Articles Tagged ‘mobile payments’


Mobile NFC payments to exceed $130B by 2020: report

December 19, 2014

A recent study conducted by Strategy Analytics revealed that payments made with near field communications-enabled mobile handsets are set to exceed $130 billion of consumer retail around the world by 2020.

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Apple Pay’s growth increases pressure on retailers to jump on board

December 17, 2014

Apple Pay continues to add more partners, including a number of new banks, which will drive perceived value for consumers and encourage more banks as well as retailers to jump on board.

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Chick-Fil-A ramps up mcommerce with mobile payments, ordering

December 10, 2014

Chick-Fil-A is updating its mobile application to include two features paramount for driving mcommerce: in-app mobile payments and mobile ordering in more than 130 of its chain restaurants.

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Retailers fail at driving awareness of mobile payments: report

December 4, 2014

While adoption is growing of mobile payments applications, their impact is minimal so far this holiday season, in part because merchants are not making shoppers aware of the options that are available, according to a new report from Punchtab.

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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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