 million in sales over a single week.

August 31, 2011

Lowe’s said Wednesday it has launched a home improvement app for iPhone and iPod, now available on the App Store.

June 14, 2011

Grocery Shopping Network announced Tuesday the launch of a new mobile apps program for Coborn’s and Cashwise stores.

April 21, 2011

Apple reported a record second-quarter net profit of $5.99 billion, or $6.40 per diluted share, and revenue of $24.67 billion, thanks to strong sales in Macs, iPhones and iPads.

December 23, 2010

Food Lion has unveiled a new mobile app that puts its stores right at customers' fingertips.

October 3, 2010

Golfsmith, the nation’s largest golf retailer, has announced the launch of a customized mobile iPhone/iPod...

September 6, 2010

ShopRite said it has introduced a tool that is the first mobile phone app on...

August 25, 2010

OfficeMax said Thursday it has introduced a free app for the iPhone on Apple's App...

June 21, 2010

Urban Outfitters said Tuesday it has selected Austin-based Starmount to develop an in-store mobile point-of-sale...

February 28, 2010

Online grocer FreshDirect has launched a free mobile application for iPhone and iPod Touch users...

December 31, 2008

Mobile-commerce is expected to be a hot topic among retailers in 2009, and all...

November 4, 2008

Apple announced that Tony Fadell, an executive in charge of the company's iPod division, is...