March 15, 2013

A new technology will allow standard point-of-sale laser scanners to scan coupons, loyalty cards and gift cards on the Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone without any changes to existing technology.

October 12, 2012

Pharmacy automation manufacturer Kirby Lester has launched a version of one of its tablet counters with streamlined verification software.

September 18, 2012

L’Oréal Paris is looking to make the hair color aisle at mass easier to shop and is eliminating the guesswork out of choosing the right hair color shade with its new “My L’Oréal Colorist” mobile app, which serves as a personal color consultant.


April 13, 2012

Beauty is increasingly extending beyond the shelf thanks to greater interactivity between the virtual and beauty worlds. 


March 26, 2012

Rite Aid has become the latest chain to join the retail smartphone application game.

December 19, 2011

Procter & Gamble is partnering with technology company Mobeam to bring the first-ever fully mobile couponing system to market.

December 1, 2011

NeoMedia Technologies on Thursday reported a dramatic 240% rise in mobile bar code scans via its scanning software application NeoReader for Black Friday 2011 compared with last year, including 13% growth in 2-D scans over 1-D.

November 1, 2011

Cincinnati's ABC affiliate station on Monday featured Kroger's Scan-Bag-Go system, a handheld device that customers use to scan bar codes as they shop.

September 19, 2011

U.K.-based weight-loss program Nutracheck has introduced its Calorie Counter application for the iPhone, designed to scan bar codes of more than 10,000 products in the U.K. food database.

February 18, 2011

A few years after launching its iFood assistant, a tool for on-the-go users that provides recipes and entertainment tips, Kraft is taking meal planning to the next level.

January 18, 2011

A mobile shopping platform has inked a deal with an expert and adviser to the payments industry.

July 5, 2010

PriceGrabber has launched a mobile application that offers consumers a "comprehensive shopping experience."...

June 22, 2010

As part of the launch of Axe's new Axe Twist, the men's grooming brand has...

March 30, 2010

Looks like Kerr Drug is putting its best foot forward in the Digital Age....

March 9, 2010

A mobile shopping application that allows its users to develop and manage shopping lists now...

March 9, 2010

Target announced that has become the first national retailer to offer a scannable mobile coupon...

February 21, 2010

Google is helping shoppers gain product information with its new mobile application, Google Shopper....

December 18, 2007

The Joint Industry Coupon Committee of the Grocery Manufacturers Association and the Food Marketing Institute...

August 26, 2007

Consumer products company Playtex is encouraging women to purchase and use Playtex gloves through its...