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 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.
The actual process of mobile ordering for consumers is simple. But picking up your order at a restaurant can be a little shaky at times.
Michelle Evans, digital consumer manager for Euromonitor International, examines the impact social media platforms have on commerce, specifically in the Asia-Pacific region.
What customers want is an easy way to use their fully functional mobile wallets to pay for everything from airline tickets to pharmacy items to clothing. And they'd be extra happy if their airline miles and retailer rewards balances could be incorporated into those transactions.
Providing consumers with a rewarding and successful digital experience can be tricky given integration hurdles that come into play.
Tim Spenny, from GfK Research, wrote about how the security of mobile phones is relevant to the mobile payments industry.
Thomas Yohannan gives his thoughts on the company as it prepares to release its first earnings report as a public company next week.
As new commerce endpoints continue to emerge, issuers must reconsider how to position their strategy and their brand in a digital world, writes Jordan McKee, senior analyst with the 451 Research Mobility team.
Can airlines and global businesses position themselves to potentially gain hundreds of millions in additional revenue by adopting a "mobile-first" payments strategy?
This renewed focus on the customer experience comes at a time when the smartphone, wearables and the Internet of Things become more relevant to consumers and retailers.
Will Hernandez, editor of Mobile Payments Today, had one thing on his mind after he watched PayPal's Super Bowl 50 commercial: hipsters.
Will Hernandez, the editor for Mobile Payments Today, shares a recent shopping trip that made him think about the mobile experience in 2016. Here's a hint: it still needs work.
Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez discusses the rapidly changing mobile payments market in a blog post.
Ed Busby, a former Softcard executive, wrote a blog post on what banks can do to compete with third-party providers.
A blog post by Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez argues that the customer buying experience is going backwards with chip cards.
Dan Glessner, the chief marketing officer at Quisk, wrote a blog post about how he sees things going down between banks and fintech startups in the future.
EMV and bank innovation also should be hot topics next week in Las Vegas, writes Mobile Payments Today Editor Will Hernandez.
A number of different factors could help Android Pay pull ahead in 2016, according to Tim Spenny, the vice president of financial services consulting at GfK Custom Research, North America.
The point of sale is a valuable moment to boost a consumer's experience. If managed right it can also be a huge loyalty-boosting event.