Articles Tagged ‘mobile payments’


Subway catches up with mobile ordering blitz via PayPal collaboration

July 30, 2015

Made-to-order sandwich chain Subway Restaurants is playing catch-up to other quick service marketers via a collaboration with PayPal to garnish its mobile offerings with a new application for placing and paying for orders that could culminate in a revenue uptick.

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The Cheesecake Factory snacks on mobile payments with app pilot

July 30, 2015

The Cheesecake Factory is piloting a new application that enables diners to split and pay the bill via their smartphones, as well as receive a complimentary slice of cheesecake upon sign-up, pointing to restaurants’ growing interest in mobile payments.

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Visa bolsters mobile payments strategy with Stripe investment

July 29, 2015

Visa’s determination to double up on its mobile payment strategy is evident in the company’s decision to invest in Stripe, a start-up that accepts debit and credit cards for merchants who have previously not accepted them.

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Burger King taps MasterPass to gain wallet share among QSR fans

July 28, 2015

Burger King’s decision to offer MasterCard’s MasterPass alongside PayPal’s payment options speaks to its desire to market to Android customers and suggests more quick service marketers will broaden their mobile payment partners rather than rely on a single platform.

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Chipotle says mobile payments, not loyalty, will drive customer insights

July 24, 2015

While a number of food and beverage chains have embraced mobile loyalty, a Chipotle executive said this week that the company will buck the trend and lean on mobile payments – not loyalty – as a way to gather meaningful insights about its customers.

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Shell taps PayPal to fuel consumers’ cars via mobile payments

July 24, 2015

Shell is beginning its rollout of the PayPal-enabled Fill Up and Go service across gas stations in Britain, which will allow customers to download the Shell Motorist application and scan a QR code to pay at the pump with their smartphones.

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Toronto is latest to adopt mobile payments for public transit

July 21, 2015

Toronto Transit Commission, the third largest such agency in North America, has begun enabling payments through mobile devices, suggesting a future in which transit and mobile commerce are more closely linked.

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7-Eleven extends mobile utility to payments for everyday purchases

July 20, 2015

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven continues to build its prowess at leveraging mobile to simplify everyday purchases through a new partnership with the Pi mobile wallet application in Taiwan.

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46pc of diners have never leveraged mobile payment options: OpenTable

July 17, 2015

Restaurant brands can benefit from taking advantage of more mobile touchpoints during and after meals, especially as 46 percent of diners who have never used their smartphones to pay the bill are intrigued by the idea, according to an OpenTable study.

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Visa brings connected car payments to life

July 16, 2015

Visa is testing a service that will take mobile payments one step further down the road toward reaching scale through connected vehicle commerce.

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