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Mobile wallets: The hidden commerce model

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

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 issues preventing widespread beacon deployment

A recent panel at Networld Media Group's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit discussed beacon technology's role with retailers today.

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.

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.

Bitcoin's place with restaurants

Do food and bitcoin mix? What does the virtual currency offer to restaurants specifically?

Digital wallets: The rise of promising platforms and what's needed to break through with consumers

Teri Llach, chief marketing officer at Blackhawk Network, discusses how digital wallet providers need to help consumers shop, spend, save, and engage with their favorite retailers.

Mobile POS market expected to increase 400 pct. by 2019

A new report from 451 Research predicts that the global installed base of mPOS devices will increase fourfold to just over 54 million units at a 32 percent compound annual growth rate in 2019 from the current 13 million devices in the market today.

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.

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NEWS


Chipotle testing mobile ordering, delivery on college campuses

Chipotle will be available for delivery through the app at 40 college campuses nationwide this fall and at more than 100 campuses by spring 2016

All-in-one Android smartphone mPOS device on its way

Hong Kong-based BBPOS announced it is set to launch its new WisePOS, which features full Android smartphone functionality.

The European Square intros small business loans

As of last Friday, iZettle Advance will gradually be made available throughout iZettle's European markets.

North American Bancard mPOS device to debut in Apple stores

The device will retail for $39.95 and North American Bancard is also offering merchants $5,000 in free Apple Pay transaction processing.

MCX adds more digital couponing options to CurrentC

MCX said Inmar will leverage its extensive manufacturer relationships, digital coupon technologies and promotional expertise to provide MCX with content, offer management services, and processing and settlement products.

Wienerschnitzel has new mobile rewards program

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

Global Payments to deploy EMV-ready, Apriva mPOS devices

The agreement enables Global Payments to provide white-labeled mobile payment products to its U.S. clients through Apriva's mobile payments solution, AprivaPay Plus.

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.

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.

Chile processing network to deploy Verifone mPOS device

Verifone's VX 520 3G includes an integrated color screen, PCI 3.0 compliance and the ability to accept EMV, NFC and all other forms of payment.

Indian mPOS provider Ezetap raises $23 million in funding round

The company's current investors, Social Capital, Helion Advisors, and Berggruen Holdings are joined in this round by Horizons Ventures, the private investment arm for Li Ka-Shing, and the Capricorn Investment Group.

Small businesses lag in EMV preparedness

Wells Fargo study finds just 31 percent of the merchants it surveyed have POS terminals to accept chip cards.

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.

Prepaid provider CashStar closes $15 million funding round

This financing brings the total capital raised by CashStar to $50 million.

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August 18-20, 2014 | Chicago

think mobile first.

CONNECT: Mobile Innovation Summit will explore the many opportunities that retail and restaurant enterprises have for leveraging mobile and digital channels to build their brands, increase sales and improve customer engagement, experience and loyalty. During this event, you will network, share ideas and learn from the brightest minds in the industry.