ShopKeep giving away free readers for Apple Pay and EMV acceptance

The device, powered by Ingenico Mobile Solutions, connects to the ShopKeep register app via Bluetooth.

FEATURES


2014 in review, part I: Apple Pay, MCX, the UK, and beacons

Mobile payments took a large leap forward in the last 12 months, but there's still a lot this industry can strive to accomplish.

The chicken or the egg? Loyalty will drive mobile payments

Tiago Soromenho, founder of Mozido's StickyStreet mobile loyalty solution, gives his view on why this is still a longstanding issue.

The retailer side of the bitcoin equation

Three merchants discuss why they began accepting virtual currencies for payment – and how accepting bitcoin has changed their business.

Virtual currencies: bitcoin and beyond [infographic]

An array of virtual currencies are making their presence known.

Starbucks: Getting rid of plastic in ways no other brand can

Rob Stringer, the vice president of marketing and product development for Cortex MCP, gives us another glimpse into why the coffee giant does loyalty right.

Mobile shoppers want better customer care right now

John Hibel, director of marketing at Contact Solutions Inc., lays out the issues merchants face as consumers shop more on their smart devices.

Mobile payments 5 for 5: Rise of the restaurants

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

Apple Pay's missing one thing retailers crave: Data

The mobile payments system diminishes the ability to track shopper behavior. This is among the reasons why some major retailers are not accepting it, writes the President and CEO of LoyaltyOne Inc. Bryan Pearson.

Webinar explores 5 mistakes retailers make with mobile

Presentation examines the checkout process, speed, security concerns and more.

Restaurants just getting started with mobile, Tillster CEO says

The technology should have maximum utility for consumers, such as ordering and loyalty; payment alone isn't enough.

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NEWS


Global mobile NFC payments to exceed $130 billion by 2020

This equates to 254 million mobile users making five payments per month at an average of slightly less than $9 per transaction.

ChowNow adds Apple Pay platform

Company claims to be the first online ordering system to offer the new payment technology.

NCR Silver POS adds LevelUp

NCR Silver merchants can activate the LevelUp application as a payment option in their POS system.

First Data and Verifone partner to fight consumer payment data theft

First Data will offer Verifone's Secure Commerce Architecture (SCA) to provide safer, streamlined transactions and expedite EMV integration in the United States.

Bindo adds invoicing to tablet-based POS

Retailers can now deliver invoices directly to individual customers through Bindo's new invoicing feature.

Interactive Customer Experience Summit coming to Chicago in June

The conference will focus on technologies such as digital signage, self-service kiosks, mobile and tablets, as well as emerging technologies like beacons, virtual assistants and augmented reality.

ShopKeep reveals new website

Company is giving new customers a free credit card reader that supports NFC and chip cards.

Square reaches $100 million single-day sales milestone

Square also announced over 40 percent of its payment volume comes from sellers who process over $125,000 a year.

Papa John's hits 50% digital sales milestone, adds Google Wallet

Pizza chain will now begin accepting Google Wallet Instant Buy as a payment method for delivery and carry-out orders placed through the Android app.

CardFlight inks pact with merchant services provider for mobile POS

Partnership to provide a custom mobile POS solution to merchants through its sponsor bank's network of retail branches.

Chick-fil-A's mobile ordering rollout to be completed in 2016

After several market tests, Chick-fil-A announced today the nationwide launch of its mobile payments platform. The chain is also testing mobile ordering through its app. The national payment rollout is for all Chick-fil-A restaurants, with the exception of licensed locations....

Starbucks to intro mobile ordering in Portland

Company also will create more personalized offers through its mobile app.

Boost Mobile, Sprint apps feature gift card function

Consumers can buy gift cards from top retailers in gaming, entertainment, casual dining and apparel.

New York Fries launches mobile payment, loyalty program

Fry Society initiative offers customers two levels of loyalty for free fries, poutine and points.

BitStraat providing free tablets to Amsterdam retailers

Goal is "to make Amsterdam the bitcoin capital."

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