Chick-fil-A is playing catch-up to the slew of quick service restaurant chains incorporating Apple Pay into their mobile applications by gradually rolling out the payment platform’s capabilities to locations nationwide.
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Visa’s new developer platform, which offers third-party companies the ability to sift through hundreds of commerce-related APIs, indicates the brand’s desire to one-up its competitors in the mobile payments space by creating a massive network of partnerships.
WeChat is bringing the Chinese custom of Lucky Money to New York pedestrians, enabling Times Square passersby to shake their smartphones in front of the billboards and have digital money placed in the messaging application’s mobile wallet.
The leader in mobile payments still remains unclear, but Android Pay is gaining speed and the technology as a whole is likely to reach mainstream adoption within four years if added benefit for customers is provided, according to a report from Packaged Facts.
Fifth Third Bank’s Touch ID integration comes in response to customer requests as the tech becomes more widely accepted thanks to how it makes users feel secure and brings added convenience.
Southern California’s commuter rail service Metrolink is the latest public transit system to board the mobile ticketing train, as the transportation industry as a whole moves towards untethered digital systems.
When it comes to online commerce, the point at which money changes hands has often been the moment a sale falls apart. What was a carefully crafted brand experience becomes off-putting and complicated. There are confusing redirects, forms that clash with the rest of the design, and a lot of sensitive data that needs to be entered.
Growing adoption of Starbucks’ Mobile Order & Pay program is a boon for the chain during the morning rush, when use increases and accounts for about 10 percent of transactions.
Mobile wallet adoption has been slow to catch on, but if developers educate consumers on user experiences, these platforms may hit their stride in 2016, according to a new report from Citi Retail Services.
NEW YORK – An executive from GrubHub at Mobile Marketer’s Mobile FirstLook: Strategy 2016 explained that the growing adoption of mobile delivery is being driven by big name quick-service restaurants, paving the way for growth at GrubHub.