Retail Dive

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Starbucks has the most-used mobile payment app

Retailers and banks have their own mobile payment options. At least one research report from Parks Associates said that shoppers prefer mobile payment apps from retailers, and eMarketer noted that the apps allow merchants to capture valuable data about their users, while tying in loyalty features. Merchants like Walmart, Target and CVS have introduced the digital wallets. Banks that have mobile payment apps include Citibank, Chase and Wells Fargo.

From the article "Starbucks ...read more

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

How programmatic marketing continues to revolutionize media buys

Due to a lack of understanding or experience, programmatic was slow to win acceptance, and some marketers are still suspicious of it. First, they worry that programmatic only offers remnant inventory, due to its reliance on online ad exchanges where buys are made using real-time bidding (RTB).

More than one-third of (34%) of online display ads will be sold using RTB by 2017, according to projections from Parks & Associates. RTB auctions are not cut-rate, though, and not all ...read more

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