Mobile and social lead the list of hot tech trends for retailers, but they had company at the National Retail Federation's Big Show 2012. Here's a basket full of ideas to check out.
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American Eagle Outfitters Gets Social Clothing retailer American Eagle Outfitters is riding the social and mobile commerce waves. On the social front, American Eagle is active on Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Tumblr, Shopkick, Google Places, Pose, SCVNGR, and other sites. An American Eagle "Best Shot" contest in 2011 generated 80,000 photo downloads and 500,000 votes on social networks within just four weeks.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.