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Shopkick blows past 15M users

Shopping app shopkick now has more than 15 million users globally, and has doubled its user base in just one year.

Allrecipes new mobile site creates food-focused social network

Allrecipes has launched a new responsive website designed as a food-focused social network for mobile users, with potentially big implications for grocery retailers.

The strategy behind Target's digital transformation

As the lines between online and the physical store continue to blur, the future is the digital store, typified by Target's successful digital, in-store strategy.

Beacons beam content from Elle's September issue inside stores

Elle magazine is partnering with brick-and-mortar retailers in a beacon-enabled promotion, making its September issue more shoppable.

Target digital sales rise 30%

Target has spent much of the past year focused on growing its mobile and digital presence with new features and app enhancements, combined with an emphasis on core product categories. It's a year that is now bearing fruit.

Walgreens app drives 5.3M store visits weekly

Walgreens unveiled a redesigned mobile app with new features, including advanced proximity messaging.

Macy's tests mobile-enhanced dressing rooms

Macy's has refitted two department stores in a Manhattan Beach, California, with new technology that lets shoppers see every item on a mannequin, scan a tag with a mobile device, and have the selected size and color delivered to the dressing room.

Target expands curbside pickup

Target has expanded the curbside pickup program to 10 new locations in the New York and New Jersey area. Until now, Curbside has only been available at 11 stores in the San Francisco Bay area.

Kohl's mobile wallet now 30% of mobile traffic

Kohl's seeing big gains from its burgeoning mobile wallet and loyalty program—and plans for a bigger marketing push and expansion leading into the holiday season. Roughly 30 percent of Kohl's mobile traffic is related to use of its mobile wallet.

County Market turns on beacons in 44 stores

Niemann Foods rolled out beacons in its County Market grocery stores following a successful test. The new technology is now deployed in all 44 locations.