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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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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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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Differentiate or die: Dunkin' innovation chief warns retailers about new digital age

John Costello, Dunkin’ Brands president, global marketing and innovation, doesn’t mince words when it comes to the state of retail and what retailers must do to survive and beat the competition.

Retailers should seek to own mobile payments

A panel discussion at the ShopTalk conference in Las Vegas focused on the issues merchants face today as it relates to the mobile customer experience.

Bango's BilltoMobile acquisition puts spotlight back on direct carrier billing

On the same day that U.K.-based Bango made its acquisition for $3.5 million, Las Vegas-based Axiologix Inc. announced that it had entered into a joint venture with SLA Mobile, a direct carrier biller with headquarters in Malaysia and the U.K. The next day, Austria's Dimoco purchased Italy-based Onebip for an undisclosed amount.

MCX delays nationwide rollout of CurrentC mobile wallet

Almost four years after its formation, MCX has little to show for its efforts outside a pilot in one Midwest city.

Mobile payments opportunities and obstacles for US vendors

Sergio Chalbaud, the founder of a mobile-focused consumer banking platform called Fintonic, examines some of the issues facing mobile wallet providers in the U.S.

Mobile wallets don't have enough going for them right now

Richard Buckle, founder and CEO of Pyalla Technologies LLC, wrote a blog post about how he believes security concerns and an abundance of options for consumers continue to stifle widespread adoption of mobile payments.

The card networks' EMV dilemma

Blinded by the financial windfall of offloading billions in fraud losses to their own customers, the card brands now face serious risks on a number of fronts. Daryl Cornell, the CEO of Triton, gives his opinion about the current industry.

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.

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