Amazon QR code catalog to be snail mailed out for holiday season shopping

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Amazon is giving holiday shoppers the chance to easily link to products via QR codes. Toys R’ Us may be long gone, but this doesn’t mean the end of toy catalogs for the holiday season. In fact, an Amazon QR code catalog called “A Holiday of Play,” may soon be mailed out to consumers across the United States. QR codes will make it easier for consumers to scan and connect to product links. While the Amazon holiday catalog will look like traditional holiday catalogs that are often mailed out around…

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QR code usage gets a solid boost through mobile retail

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As shoppers head to their smartphone as a part of their shopping journey, quick response codes play a growing role. QR code usage has been taking off at a time when it had been expected to die off by many people in the tech industry. Its affordability and ease of use has made it highly appealing as a part of retail mobile marketing strategies. This claim is supported by research results put forward by Juniper Research. Juniper now forecasts that the QR code usage by consumers is only going to…

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QR code shopping opens up for mobile supermarket experience

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A new “Smart Store” booth has opened in one of India’s biggest cities, allowing purchases with quick response code scans. A new form of QR code shopping has launched in India, letting consumers scan barcodes to purchase certain non-perishable staple food items from a booth. The new interactive booths have opened in three busy Metro stations located in Bengaluru. This lets commuters do a bit of QR code shopping on their way from one location to another. They can, for instance, pick up rice, grains or pulses on their way…

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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 bring farmers and shoppers together

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By way of a new initiative, quick response codes will let consumers learn more about where their produce comes from. A new initiative based on QR codes has now been launched by a farmers’ group in Western Australia, which has been designed to help shoppers to use their smartphones in order to learn more about the produce that they are purchasing and serving to their families. These quick response codes will start to be applied to many different types of supermarket products. Among the types of product that will soon…

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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

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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 are engaging retail consumers

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Companies are discovering that their customers are enjoying an enriched experience through barcode scans. The black and white squares that make up QR codes have been called everything from ugly to funky and from vital to useless, but if there is one thing for certain, data is consistently revealing that consumers are scanning on an increasing basis. Retailers are finding that when they apply the barcodes properly, it can enhance the experience they provide. This is because the retailers can take advantage of the fact that consumers are now recognizing…

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QR codes based market thrives in China

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A shopping experience that involves scanning barcodes to make a purchases has taken off. The first QR code store in the Zhejiang province of China’s capital, Hangzhou, is proving to be an extremely profitable and popular experience, as consumers flock to shop in this unique shop. The items in the store each have their own unique barcode that allows them to be purchased. Each of the physical store’s display items has its own unique QR codes that consumers can scan so that they can order the products and then pay…

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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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