Disney is putting a high-tech, interactive spin on its retail stores, using mobile checkouts and massive animated screens to catch consumers’ attention.
Have you already fired up your sales team to have a high-performance holiday season? Are they prepared to answer the most frequently asked customer questions? Do they know what's expected of them?
Show your employees your appreciation with a little something extra this Christmas. After all, it's the season of giving! And why not offer them a gift that gives back to you: improved retention, a boost in morale and a competitive advantage for your company.
Two weeks ago, a Samsung executive told Jun Yang of Bloomberg News (Nov. 18) that his company expects demand from businesses will boost sales of its Galaxy Tab device.
The majority of global smartphone users (56 percent) polled by German marketing company GfK said they were keeping their options open about which phone they would buy next, “with only Apple commanding a significant degree of loyalty,” reported Georgina Prodhan of Reuters (Nov. 29).
Chicago is the place to be this week as Verizon entertains its Midwest-area Premium retailers. Fifty dealers representing 1,200 retail doors converged on the Trump Hotel in downtown Chi-Town and iQmetrix is in the mix. With the acquisition of Alltel, Verizon is now the largest carrier with more than 92 million subscribers nationwide and growing.
The biggest advantage of smartphone technology is the ability to access real-time information on the go. Whether you follow news, sports or social media, your smartphone keeps you connected. Now, with my RQ, wireless retailers can also stay on top of their business’ vital RQ data, even when they’re away from their desks.
According to the an October study conducted by Mobile Marketing Association, 59 percent of mobile consumers plan to use their phones for shopping and planning purposes this holiday season, and 64 percent plan to scout out deals on their phones before heading to the stores, reported Eric Zeman of InformationWeek (Nov. 10).
Back in May, we ran an article about using YouTube to market your wireless business (see YouTube article). At two billion views per day, the most popular video-sharing website on Earth is watched more than double the prime-time audience of ABC, CBS and NBC combined.
Last month (Oct. 6), we reported Research In Motion had unveiled its first tablet computer, the BlackBerry PlayBook on Sept. 27. I quoted PCMag.com’s Sascha Segan, who speculated the device’s price point being between $600 and $850.
Google’s Android operating system accounted for 25.5 percent of worldwide smartphone sales in the third quarter, according to Gartner, making it the No. 2 operating system behind Nokia’s Symbian OS.
The first U.S. Windows Phone 7 smartphones will be available on Monday (Nov. 8), so it makes sense to look at what reviewers are saying about the new operating system. It better be good, because it’s entering an already tumultuous smartphone market dominated by Android, iPhone and BlackBerry devices.