Is Google Glass ready for the mass market?

Google hosted a one-day sale, making the still-in-beta product available to the public for $1,500. As FierceMobileRetail's sister publication FierceRetail reported, Google sold out of the white, or "cotton" colored, Glass in mere hours and filled up all available spots in its "explorer" program of testers.

Barney's new app exclusively for iPad

Barney's New York has officially launched a mobile app exclusively for the iPad. The retailer's iPad app features exclusive content integrated into the site, providing additional information on products. New functions and features also include a personal shopping scheduling tool, something Barney's claims is the first of its kind for a luxury retailer.

Mobile grocery shoppers say 'show me the discount'

There has been a good amount of debate as to what drives mobile user engagement. Is it interactive elements, coupons or geo-location? Or features that help speed the shopping or checkout process? It's all of the above, according to a new survey from Catalina. Savings and efficiency are what motivates mobile shoppers, at least in the grocery segment.

Gap to make $300 million digital investment

Gap is making a $300 million investment in digital as the retailer builds out omnichannel capabilities and focuses on responsive design.

7-Eleven hosts 'Pizza for Life' mobile sweepstakes

7-Eleven is amping up mobile with a new promotion that offers app users the chance to win a lifetime of free pizza. Entries are offered exclusively on the retailer's mobile app.


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