Articles Tagged ‘Payments’


TGI Friday’s makes room for future innovation with mobile POS

January 14, 2015

NEW YORK – A TGI Friday’s executive at the NRF 104th Annual Convention & Expo said that the restaurant chain prides itself in taking a different approach toward tablet integration in its locations in contrast to its competitors, such as Applebee’s, by placing tablets in the hands of servers rather than on tables.

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Mobile barcode transactions on uptick for brands, retailers

December 29, 2014

Mobeam, a provider of light-based mobile commerce technology, and its Beep’nGo solution, claim to have powered more than 10 million barcode transactions in the past eight months in more than 200 countries and territories, shining light to how prominent these solutions are anticipated to be in 2015.

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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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Citibank bumps up mobile banking strategy with its top innovator

December 8, 2014

Citibank is advancing its mobile banking strategy through mobile engagement platform SpyderLynk, which was selected as a winner for the Citi Mobile Challenge 2014 and was deemed the Most Innovative Solution for Small Business for its concept CitiWallet for Small Business.

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Girl Scouts’ Digital Cookie to boost mobile sales

December 2, 2014

The Girl Scouts of the United States has introduced Digital Cookie, a new digital platform that reimagines how the organization sells cookies while teaching young saleswomen about online marketing, mobile application usage and ecommerce.

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PayPal comes out punching with wearable payments

November 20, 2014

Pebble smartwatch wearers can now make payments and receive payment notifications through online service PayPal and its mobile application, which shows the growing momentum of the wearable movement, anticipated to become a payment norm within a few years.

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American Express looks to foster payments innovation with token system

November 4, 2014

American Express is swapping card numbers for tokens with its new NFC-based, token payment service.

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Apple Pay aims for the fence with World Series initiatives

October 24, 2014

A multitude of events surrounding mobile payments will be seen during this year’s World Series, including MasterCard and Major League Baseball’s support for Apple Pay.

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Javelin exec: PayPal spin-off to open door wider for Apple Pay, NFC

October 9, 2014

LITCHFIELD PARK, AZ – A Javelin executive at the Mobile Shopping Summit 2014 said PayPal’s split with eBay would provide an opportunity for Apple Pay and NFC to drive adoption.

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Softcard freshens up NFC payments with laundromat collaboration

September 26, 2014

Payment solutions provider USA Technologies’ collaboration with mobile wallet solution Softcard recasts the mundane task of doing the laundry while driving momentum for NFC adoption.

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