While mobile wallets have attracted consumer interest, they are failing to yield true adoption, with just 16 percent of mobile device owners having made an in-store purchase with their phone in the past three months, according to a new report from Yankee Group.
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PayPal has announced its plans to create a payments application for wearable devices, expanding its prowess over mobile commerce.
Online retailers including 1800Flowers and ProFlowers are leveraging Valentine’s Day to turn one-time flower shoppers into loyal shoppers.
JD Sports recently added PayPal payments to its mobile and desktop Web sites and in-store, joining the ranks of other British sports and fashion retailers.
PayPal is making a bigger push into mobile gift cards by partnering with ePay, a prepaid payments processor that powers digital gift codes.
Blockbuster, Office Depot and Rakuten were well prepared for the surge in smartphone and tablet shopping on Black Friday as mobile sales surged 43 percent year-over-year, according to several new pieces of research this weekend.
EBay wants to scale up its Connected Glass program at the national and even international level, enabling consumers around the world to touch a glass window and shop products, with purchases completed from a mobile phone.
McDonald’s expansion of a mobile payment pilot in France to a nationwide rollout indicates that the fast food giant is seeing some traction for mobile payments internationally.
Mobile-enabled local services played a bigger role in the mobile strategies of eBay and PayPal during the third quarter and will be a big focus for the company heading into the holidays and next year.
As competition in the mobile payments space continues to heat up, Isis is hoping to strike gold by giving iPhone users a way to take advantage of near-field communications payments.