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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.

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.

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.

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Klarna partners with Overstock for mobile checkout

Beginning today, Overstock.com will use Klarna Checkout for mobile web guest purchases. Returning users that have shopped with Klarna can complete a purchase with just one tap.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Jamba Juice launches mobile 'order ahead' app

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

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.

Visa tests new mobile wallet service in India

Starting in September, mVisa will be available to 20,000 merchants in the greater Bangalore region.

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.

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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.