Walgreens customer experience to receive boost from Zebra mobile computers

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One of the US’ largest drugstore chains is transforming its customers’ shopping experience. Walgreens has partnered with Zebra Technologies to bring Zebra mobile computers to its workers and customers to both enhance customer experience and improve worker productivity. The goal is to bridge the gap between the digital and physical store experience. Store associates equipped with the latest technology improve the overall shopping experience. Zebra’s 11th annual Global Shopper Study revealed that 55% of surveyed shoppers and 74% of retail store associates believe that store associates who are equipped with…

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Mobile wallet transactions have doubled at Walgreens thanks to Apple Pay

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The iPhone based payments service has accounted for half of all of the tap to pay purchases made at McDonald’s. Despite a great deal of controversy that was made in some of the largest retailers across the country, the Apple Pay mobile wallet has still kept its position in a number of retail stores in the United States since it was first launched on October, 20, but there has yet to be any real evidence as to whether or not it should be considered to be a success. Recent figures…

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Apple Pay may have a major impact on the NFC technology market

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New mobile payments service is causing the NFC market to surge Apple Pay has been launched and it has already manage to cause a stir in the mobile payments space. The launch of the new service has been supported by a wide range of retailers, all of whom have shown strong interest in the mobile space. While Apple has succeeded in drawing more attention to mobile shopping and payments, the company’s new service may have an unintended effect on the NFC market. NFC is gaining more attention, thanks to Apple…

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Augmented reality pilot to boost Walgreens customer loyalty

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The company is working AR technology into its current app for a unique new consumer experience. Walgreens has now announced that it will be using augmented reality to help customers to be able to better navigate their store shelves in order to be able to more easily find everything that they have on their shopping lists. The feature is being piloted as a potential addition to its mobile app to allow smartphones to guide customers in-store. In order to use the augmented reality, the Walgreens loyalty app partner, Aisle411, is…

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Mobile commerce strategy at Walgreen’s attracting industry attention

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While some feel that the effort is a tremendous one in this channel, others are expressing their doubts. Walgreen is a company that is known for its regular and continuous innovation, and its mobile commerce strategy is now attracting attention from those in the industry who are seeking to decide whether the company has upheld its reputation over this channel, as well. This company invented the malted milkshake in 1922 and has been introducing firsts since then. The innovations have continued at Walgreen as self service shopping was introduced, replacing…

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Mhealth strategy details for Walgreens announced

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The announcement was made at a mobile commerce summit in front of a number of major retailers. As the use of smartphones and tablets continues to evolve, so do mhealth services and programs, and in that light, Walgreens has now announced the details of its upcoming mobile strategy. The annual summit was the venue for several announcements, but it was a considerable one for the health industry. This was the third year for the event and Walgreens took the opportunity to let the world know that it is moving at…

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Forrester names some of the top brands for their mobile experiences

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Though mobile does allow smartphone and tablet users access to the web, mobile has a great deal more to it than that, as it provides companies and brands with the chance to build next-generation experiences for consumers and add to the potential for convenience. Brands are able to engage their clients and form deep relationships that will continue over the long-term, assuming that they have performed in an innovative and contextual manner that uses the power of the technology to develop the type of experience that the user will find…

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Businesses are moving in on mobile payments market

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A number of well recognized companies, as well as smaller businesses that are far less well known, are now vying to become the head of the practical mobile payment marketplace. According to research director for commercial banking and payments, Andy Schmidt, from TowerGroup, “The promise of the mobile wallet is you’ll be able to manage your entire financial life from a single device.” One of the major players in the mobile payment game has been Google, right from the start. In May, it unveiled its test pilot for Google Wallet.…

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