Beijing QR codes offer new Mobike models

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That city and Shanghai have both launched a series of new options for the public sharing bicycles. Mobike has now announced that its Shanghai and Beijing QR codes will let riders enjoy a new series of bike models. These red and silver public sharing bicycles have been simultaneously released. The goal is to encourage a larger part of the Chinese population to use bicycles within large cities. There has been a notable growth in the number of users taking up cycling in large cities in the country. This has allowed…

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QR codes based strategy launched by Alibaba

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Quick response codes are being used at the center of the new Mashang Tao unveiling. Alibaba Group, the massive Chinese e-commerce company, has just announced the official launch of its business strategy, called Mashang Tao, and at the center of it is a platform based on QR codes. The strategy is designed to boost the integration of quick response codes into the overall Alibaba experience. The company has launched its merchant platform using QR codes to integrate those barcodes into the Alibaba Group family of e-commerce websites. This strategy is…

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QR codes turn newspapers into shopping malls

Newspapers QR Codes

Alibaba is using quick response codes to make purchases through printed ads. The massive online and mobile commerce giant, Alibaba, has now announced that it is partnering with a number of different media outlets in order to launch a shopping program based on scanning QR codes. This will allow consumers to be able to buy the products that they see in printed advertisements. The Chinese e- and m-commerce company is giving readers the chance to scan QR codes when they see products that they like. This will direct them to…

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QR codes assisted in buying July 4 fireworks

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Links accessed through quick response barcodes assisted in making shows at home easier to build. After working for hours to add QR codes to the products at the Fireworks Frenzy store in Clearfield, Utah, Brian Nelson made it much easier for locals to be able to purchase the products that they would need to design and create a spectacular show at home. Scanning the barcodes allowed customers to see what the product would look like before purchasing it. According to Nelson, some consumers have spent a great deal of time…

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QR codes are used, but not for purchasing

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A new study conducted in the U.K. and Japan has shown that the barcodes are being scanned but not to buy. The results of a Euromonitor retail technology survey have just been released and they have shown that while QR codes are being scanned by consumers, they are not being used for shopping. The study included the participation of consumers in fifteen different markets. Beyond the use of QR codes, it identified a number of mobile commerce trends. It indicated that consumers in the United Kingdom and in Japan have…

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QR codes may help save print

QR Codes Used in poetry and books

QR codes could be a useful tool to the print industry It is no secret that the print industry has struggled in the advent of technology. The Internet has made it exceedingly easier for consumers to get their hands on various forms of media they might find interesting. Mobile technology has put excessive strain on books, newspapers, and magazines as these traditional forms of media struggle to connect with consumers that are tethered to smartphones and tablets. What has been a major thorn in the side of the print industry…

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QR codes may be dethroned by SnapTags

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SnapTags may serve as a powerful alternative to QR codes Despite criticism regarding their appearance, QR codes remain a powerful tool in the realm of marketing. Advertisers have shown favor for QR codes because of the codes’ ability to connect with consumers in a dynamic fashion. The codes are particularly effective at catching the attention of mobile consumers, those that use their mobile devices heavily in their daily lives. For many advertisers, and consumers, QR codes still represent a visual oddity, which can often impair their performance. As such, advertisers…

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Hointer leverages QR codes to sell jeans

QR Codes shopping for men

Hointer brings QR codes to men’s fashion Hointer, a new tech-savvy clothing retailer, has opened its first branch in Seattle, Washington. The store caters to men’s fashion by selling a wide variety of jeans. While the opening of a new clothing store is rarely a noteworthy event, Hointer is significantly different from traditional retailers. The store in Seattle has no checkout stands, no cash registers, no sales associates, and only one pair of jeans for every brand that the store represents. Retailer uses QR codes to sell products Hointer is…

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QR codes used to target male consumers

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Hointer has announced that smartphone barcodes will help men to shop more easily. An apparel company in Seattle has seen the use of QR codes as an opportunity to help to overcome the struggle many men face with their dislike for shopping and for finding it inconvenient. The company has applied the smartphone friendly barcodes to help make it easy to buy jeans. The store is called Hointer and they have prioritized the male consumer as they represent a very important demographic of shoppers that is being under targeted. The…

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QR code technology from QRwave makes significant impact on mobile commerce

QR Code inventory system

B2B is benefiting from the boost that this gives to the ordering process. QRwave is making a splash in the streamlining of the B2B ordering process by using its QR code technology in a combination of web service and a mobile commerce app. This allows authorized employees to place orders simply by scanning a barcode for the desired item. The mobile commerce QR code app is able to communicate with the existing ordering systems for user authentication, access to custom pricing, shipping and handling charges, and submitting orders to be…

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