Customer retention through loyalty and in-app mobile payments

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NcompassTrac, a California-based loyalty program provider, is helping auto dealerships maintain relationships with their customers after they drive a car off the lot.

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Working together to deliver faster payments

Matt Wilcox from Fiserv discusses the need for the industry to come together to improve the US payment system.

Canadian government extends code of conduct to mobile payments

Just before Apple Pay rumors began to circulate, the country's finance minister extended the Code of Conduct for the Credit and Debit Card Industry to mobile payments.

The rise of HCE-based mobile payments

Mobile Payments Today recently conducted a Q&A with a Sequent Software executive to discuss some issues regarding how HCE affects the mobile-payments industry going forward.

Restaurants continue mobile shift

Fast casual and QSR establishments are upgrading the customer experience with more digital touch points.

US EMV transition could open door to more NFC mobile payments

Merchants have until October to make the switch to POS terminals that accept chip cards. Many industry executives expect proximity mobile payments to get a boost since the new terminals also have contactless technology.

Mobile-centric narrative required for small merchant EMV adoption

Jordan McKee, senior analyst for mobile payments for the 451 Research Mobility Team, writes in a blog post about the opportunity for payment service providers to push mobile payments with small merchants as a reason to upgrade terminals for the EMV shift.

Mobile wallets spin their wheels in the mud as consumer adoption stalls

Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez shares his thoughts on the current market.

Facebook Messenger as a business and payments platform

Alex Hum takes a deeper dive into some of the new aspects of the latest P2P offering.

Mobile payments 5 for 5: Dissecting recent acquisitions

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.

Lessons from the journey toward digital money

Dan Glessner, the chief marketing officer at Quisk, examines how some countries are marching towards a world where cash is obsolete.

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NEWS


Study looks at Apple Pay prospects six months on

A research note from Mercator contends that future prospects for Apple's payment tool are brighter than current use data might suggest.

Apple Pay outperforming PayPal, according to consumer survey

Apple Pay is the top choice in terms of mobile payment applications consumers plan on using going forward.

Global report shows big strides in reducing numbers of unbanked

China saw the greatest increase with 15 percent of adults brought into the banking system; South and East Asia and the Pacific followed, with 14 percent apiece.

Study: New cyberthreats come in old packages

A Verizon report says that cyberattacks are increasingly sophisticated, but they're still carried out using the same old delivery techniques — phishing and hacking. Will we ever learn?

Barclays expects huge gains in UK spending on mobile devices

Barclays said the influence of mobile on spending, however, is expected to more than double this figure from £18.4 billion to £112 billion over the same period.

Networld Media publisher named among 'Top Women in Media' in Folio: awards

The annual list includes publishing executives who have 'fearlessly moved their brands, teams and companies in new directions,' according to the sponsor.

Early Warning bolsters mobile fraud offerings with Authentify acquisition

Founded in 1999, Authentify provides phone-based, multifactor authentication products.

Semble emerges as New Zealand's go-to mobile wallet

MasterCard is helping to power the product, which is a joint venture between Paymark and the country's mobile network operators.

US retailers struggling to meet consumer expectations around mobile, in-store experience

Only 42 percent of shoppers found it easy to complete a purchase using a mobile device, and when asked which aspect of the shopping experience is most in need of an upgrade, 39 percent ranked the physical store first.

Report: BBA warns UK banks to innovate in face of competition

The study features interviews with leading experts from banks setting out their vision of the future and raises questions for regulators about when a non-banking firm should be overseen in a similar way to a bank.

SIMalliance to host workshop for banks and NFC service providers

The organization will host a free-to-attend, half-day interactive workshop ahead of CARTES Secure Connexions America 2015, in Washington on May 4.

Report: Business pros lean on mobile payments

Of 300 professionals surveyed, 52 percent said they use their mobile phones for payments, with business professionals in Asia-Pacific performing mobile payment transactions most frequently.

Report: Mobile boarding pass use expected to increase

Over 1.5 billion boarding passes will be delivered via mobile by 2019.

Report: GSMA finds mobile money customers continue to grow

Mobile money is now available in 61 percent of developing markets.

Fortumo reveals emerging markets payment index

The tool is intended to be used by Web, game and app developers to benchmark their revenue in markets with high smartphone growth and low credit card penetration.

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