Chick-fil-A is playing catch-up to the slew of quick service restaurant chains incorporating Apple Pay into their mobile applications by gradually rolling out the payment platform’s capabilities to locations nationwide.
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Visa’s new developer platform, which offers third-party companies the ability to sift through hundreds of commerce-related APIs, indicates the brand’s desire to one-up its competitors in the mobile payments space by creating a massive network of partnerships.
WeChat is bringing the Chinese custom of Lucky Money to New York pedestrians, enabling Times Square passersby to shake their smartphones in front of the billboards and have digital money placed in the messaging application’s mobile wallet.
Fifth Third Bank’s Touch ID integration comes in response to customer requests as the tech becomes more widely accepted thanks to how it makes users feel secure and brings added convenience.
The staying power of consumers’ wariness regarding security and digital wallets has prompted a slew of brands to enable customers to make mobile purchases using loyalty points, a trend likely to catch fire in 2016.
Chase plans to install new card-free ATM machines this year, enabling customers to withdraw funds and complete other financial transactions using their smartphones.
Southern California’s commuter rail service Metrolink is the latest public transit system to board the mobile ticketing train, as the transportation industry as a whole moves towards untethered digital systems.
JetBlue is buckling in MasterCard’s MasterPass platform as it ramps up to maximize sales made via the airline’s mobile application, showcasing the necessity of offering travelers multiple payment options.
Growing adoption of Starbucks’ Mobile Order & Pay program is a boon for the chain during the morning rush, when use increases and accounts for about 10 percent of transactions.
NEW YORK – A Panera Bread executive at the NRF 105th Annual Convention & Expo revealed how the quick service restaurant marketer is planning to integrate its popular loyalty program with Apple Pay, following success with early adoption of the payment service.