GPShopper Wins Communicator Awards for 3 Client Retail Apps

Posted by Lauren Hand on May 17, 2017 11:52:43 AM

We are proud to announce that GPShopper's work for Foot Locker, Steve Madden and True Religion has been recognized by the 2017 Communicator Awards! The mobile apps were judged on the basis of creativity and excellence in marketing and communications. All three retailers demonstrate Best Practices in Shopping and Lifestyle apps, offering their customers exclusive content and a seamless and engaging shopping experience. 

Foot Locker: No Lines, More Sneakers

Foot Locker knows how important style is to its target consumer - the diehard "sneakerhead" - and having access to the freshest launches is a vital part of brand loyalty. The retailer's new app-based feature is designed to make the exclusive sneaker release experience seamless and convenient.

Launch Locator solves for the inconvenience of customers having to wait in line for popular shoe releases (which also resolves a safety issue that was prevalent in the sneaker industry storefronts). Foot Locker, Footaction, and Champs Sports customers can, instead, reserve upcoming sneaker releases straight from their phones, avoiding lines.

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Topics: Mobile Marketing, Press, Mobile Apps, GPShopper Clients, Mobile Commerce, In-Store Mobile, Omnichannel Retail, Apparel Retail

Visit GPShopper at XChange 2017

Posted by Elizabeth Hoffman on May 4, 2017 1:50:02 PM


People in the retail community are gearing up for what may be one of the most exciting events of the year: Salesforce XChange 2017. After an exciting acquisition by Salesforce in 2016, Demandware became Salesforce Commerce Cloud and their first official XChange event will take place this May 16-18 at the Aria in Las Vegas.  

XChange brings together retailers and Salesforce Commerce Cloud partners to find inspiration, insight and education to create deeper connections between retailers and consumers.

Mobile is sure to be a major topic of interest at the event, as in-store technology is becoming a vital tool for retailers looking to do more with less.  In fact, a recent story in TechCrunch found that U.S. consumers now spend 5 hours per day on mobile devices and spend 7 hours a month in shopping apps. In a recent research study by GPShopper, consumers also named mobile apps as the most trusted form of technology when it came to handling their financial information. 

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Topics: Mobile Marketing, Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Omnichannel Retail, Apparel Retail

Platform 4.5 With Ludicrous Mode: Too Fast To Be App Legal

Posted by Elizabeth Hoffman on Apr 25, 2017 10:04:00 AM

GPShopper has done it again. With platform 4.5, GPShopper allows retail clients more control of their apps and enhances the user shopping experience with speed, personalization and a direct line for feedback. With platform 4.5, retailers can advantage of the following features that are only available with GPShopper:

Ludicrous Mode  

The most buzzed about feature with the Platform 4.5 update is Ludicrous Mode - creating apps so fast, they're barely legal. Ludicrous Mode uses intelligent fetching & caching of content to display category browse results and product detail pages in milliseconds (20 milliseconds to be exact, making it the fastest app load time on the market) for the ultimate end-user experience.


Mobile App Configuration

Marketers are now able create more significant changes to their apps and keep it up-to-date without a need for a SOW or new submission to the App Store. Instead, they can remain agile to customer demands and trends by saving time and money, controlling images, colors and text through an easy to use portal and seamless Mobile App Configuration for instant updates.


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Topics: Mobile Marketing, Mobile Apps, Market Research, Mobile Commerce, Omnichannel Retail, Mobile Payments

Apple Launches Ability to Respond to User Reviews

Posted by Elizabeth Hoffman on Apr 11, 2017 2:38:37 PM

Last week, Apple launched the ability to respond to user reviews in the App Store, giving retailers the opportunity to offer support, engage with customers, ask follow-up questions, say thanks and much more.

With more consumers using their mobile device to shop and get product recommendations, more retailers are wisely creating apps to respond to consumer demands. This new change with Apple now gives retailers a unique opportunity to interact with customers, get real feedback on their app performance and respond accordingly. To help, Apple created a list of best practices and here at GPShopper, we've added our own tips to help retailers and brands take advantage of this new feature.

Communication & Tone of Voice is Key

Whenever you engage with consumers, you want the tone of voice to be representative of your brand so always keep that in mind. When responding to reviews, you should also stay on topic - the review section is not a place to advertise additional products. Tailor responses whenever possible to keep things personal with customers and if you are able to resolve an issue, use the opportunity to ask consumers to update their rating and review.

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Topics: Mobile Marketing, Mobile Apps, GPShopper Clients, Market Research, Mobile Commerce, Omnichannel Retail, Mobile Payments

Synchrony Financial to Broaden Cutting Edge Mobile Commerce Solutions for Retailers Through its Acquisition of GPShopper

Posted by GPShopper on Mar 20, 2017 7:17:18 AM

Transaction demonstrates commitment to bringing retail partners best-in-class mobile solutions for enhanced customer engagement, loyalty and analytics

Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF), a premier consumer financial services company, today announced that it has acquired GPShopper, an innovative developer of mobile apps that offer retailers and brands a full suite of commerce, engagement and analytic tools. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed and it is not expected to have a material impact on financial results.

The transaction further demonstrates Synchrony Financial’s commitment to bringing its partners enhanced digital offerings supported by advanced mobile application development and robust technology, data and analytics. Adding GPShopper’s mobile development expertise will be an integral part of Synchrony Financial’s efforts to further expand its mobile engagement capabilities.

Synchrony Financial announced a strategic investment in GPShopper in January 2015 and the companies have since collaborated on several well-received mobile offerings, including the Synchrony Plug-in or SyPi, a native credit feature that plugs in to a retailer’s mobile app. SyPi allows retailers’ credit cardholders to easily shop, redeem rewards, and securely manage and make payments to their accounts with their smartphones.

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Topics: Mobile Marketing, Press, Mobile Apps, GPShopper Clients, Market Research, Mobile Commerce, Omnichannel Retail, Mobile Payments

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