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Video: US warehouse chain fosters member loyalty with mobile; shares tips on mobile retail. Matt Martin, Sams Club

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Posted by mobiThinking - 15 Nov 2011
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Members pay a fee to shop at Sam’s Club’s 600 warehouse stores. Introduced in 2010, and used by a million members, mobile is intended to be the bridge between the store experience and the Web experience.

In this interview Matt Martin, senior manager, mobile strategy and emerging media, Sam’s Club, answers the following questions:

0:12 What is Sam’s Club?
0:42 How does Sam’s Club use mobile to engage customers and engender loyalty?
1:25 How many Sam’s Club members use mobile to browse, purchase goods or in-store?
2:05 Why is it necessary to have both mobile Web and mobile apps?
3:00 Why is it important to distinguish between PC and mobile Web users?
4:08 What are your best-practice tips for mobile retail?
5:02 What can mobile deliver that Web cannot?

There are ten video interviews in this series.

There are ten video interviews in the North America mobile experts series:

• What marketers need to know about mobile in China – Jia Zheng, AKQA
• Using mobile to tap into millions of concert-goers – Russell Wallach, Live Nation Network
• Your customers are mobile, are you? Mike Yonker, Rockfish
• Weather Channel’s guide to targeted mobile advertising – Scott Jensen, Weather Channel
• The dos and don’ts of mobile marketing to minority groups – Professor Neal Burns, University of Texas
• How device detection helps Smart AdServer target ads at mobile devices – Sandrine Cardi, Smart AdServer
• What should brands develop first – mobile Web or mobile app? Chet Fenster, MEC Entertainment
• Meeting the needs of mobile customers with mobile Web/HTML5 – Stephen Gates, Starwood Hotels
• Insights into mobile advertising from a mobile ad exchange – John Phenix, Nexage

For the European perspective see the European mobile experts series



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Posted by mobiThinking - 15 Nov 2011

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