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Mobile Payments Today has released its latest survey for the upcoming 2016 Mobile Payments State of the Industry Report.

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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.

Banks seek to capitalize on mobile customers

Mobile banking is on the rise, but how do financial institutions connect with consumers on a smaller screen?

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.

Three years later: Where does MCX stand today?

Best Buy, Target, and Wal-Mart were among the first major retailers to announce their support for the Merchant Customer Exchange. More than three years later, the proposed mobile payments system is still more an idea than an actual product.

Cards and payments: Renew the old, ring in the new

A new industry survey seeks to understand the priorities, challenges and benefits that payments organizations will encounter as they undertake a "new and renew" transformation in payments.

Fintech 2.0 needed between startups and banks

Dan Glessner, the chief marketing officer at Quisk, wrote a blog post about his recent attendance at the MoneyConf in Belfast.

Mobile: The smart approach to in-store shopping

Pat Bakey, global retail EVP at SAP, encourages retailers to embrace smartphones as a way of life for their customers.

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NEWS


Loyalty programs rising as retailer priority

A new report notes a big divide between loyalty efforts and mobile marketing, however.

NRA releases mobile payments guide for restaurateurs

The 'guide will provide a roadmap' for restaurant owners and operators interested in implementing mobile payments into their business, NRA official says.

Mobeam releases Android SDK

The license will be offered free to developers for an initial period of 120 days with extensions available on a case-by-case basis.

Mobile Embrace acquires Vizmond Media to bolster mobile marketing

The deal is with worth $2.5 million plus potential contingent consideration of up to a further $3.5 million over three years.

Study: Grocers find success with mobile apps

A three-year research report indicates a mobile app can be a big boost for sales and customer engagement.

PayPal officially separates from eBay

PayPal previously was listed on the Nasdaq under the same ticker symbol "PYPL" before it was acquired by eBay Inc. in 2002 for $1.5 billion.

Zapper unveils dine-and-dash app

Zapper announced the launch of its mobile payments app and marketing service at local establishments this month in Richmond, Virginia.

Australian Urbanspoon users migrate to new platform

Zomato, a restaurant search and discovery app that provides information for more than1.4 million restaurants, has completed the transition of Australian users following its $52 million acquisition of Urbanspoon at the beginning of the year.

Vibes brings mobile marketing platform to Apple Watch

The company announced that its mobile ad tech also is compatible with the smartwatch.

Paytronix upgrades mobile-app features for restaurants

The company said the new enhancements make it easier than ever before for restaurants and retailers to customize their apps while simultaneously making them easier and more compelling for customers to use.

3 for 1: Olo, LevelUp launch ordering, loyalty, payment solution

Olo and LevelUp have launched the restaurant industry's first fully turnkey mobile commerce solution with built-in ordering, loyalty and payment in one user experience.

Plenti officially opens doors to retail loyalty

Plenti, the first U.S.-based loyalty coalition, Monday announced that the program is now available to consumers online at Plenti.com and at thousands of partner retail locations.

Canadian coffee chain goes mobile with loyalty platform

Second Cup, a Canada-based coffee shop, has launched a free mobile loyalty program.

Netsuite inks deal to acquire Bronto software

Partnership brings together cloud-based omnichannel commerce provider and cloud-based commerce marketing company.

Pyrim intends to educate merchants about mobile commerce

The company introduced what what it calls the Mobile Commerce Education Resource Kit, a guide designed to teach merchants about the mobile commerce ecosystem.

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Transactions are just a part of the mobile payment story. Merchants are learning how to leverage payment data for mobile marketing campaigns that attract new customers and keep loyal customers coming back.