Articles Tagged ‘mobile payments’


Wawa challenges Dunkin’ Donuts, Starbucks with in-app mobile payments and loyalty

January 23, 2015

Convenience chain Wawa is attempting to compete with brands such as Dunkin’ Donuts and Starbucks by launching a new mobile application featuring a payment function and rewards program.

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Amazon drops mobile wallet as chances of a shakeout grow

January 22, 2015

Numerous mobile wallets have launched in the past year, but Amazon’s decision to pull the plug on its offering just six months after launch could be the beginning of a shakeout as the primary use cases and leaders become more apparent.

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Will Softcard deal be enough to save Google Wallet?

January 21, 2015

While Apple Pay has quickly become the mobile payments platform to beat on iOS, the ongoing leadership void for Android users could be solved by Google’s reported interest in acquiring Softcard.

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Mobile Minutes: Apple’s digital refunds; NYC mobile payments for traffic tickets; Huawei smartphones rise; New job apps

January 2, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Apple offers two-week refund period for digital purchases made in Europe; App-etite for Bitcoin: City explores mobile payments for parking tickets; China’s Huawei 2014 smartphone sales rise by a third; When you want a new job, but don’t feel like looking.

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Top 10 mobile payment integrations from the second half of 2014

December 24, 2014

As mobile payments gain speed in the mcommerce sector, Apple Pay continues to reign supreme, followed by its Android counterparts of Google Wallet and Softcard, due to the sheer number of top brands choosing to integrate with Apple’s payment platform to drive sales.

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Competition grows as mobile payment acquisitions continue

December 24, 2014

With mobile payment capabilities expected to become mainstream in 2015, competition is growing in the space with Worldpay, a global provider of payments technology and services, and its recent announcement to acquire SecureNet Payment Systems.

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TD Bank promotes online banking via new tablet app

December 22, 2014

TD Bank is rolling out its first mobile application for tablets to reach a wider target audience of consumers looking to conduct online banking on personal devices.

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Synching mobile payments and loyalty programs

December 22, 2014

It is not a significant jump to say that all mobile transactions will eventually be reduced to a single scan or tap. This is not just for payments, either – redeeming offers and earning loyalty currencies, all of it will happen seamlessly.

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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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