Western Independent Bankers, a professional organization for community banks, is debuting an online store to allow small banks to try out and brand financial technology applications, usually the purview of the bigger banks with which they compete.
Marriott Rewards members can access a newly redesigned Marriott Mobile application, which is now offered in five languages and touts personalized digital features including custom travel content and expanded Mobile Key capabilities.
Chase Pay has it sights set on on-the-move customers in its latest partnerships with HMSHost, a food and beverage provider for travel venues, and Parkmobile, an application that enables users to pay for parking on their mobile devices.
Mastercard’s digital payment service, Masterpass, is hosting a promotion called the #ThankTheFans House where Masterpass users can buy discounted vinyl records and take advantage of offers that the company will live Tweet during the Grammys broadcast.
Dunkin’ Donuts is looking to capitalize on the Valentine’s Day festivities by establishing a presence on iMessage through special features on its Dunkin’ Donuts Stickers & Cards application.
Online florist 1-800-Flowers is partnering with a custom chocolatier to diversify its fruit bouquet offerings both on its ecommerce offering and its mobile application, just in time for Valentine’s Day.
PetSmart, which is currently undertaking deep investment into mobile, is deploying MicroStrategy 10 to better track KPIs and run merchant-side applications to assist employees looking to better manage data.
Casual dining restaurant California Pizza Kitchen has retooled its CPK Pizza Dough Rewards Mobile App, which now offers mobile pay, ordering, past purchase history and a tip calculator.
Retail giant Walmart is introducing a free two-day shipping option after axing its service meant to rival Amazon Prime, but the new offering now has Amazon Pantry set in its sights, as it looks to conquer mobile and digital retail.
Consumers are becoming increasingly connected through a medley of devices, including mobile, and a new report confirms the fear that digitally connected consumers are more at risk for identity fraud but users are detecting it earlier.