For deploying smart mobile solutions to aid its customers. According to Walmart, its app-wielding customers make twice the shopping trips per month and spend 40% more than non-app users. That’s a clear sign that the retail giant’s efforts to use mobile to improve its business in the digital age is working. Just a couple of innovations from its WalmartLabs include the ability to guide customers (via GPS) directly to products in its cavernous stores, and even let them skip the checkout line and scan and pay for items with their smartphones. Its stores aren’t Amazon-proof yet, but they’re getting there."