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  • WalMart Making Changes To In-Store Management To Boost Efficiency
    WalMart Making Changes To In-Store Management To Boost Efficiency

    Some in-store management roles to be eliminated to improve shopper service.

  •  Foot Locker, Caribou Coffee And Supercuts Launch Apps
    Foot Locker, Caribou Coffee And Supercuts Launch Apps

    The invention of the mobile app opened a whole new world of possibility for retailers, who are now able to bring elements of the customer experience right to the palm of a consumer's hand. Some retailers adapted the technology immediately, and integrated digital apps into their loyalty programs, or added the ability to access store information and request services on the apps.

  • Amazon May Soon Accept PayPal
    Amazon May Soon Accept PayPal

    An eBay company since 2002, PayPal has never been accepted as a valid form of payment on Amazon. The online marketplace site has long viewed itself as a competitor to Amazon, particularly as enters into agreements for retailers such as Target to sell their merchandise on eBay.

  • Sprint Tests Home Delivery Service
    Sprint Tests Home Delivery Service

    Wireless carrier companies are often trying new promotions to get subscribers to switch to their service, but Sprint is bringing the store to the customers. The wireless retailer is going to begin testing a home delivery service, called Direct 2 You, for smartphones.

  • Survey Says Mobile Payment Interest Increasing
    Survey Says Mobile Payment Interest Increasing

    Since its launch six months ago, Apple Pay has been gaining ground on PayPal, according to a new survey by 451 Research, the results of which were announced this week. The survey was conducted in March, and featured 4,168 primarily North American respondents. 451 Research examined several factors in the survey, including perspective on security, customer satisfaction, and usage of Apple Pay.

  • New Report Tells Retailers, “Value Your Customers, And They Will Value You Back.”
    New Report Tells Retailers, “Value Your Customers, And They Will Value You Back.”

    2015 Customer Experience Trends Report reveals customer experience best practices.

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