CATEGORY: Proximity News


Proximity marketing implementation in SBI – one of the largest banks in India

Proximity marketing in SBI + Star bazaar

State Bank of India (SBI) has collaborated with Tata Star Bazaar, one of biggest retail chains in India, to enhance the customer experience and increase acquisition using proximity marketing. SBI has deployed beacons at Star Bazaar outlets in two major cities – Mumbai and Bangalore. This is yet another example of a powerful collaboration between retail […]

Tommy Hilfiger launches a new range of Bluetooth Smart-Chip clothing

Tommy Hilfiger Has Launched a Line of Bluetooth Smart-Chip Clothing

The fashion powerhouse, Tommy Hilfiger has launched a new line of clothing implanted with smart Bluetooth chips that link to a mobile brand app, and allow wearers to earn rewards points as they move among different locations. How does this work? Each item under the Xplore collection has an embedded Awear Solutions’ Bluetooth low energy smart tag.  […]

Proximity marketing in action at Collingwood’s annual street event

beacon-based Proximity marketing in Collingwood's street event

A street festival is conducted in the Downtown Collingwood every year. The organisers introduced proximity marketing using beacons to this annual art event. Each year’s festival has a different theme. This year’s theme is Collingwood history, and the event is conducted from May 19th to October 6th, 2018. As a part of the decoration, painted […]

AFRC leverages beacons for recruitment

AFRC leverages beacons for recruitment

AFRC (Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service) recently launched an interactive Mobile Marketing Platform (MMP) for recruitment. The purpose of this MMP is to increase awareness, drive engagement, & educate candidates about the Air Force Reserve. A unique feature on the MMP is the beacons that send out messages inviting attendees to visit the Air […]

Starbucks edges out Apple Pay

Starbucks edges out Apple Pay

Businesses are creating their own payment apps, which help them to capture valuable data about their users besides easing the payment process. Starbucks is one of those successful businesses. Starbucks has found enormous success in the proximity based mobile payments space. According to eMarketer, 23.4 million people use the Starbucks app to make a purchase […]

Proximity marketing is 16 times more effective than Google Pay per click

Proximity marketing is 16 times more effective than Google Pay per click

Millennials rate personalisation and convenience as keys to a great shopping experience. Shopping platforms are continuously improving their services by enhancing the level of relevance and personalisation using various methods. Beacon-based proximity marketing is one of the most effective methods that has proven to bring effective engagement. The biggest advantage of beacons is contextual marketing. […]

Proximity marketing regional analysis

Proximity marketing regional analysis

The regional analysis of proximity marketing market by digitaljournal.com reveals that North America will hold majority of proximity marketing market share with high penetration of mobile devices in U.S. and Canada by 2024. The high adoption of proximity marketing tools in retail and healthcare sector is also one of the major reasons for the growth. […]

Proximity Marketing forecast 2025

Proximity Marketing forecast 2025

According to the “Global Proximity Marketing Market Forecast 2025”, the adoption of proximity Marketing is becoming prolific with leading key players like Google Inc., Apple Inc., Microsoft Corporation and Qualcomm Inc. The Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of +30% and surpass USD 25 billion by 2025. The latest technological advancements in Bluetooth […]