Shopkick – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com News and analysis on the emerging technologies transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay Wed, 17 Apr 2019 13:54:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png Shopkick – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Shopkick installs BLE beacons to reward Vanity customers https://www.nfcworld.com/2015/11/10/339406/shopkick-installs-ble-beacons-to-reward-vanity-customers/ Tue, 10 Nov 2015 15:41:27 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=39406 Users of mobile marketing app Shopkick can now earn rewards via Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons every time they walk into one of fashion retailer Vanity’s 150 US stores. “Shopkick will install two shopBeacon devices in every Vanity store,” Shopkick says. “One at the front door to reward customers for the simple act of coming into the […]

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SK Planet to roll out Bluetooth beacons to 10,000 stores across Korea https://www.nfcworld.com/2014/11/03/332383/sk-planet-roll-bluetooth-beacons-10000-stores-across-korea/ Mon, 03 Nov 2014 15:39:08 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=32383 SK Planet has launched a new Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) service in Korea that offers customers reward points and benefits directly on their mobile device whenever they enter a participating retail location. The BLE beacon-based solution is expected to be installed in more than 10,000 stores by next month.

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Shopkick drives $1bn in revenue https://www.nfcworld.com/2014/10/21/332163/shopkick-drives-1bn-revenue/ Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:34:55 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=32163 Location-based shopping app Shopkick reports that it has driven more than US$1bn in revenue for its partner retailers since its launch in 2010, more than half of which occurred in the past year. There are now more than 7,500 ShopBeacon Bluetooth beacons live across 3,000 stores including American Eagle Outfitters, Alex & Ani and Macy’s locations.

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Korea’s SK Planet buys US BLE offers platform Shopkick https://www.nfcworld.com/2014/09/29/331684/koreas-sk-planet-buys-us-ble-offers-platform-shopkick/ Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:45:10 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=31684 Mobile offers platform Shopkick, which is working with a number of high profile US retailers to roll out a network of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons, has been acquired by SK Planet (SKP), operator of Korea’s largest shopper rewards program and part of the same group as carrier SK Telecom. SK Planet’s OKcashbag rewards program […]

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Macy’s unveils mobile payments and customer marketing plans https://www.nfcworld.com/2014/09/17/331533/macys-unveils-mobile-payments-customer-marketing-plans/ Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:30:10 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=31533 Macy’s Inc, owner of the Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s department store chains, has unveiled plans to implement a range of new technologies designed to provide an omnichannel shopping service to its customers. The plans include Bluetooth beacons in all stores, new mPOS terminals, support for Apple Pay and a mobile wallet app. Apple Pay “Macy’s and […]

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NFC news in brief • 23 May 2011 https://www.nfcworld.com/2011/05/23/37583/nfc-news-in-brief-23-may-2011/ Mon, 23 May 2011 14:21:20 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=7583 News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Twitter and Docomo add 'touch and follow' • Doubletwist shares songs with NFC • Airtag offers P2P loyalty • Lifera and Taztag tie up • Lockitron opens doors with NFC • DPT unveils NFC-enabled car park pay machine • SK C&C USA rebrands as CorFire • Bayer puts antennas into decorative films • Mobey Forum expands • and much more...

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