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Will iPhones replace cash registers?


by Sam Narisi

There’s a new product that turns smartphones into mobile credit card readers – and it’s catching on among retailers. 

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Is this the end of shopping with cash?


by Penelope Miller

If one mobile start-up has its way, folks will no longer pay for products in cash – they’ll just say their names.

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Retailers scramble to go mobile


by Penelope Miller

Roughly 2% of all retail sales are mobile, with customers clicking “buy” on smartphones. But why is that number so low?

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Top 5 leaders in social retailing


by Renee Cocchi

Virtually all retailers at this point in time are involved with Facebook, Twitter or mobile apps. But some companies are much better at social retailing than most. Find out who is sitting in the No. 1 seat!

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Hungry? Grab your iPad and hit the grocery store


by Penelope Miller

The latest retailer to go mobile? A grocery store.

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Visa cardholders get special app just for them!


by Renee Cocchi

Everything these days is about making things easier for the consumer so they’ll buy more. Visa, Inc., knows this, which is why it created a free mobile app for its cardholders.

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First mass-discount retailer to jump on shopkick bandwagon


by Renee Cocchi

Shopkick, a location-based shopping app and rewards platform, just signed on its first mass-discount retailer. Who is it?

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Retailer offers its Wish Book gift guide on multiple platforms


by Renee Cocchi

Famous for its holiday Wish Book gift guide, Sears is taking it to a new level to make shopping easier for consumers. Its strategy may work for your company, too.

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Amazon eyes bigger sales with new iPhone barcode scanner


by Penelope Miller

One retailer is hoping a new iPhone app will drive up sales – and in a way you might never have imagined.

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