Articles Tagged ‘mobile payments’


LevelUp cuts fees again but goal of total elimination remains elusive

April 16, 2014

LevelUp has cut back its processing fees from 2 percent to just 1.95 percent, bringing it one step closer to achieving its goal of reducing the investments that retailers traditionally pour into mobile payments.

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Amazon, Facebook look to differentiate mobile payments with data

April 15, 2014

Facebook and Amazon both bring a lot to the mobile payment industry in terms of data, but it remains to be seen how each will fare in winning over consumers and retailers to use their services versus an already-established competitor.

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Mobile payments to rise 40pc this year: Juniper

April 9, 2014

Global payments via mobile devices will reach close to $507 billion this year, a rise of nearly 40 percent year over year, according to a new report from Juniper Research.

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PayPal international expansion of in-store mobile payments comes to Toronto

March 31, 2014

PayPal continues to extend its mobile payments prowess, with more than 50 cafes, food trucks and restaurants in Toronto now enabling customers to pay for purchases via the PayPal application.

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71pc of airlines say mobile is future of airline payments: report

March 28, 2014

The number of airlines offering on-board mobile payments will increase from 5 percent to 36 percent in the next two years, according to a new report from WorldPay.

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Wendy’s eyes personalized mobile commerce with nationwide payment launch

March 24, 2014

Wendy’s has rolled out mobile payments to all of its United States locations, giving the brand a first-mover advantage in the quick-service restaurant space as well as early insight into how Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and other types of technology can improve the in-restaurant experience.

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Burger King builds mobile platform to quickly scale up in payments

March 19, 2014

Burger King leaps to the head of the class in mobile with a significant commitment via a new digital platform that will enable it to quickly scale up with mobile offers, payments, order-ahead and other features.

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Starbucks reduces mobile payments friction as app’s reach grows

March 13, 2014

Starbucks’ plan to dominate mobile commerce is becoming a bit clearer with a new application revamp that puts payments front and center.

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Mobile payment users spend twice as much: report

March 12, 2014

Mobile payment users, on average, spend approximately twice as much through all digital channels than those not using mobile payments, according to a new report from business consulting firm Bain & Co.

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Magnolia Bakery sweetens offer via mobile loyalty, payments app

March 11, 2014

Magnolia Bakery is developing a mobile loyalty and payments application that will feature a different reward each month based on users reaching a certain number of purchases.

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