Articles Tagged ‘mobile payments’


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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Mobile Minutes: Retailers’ mobile payments; Facebook’s new study; Pinterest’s app developers; Chinese smartphone market

May 12, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Apple Pay is creaming Walmart in the mobile payment wars; Facebook reveals the reason why you may agree with most of your newsfeed; Pinterest opens door to app developers, expects new recipe, wedding, travel tools; Chinese smartphone market, world’s largest, shrinks in first-quarter: study.

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IPhone biggest driver by far of in-store mobile payments: report

May 8, 2015

IPhone owners are much more likely than Android smartphone owners to have made a purchase in-store at the checkout counter using their mobile phone within a 30-day period, according to a new report from Javelin Strategy & Research.

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Road to in-store mobile payments is bumpy for Apple Pay, MCX

May 6, 2015

Bringing contactless mobile payments to bricks-and-mortar stores continues to be a challenging process plagued with technology difficulties, inexperienced store associates and an evolving landscape.

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McDonald’s fulfills consumer demands for mobile delivery with Postmates

May 5, 2015

McDonald’s is joining the shift towards mobile delivery by partnering with mobile application Postmates for a test at 88 New York locations, news that coincides with a business turnaround plan to increase profits and focus on consumer-driven decisions.

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Capital One exec predicts mass shift to Apple Pay this year

April 30, 2015

NEW YORK – A Capital One executive at the Mcommerce Summit: State of Mobile Commerce 2015 predicted a mass shift to Apple Pay this year and the decline of magnetic stripe payments as more consumers carry their phones on their persons at all times.

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PayPal pilots NFC as transaction volume increases 40pc

April 24, 2015

With PayPal’s mobile payments transactions volume increasing 40 percent year-over-year, the business is testing NFC payments prior to its imminent split from eBay, executives revealed this week during the ecommerce leader’s first quarter earnings call.

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Caribou Coffee steams up sales via app, mobile loyalty program

April 21, 2015

Coffeehouse chain Caribou Coffee is attempting to steam up sales on mobile via its first application for iOS and Android devices that comes stocked with mobile payment and loyalty options, and suggests that mobile is a requisite offering for any coffee retailer seeking to reach on-the-go consumers.

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Merchants’ limited understanding of mobile transactions presents risk fraud: report

April 20, 2015

Merchants have only a cursory understanding of mobile transactions even as the volume continues to grow, making it challenging to assess the legitimacy of these transactions, according to a new report from Kount, CardNotPresent.com and The Fraud Practice.

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Mobile payments competition moves to OS as Microsoft eyes entry

April 9, 2015

Microsoft is reportedly developing a payments solution for Windows devices, making it the latest mobile operating system to push into the space and lending further support to proximity payments.

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