Apple released record-breaking first quarter earnings Tuesday afternoon, but the mobile payments industry still doesn't have concrete transaction numbers for the company's wallet.
Rob Stringer, the vice president of marketing and product development for Cortex MCP, believes there can and will be many viable secure and exciting wallets on operating systems and hardware stacks that remain open such as Android.
Fırat İşbecer, Monitise SVP of sales and operations, examines some ways banks can build a successful omnichannel strategy and how mobile can influence it.
Michelle Evans, senior consumer finance analyst at Euromonitor International, states her case for why retailers need to have a way to reach consumers anytime and anywhere.
Jordan McKee, a senior analyst on the 451 Research Mobility team, discusses how same-day in-store pickup options are working well for retailers who are offering it. Mobile can eventually play a large role in this recent trend, he wrote.
Rick Oglesby, a senior research analyst for Double Diamond Payments Research, explains how Apple Pay changed the outlook for mobile payments.
Dan Glessner, the chief marketing officer at Quisk, examines the differences between companies that create a new way to pay versus the makings of a new payment type.
Dan Kramer, the senior vice president of marketing and merchant services for SHAZAM, wrote about how new entrants in the marketplace can be successful.
Tiago Soromenho, founder of Mozido's StickyStreet mobile loyalty solution, gives his view on why this is still a longstanding issue.
Mark Ranta from ACI Worldwide believes payment apps need to focus on the experience and create new experiences that are meaningfully better than the ones we have today.
An array of virtual currencies are making their presence known.
Rob Stringer, the vice president of marketing and product development for Cortex MCP, gives us another glimpse into why the coffee giant does loyalty right.
John Hibel, director of marketing at Contact Solutions Inc., lays out the issues merchants face as consumers shop more on their smart devices.
Mehul Nayak, from Softweb Solutions, writes about what the future may hold for the Apple Watch, Google Glass and similar devices.
The mobile payments system diminishes the ability to track shopper behavior. This is among the reasons why some major retailers are not accepting it, writes the President and CEO of LoyaltyOne Inc. Bryan Pearson.
The rise of mobile has huge implications for how we manage our money. For banks to remain competitive, it’s essential for them to adopt a mobile-first strategy centered on the consumer experience, writes Monitise SVP of Sales & Operations Fırat İşbecer.
Dan Glessner, the chief marketing officer at Quisk, examines why this payment type can be useful to consumers.
Thomas Yohannan examines a possible future link between bitcoin and proximity payments involving mobile devices.
Ed Busby, founder of Hudson Mobile Advisory, examines how recent data breaches have an affect on how consumers view mobile payments.
Mark Ranta from ACI Worldwide believes bitcoin and its alternatives are here to stay, but how can they be regulated?