Articles Tagged ‘iPhone’


IOS 8 to help retailers streamline mcommerce experiences, enhance social sharing

June 5, 2014

Apple latest mobile operating system update, iOS 8, is likely to have several implications for retailers, the biggest of which could be from making Touch ID available to third party developers, extensions and widgets.

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Android smartphones gain on iPhone for driving mobile transactions

January 31, 2014

Android smartphones are catching up with the iPhone when it comes to driving payment transactions through a browser or application, according to a new report from Adyen.

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Groupon pits itself against location-based services with app update

April 25, 2013

As companies such as foursquare, Facebook and Yelp increasingly roll out more comprehensive location-based offerings, Groupon is striking back by adding a universal search feature to its iPhone and Android applications.

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US Bank taps NFC to enable mobile payments on iPhones

January 14, 2013

U.S. Bank is leveraging NFC technology as a way to let consumers pay for everyday purchases with their iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S devices.

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Apple’s Passbook impact on retailers and brands

November 13, 2012

When the history books and Harvard case studies on iOS6 are written, the innovation that likely will have had the most impact, especially on retailers and brands, will be Passbook.

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The end of retail as we know it?

October 11, 2012

Most retailers are currently building barriers to deal with small waves, while a tsunami is fast approaching.

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IPhone 4S users who bank at NatWest get NFC-enabled mobile payments

October 9, 2012

Apple’s iPhone may not feature near field communication technology but this is not stopping Visa Europe and two British banks from enabling tap-and-go payments for some users.

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Apple’s Passbook is a game-changer for retailers

October 1, 2012

Apple’s Passbook recently debuted to mixed reactions. However, there is no doubt that it will in some way be a driving force for retailers.

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Walmart speeds up checkout, lets shoppers scan items via iPhone

September 5, 2012

Walmart continues to take a proactive stance in mobile and is reportedly testing a mobile service enabling shoppers to scan items in store aisles with an iPhone before heading to a self-checkout kiosk to pay.

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Is Apple missing the boat with mobile payments?

July 11, 2012

Mobile payments are growing quickly and yet one of mobile’s biggest players – Apple – is not taking a leadership role, at least not yet.

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