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Loblaws’ digital PC Plus loyalty program expected to add ‘hundreds of millions’ in revenue

Since Loblaw Companies Ltd. first introduced personalized coupon offers to its shoppers via mobile app delivery, it has seen response rates to its coupons double, according to an analyst familiar with the project.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 12th, 2014 Alex Davies

Google Maps adds new Explore feature to highlight local businesses

Keeping your Google+ profile page updated with accurate information just got a little more important for local businesses. While Google has already given businesses plenty of reasons to want to take control of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Former Cisco engineers launching alternative video conferencing for SMBs

Zoom is launching a new collaboration and online meeting product called Zoom Presence, allowing users to start video conferencing from almost any device. Essentially, its creators consider it a better product than Cisco

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 11th, 2014 Candice So

TechBlocks to build a free mobile app for one lucky business

If your business is looking to score some free mobile app services, TechBlocks Inc. has something that may help. The Vaughan, Ont.-based consulting and development agency has set up a contest that will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 8th, 2014 Candice So

Top 10 smartphones for business: LG G3

LG has steadily increased its stature as an Android OEM over the past few years and is now considered one of the top Android phone manufacturers. Its flagship model last year, the G2,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 7th, 2014 Alex Davies

Facebook changing interactions with Mentions and Messenger apps

Facebook Inc.’s Mentions app is landing in Canada today, allowing public figures to quickly post updates to their pages, to track what users are saying about them, to start a mobile Q and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 7th, 2014 Candice So

UpSnap partners with Valpak for mobile ads and coupon alliance

Toronto-based marketing startup UpSnap Inc. has signed an agreement with Valpak Canada, making UpSnap a reseller of Valpak’s mobile tool measuring CPM, or the cost per thousand impressions. And on Valpak’s end, as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 7th, 2014 Candice So

Group urges marketers to adopt best practices to avoid spam texts

An international marketing industry group has released a new report laying down best practices for marketers who send business-related texts to their customers. On Thursday, the Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abused Working Group

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 1st, 2014 Candice So

Take a 3D tour of your new condo – before it’s even built

A condo builder has launched a new mobile app, allowing potential buyers to scout out a new place – and they can walk on to the property and envision what the development will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 1st, 2014 Candice So

5 Nexus 5 setups: Brian Jackson, editor of ITBusiness.ca

One fated morning I woke up and started my routine as per normal. I put on a pot of coffee, chose my clothes from my wardrobe for the day, and went to grab

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 31st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Apps, text messages among top banking priorities for Millennials

To get Millennials to sign up with a bank, it takes more than low interest fees and longer branch hours to convince them to come - banks also need to be savvy about

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 30th, 2014 Candice So

5 ways Salesforce Reach will turn sales reps into moonlight marketers

The sales and marketing function of a business are often heaped together into one category despite being two distinct lines of business - heck, we even do it on ITBusiness.ca with the way

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Slyce and PDN allow shoppers to snap pics, find deals, and do groceries

The next time you’re running low on milk, you could jot down a reminder to pick up more – or instead, you could take a picture of the milk jug with your smartphone

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 24th, 2014 Candice So

Visa to launch tokenization service for wearables, smart devices

Visa Inc. has put together a slew of new offerings to secure online payments – not just for the desktop, but for smart devices and wearables. On Thursday, the payments processor said it’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 24th, 2014 Candice So

Users uncovering 44 per cent of mobile app issues, survey finds

Developing mobile apps is a hard business. With fierce competition in app stores, a race to push out an app quickly, and the need to revisit the app and update it often, QA

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 23rd, 2014 Candice So