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June 30, 2014

Smith Micro Software has unveiled its new AniMates mobile messaging app that lets users personalize voice messages with talking characters, scenic backgrounds and voice effects.

Smith Micro Software has unveiled its new AniMates mobile messaging app that lets users personalize voice messages with talking characters, scenic backgrounds and voice effects.

Built using Smith Micro's animation software, AniMates offers a wide range of content from digital artists, allowing users to express themselves through multiple personas.

June 26, 2014

mShopper, a global mobile commerce platform provider, has launched version 4.1 of mStore. With the addition of new user-experience improvements, universal navigation, extensive use of product imagery and custom faceted search, mShopper's new mStore is set up to help online retailers drive conversions and improve sales.

mShopper, a global mobile commerce platform provider, has launched version 4.1 of mStore. With the addition of new user-experience improvements, universal navigation, extensive use of product imagery and custom faceted search, mShopper's new mStore is set up to help online retailers drive conversions and improve sales.

May 7, 2014

Manhattan Associates is releasing new mobile and transportation management solutions. The supply chain technology vendor announced the new applications at its Momentum 2014 conference in Hollywood, Florida, May 5-8.

Manhattan Associates is releasing new mobile and transportation management solutions. The supply chain technology vendor announced the new applications at its Momentum 2014 conference in Hollywood, Florida, May 5-8.

May 2, 2014

Mobile solutions provider GPShopper named Yana Vaysman to a new role overseeing a wide range of client facing implementation functions.

Mobile solutions provider GPShopper named Yana Vaysman to a new role overseeing a wide range of client facing implementation functions.

GPShopper bills itself as the leading developer of mobile solutions for retailers, and in her role as vp of solutions enablement Vaysman will be based in the company’s Chicago office. She will oversee project management as well as implementation process for all clients, enhancing customer service and facilitating collaboration between GPShopper’s account management and product development teams.

May 2, 2014

Who would argue that mobile has not been an absolutely transformative platform for retail? Communicating with consumers on a nearly 24/7 basis on a computing platform they embrace throughout their lifestyle has transformed retail marketing.

Who would argue that mobile has not been an absolutely transformative platform for retail? Communicating with consumers on a nearly 24/7 basis on a computing platform they embrace throughout their lifestyle has transformed retail marketing. E-commerce is a long ago metaphor, replaced almost entirely by m-commerce as smartphones and their larger cousin tablets overwhelm the old PC experience.

April 17, 2014

Leading online grocer FreshDirect has selected Single Touch Systems to leverage the technology-based mobile media solutions provider’s Reminder Messaging Product.

Leading online grocer FreshDirect has selected Single Touch Systems to leverage the technology-based mobile media solutions provider’s Reminder Messaging Product.

The messaging program includes implementing order status, delivery status and service notifications.

April 16, 2014

Leading B2C mobile messaging company Outspoken greatly expanded the capability of marketers to use its service this week with a major upgrade involving Apple devices.

Leading B2C mobile messaging company Outspoken greatly expanded the capability of marketers to use its service this week with a major upgrade involving Apple devices.

January 6, 2014

Spindle, a leading provider of mobile commerce solutions, has acquired Los Angeles-based Yowza!!, a leading provider of mobile couponing technology. As a result of the transaction, Spindle will integrate its MeNetwork mobile marketing services with the Yowza!! mobile couponing solution to deliver an end-to-end mobile commerce service.

Spindle, a leading provider of mobile commerce solutions, has acquired Los Angeles-based Yowza!!, a leading provider of mobile couponing technology. As a result of the transaction, Spindle will integrate its MeNetwork mobile marketing services with the Yowza!! mobile couponing solution to deliver an end-to-end mobile commerce service.

The new mobile commerce offering will have an existing user base of nearly 2 million consumer downloads, and approximately 95,000 merchant locations.

October 22, 2013

Pritzker Group Venture Capital, formerly New World Ventures, has invested $45 million in Chicago-based SMS Assist, a leading mobile and cloud-based facilities maintenance technology company.

Pritzker Group Venture Capital, formerly New World Ventures, has invested $45 million in Chicago-based SMS Assist, a leading mobile and cloud-based facilities maintenance technology company.  
 

September 27, 2013

Single Touch Systems, a technology based mobile media solutions provider, has announced that its mobile messaging volume, which is a key business metric that drives revenues, has been growing at an increasingly accelerated pace.

Single Touch Systems, a technology based mobile media solutions provider, has announced that its mobile messaging volume, which is a key business metric that drives revenues, has been growing at an increasingly accelerated pace.

Single Touch generates a portion of its operating business revenues by sending SMS text messages including reminder messages to customers of some of the largest retailers in the U.S. and U.K. Each message sent generates incremental revenues for Single Touch.

September 17, 2013

SMS Assist has appointed Michael L. McMath as VP of client services for the Chicago-based technology-driven facilities maintenance and management company.

SMS Assist has appointed Michael L. McMath as VP of client services for the Chicago-based technology-driven facilities maintenance and management company.

McMath previously held senior positions at Walmart, global aluminum producer Alcoa and multinational food and support services company Compass Group.

August 5, 2013

Small businesses are increasingly embracing mobile and social platform to improve their operational efficiency and promotion, according to the latest findings from local media consulting company BIA/Kelsey’s “Local Commerce Monitor” tracking survey.

CHANTILLY, Va. — Small businesses are increasingly embracing mobile and social platform to improve their operational efficiency and promotion, according to the latest findings from local media consulting company BIA/Kelsey’s “Local Commerce Monitor” tracking survey.

June 20, 2013

Point B, a management consulting and venture investment firm, has partnered with BusyLife Software so it can streamline its mobile commerce platform for retailers.

SEATTLE — Point B, a management consulting and venture investment firm, has partnered with BusyLife Software so it can streamline its mobile commerce platform for retailers.

June 13, 2013

The Container Store has turned to Usablenet, a mobile and multichannel technology provider, to upgrade its mobile Web site to give users a seamless mobile shopping experience.

The Container Store has turned to Usablenet, a mobile and multichannel technology provider, to upgrade its mobile Web site so the retailer can provide its customers with a seamless mobile shopping experience.

April 17, 2013

Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, a leading supplier of integrated in-store solutions, is about to make it possible for grocery shoppers to check out securely with just a single tap on their smartphones.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, a leading supplier of integrated in-store solutions, is about to make it possible for grocery shoppers to check out securely with just a single tap on their smartphones. 

February 11, 2013

With nearly two out of three* consumers using mobile devices to research products and make purchases, the adaptation to this ever changing consumer shopping behavior is more crucial than ever.

With nearly two out of three* consumers using mobile devices to research products and make purchases, the adaptation to this ever changing consumer shopping behavior is more crucial than ever. 

January 30, 2013

Revel Touch, a technology provider in the mobile commerce space, has named Joe Davis as CEO.

PALO ALTO, Calif. — Revel Touch, a technology provider in the mobile commerce space, has named Joe Davis as CEO. 

Davis previously served as president and CEO of Coremetrics (acquired by IBM) and held executive roles at Nortel, PeopleSoft and IBM. As CEO of Revel Touch, he will be responsible for driving the company’s accelerating growth.

December 7, 2011

Looking to stay on the cutting edge of mobile commerce, CVS/pharmacy has made the entire CVS.com catalog available to shoppers through its mobile site (m.cvs.com), so CVS/pharmacy customers easily can browse, order and buy products anywhere, anytime from their smartphones.

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Looking to stay on the cutting edge of mobile commerce, CVS/pharmacy has made the entire CVS.com catalog available to shoppers through its mobile site (m.cvs.com), so CVS/pharmacy customers easily can browse, order and buy products anywhere, anytime from their smartphones.

In addition, the CVS Photo mobile site features fully-optimized print ordering and purchasing with easy checkout.

July 6, 2010

Sears Holdings announced that it has been named by Acquity Group as "Overall Best-in-Class" for...