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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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.

No surprise: Gallup finds mobile wallets low priority for consumers

Just 13 percent of more than 17,000 consumers surveyed have a digital wallet on their smartphone.

The EMV countdown is on: What merchants should be doing now

The U.S. is the last developed country in the world to move from the magnetic stripe card standard to EMV. It is also the largest and most complex market so far to make the switch, and Ingenico is finding that many merchants — especially medium-size ones — are not fully aware of what they need to do to get ready.

Global consumers interested in proximity mobile payments

Michelle Evans, senior consumer finance analyst at Euromonitor International, shares some insights from her company's recent Hyperconnectivity Survey.

ICXSummit15: From scavenger hunt to Skydeck, the highlight reel

From an Under Armour installation that tests athletic ability to a Warby Parker photo booth experience, interactive customer experience was the order of the day at the inaugural Interactive Customer Experience Summit, held June 28-30 at the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower.

June mobile payments 5 for 5: Apple, Google, and Microsoft

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

Rogers expands wireless support for suretap mobile wallet in Canada

Suretap now boasts support from Bell, Telus and its subsidiary Koodo, and Virgin Mobile Canada. CIBC also will allow its customers to load their credit cards into the mobile wallet, and consumers have the ability to store gift cards from more than 30 retailers.

A Microsoft-sized opportunity: Payment processing

The payments industry doesn't know much about Microsoft's plan for mobile payments, but Thomas Yohannan gives his take on the situation.

Apple Pay gets more 'Wallet'-like with new additions

Apple has added private-label and loyalty card support to its mobile payment system. The company also has announced that Apple Pay will launch in the UK next month.

Interactive customer experience technology has to make sense

Consumers want to interact with technology, but that technology has to make sense for both the business and its customers, says Paula Suarez, director of software analysis and development for Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants Inc.

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NEWS


ShopKeep raises $60 million in Series D funding

The company plans to launch international operations in the U.K. this month.

Stripe pegs value at $5 billion after latest funding round

The company also announced a partnership with Visa to work on digital payments.

Firehouse Subs to add mobile payment capability to app

Firehouse Subs customers will be able to order, purchase and pick up their food more quickly than ever thanks to the chain's use of MaterCard's MasterPass.

Study finds mobile plays larger role in consumers' shopping habits

Results show that the use of mobile technology by shoppers continues to climb, with adoption growing among key segments of the population.

Merchants have another mPOS option with NCR Silver Register

The integrated system, which operates on a closed Android platform, is ready out of the box, with implementation software allowing for a quick setup.

Detroit businesses adopt bitcoin payments

Several businesses in Detroit are beginning to accept bitcoin as a payment option.

First Data acquires digital gift card provider Transaction Wireless

First Data said the move is meant to complement its 2014 acquisition of digital gift card provider Gyft.

Zapper partners with Revel to expand mobile payment tech

Restaurants using Revel's iPad point-of-sale system now can activate Zapper as an additional payment option for their customers.

Groupon Apple Watch app lets users buy deals

Consumers can also discover Groupons from nearby local businesses.

Alibaba going mobile to reach consumers no matter where they're shopping

A new shopping and dining service called Koubei promises to speed up online retail delivery services for China’s biggest e-commerce player.

Dunkin' Donuts integrates Visa Checkout into mobile app

Users get a new way to reload their prepaid account.

Starbucks expands mobile ordering, national rollout continues through the year

As of early June, the mobile ordering system is available at 3,400 locations.

Revel opens NYC office to give retailers closer look at iPad system

The space will allow customers and prospects to view and interact with Revel’s iPad POS platform and work with sales representatives to select the best POS setup for their specific business needs.

BofA begins offering merchants First Data's new Clover Mini POS system

Clover Mini is intended to replace the single-use terminal with an "all-in-one" business management system.

Verifone to help power Apple Pay rewards acceptance

Verifone will enable six national and global retailers to be the first to accept NFC loyalty transactions on Verifone’s MX 915 and MX 925 terminals.

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