Mobile wallets: The hidden commerce model

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Ed Busby, a former Softcard executive, discusses an overlooked aspect of today's mobile wallet game.

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CONNECT: How to get your app into the hands of millennials

Millennials will only keep 20 apps on a phone so the challenge is creating one that makes the cut.

CONNECT: Putting a bow on the mobile experience

Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez discusses some of the key points from this year's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit.

CONNECT: The current state of mobile wallets and mobile ordering

A recent panel at Networld Media Group's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit attempted to clarify today’s mobile payments market, which is becoming an increasingly difficult task when you consider the options available to merchants.

CONNECT: Does your mobile experience offer 3 crucial elements?

Ryan Carver, senior vice president of strategy and emerging brands at Lamour, gave the keynote address at Networld Media Group's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit and told attendees retailers need to connect with customers on their turf.

Target deploys beacon technology to boost customer experience

Using the Target iPhone app, customers can get insight on sales and special deals during pilot program.

Major mobile wallet providers not distinguishing themselves

Apple Pay leads the pack in media hype, but it's been difficult to gauge its success, along with other schemes.

July mobile payments 5 for 5: The march towards the EMV liability shift

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in July, and what we can learn from them.

Mobile payments play key role to reduce customer wait times

A panel discussion at the recent Customer Experience Summit in Chicago focused on how brands such as Dunkin' Donuts and Taco Bell use mobile to improve the customer experience.

Can mobile boost the digital ordering experience?

Noah Glass, the founder and CEO of Olo, discusses why mobile is the key to digital ordering success.

Will consumers adopt Facebook's 'Buy' button?

The social media giants is adding the feature so its zillions of users can shop as they socialize and the move has industry watchers buzzing.

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NEWS


Mobile payments swings into another PGA Tour event

Concession point-of-sale terminals throughout Plainfield Country Club at this weekend's Tour stop will be enabled to accept contactless payments and Qkr! with MasterPass.

Wienerschnitzel has new mobile rewards program

Wienerschnitzel's app allows guests to pay using a mobile device and redeem points for free food.

Bharti Airtel partnership with Uber in India enables mobile wallet payments

Riders in the country can pay for their trips with Airtel’s mobile wallet, Airtel Money.

Affirm financing now available to Shopify merchants

Buy with Affirm lets shoppers purchase and receive the items they want now, and pay for them in monthly installments with transparent, simple interest loans.

Venmo tests groups feature

The P2P provider wants to make it easier for its users to track payments for clubs and similar organizations.

Will mobile payments kill cash?

A new research paper asks — and answers — the question.

Jamba Juice launches mobile 'order ahead' app

Jamba Juice has improved convenience for consumers who can't wait for their next juice or smoothie.

PayPal to power P2P mobile payments in Blackberry Messenger

Users do not need to use the PayPal app to send funds.

Be like Ric Flair: Book a private jet, pay with Apple Pay

A New York-based provider of on-demand private jet charters Tuesday announced the release of the Skyjet app for iPhone.

Mobile payments startup PaidEasy raises $2 million

PaidEasy gives its users the ability to open, view, split, tip and pay their bills in real time.

Rite Aid decides to support Apple Pay, Android Pay

The pharmacy chain is the latest MCX member to to announce support for NFC-based mobile payment systems.

Apple Pay support comes to Amex corporate cards

The mobile payment option is available today for eligible US corporate cards.

Vodafone links with Powa for mobile top-ups via QR code

All customers will have to do is download the app, scan the PowaTag in a magazine or other advertisement, and choose their top-up value.

Centili signs direct carrier billing deal with major MNOs in Pakistan

The company will work with Mobilink, Telenor, Zong, Ufone, and Warid, which have a combined 136 million subscribers.

Subway to add PayPal as a payment option

Paydiant, a mobile wallet developer PayPal acquired last year, originally built Subway's mobile app and released an update earlier this year.

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