Mobile Apps Related Blog Posts

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Check out the Fresh EBT app

| blog, Mobile Apps, Sean | 3 Comments

AWG is working with Fresh EBT to help retailers connect with SNAP shoppers and capture a higher share of EBT spend. We know that EBT recipients are an important segment for many of our members. Nationwide, the SNAP program supports…

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Check out the Checkout 51 app

| blog, Customer Relationship Management, Mobile Apps, Sean | 2 Comments

Checkout 51 is a new offering for AWG retailers. This new app allows customers to earn cash back from purchases made at your store. Retailers can make a product list with offers. Shoppers then buy those items and earn money…

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Mobile Phone Website Shortcuts

| blog, Lisa, Mobile Apps, Website | No Comments

I’ve talked to a couple of our retailers lately who have asked for a way for customers to create a shortcut on their mobile phones that take them straight to the store’s website. The shortcut appears on the phone’s home…

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Star Trek gadgets could work today with an open mind

| blog, Brand Strategy, Customer Relationship Management, Mobile Apps, Sharlyn, Website | No Comments

“3D printed food you can eat,” makes me think of the “replicator” in Star Trek. The Replicator seemed like a magical device with the ability to make something out of nothing. I had forgotten the Replicator used technology from the transporter. This means…

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We’re in the “Betamax” of online shopping

| blog, Mobile Apps, Online Shopping, Sharlyn, Website | No Comments

There was a time, in the early 1980’s, when families had to make some hard decisions on how to best spend their home entertainment dollars. They wanted the freedom to watch movies at home on their own schedule. The question…

Avoiding the Mobile Overload

| Kate, Mobile Apps, Website | One Comment

It’s no secret that retailers across industries have to be present in the mobile world. Long gone are the days of websites that are only easy to use desktop computers, mobile payment mechanisms continue to grow, and offers delivered directly…

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Coffee with CART: 9/10 Recap

| blog, Mobile Apps, Online Shopping, Sharlyn, Social Media, Website | No Comments

I know many retailers are tired of hearing about the importance of having a online identity for their stores. It might seem we are trying to get our members ready for the demise of their bricks and mortar stores. A…

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Marketing to Millennials as a Grocery Retailer

| blog, Michelle, Mobile Apps, Social Media, Texting | No Comments

By 2017, Millennials will have more spending power than any other age group. For retailers, catering to Millennials is critical because they are setting the agenda for the food retailing industry. So what factors influence Millennials’ purchasing decisions? Millennials shop…

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Changing Mobile Phone Habits

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Technology has a habit of changing family traditions. For example, televisions changed dinnertime for many families. Popular TV shows would be scheduled to air during dinnertime, so how did we adapt? TV dinners! When people started getting electricity in their…

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Mobilegeddon Solution

| blog, Lisa, Mobile Apps, Website | No Comments

Last month Google rolled out a new algorithm, a mobile friendly update that is expected to affect traffic to websites. Because of the new algorithm, known as “Mobilegeddon”, Google is indirectly penalizing websites that are not mobile responsive or mobile…