Attendees to Learn How Mobile Technology Increases Sales Opportunities and Combats Showrooming
Alex and Ani CTO to Discuss mPayment's Positive Impact on Revenues and Customer Satisfaction
BOSTON, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobiquity (www.mobiquityinc.com), a professional services firm creating innovative mobile solutions and apps that drive business value, today announced a webinar with popular lifestyle brand Alex and Ani that will examine how mobile technology can drive significant improvement in retail sales, customer satisfaction and engagement.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 2 p.m. ET
WHO: Ty Rollin, chief architect, Mobiquity
Joe Lezon, chief technology officer, Alex and Ani
Rollin and Lezon will discuss how mobile technology is being deployed in retail stores to increase sales and put the brakes on showrooming.
Rollin will outline four proven ways mobile is changing the retail experience, including kiosks and mobile point-of-sale (POS) options (which speed up selection and payment), virtual shopping walls and other line-busting options.
Lezon will explain how Alex and Ani deployed a mobile point-of-sale (POS) solution co-developed with Mobiquity that contributed significantly to a 318 percent increase in comparable sales during the last year. The mobile payment (mPayment) solution reduced long lines and allowed sales associates to more directly interact with shoppers, improving the customer experience.
To register for this event, please visit: http://mobiquityinc.com/our-ideas/webinars/mRetail-Webinar-March#
Attendees can tweet opinions and questions before, during and after the event using the hashtag #mRetailWebinar, and follow @mobiquityinc and @alexandani for other great conversations.
Mobiquity is a professional services firm working with the Global 2000 to create innovative mobile solutions and apps that drive business value. Clients benefit from the breadth and depth of the company's cross-disciplinary teams to unleash the power of mobile. Combining strategy, user-experience design, app development and backend integration, Mobiquity delivers across the entire mobile ecosystem, driving business innovation and competitive advantage. Since its inception, Mobiquity's client roster has surged to more than 70 companies (the majority hailing from the Fortune 500), including CVS, Boston Scientific, Fidelity Investments, MetLife, the New York Post, Putnam Investments and Weight Watchers International. Mobiquity was named by Network World as one of the hot technology startups to watch in 2012. SAP also selected Mobiquity as a partner to help customers develop and implement mobile strategies and applications that optimize investments in SAP enterprise solutions. To learn more, visit www.mobiquityinc.com.
About Alex and Ani
Alex and Ani, LLC offers eco-friendly, positive energy products created by Designer Carolyn Rafaelian, Founder and Creative Director. Alex and Ani is synonymous with Made in America. Its World Headquarters are located in the Greater Providence, Rhode Island area, where its products are designed, manufactured, and assembled using recycled local materials. Carolyn believes that every individual has a positive message to share with the world and that, by incorporating powerful symbolism and design into each positive energy piece, Alex and Ani provides a vehicle for wearers to express their individuality. An Inc. 500 Company, Alex and Ani has retail stores in addition to retail partners both domestically and internationally. Please visit www.alexandani.com for more information.
Kristin Parran Faulder
InkHouse (for Mobiquity)
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