Harris+Hoole find success in the mobile commerce space

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Harris+Hoole app facilitated more than 200,000 transactions since its launch in June Harris+Hoole, a coffee chain backed by retail giant Tesco, has found significant success in its mobile commerce efforts. Earlier this year, the company launched its own mobile payments application. Since its launch, the app has been downloaded more than 22,000 times in the United Kingdom and has facilitated more than 200,000 mobile transactions. This success could spur the company to place more focus on the mobile space in order to engage consumers more effectively. Mobile payments are becoming…

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Tesco begins testing PowaTag mobile payments app

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New test aims to see how PowaTag can engage mobile consumers visiting Tesco Tesco, the UK supermarket giant, has launched a one-week test of new mobile payments technology from Powa. The retailer will be using the PowaTag application in order to facilitate mobile transactions from customers. Tesco has become very interested in mobile commerce in recent years and was one of the first in the UK to experiment with “pop-up” stores. These stores use QR codes to sell products to consumers using mobile devices. App can scan QR codes and…

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Mobile payments app to be tested out by Tesco

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The company will be running a trial of the PowaTag mobile app at its Soho store on Dean Street. Tesco has revealed that it running a trial of the mobile payments app called PowaTag for the first time in order to enhance its strategy to be able to improve the speed of its lunchtime rush experience. This grocery store giant is working with the mobile app in order to trial the payments experience and speed. The trial will be running in the Soho area of London for a week at…

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Mobile commerce sees explosive growth in the UK

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UK mobile sales grow significantly over the 2013 holiday season Mobile sales are experiencing explosive growth in the United Kingdom, according to a new report from the British Retail Consortium and KPMG. The report shows that traditional brick and mortar stores, such as Tesco, have experienced lackluster sales over the holiday season of 2013. Physical stores saw fewer customers throughout that time, while online stores, such as Next, experienced a great deal of traffic from consumers using mobile devices. Notably, online merchants managed to take advantage of the hype surrounding…

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QR codes and augmented reality enhance Tesco Christmas display

Tesco qr codes and augmented reality

This unique combination of quick response codes and mobile technology brings added features to shoppers. Tesco has now added the next element to its mobile friendly shopping experience by introducing an interactive Christmas window display that uses QR codes and augmented reality to allow shoppers to be able to use their smartphones and tablets to browse, shop, and simply enjoy their time at the store. This is not the company’s first foray into the mobile sphere, as it had even introduced its own tablet. Tesco brought its Hudl Tablet to…

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