Executive Brief: 2016 Mobile Payments State of the Industry

With comparative data for the U.S. going back to 2011 and the U.K. for the last two years, this report will give you insight into how quickly the industry can change. A shocking shift in consumer sentiments is revealed!

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Sponsor: Mobile Payments Today


Virtual Currency: The Next Disruptor in Payments

Virtual currency, such as Bitcoin, is the next disruptor in payments. Adoption is on the rise and consumers want places to spend their bitcoin.

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Sponsor: Virtual Currency Today Summit


It's All About the Customer Experience

Great experiences keep customers coming back time and time again. Give your customers a “wow” experience and they will tell their friends and colleagues and share on social media.

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Sponsor: Interactive Customer Experience Summit (ICX Summit)


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Where did Starbucks go wrong with loyalty?

Brands can learn a lot from the Starbucks reward program controversy — from using best methods in the program development stages, to structuring reward programs to remain flexible, to striking a smarter balance between customer happiness and business needs.

Airlines should pursue partnerships with payments innovators

Kristian Gjerding, CEO of CellPoint Mobile, wrote a recent blog post about how airlines are missing out on potential revenue opportunities by not partnering with the likes Apple and Google.

The Internet of Things to come as Nespresso, Apple, Nest try to grind out predictability

The adaptation of digital technology across products, from clothing to coffee, is slowly reshaping what today's consumers expect from brands and their retail experiences. Here's one example, by Nespresso, of how the Internet of Things influences not only new consumer behaviors, but also revenue streams.

Fintech: The great equalizer

Richard Steggall, the CEO of Urban FT, examines how the proliferation of fintech products presents opportunity for small and midsized financial institutions to compete with large banks.

April 5 for 5: Criminals seek to exploit mobile payments

It's time for a look back at April's most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today.

Mobile's role in ID verification for age-restricted merchants

Mobile identity verification is a topic that the industry often overlooks, but Michael Hagen from Mitek shares some thoughts on why it's important for certain merchants.

The problems weighing down mobile payments

Robert Brodie, co-founder and CTO of SUMO Heavy, examines some of the issues that are preventing mobile payments from really catching fire.

Mobility and security in the banking industry

Robert Capps, the vice president of business development at NuData Security, believes banks need to provide more responsive mobile experiences and do so by going beyond what he thinks are passive biometrics and behavioral analytics.

Talking With: NCR's Eli Rosner about the current state of omnichannel

NCR believes it is at the forefront of the ongoing changes we see in omnichannel, whether it's at a bank or retailer.

Asian mobile operators can disrupt the online payments industry

Gerri Kordes, chief business officer at Fortumo, believes the growing mobile population in the region is a good opportunity for operators there to take advantage of the growth.

Navigating disruptive innovation in financial services

Alex Lirtsman, founding partner and chief strategist at Ready Set Rocket, how today's startups are pushing traditional banks to find new ways to stay relevant to the ever-evolving consumer.

From leather to digital: The changing face of my wallet

Richard Buckle, founder and CEO of Pyalla Technologies LLC, wonders how comfortable he'll be without a physical wallet in his back pocket.

Banks and the blockchain: Do they fit together?

Banking giants are moving toward the blockchain at an increasingly aggressive pace. But, are they right for the blockchain? Will their efforts translate into apps? What does it mean for the bitcoin industry?

March mobile payments 5 for 5: Mobile World Congress in focus

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

Trends on the horizon for mobile payments

One security expert gives his predictions about what we'll see in this industry going forward.

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