Fifteen merchants in the Dallas area have signed on to try out a new mobile POS system that incorporates image recognition to simplify the checkout process for both merchants and consumers.
PangoUSA is expanding to Alexandria, VA, to grow its user base for its mobile application that lets drivers pay for parking via mobile.
With numerous mobile checkout solutions in the space, restaurants need to determine whether or not the various offerings make sense for their consumer base before jumping on board.
Last year, experts thought that NFC was going to really take off in 2013, but recent moves from Google Wallet and Isis point to a significant question: Will NFC ever really take off?
Square’s decision to eliminate its flat monthly fee for merchants could see the company lose business to competitors such as Intuit, LevelUp and Groupon that still have competitive fee structures.
While Bitcoin is still a new and relatively untested payment network, it does have the potential to provide certain benefits in mobile such as an easier method of transaction for consumers and lower transaction costs for retailers.
McDonald’s expansion of a mobile payment pilot in France to a nationwide rollout indicates that the fast food giant is seeing some traction for mobile payments internationally.
J.Crew now lets consumers checkout online using MasterCard’s MasterPass, simplifying the shopping experience with a speedier transaction process.
Pinkberry recently updated its iOS mobile application with new features such as mobile payments and Passbook integration, allowing for a quicker way to pay for frozen yogurt in-store.
LITCHFIELD PARK, AZ – A Javelin Strategy and Research executive at the Mobile Shopping Fall Summit said that Home Depot is on track to process 100,000 mobile payment transactions per week by the first-quarter of 2014.