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Topic: mobile commerce

Big-Box Stores Like Target Think These New Apps Can Defeat Amazon

Can they stop the showrooming monster?

Not so long ago, retailers struggled mightily to direct shoppers away from browsers and over to their newfangled branded apps without much success. This holiday season, however, might prove to…

This Kate Spade Store Is Still Being Built, but You Can Shop Online Right at the Construction Site

Also serves up personalized digital content

Brick-and-mortar stores almost always seem to be under construction or renovating, but why should that stop consumers from shopping? Kate Spade will open a new store at The Mall at…

EBay and PayPal Will Part Ways in 2015

Split is intended to boost opportunities and revenue

After a strategic review, eBay has announced plans to spin off PayPal as a separate business in 2015. The e-commerce giant's board of directors is touting the separation as a…

Square Pitches Digital Booking Service to SMBs

And continues to diversify services

Square today took another step toward diversification, debuting a booking service called Square Appointments that's aimed at small-and-medium-sized businesses such as salons and personal trainers. SMBs can implement a booking button…

Mobile Gaming Ad Network Chartboost Raises $19 Million

Launching in-app commerce product this year

Over the past two years, Chartboost has built its own business by helping mobile game developers run ads in each others’ games to attract players and revenue. That business can…

Starbucks Orders Double Shot of Square

Coffee giant grows partnership with Jack Dorsey's startup

Starbucks is selling Square's mobile card readers for $10 in the coffee retail giant's 7,000 locations nationwide, extending the companies' budding partnership. The readers let users accept credit and debit…

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