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eBay Reports 233% Growth in Mobile Sales

This weeks sign of the times has to be the news that eBay saw their sales via mobile devices rise from $600mm to over $2b in 2010. The apps, which are available for the iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Windows Phone … Continue reading

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Google Rounding Out Mobile Strategy With Stealth Startup

It was announced this week that Google acquired Zetawire, a Toronto-based mobile payments-focused startup, in August. This is important and revealing news for anyone trying to understand the long-term mobile strategy for the Silicon Valley search engine behemoth. It’s widely … Continue reading

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iPhone Organizes Customer Loyalty Cards with scanaroo App

iPhone owners with $.99 can now consolidate all of their loyalty, membership and insurance cards in one place – their smartphones. Scanaroo is available in the iTunes Store and lets users shed the majority of the plastic cards in their … Continue reading

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Product Recall Automation and Customer Loyalty

Two pieces of news the other day caught our eye. First, Kroger reported strong quarterly earnings by “focusing on service to keep its current customers instead of slashing prices to attract new ones”  – a core business philosophy we heartily endorse. … Continue reading

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Upscale Restaurants Taking Wine Lists to the iPad

The latest iPad-inspired trend? A number of restaurants, including Bone’s in Atlanta have now started to publish their wine lists on the popular Apple gadget. This not only allows diners to scroll through the available selection, but more importantly to … Continue reading

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Meijer "Find It" App Introduces New Shopping Era

Meijer has now joined the ranks of Android Application developers with its release of “Find It”. Functionality includes a map of the store layout, locations of various sale items, promotion details and even the ability to locate your car in … Continue reading

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"Google Me" Poised to Take Down Facebook?

The unprecedented success of Facebook in the social media space has seen plenty of would-be competitors fall by the wayside, most notable Myspace. It now appears that the California-based “nerdopolis” known as Google is preparing to challenge the social media … Continue reading

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