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Barclays forgoes Apple Pay while boosting wearables-based contactless payments

June 30, 2015

As Apple Pay gears up to launch in Britain in July, Barclays Bank – one of the region’s major financial institutions – remains an important holdout while ramping up its own wearables-based contactless payments strategy.

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How On The Border gets mobile payments right

June 30, 2015

On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina is promoting its recent foray into mobile payments and educating customers about how to take control of their dining experience via in-store signage that showcases the necessary steps and convenience of paying via smartphones.

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Cale shifts the parking payment industry with Apple Pay

June 30, 2015

Parking technology manufacturer Cale is easing customers’ payment experience with the introduction of Apple Pay into its terminals, suggesting a possible shift in non-merchandise based payments.

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27pc of consumers want digital delivery for CPG products: Deloitte

June 26, 2015

New research from Deloitte reveals that 27 percent of consumers are interested in home delivery for recurring purchases ordered through digital platforms, but few are actively exercising these features.

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7-Eleven drives in-store sales through sports betting app partnership

June 22, 2015

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven has partnered with mobile payment service PayNearMe to enable users of Nevada sports betting service William Hill’s application to deposit cash to the app within 7-Eleven stores, in an attempt to draw in more customers.

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PayPal tops privacy rankings despite payment cards’ dominance, says Javelin analyst

June 19, 2015

NEW YORK – A Javelin Strategy and Research payments analyst at Mobile Commerce Daily’s Mobile Research Summit: Data & Insights 2015 said mobile and digital are upending perceptions of trust in financial institutions, with online services such as PayPal ranked tops in safeguarding privacy and traditional banks falling down the list.

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98pc of mobile purchases are remote: Euromonitor

June 19, 2015

NEW YORK – For all the excitement surrounding proximity-based purchases, the vast majority of mobile sales occur remotely, according to a Euromonitor analyst at Mobile Commerce Daily’s Mobile Research Summit: Data & Insights 2015.

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Twin Peaks aims for high brand engagement via mobile payments

June 19, 2015

Twin Peaks, a sports-oriented casual dining chain, is moving into mobile payments and rewards with a branded application that lets consumers split checks and access special offers only redeemable in the app.

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Starbucks raises the stakes on mobile ordering with significant expansion

June 17, 2015

Starbucks is rolling out its mobile order-and-pay feature to thousands of United States stores after recognizing its potential in Portland, the initial test market, to increase sales, shorten store lines and drive customer satisfaction.

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MasterCard brings tokenization to retailers’ mcommerce apps for added security

June 16, 2015

MasterCard is launching tokenization for merchants using its Digital Enablement Services to help these businesses assure their customers of the safety of their mobile programs, as security has moved to the forefront of concerns regarding smartphone shopping.

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