PaylPal teams up with Walmart on cash service

Walmart customers who are also PayPal customers can deposit or get cash in a Walmart location as long as they’re good with a $3 service fee. Customers of PayPal and users of the PayPal Cash Mastercard will also be able...

Study: Walmart shoppers more likely to chose Apple Pay over Walmart Pay

Walmart shoppers who use Apple Pay, and have a mobile payment preference, are twice as likely to choose Apple Pay over Walmart Pay, according to research from Auriemma Consulting Group's Mobile Pay Tracker. Auriemma noted in a press release that...

Walmart tests new mobile checkout at lawn and garden centers

Walmart is piloting a new "Check Out With Me" service in lawn and garden centers at more than 350 store locations nationwide. The service, according to a press release, is aimed at helping customers save time by having associates use...

The challenges facing cashierless shopping

The challenges facing cashierless shopping

While Amazon preps to expand Amazon Go, its cashierless retail shopping strategy, Berkeley Research Group leader Keith Jelinek offers insight on what's ahead with cashierless checkout and why consumer response is a key part of potential success.

Walmart works with MoneyGram on global money transfer service

Walmart and MoneyGram International are coming together on a new international money transfer service called Walmart2World that will debut later this month at the retailer's U.S. locations, according to a press release. "We think sending money should cost the same...

Walmart drops Alipay for WeChat Pay in western China

Walmart has dropped Alipay in favor of WeChat in western China as the two largest mobile payments systems in that country continue to jockey for dominance. Reuters reported that Walmart switched to WeChat in China's western region based on what...

Target stakes claim to mobile payments with Wallet

Target stakes claim to mobile payments with Wallet

The company officially became the latest big-box retailer to add an in-store, mobile-payment feature to its app in a move that also combines the company's digital coupon program into a single scan at checkout.

Mobile payments success can take different forms in the US

Mobile payments success can take different forms in the US

The payments industry needs a better barometer for how it measures success with mobile payments in the U.S. as the calendar approaches a new year.

In Depth: Payments industry was (mostly) quiet this summer

In Depth: Payments industry was (mostly) quiet this summer

Mobile Payments Today takes a look back at the top stories from the past three months.

Merchants seek ways to make their mobile apps indispensable

Merchants seek ways to make their mobile apps indispensable

Church's Chicken offers up a unique feature in its mobile app: a curated music playlist.

Will Amazon Go make cashiers and checkout lanes obsolete?

Will Amazon Go make cashiers and checkout lanes obsolete?

That question was the focus of a breakout session Tuesday at the fourth annual CONNECT Mobile CX Summit in Philadelphia. The answer is complicated, which is usually the case with emerging technology options.

Merchants should highlight mobile self-service usefulness to consumers

Merchants should highlight mobile self-service usefulness to consumers

Do consumers see the value in every self-checkout option available to them from different restaurants and retailers?

Walmart leaps ahead of Amazon with Scan & Go

Walmart is getting the jump on Amazon to make checkout lanes obsolete as the world's largest retailer is rolling out a mobile app that enables to scan and pay for items without the need to wait in line, according to...

Wal-Mart SVP: Mobile pay exceeding expectations, meeting consumers' needs

Wal-Mart SVP: Mobile pay exceeding expectations, meeting consumers' needs

There are more than a few big reasons Wal-Mart is advancing its mobile retail customer experience and the big one is consumers want a smooth, fast, easy experience. In fact, they're demanding it.

Wal-Mart sues Visa in chip-and-signature spat

Wal-Mart Stores Inc has filed suit against Visa USA Inc in a complaint alleging that the retailer is being pushed to use chip-and-signature rather than chip-and-PIN transactions so that Visa can route transactions over its own networks and reap the...

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