Articles Tagged ‘mobile payments’


Dunkin’ Donuts’ app reaches 10M downloads as loyalty, payments ascend

November 25, 2014

In a reflection of the growing importance of mobile loyalty to quick-serve restaurants, Dunkin’ Donuts DD Perks loyalty program has signed up 2 million members while the chain’s mobile payment and gifting application has surpassed more than 10 million downloads.

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18pc of marketers already using beacons: Adobe

November 19, 2014

In a reflection of how quickly marketers have embraced beacon technology, 18 percent report that they are using beacons today in tests or active deployments, according to new research from Adobe.

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Target tests CurrentC mobile payments in store, Apple Pay in app

November 11, 2014

Target is testing mobile payments application CurrentC in several of its stores, enabling employees to pay for purchases using their smartphones.

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Softcard pilot results point to loyalty benefits from NFC payments

November 7, 2014

Softcard users in Salt Lake City, UT, are three-and-a-half times more likely to engage with offers and four times more likely to use loyalty cards than the national average, according to new results from the near-field communications payments provider.

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Beacons and Apple Pay deliver stepped-up shopping experience

November 7, 2014

With token technology, fingerprint security and major bank partners, Apple may have finally cracked the mobile pay code.

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Burger King bets on PayPal, digital cards for mobile payments, offers

November 5, 2014

In a bet that near-field communications mobile payments may still not be ready for prime time, Burger King has opted to power its application with PayPal’s cloud-based, PIN-driven solution.

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Wireless carriers could withdraw from NFC payments: report

October 29, 2014

While the launch of Apple Pay and Host Cost Emulation promise to boost near field communications-based payments, one group that is likely to see its role diminish is wireless carriers, according to a new report from Juniper Research.

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How not accepting Apple Pay could backfire for retailers

October 28, 2014

With mobile payments already struggling to catch on, the recent face-off between Apple Pay and CurrentC, a payments and loyalty platform developed by a consortium of retailers, could further stall adoption and end up costing merchants customers.

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Retailers struggle to balance quality images, mobile performance: report

October 27, 2014

Most mobile pages are not meeting users’ performance expectations, with the rush to embrace responsive Web design partially responsible, according to a new report from Radware.

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Twitter may have advantage over Facebook in mobile payments

October 15, 2014

The role of social media giants Twitter and Facebook in mobile payments is expanding even as Apple Pay’s launch looms.

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