ChicWalks Vancouver Shopping App Goes Viral as it is Featured on the Front Page of the iTunes Store

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ChicWalks Vancouver Shopping app also featured in the Top 10 Lifestyle apps on the iTunes Store and on several Must-Have Olympic App Lists, enabling locals & Olympic visitors to find the best shopping areas and deals in Vancouver.

ChicWalks Featured on the Home Page of the iTunes Store!

It means the world to us that we are being recognized for our app on the iTunes store, at the same level alongside notable organizations such as CTV, Cowbell 2010, Starbucks, Martha Stewart and eBay Mobile.

Just as the 2010 Olympic Games kick off, ChicWalks Vancouver Shopping app is going for gold and being downloaded by the thousands after being featured by Apple on the home page of the iTunes app store in the Canadian, US, Brazilian and Mexican stores. The app is currently in the Top 10 Apps in the Lifestyle section.

“It means the world to us that we are being recognized for our app on the iTunes store, at the same level alongside notable organizations such as CTV, Cowbell 2010, Starbucks, Martha Stewart and eBay Mobile.”

Since being accepted on the iTunes store on Dec. 17, 2009, the app has been receiving a steady stream of fans with iPhone and iPod Touch users who are locals, visitors or frequent travelers to Vancouver. Their key motivation for downloading the app is to find the local gems and deals in Vancouver for shopping, and also eating and drinking places that can be found along the way.

After receiving a sexy wink from Ms Chic upon opening the application, users are reporting they are delighted to find that the app is loaded with features including fantastic savings and exclusive offers in the form of digital coupons, street-by-street listings and descriptions of over 1,000 shops, and in-app GPS-mapping. For Olympics visitors, all of the fashion, eating and drinking places in Whistler are documented for easy reference.

ChicWalks is further bringing the shopping community together by introducing special co-branded shopping events in conjunction with the merchants on its walks. ChicWalks is using the dynamic MeetUp platform as a means for people to connect and share with other like-minded locals and travelers, who are interested in all things fashion and shopping.

Mobile Web Version now available for Blackberry, Samsung & Google Phone Users

ChicWalks and it’s developer partners at ConQuer Mobile and CellMap don’t want to leave anyone out, so have made it’s fantastic shopping walks available to other SmartPhone users including Blackberry, Samsung and Android (Google phone). iPhone users can also download the Mobile Web version to take advantage of Street View that is incorporated into Google Maps for navigation.

How to Get the ChicWalks Vancouver Shopping app

ChicWalks Vancouver Shopping is available for free on the iTunes App Store for iPhone and iPod Touch users.

SmartPhone users simply have to open the browser on their phone and type in to get the Mobile Web version of ChicWalks. Then bookmark the URL for easy future access. The Mobile Web version is free to browse on the internet.

About Chicwalks Media Inc. and ChicWalks Vancouver are the brainchild of Vancouverite and part-time Parisian Karen Henrich, whose business and shopping expertise has been featured in major newspapers across Canada, on CTV NewsHour, in BC Business Magazine and in the National Geographic book, Best Girlfriends Getaways Worldwide. In April 2009, she was the subject of a nine-page feature story in the Canadian edition of More Magazine.

For more information or to arrange an interview:
Karen Henrich, Founder & CEO, Chicwalks Media Inc., karen(at)chicwalks(dot)com
Direct: (604) 628-2311, Mobile: (778) 987-1070

Related links:
Chicwalks Vancouver on the iTunes Store, click here
ChicWalks Apps Site, click here
ChicWalks Fashion Events, click here
ConQuer Mobile, click here
CellMap, click here


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