Persil partners ‘Uber for laundry’ service ZipJet

Persil partners ‘Uber for laundry’ service ZipJet

Persil has teamed up with mobile dry cleaning service ZipJet, as its owner Unilever continues to expand into mobile commerce. ZipJet was founded in 2014 in Germany, and currently operates in three European cities- Berlin, London and Dublin. The company forges alliances with local launderettes and offers jobs for drivers to deliver freshly laundered and […]

Hitwise: In-store Mobile Usage on the Increase

Hitwise: In-store Mobile Usage on the Increase

New research from Hitwise reveals how important mobile devices have become to in-store shopping and indicates why retailers must adjust their campaigns to meet changing customer behaviours. The Hitwise research, based on the online per cent activity of 3m UK shoppers, found that 77 per cent of online searches that focus on price match, and […]

Study Reveals Mobile Advertising Disconnect

Study Reveals Mobile Advertising Disconnect

Ad and content-funded mobile platform Unlockd has released the results of a study that shows a disconnect in attitudes towards mobile advertising between consumers on one hand and advertisers and mobile operators on the other. Unlockd commissioned a survey, which was carried out by Morar Consulting in April, among 100 mobile operators, 100 advertisers and […]

Emojis Make Brands Fun, Relatable

Emojis Make Brands Fun, Relatable

More brands are using emojis in their messaging than a year ago, and most mobile phone users have a positive perception of brands that do so, June 2016 research found. Indeed, many think those brands are fun and relatable. Mobile app engagement provider Appboy surveyed mobile phone users in the UK and US about their […]

Selfridges Launches Social Shopping App

Selfridges Launches Social Shopping App

Department store and retail brand Selfridges is strengthening its multi-channel offering with the launch of a social media-friendly shoppable app that aims to redefine the conventional mobile shopping journey. In an era where technology is becoming progressively more integrated with luxury retail, Selfridges is hoping to future-proof its retail channels with a new app, part […]

UK leads Europe for social engagement

UK leads Europe for social engagement

The UK leads the way in driving website traffic through social engagement, averaging 4.6% compared to other European countries, according to new research. The findings, from Adobe’s Europe Best of the Best 2015 Report, provides insight into how brands should use the web and social media to enhance customer experience. The latest report, based on […]

People in Cardiff can now use an app to give away food they don’t want rather than let it go to waste

People in Cardiff can now use an app to give away food they don’t want rather than let it go to waste

The UK’s first ever food-sharing app OLIO launches in Cardiff to help combat food waste in the city. Smartphone users in Cardiff will have access to the app, which has been described as Freecycle for food, providing local people and businesses with a simple way to cut food waste. The free app connects neighbours with […]

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