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July 16, 2014

The revelation that IBM and Apple would be working together on a new range of mobile solutions is a huge development in its own right, but the landmark deal also promises to have a wide-ranging impact on the retail industry.

April 22, 2014

Barneys New York has launched an iPad app that offers consumers improved shopping functionality as well as relevant and exclusive content.

March 6, 2014

Oscar Mayer is giving bacon lovers a reason to wake up early. The brand has unveiled the first-ever iOS device that wakes people up with the smell of bacon. The device, called Wake Up & Smell the Bacon, syncs with the Oscar Mayer Wake Up & Smell the Bacon iPhone app to emit the scent and sound of sizzling bacon when the rooster crows.

January 27, 2014

Shoppers still love Apple products, as evidenced by record unit sales for the iPhone and iPad.

November 19, 2013

Online eyewear retailer glasses.com is launching its virtual try-on app for iPhone and iPod touch devices. The glasses.com virtual try-on app launched this past July for iPad.

October 28, 2013

Apple sold nearly seven million more iPhones during its fourth quarter, but total revenue growth was up only 4.2% and profits were below prior year levels.

October 8, 2013

MasterCard has teamed up with Wired magazine to offer a one-touch shopping experience, right from its iOS device. This “in-content purchasing” concept allows consumers to buy the products they are reading about directly from advertising or editorial content, without ever leaving the page itself.

September 19, 2013

Macy’s is an exclusive launch partner for Apple’s new iAd-supported streaming radio service, iTunes radio, as part of the retailer’s omnichannel marketing strategy.

September 6, 2013

Retail sales associates just became obsolete. We don’t need them anymore. Like travel agents, technology has made them an endangered occupation. I witnessed this paradigm shift in a small hotel ballroom in Portland, Ore., where Storycode, an app development thought leader, demonstrated a sales enablement iPad app built for Nike.

September 3, 2013

The world’s largest digital coupon marketplace, RetailMeNot.com, has introduced new functionality and platform integration capabilities to its popular service with the launch of version 3.0 of its iOS and Android coupons app.

July 24, 2013

Just two months after Groupon launched its free Breadcrumb iPad point-of-sale app, the company has announced major additions aimed to provide local businesses with a pre-built, customizable experience adapted to their specific industry.

June 17, 2013

PayAnywhere, a provider of mobile point of sale technology, has launched an upgraded version of its mPOS app for iOS and revamped its merchant portal PayAnywhere Inside.

March 22, 2013

Coupon publisher News America Marketing has expanded its mobile application to the iPhone following last year’s introduction on the iPad.

February 27, 2013

Amazon.com announced that its Amazon Cloud Player app for iPad and the iPad mini is now available in the Apple App Store.

November 19, 2012

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores has launched a mobile-optimized version of Joann.com, m.joann.com, to facilitate shopping for smartphone users just in time for the holiday shopping season.

October 30, 2012

Sears Canada said Tuesday it has debuted a permanent shoppable iPad application for its Wish Book catalog after a temporary launch for the 2011 holiday shopping season.

November 30, 2011

Staples has launched a new iPhone app that allows customers to access the best of what the company has to offer, whether in store or online.

November 9, 2011

Walmart is looking to offer shoppers ways to access Walmart both in-store and online with the launch of new mobile applications for iPhone and iPad devices.

October 14, 2011

Sears Holdings has begun the staged roll out of Apple iPads and Apple iPod Touch devices, starting with nearly 450 stores nationwide. The move is designed enhance the relationship between customers and associates while improving the overall in-store shopping experience, Sears said.

October 12, 2011

Customers looking to get their hands on the new iPhone 4S can trade in their old versions for special trade-in values at more than 1,400 Target stores nationwide.

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 28, 2011

Delhaize-owned Bloom announced that it has launched a free app for iPhone, iPad and iPod users.

June 15, 2011

Hasbro announced that it has partnered with Ruckus Media to release the “Chuck and Friends: Friends for the Long Haul” storybook application available through the iTunes App Store for Apple’s iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

February 9, 2011

Walmart announced that iPhone 4 on the Verizon Wireless network will be available in select Walmart stores starting Feb. 10.

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