Have you ever walked into a store, looked at something you might buy, and then completed the purchase later online? Or browsed on your phone from the couch, only to buy in-store? Shopkick is hoping to capitalize on both situations.
Shopping apps are like InMarket’s Checkpoints apps are becoming powerful discovery tools for brands looking to get the word out on their products. InMarket said 50 percent of its users discovered new products using the Checkpoints app in the fourth quarter last year.
Shopkick started putting all the pieces together with its location-based shopping app last year, helping retailers not only drive foot traffic and engagement, but also incentivizing purchases. The company said retailers and brand partners generated more than $110 million in revenue in 2011.
Mobile shopping reward app Shopkick is realizing its full potential by tying into Visa’s payment processing network, helping close the loop on transactions and providing new incentives for users to make purchases. Users will now get rewarded not just for visiting a store but buying products.
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Shopkick, a location-based deals and reward shopping app, is going local, offering merchants free hardware that integrates with its loyalty service. In a deal with Shopkick investor Citi, the company is offering free installation of Shopkick signal boxes at 1,000 stores owned by local merchants.
Shopkick is taking its audio check-in technology to television in a new deal with the CW that will allow Shopkick users to unlock deals when they use their app during commercials. The partnership shows how Shopkick can help brands connect their broadcast commercials to local transactions.
Appcelerator, which makes the Titanium mobile development platform, is working with PayPal to enable a potential deluge of mobile commerce apps from merchants looking to connect with smartphone savvy customers. The new product, called Titanium+Commerce, will enable many of the hottest ideas in mobile shopping.