Mobile Payments Today

How mobile payments are changing the restaurant industry

Mobile Payments Today

Mobile payment acceptance is leading to rapid change in the restaurant industry, impacting everything from credit card use to delivery and online ordering as well as customer loyalty

Amazon Go policy shift seen as response to legislative pushback

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The move by Amazon to reverse policies for its cashierless Amazon Go stores is being seen as a response to growing economic and political pushback against the impact of Silicon Valley on major segments of U.S. and global societies

MoviePass reboot faces new challengers to prove subscription model can profit

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As MoviePass relaunches its controversial unlimited subscription plan for film buffs, the industry is expecting more disruption as rival services emerge

Facebook, PayPal and how blockchain could disrupt the payments space

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Facebook and PayPal are beginning to make investments in blockchain that could have a major impact in the payments business

Envel uses AI to redefine banking for Generation Z

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Envel uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to help young adults control their spending, manage their expenses and save for a rainy day in a way that traditional banks can't or won't for this segment of the market

Removing the drag from tableside payment growth in the US

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Tableside payment in the restaurant industry has been a growing trend, yet there still remain obstacles to wider acceptance by consumers

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Bank Customer Experience opens awards competition

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The annual BCX Summit has opened the awards competition for banks and fintechs in several important categories

PayPal reports strong numbers for Venmo, Visa posts solid Q2

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PayPal and Visa reported strong earnings in the first quarter of 2019, with PayPal breaking out Venmo numbers for the first time

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Decathlon, NewStore test the limits of cashless retail with US store

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Sporting goods retailer Decathlon is testing the limits of cashless retail with technology firm NewStore, which developed an iPhone-based ominichannel platform to transform the store experience

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Attracting Chinese consumers through the mobile payments space

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Millions of Chinese consumers are using mobile payments as their favored method shopping and funds transfer and retailers should leverage that opportunity

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Podcast Episode 15: Banking on the Gig Economy

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Joust CEO Lamine Zarrad carves out a unique space among fintechs by addressing the special circumstances of freelance workers

Instagram Checkout tests power of social media for mobile commerce

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Instagram's new in-app shopping experience with PayPal is testing how social media can influence retail shopping and payment decisions

Wearables may drive contactless, reduce POS time

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Ralf Gladis, founding director, Computop, explains why with the growing adoption of wearable devices, merchants have a clear opportunity to help improve the payments experience for merchants and consumers alike

Blockchain potential reaches beyond payments to transforming cities

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Futurist Ian Khan sees the potential for blockchain going beyond revolutionizing the payments industry to transforming entire cities

Apple's expansion into credit card space could lead to disruption

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Finanical and techology experts are weighing in on the impact of Apple's highly anticipated entry into the credit card space

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Bank Customer Experience Awards competition now open

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The annual awards honor financial institutions and fintech providers whose unique strategies and technologies are heightening the consumer experience

8 mobile payment trends that matter for 2019

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Eight major trends will help define the landscape of mobile payments in 2019, according to Mark Flamme of AlixPartners

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Cashless trend becoming a crisis debate in UK, US

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The rise in cashless payments and the declining presence of bank branches and ATMs is leading to a potential crisis point in many communities across the U.S. and the U.K.

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Rise in mobile shopping, banking forcing shifts in endpoint security

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The increased use of mobile apps in e-commerce, banking and corporate payments is forcing cyber experts to shift tactics and technologies to protect vulnerable endpoints from malicioius attacks

What's coming with point-of-purchase trends

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Katie Kochelek, marketing specialist at Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc., shares insight on what experts expect to come this year with point-of-purchase

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How financial institutions are embracing blockchain

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What's holding the blockchain back? What can make it more secure? Panelists at Financial Services Data Security Summit, sponsored by Thales and Networld Media Group, shared thoughts on these issues

Worldpay, First Data deals reflect globalization of payments space

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The blockbuster acquisitions of First Data and Worldpay in recent months reflect a serious turn towards globalization in the payments industry and will likely result in continued consolidation, according to experts

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Restoring trust with customers in a mobile world

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How retailers can regain trust with customers in a time of heightened risk

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Wearables forge new payment partnerships, see strong demand

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Smartwatches and other wearables are forging new partnerships with payments companies and technology partners, leading to increasing demand in the category

Legislators move to ban cashless payments at retailers, restaurants

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A backlash against cashless retailers and restaurants has spurred legislation in multiple cities and states to force them to accept cash payments

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The growth of mobile POS and preventing fraud

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Mobile point-of-sale systems are a growing consideration for retailers, but carry a number of concerns about fraud and secure payment

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Decathlon, New Store test the limits of cashless retail with US store

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Sporting goods retailer Decathlon is testing the limits of cashless retail with technology firm NewStore, which developed an iPhone-based ominichannel platform to transform the store experience

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Podcast episode 14: Switch CEO discusses automating payment card data

Mobile Payments Today

Host David Jones, discusses automating payment card data, and how it protects cardholders and merchants with Switch CEO, Chris Hopen

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Looking ahead: Setting expectations for banking and mobile payments in 2019

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The banking industry is facing multiple challenges in the face of stiff competition from fintech startups and disruptive applications that provide direct access to loans, credit and other critical services

Mobile coupons drive loyalty, customer engagement

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Retailers and others have transitioned physical coupons to the mobile space, as a way to enhance customer loyalty and engagement

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Exposing misconceptions in payments fraud

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In Part II of a blog series, Steve Villegas addresses how payments fraud impacts cross-border ecommerce

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Automakers expand connected car ecosystem with payment technologies

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Automakers from Honda to GM and Hyundai see mobile payment technology as a key component in developing connected car technology

Smartwatch, bracelets help broaden mobile payment options amid competition

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Consumer demand for smarter wearables is leading watch makers and others to explore new approaches to embedded payment technologies

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Public transit systems look to drive down costs, boost ridership with contactless fares

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Public transit systems in New Jersey, New York, Chicago and other major metropolitan areas are converting their systems to accept contactless payments, which experts say will reduce costs and help improve ridership

How Apple's update may turn the payments space on its head

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Recent changes to how Apple deals with the NFC chip in the iPhone and Apple Watch presents a world of opportunities

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Branson isn’t in it for the money; entrepreneurs need to improve the world

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Sir Richard Branson, the British billionaire entrepreneur, philanthropist and visionary, never outgrew his passion to change the world

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Cyber crime seen as major risk to mobile shopping during holiday season

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As cyber attackers develop more sophisticated methods of attacking online sites, security experts and retailers are increasingly focused on protecting mobile shopping and payment platforms to ensure a safe holiday season

3 drivers helping bridge the gap to a cashless society

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Veteran payments executive Jason Bohrer says several key consumer trends are pushing us closer to a cashless society, and the financial services industry needs to consider these developments in order to bridge the gap

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Blockchain 101: Mobile payments

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Let's take a look at the what blockchain is, and how it can help transform the mobile payments industry

Psychological barriers to greater mobile payment use in the US

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Consumers in the U.S. are still struggling to overcome psychological barriers to embracing mobile payments technology, according to research from two leading financial services experts

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Mobilizing customer experience requires new levels of collaboration

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Jim Kander, Spectralink's director of sales, Retail Americas, explains why retailers that are eager to go mobile CX need to do more than simply deploy a mobile device or solution. They'll need to create a more collaborative and customer-centric partnership

Telekom Slovenije Google Play & Fortumo case study

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Telekom Slovenije Google Play & Fortumo case study: doubling Google Play spend limits

Putting modern payment technologies to the test

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Automated testing is an increasingly important consideration as payment providers, retailers and other companies expand the number of options that consumers and merchants can use