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Topic: Walgreens

This Year's 10 Biggest Shifts, Shake-Ups and Surprises in Mobile Marketing

For social giants and brands alike, everything changed in 2014

Fueled by new ad formats and acquisitions from Facebook, Twitter and brands, mobile marketing finally began to step up to its potential this year. From messaging and video to ultra-targeted ads…

34 Places Where You Can Start Using Your iPhone to Buy Stuff

McDonald's, Macy's, Disney World accept Apple Pay

So Apple’s best lineup of gadgets is out and its next big business is ready for launch—Apple Pay. The mobile payments service launches Monday and today Apple revealed a list…

Now You Can Get In on the Facebook Ad Network That Made Millions for the Kardashian Game

Rolls out to all

Facebook is taking the wraps off its mobile ad network after saying the early results helped lead to big gains for apps like Shazam and game makers like Glu Mobile,…

One Push Notification Too Many Will Make Consumers Delete Your iBeacon App

Message overload happens quickly

A new marketing menace is emerging with the explosion in iBeacon technology: message overload. Almost every retailer and brand is starting to test the new location-aware sensors known as beacons,…

Everything Marketers Need to Know About Apple's New iPhones and Watch

Don't annoy users with notifications, and other tips

Marketers already are coming up with ways to use Apple's large-screen phones and small-screen watches, which were unveiled today in San Francisco. Apple's annual device launch featured the new iPhone…

Why Walgreens Bets on New York to Test Digital

3 pilot programs indicate big plans

Over the past couple of years, Walgreens set up its 250 New York Duane Reade locations to test small digital programs to determine which should be rolled out nationally. Duane…

Quirky Is Selling Air Conditioners Through Weather Alerts

Claims high email, text message open rates

East Coasters may have seen advertisements for air conditioners popping up in their daily weather reports recently, thanks to a new partnership between Quirky (a New York-based company that helps…

Beyond the Grocery Smart Cart, the iBeacon Beckons

New technologies promise no-register checkout and smartphone coupons

Despite e-commerce’s surge, some 90 percent of what people buy still comes out of brick-and-mortar stores. And when it comes to consumer-packaged goods, that figure is even higher. A recent…

Trouble Brews Over the Viewability of Digital Ads

Publishers wary of increased scrutiny by brands

The Media Rating Council (MRC) recently lifted its 18-month-old advisory against selling digital ads based on whether they are measurably viewed by consumers. It’s a move that will likely reshape…

Conservative Christian Activists Have Some Major Brands in Their Sights

Which companies are rated the least and most holy?

Not every brand, it appears, will get through the pearly gates. After flexing their influence with respect to entertainment content—backing Phil Robertson of A&E’s Duck Dynasty after his anti-gay comments and…

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