Instagram contest will allow followers to upload their own images showcasing how to wear spring fashions in a first for the retailer.
Social network also is still testing a Buy button as it enhances position as an e-commerce portal.
Among the U.S. retailers to use the service at launch are Macy's, Kenneth Cole, Athleta and Payless Shoesource.
LivingSocial has launched Connect, a communications toolkit for merchants to engage and build relationships with customers acquired through its platform. According to a news release, with the addition of the Connect features to LivingSocial’s Merchant Center, businesses can now: Personalize...
According to a survey released by Boston Retail Partners, retailers are focused on expanding their use of social media and technology solutions to deliver the products consumers want in a seamless shopping experience.
AboutLocal lets small retailers listen to and engage with their customers in real time across hundreds of disparate online channels.
Survey results show 36 percent of shoppers intend to buy gifts via their mobile device, up 29 percent from last year, and 49 percent will make purchases based on a social referral.
According to the company, business owners can simply input an address or the name of their establishment and Moment.me will aggregate all the content that has been posted from or about the place into an embeddable feed.
According to the report, compared to 2012, less importance is being placed on following retailers on social media, finding out about new products through blogs, and participating in online retail customer communities.
The announcement comes after the recent launch of a similar service, #AmazonCart, which uses the same functionality to add products to a user's Amazon shopping cart.
The initial partnership consists of deals with Burberry, DonorsChoose and GLAAD, and also with a variety of big names in entertainment, including Brad Paisley, Demi Lovato, Eminem, Pharrell, Paramore, Ryan Adams, Soundgarden and others.
Just days after Nordstrom announced that it was partnering with Curalate to allow its customers to shop via the social network Instagram, Target announced that it too is adding the social shopping service.
Nordstrom Inc. announced that it is partnering with Curalate as the first company to launch Like2Buy, a platform that it says will enable a more seamless shopping experience for its customers through Instagram.
The shopping-via-video experience allows customers to make a purchase by clicking on individual items within the video.
Ugam has announced Assortment Intelligence, a solution that it says generates insights for retailers about what products to keep, carry and drop, based on real-time data collection and analysis.