Made-to-order sandwich chain Subway Restaurants is playing catch-up to other quick service marketers via a collaboration with PayPal to garnish its mobile offerings with a new application for placing and paying for orders that could culminate in a revenue uptick.
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Shell is beginning its rollout of the PayPal-enabled Fill Up and Go service across gas stations in Britain, which will allow customers to download the Shell Motorist application and scan a QR code to pay at the pump with their smartphones.
Peer-to-peer digital retailer eBay has recently acquired second-hand clothing application Twice to grow its eBay Valet service and mobile presence, gaining access to a new generation of sellers in an attempt to climb back up the retail ladder.
Today in mobile marketing – PayPal enters a brave new world of money disruption; US cable industry campaign aims to boost mobile views; Can Facebook turn its users into shoppers?; Starbucks to launch mobile ordering as part of £30m technology drive.
With eBay’s spinoff of PayPal expected to be completed today and a buyer found for its enterprise division, the company can turn its focus to trying to regain the role it once held as an mcommerce leader.
PayPal’s $890 million acquisition of digital money transfer company Xoom reflects the company’s ongoing efforts to retain and build on its status as a mobile payments leader as competition in the space continues to grow.
Mobile Minutes: Apple Music debuts; Facebook’s video play; Google should buy PayPal; Apple’s e-book ruling upheldJuly 2, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Apple Music debuts with strong artist support; Facebook offers marketers new video ad option that only counts longer views; One way Google could really take on Amazon: Buy PayPal; Apple conspired to fix e-book prices: U.S. appeals court.
Mobile Minutes: IPhone 6 in China; PayPal, eBay split; Samsung’s Tizen inventory; Google’s Oracle appeal deniedJune 30, 2015
Today in mobile marketing – Apple’s iPhone 6 ends China’s cheap streak; PayPal and eBay to trade separately starting next month; Samsung Electronics plans more Tizen smartphones this year: source; Supreme Court denies Google appeal on Oracle suit.
StubHub’s mobile and tablet applications have undergone a significant update to customize the process of purchasing event tickets even more, including adding a personalization algorithm to recommend activities, ESPN content for sports fans, enhanced mobile ticketing options to replace physical tickets and mobile payment options for Android users.
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.