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  • Walmart's future could be mobile
  • Walmart's future could be mobile
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Walmart's future could be mobile

While the roll-out of Walmart’s mobile loyalty app Savings Catcher, has tended to focus on its receipt scanning feature, which generates price match coupons, the app's long-term vision is to gather enough data to be able to do your shopping automatically.



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    Nearly 60% of UK women have a Boots Advantage Card, earning points whenever they stock up on shampoo. Its companion app uses the mass of data collected via the loyalty scheme to display in-store offers tailored to each customer. But is this use of data met with open arms?

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    With the spread of technology, companies are exploring the ways household chores can be made more bearable. Amazon is appealing to grocery-hating mothers everywhere with Amazon Dash – the kitchen assistant intended to do for the shopping list what Kindle did for the e-book.

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    A new wave of technological advancements is making it easier than ever to plug into an automated lifestyle, as people increasingly expect to exchange minimum input for maximum output.