Express is joining the growing list of retailers to roll out Apple Pay in bricks-and-mortar stores in an attempt to further develop customer service by offering a faster checkout and shortening purchasing lines.
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MasterCard’s newly launched personal payments service aims to be an answer for consumers looking to speed up money transfers while indulging their preference for sending and receiving funds via connected devices.
Cole Haan has integrated Apple Pay within its mobile shopping application, as the footwear and accessories brand becomes the latest retailer to embrace what is viewed as a competitive edge offered by the system’s ability to let consumers make one-touch purchases.
Mountain America Credit Union is taking steps to safeguard data on smartphones by letting users of its mobile application log in by swiping a finger or use a phone’s camera to image unique eye patterns.
NEW YORK – Transit companies flocked to mobile ticketing after Superstorm Sandy caused ticket machine outages all over the Northeast in 2012, inciting a rapid rise in the implementation of mobile transit ticketing, according to Bytemark.
Nonprofit Oxfam America is leveraging location-based ads on the smartphones of attendees at Internet Week to drive them to a mobile-optimized site where they can make a donation to support relief efforts in Nepal.
The American Airlines Center in Dallas is bringing mobile point-of-sale systems to consumers attending events in the stadium, allowing servers to accept contactless payments as well as Apple Pay, and providing a streamlined purchasing experience for food and beverages.
Wristwatch brand Swatch is focusing on mobile payments and a lower price point as it prepares to release its first smartwatch offering this summer and go up against the Apple Watch.
Bringing contactless mobile payments to bricks-and-mortar stores continues to be a challenging process plagued with technology difficulties, inexperienced store associates and an evolving landscape.
Visa continues to expand the availability of mobile payments services in Europe, as the credit card company strives to keep up with consumers who want to be able to pay simply wherever they are, with whatever device they choose.