Articles Tagged ‘mobile payments’


Barclays forgoes Apple Pay while boosting wearables-based contactless payments

June 30, 2015

As Apple Pay gears up to launch in Britain in July, Barclays Bank – one of the region’s major financial institutions – remains an important holdout while ramping up its own wearables-based contactless payments strategy.

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How On The Border gets mobile payments right

June 30, 2015

On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina is promoting its recent foray into mobile payments and educating customers about how to take control of their dining experience via in-store signage that showcases the necessary steps and convenience of paying via smartphones.

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Cale shifts the parking payment industry with Apple Pay

June 30, 2015

Parking technology manufacturer Cale is easing customers’ payment experience with the introduction of Apple Pay into its terminals, suggesting a possible shift in non-merchandise based payments.

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Mobile Minutes: Siri and HomeKit; Mobile payments and tips; T-Mobile’s free upgrades; Apple’s Confederate flag removal

June 29, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Here’s how Apple’s Siri will control your house under HomeKit program; Mobile payments are making people tip more at meals; T-Mobile offers free phone upgrades whenever you want; Apple purges online store of certain apps using Confederate flag.

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Starbucks raises the stakes on mobile ordering with significant expansion

June 17, 2015

Starbucks is rolling out its mobile order-and-pay feature to thousands of United States stores after recognizing its potential in Portland, the initial test market, to increase sales, shorten store lines and drive customer satisfaction.

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MasterCard brings tokenization to retailers’ mcommerce apps for added security

June 16, 2015

MasterCard is launching tokenization for merchants using its Digital Enablement Services to help these businesses assure their customers of the safety of their mobile programs, as security has moved to the forefront of concerns regarding smartphone shopping.

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With social media buy buttons taking off, retailers should dive in now

June 15, 2015

Social media buy buttons could be the next frontier of mobile commerce as they quickly gain momentum on various platforms, with savvy retailers likely to extend into numerous outlets to gain the most benefit.

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Dunkin’ Donuts teases mobile ordering pilots amidst Visa Checkout integration

June 9, 2015

Dunkin’ Donuts has confirmed its move into mobile ordering and is introducing an integration with payment platform Visa Checkout ahead of the public rollout, expected to be later this year.

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Has Google finally hit on a winning mobile payments strategy?

June 1, 2015

Google unleashed a series of mobile payments initiatives at its annual developer conference last week – including a hands-free payments pilot with McDonald’s and Papa John’s – as the technology giant looks to ride Apple Pay’s momentum and guarantee its own leadership role in Android-based transactions.

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American Airlines Center taps mobile POS for easy ordering

May 14, 2015

The American Airlines Center in Dallas is bringing mobile point-of-sale systems to consumers attending events in the stadium, allowing servers to accept contactless payments as well as Apple Pay, and providing a streamlined purchasing experience for food and beverages.

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